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Category Archive — jane austen

Book News, Apr. 12th

Another weekend, another book. That’s usually how it goes for me, though I do try to get some occasional sunshine. Now that spring has finally sprung, I like reading on my little balcony. My apartment faces the parking lot, so the view isn’t all that great (and the noise and exhaust from the cars isn’t, […]

Word of the Week (154)

They called it the unsinkable ship. That was probably the first mistake, setting expectations too high. On April 10, 1912, the RMS Titanic left port in Southampton, England for its maiden – and only – voyage across the Atlantic. (Technically, it didn’t even get across the Atlantic, so there’s also that.) As one of the […]

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 […]