According to the dust jacket on my copy of The Wind in the Willows, the book first began … Continue reading Challenge #9: a classic about an animal- The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Grahame
I love finding gems in a book, be it snippet, scene, or quote. I have a few scattered word … Continue reading 10 Beautiful Book Snippets/Quotes
The first Lord Peter Wimsey detective story I ever read was Five Red Herrings. I have to admit that … Continue reading Challenge #3. A classic by a woman author- Strong Poison, by Dorothy L. Sayers.
My copy- correction, my Grandparent’s copy- of the Problem of Pain is a beautifully vintage book. The tawny pages … Continue reading Challenge #2: A 20th century classic- The Problem of Pain, by C.S. Lewis
I picked up The Picture of Dorian Gray because the idea of the story intrigued me. It’s certainly … Continue reading Challenge #7: A Gothic or horror classic- The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde
The idea of a youth making survival in the wild world, animals as their companions, has always intrigued me. … Continue reading Challenge # 11: An award-winning classic – Island of the Blue Dolphins, by Scott O’Dell
Some books are embedded into my memory. I may not remember the words, or even the whole story-line, but … Continue reading Books from the Past