#ClassicSummer: Great Classic Novels to Tackle This Summer

If you are an avid reader of my blog, you know by now that I am lover of the classics. Just something about returning back to beginning of literature is just so thrilling to me. While being aware of the social times the classics were written and some of its references may be outdated butContinue reading “#ClassicSummer: Great Classic Novels to Tackle This Summer”

Quote of the Day – May 9, 2019

“I shan’t be lonely now. I was lonely; I was afraid. But the emptiness and the darkness are gone; when I turn back into myself now I am like a child going at night into a room where there’s always a light.” ―Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence

Destructive Love: Books With Devastating Relationships

Today is Valentine’s Day, the day of love. A day to celebrate romance and the love of those around us. But romance sometimes doesn’t end with happily ever after. Sometimes love can cause pain, heartache, or worse, death. Yes, love can be a destructive emotion. Just ask these fictional characters how it worked out forContinue reading “Destructive Love: Books With Devastating Relationships”

Book Review: The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton

Format:  Paperback Pages: 410 pages Published: 1913 Publisher: Oxford University Press Genre: Fiction & Literature, Classics       Synopsis:  Edith Wharton’s satiric anatomy of American society in the first decade of the twentieth century appeared in 1913; it both appalled and fascinated its first reviewers, and established her as a major novelist. The Saturday Review wrote that sheContinue reading “Book Review: The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton”