A Long Fatal Love Chase, Louisa May Alcott

I found this novel in a thrift store. Before that, I had no idea this novel existed. I probably would have bought this book for the cover/edition itself, but of course I also recognized the name of Louisa May Alcott, who most famously wrote Little Women (which I am ashamed to say I have never … Continue reading A Long Fatal Love Chase, Louisa May Alcott

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The Woman in White, Wilkie Collins

Oh. My. Goodness. I am so glad that I read this just as summer turned to fall here in Northern Colorado - it always enhances the gothic genre when there is a crisp in the air and there are lots of dreary, stormy days. This is my favorite time of year for reading, and The Woman … Continue reading The Woman in White, Wilkie Collins

Thoughts on My Cousin Rachel, by Daphne du Maurier

Last night I finished reading My Cousin Rachel, by Daphne du Maurier. It had been at the top of my to read list for the past several years, but I never got past the first several pages until last week, which is strange, because the first several pages are almost as gripping as the first … Continue reading Thoughts on My Cousin Rachel, by Daphne du Maurier

Book Review:: Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë

Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte Classic Literature Pages:: 337 Pages Published:: December 1847 Goodreads Page To By on Amazon   Summary:: Mr. Lockwood is the new tenant of a property that neighbors the landlord's, Wuthering Heights. When he calls over to meet the man, who is known only as Heathcliff, he is astounded by how unapologetically abrupt … Continue reading Book Review:: Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë

Rebecca, Daphne DuMaurier

If you didn't catch my Currently Reading post, then you don't know the interesting circumstances surrounding my beginning to read this book. So there we were, boy trying to make me watch sprint car videos on YouTube - when I struck a deal with him: I will watch your videos, if you pick a book … Continue reading Rebecca, Daphne DuMaurier

Jane Eyre, A Reading Journal – through Lowood School

Who knew? Who would have remotely guessed that I, a tomboy from childhood, only recently becoming feminine in the least, would find her absolute literary companion in a Romance novel from the 19th century in the form of Jane Eyre. Not I, I can assure you, but that is exactly what happened. So far, I … Continue reading Jane Eyre, A Reading Journal – through Lowood School

Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë

Wuthering Heights has been on my list of ‘to-dos’ for some time now. Several reasons led me to believe that I would like it despite the fact that I knew almost nothing about it:: 1) It’s Gothic. 2) It was written by the sister of the author who wrote my favorite book. 3) At the … Continue reading Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë