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Book Review: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen ****

Book Review: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen ****

Since its immediate success in 1813, Pride and Prejudice has remained one of the most popular novels in the English language. Jane Austen called this brilliant work “her own darling child” and its vivacious heroine, Elizabeth Bennet, “as delightful a creature as ever appeared in print.” The romantic clash between the opinionated Elizabeth and her proud beau, Mr. Darcy, is a splendid performance of civilized sparring. And Jane Austen’s radiant wit sparkles as her characters dance a delicate quadrille of flirtation and…

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End of the Year Book TAG

End of the Year Book TAG

Today I wanted to do a TAG post. This is the End of the Year BookTAG, created by Ariel Bissett. Let’s go! Questions: Are there any books you started this year that you need to finish? Ready Player One. I read the first chapter and then gave it to my husband to read (because I thought he’d really like it and because I have plenty of other books I wanted to read) I really liked that first chapter, so I…

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Top 5 Wednesday: Side Ships

Top 5 Wednesday: Side Ships

This week’s topic is Side Ships. Relationships in books that do not include the protagonist. Needless to say, this list wil contain Sp – sp -spooooiiiileeers.. so if you’re not up for that, I’m sorry. Not all of my picks are actual couples, some are just people I want to see end up together… Jane and Mr. Bingley – Pride and Prejudice Ugh, they’re so cuuuuuute… Of course I like Elizabeth and Darcy but Bingley is so charming!! I still…

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Top 5 Wednesday: Authors You Want to Read More From

Top 5 Wednesday: Authors You Want to Read More From

Top 5 Wednesday was created by Lainey and is hosted by Samantha. All information can be found here. This week we talk a little about the authors we want to read more from. I don’t really have favorite authors and I always look at their work one book at a time but there are some that I’d be more inclined to read more from. Let’s go! Naomi Novik I’ve read Uprooted and really liked it. I’m considering picking up the…

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T5W: Top 5 quotes

T5W: Top 5 quotes

How can it be Thursday already? I don’t understand but before I even noticed the week has almost gone.. I’ve been so busy, I really have to take a moment to breathe, sit down and read a bit.. In this post another topic from top 5 Wednesday because I just couldn’t help myself. I love a good quote. So here are five of my favourites. 1) “I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look or the…

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Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen ****

Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen ****

Elizabeth Bennet.. I fiiiiinally finished Pride and Prejudice. I think it took me three months.. But I did it, and I loved it. When I started reading this book, I was in a terrible reading mood. I just couldn’t focus. Forcing yourself to read isn’t a good idea, let me tell you.. Eventually I just didn’t feel like reading anymore. I’m telling you all of this because I want you to know that the book is amazing! This is a…

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