Quote of the Day – January 6, 2020

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“If you’ve been up all night and cried till you have no more tears left in you – you will know that there comes in the end a sort of quietness. You feel as if nothing was ever going to happen again.”
― C.S. Lewis, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Quote of the Day – December 15, 2019

20893319“More than once had she expressed a wish to see old Christmas again in the old house among the old faces. But her husband had always pleaded a certain weakness about his throat and chest as a reason for remaining among the delights of Pau.”
― Anthony Trollope, Christmas at Thompson Hall: And Other Christmas Stories

BBC Series To Kick Off Year Long Celebration of Literature

It looks like UK audiences are going to get a taste of something like The Great American Read.

The BBC is to host a year-long celebration with new programming across the BBC tv channels, radio stations and on their website. One of the new shows will be a “landmark” BBC2 series, The Novel That Shaped Our World, which will broadcast this fall.  Continue reading “BBC Series To Kick Off Year Long Celebration of Literature”

Quote of the Day – July 12, 2019

“The world is full of talkers, but it is rare to find anyone who listens. And I assure you that you can pick up more information when you are listening than when you are talking.”

― E.B. White, The Trumpet of the Swan

Book Review: Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 352 pages

Published: January 22, 2019

Publisher: Ballantine Books

Genre:  Fiction & Literature, Romance

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The Great American Read Finale Airs Tonight

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The final episode of The Great American Read airs tonight on PBS and on their Facebook page.

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The Great American Read Returns Tonight!

PBS’s The Great American Read returns tonight! Continue reading “The Great American Read Returns Tonight!”

Book Review: Memoirs of Emma Courtney by Mary Hays

Format: Paperback

Pages: 220 pages

Published: July 1, 2009 (First published 1796)

Publisher: Oxford University Press

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