#ClassicsCommunity Mid Year Update + Book Subscription

This year long reading challenge was put together by LucytheReader on Youtube. The goal is to promote reading classics and to read as many as possible. My personal goal for this challenge is to read one a month. I also made a list of  a few books that I want to read as part of that challenge […]

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Stancliffe’s Hotel by Charlotte Bronte

Publication Date: 2016 (first published 2003) Publisher: Penguin Little Black Classics Pages: 111 Genre: Classic Rating: 3/5 Charlotte Bronte wrote this collection of stories for her and her siblings eyes only, so it is hard for me to know how to review it because I feel like this is just the bones of a story and she definitely would have […]

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The Color Purple by Alice Walker

Publication Date: 1982 Publisher: Washington Square Press Pages: 253 Genre: Classic Rating: 4/5 I knew that this book was an emotionally impactful story dealing with abuse and sexual assault. But not only does this book deal with those issues (starting on the very first page!) it is also an exploration of race, racism, religion, colonization, sexuality, and feminism. This book […]

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Little Men by Louisa May Alcott

Publication Date: 1869 Publisher: Puffin Pages: 420 Genre: Classic Rating: 4/5 This was my first time ever continuing on with the Little Women series and while it was nowhere near as good as the iconic first book I did end up enjoying it. At the end of Little Women Jo declares that her lifelong dream is to open a boarding […]

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The Crucible by Arthur Miller

Publication Date: 1953 Publisher: Penguin Plays Pages: 152 Genre: Classic Rating: 5/5 Back in my school days I read and I’m pretty sure I liked Arthur Miller’s The Death of a Salesman so when I decided that I wanted to read more plays I immediately went for a Miller. The Crucible is is based on the Salem Witch Trials but […]

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January + Magical Readathon TBR

*Today is the last day to enter my holiday giveaway. Leave a comment on this post and make sure you are following my blog <3* I know I’ve mentioned it a few times but seriously how did this past year go so fast?! 2019 was a pretty great year but I am really excited to see what 2020 […]

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#ClassicsCommunity 2020

Lucy from the booktube channel Lucy The Reader has set a reading challenge for 2020 to read classics. It is set up to be a personal challenge where you can try to read more classics, so if you have never read any, then your aim for the year could just be to read one! You […]

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VICTOBER TBR

Along with being the spookiest time of the year October is also for reading all things Victorian. One of my bookish goals this year was to read more classics since I used to read a lot more of them before I had kids. And my oldest is ten so its been a DECADE since I […]

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Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

Publisher: Penguin Publication Date: December 1817 Pages: 236 Genre: Classic, Romance Rating: 5/5 Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen Northanger Abby is about Catherine who goes on vacation with her neighbors, the Allen’s, to Bath and while there she meets some new people. One is a family friend of her brother, the Thorpe’s , and the other is the Tilney family. […]

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#Classicsathon wrap up

This was a successful month of reading for me. I was able to read a lot of books and five of them were classics. If you remember the only goal of #Classicsathon was to read one classic during the month of August. All of the classics are on the shorter side but I’m still happy to have […]

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