February 2019, In My Stacks


Last year, February’s tally suggested it was one of my busiest reading months. Which I chalk up to January being over-stuffed with reading ambitions, which overflowed into the following month. This year, that feels true once more. With the exception of L’Arabe du futur, a graphic memoir scooped up randomly

February 2019, In My Stacks2019-02-24T20:13:53-05:00

Mazo de la Roche’s Centenary at Jalna (1958)


There have been many Christmases in Mazo de la Roche’s novels, too: not quite a hundred, but several. “Ninety-nine Christmases had been celebrated at Jalna. In its first Christmas Philip and Adeline Whiteoak had been young people and their three children infants. Now all those five were in their

Mazo de la Roche’s Centenary at Jalna (1958)2018-09-12T11:42:13-05:00

Dewey’s Read-a-thon: October 2018


Updates to this post will appear here throughout the first several hours of the RAT. Then, in the evening I’ll be attending a bookish event, so I’ll be reading on the subway before and then being bookish elsewhere. On Sunday, I'll total my pages and enumerate the snacks that

Dewey’s Read-a-thon: October 20182018-10-21T08:44:03-05:00

Margery Sharp’s The Rescuers Series (1959-1979): Part One


Although I was too scared to read it as a girl, I’ve read Margery Sharp’s The Rescuers (1959) twice now. Once to celebrate Margery Sharp’s birthday, in an event Jane hosted. And once to reacquaint myself with the characters before completing the series. The first volume opens with a

Margery Sharp’s The Rescuers Series (1959-1979): Part One2018-07-26T15:00:00-05:00
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