Yay Feminism!

I finished How To Be a Woman, by Caitlin Moran, and thoroughly enjoyed it. Very very funny, and it’s fun to follow along with her as she sorts herself out. The book reads like a memoir, interspersed with rants, theories, and essays about Feminism and about the nature of the world.   One chapter that…

An immodest proposal

My reasons for marrying blogging are, first, that I don’t want to subject my real-world friends to my gushing about books all the time, and GoodReads just won’t cut it. Secondly, that every time I post on facebook about books, my friends’ interactions with that post add so much value to my reading life, and…

My favorite blog Monday – 101 Books

101 Books: Reading my way through Time Magazine’s 100 Greatest Novels since 1923 (Plus Ulysses) is a fantastic blog. It is written by a man who decided one day to read through this monstrous list of excellent novels and write about it. He posts reviews of each book, he highlights his favorite characters and passages…

Serious problem with Jane Eyre

JANE EYRE SPOILER ALERT   So I’m listening to Jane Eyre on audiobook right?   I just got to the part where their wedding was interrupted because it turns out that Mr. Rochester is already married, and everyone’s in a huff that he was already married, so they go look upon his wife and he’s…

What I’m Reading Wednesday

Happy Wednesday! I’m still trucking along in my Jane Eyre audiobook. Our hero and heroine are now betrothed and I’m not sure what else is supposed to happen in this very long book. We shall see. I am also still loving Bel Canto, by Ann Patchett. I love the interplay of the different languages and…

What I’m Reading Wednesday

Happy Wednesday, y’all! I hope everyone is making it through the week okay. What I’m Reading: Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Brontë I haven’t made any progress in this book since last Wednesday, because Catching Fire captured my heart and mind. Oops. Bel Canto, by Ann Patchett This is a new one. My good friend and…