(many, many) books about dealing with and overcoming uncertainty

Given the stressful circumstances that many of us now find ourselves in, I thought that today I would share many, many books about dealing with and overcoming uncertainty. Each book listed is linked to a post or review that I've written about it (if there is one), in case you want to learn more or … Continue reading (many, many) books about dealing with and overcoming uncertainty

5 Classics for February

In this series, I recommend five classics each month that remind me of that particular time of the year. For the month of February, I thought I would highlight some of my favorite classic romance novels, most of them from the Victorian Era. What's better than a little Jane Austin at this time of year? … Continue reading 5 Classics for February

5 Classics for November

In this series, I recommend five classics each month that remind me of that particular time of the year. Although most people seem to dislike November (at least in New England where I live) because all of the pretty leaves die and everything is dead, it's actually my favorite month of the year. This might … Continue reading 5 Classics for November

Top Ten Tuesday: Hidden Gems of Classic Literature

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share hidden gems--in other words, books that we believe aren't discussed or read often enough. As per usual, I'm going to focus on classics that I believe deserve to be read more, discussed more, and highlighted more, both … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Hidden Gems of Classic Literature

NORTH AND SOUTH by Elizabeth Gaskell | Review

Elizabeth Gaskell’s North and South is the second novel I had to read for the Victorian Literature tutorial I’m taking at Oxford during my first term. It’s fitting that this follows Dickens’ Hard Times on our summer reading list because Dickens was actually the editor of the magazine that Gaskell’s novel was initially serially published … Continue reading NORTH AND SOUTH by Elizabeth Gaskell | Review