Books

WIDE SARGASSO SEA by Jean Rhys | Review

"Wide Sargasso Sea, a masterpiece of modern fiction, was Jean Rhys’s return to the literary center stage. She had a startling early career and was known for her extraordinary prose and haunting women characters. With Wide Sargasso Sea, her last and best-selling novel, she ingeniously brings into light one of fiction’s most fascinating characters: the… Continue reading WIDE SARGASSO SEA by Jean Rhys | Review

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Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Women Writers I’d Love to Meet

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share a list of ten authors we would love to meet. In the past, I've found that the lists I've made like this tend to be fairly male-dominated; instead, this week I'd like to focus on ten women writers that… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Women Writers I’d Love to Meet

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books By My Favorite Authors That I Still Haven’t Read

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share books by some of our favorite authors that we haven't read (yet). Because I've had very little time to read lately and much of my reading is dictated by class reading lists, this particular list of mine could… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books By My Favorite Authors That I Still Haven’t Read

Classic Couple

A Classic Couple: Jane Eyre and Wide Sargasso Sea

Charlotte Brontë’s 1847 novel Jane Eyre is one of the books that first made me fall in love with classic literature. I remember reading it on a family road trip before my senior year of high school, captivated by Jane's independence and resilience. For years librarians, professors, and bookish friends who know that Jane Eyre is a favorite of… Continue reading A Classic Couple: Jane Eyre and Wide Sargasso Sea

Classic Couple

A Classic Couple: Jane Eyre and Jellicoe Road

A while ago I made a post sharing some classic and contemporary pairs and since then I've been explaining each pair week by week. Today I'll be delving deeper into one of my favorite classic couples: Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre and Melina Marchetta's Jellicoe Road. As you likely already know by now from the countless times I've mentioned them on… Continue reading A Classic Couple: Jane Eyre and Jellicoe Road

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School Book Tag

Today I'm here with the School Book Tag! (It might be Friday, but you can bet that I'll be doing homework all weekend.) I've always been one of those students who loves school, despite the fact that I often complain about homework and actually didn't like my high school very much. I loved school because… Continue reading School Book Tag

Awards

Book Fangirling Blog Award

Hello, hello! Today I bring to you the Book Fangirling Blog Award. Thanks so much to Grace @ kimmie.gg for nominating me! Create a post to accept your award. Add the blog award button into your post and put it on the side of your blog as a widget. Visit fangirling for the award button. Answer the questions I have… Continue reading Book Fangirling Blog Award

Movies

Movie Review: JANE EYRE

I love Charlotte Bronte’s novel Jane Eyre  more than words can describe. Knowing this affection I have, several of my friends recommended that I watch the movie adaptation- in particular, the one from 2011 starring Mia Wasikowska  and Michael Fassbender. So I did! I haven’t watched very many movie adaptations of classic literature, so at… Continue reading Movie Review: JANE EYRE

Quotes

QUOTE: Charlotte Bronte

"Women are supposed to be very calm generally: but women feel just as men feel; they need exercise for their faculties, and a field for their efforts, as much as their brothers do; they suffer from too rigid a restraint, to absolute a stagnation, precisely as men would suffer; and it is narrow-minded in their… Continue reading QUOTE: Charlotte Bronte

Books

Book Review: JANE EYRE

Author: Charlotte Bronte Number of Pages: 548 Publisher: Penguin English Library Release Date: 1847 "Orphaned into the household of her Aunt Reed at Gateshead, subject to the cruel regime at Lowood charity school, Jane Eyre nonetheless emerges unbroken in spirit and integrity. She takes up the post of governess at Thornfield, falls in love with Mr. Rochester, and discovers… Continue reading Book Review: JANE EYRE