Little Women

Admittedly, I've read very few "classics," probably especially for an English major. This one was a delight. Title: Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott Genre: General fiction Bought or Borrowed: Bought! Kind of. Cashed in some Plum Points on a "top-up" weekend, along with Rising Strong, for book club. Why did you pick this up? Book club! Also, I've been … Continue reading Little Women

A Mind Spread Out on the Ground

Title: A Mind Spread Out on the Ground, by Alicia Elliott Genre: Non-fiction, essay collection, memoir Bought or borrowed? Borrowed as an ebook from Overdrive, using Libby. Why did you pick this up? On my ongoing mission to read more from diverse authors, I was happy to pick this up after seeing it recommended by friends and influencers … Continue reading A Mind Spread Out on the Ground

Young, and Damned, and Fair

Title: Young and Damned and Fair, by Gareth Russell Genre: Biography, British history, English Royal history Bought or borrowed? Gifted from Jessica (anhistorianabouttown) Why did you pick this up? Jessica sent this to me in preparation for Six, a musical that takes the six wives of Henry VIII, and puts them in pop singing competition of sorts. I'm grateful that … Continue reading Young, and Damned, and Fair