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Category Archive — jane austen

Dear Mr. Knightley

Samantha Moore has always found more comfort in books than in real life. After years of instability in the foster system, she finds herself hiding behind fictional characters and their quotes, unable to connect well with others. But now that she’s on her own, everything is about the change. Sam is given a scholarship to […]

Word of the Week (153)

Bookworms, today we celebrate the birthday of Washington Irving, an American historian who also gave us “The Legend of Sleepy Hallow” and “Rip Van Winkle.” I remember reading about Rip and I used to think it was great that he got to sleep for such a long time, but clearly I missed the point of […]

Two Mini Reviews: Austen-esque

Today, I have two shorter reviews for you, bookworms, owing to the fact that I don’t have a lot to say about either and because I didn’t particularly adore either book, sadly. But judge for yourself – to each his or her own. Pride, Prejudice and the Perfect Match by Marilyn Brant In this modern-day […]