Little Women, Louisa May Alcott (1868)

My Edition: Title: Little Women Author: Louisa May Alcott Publisher: Signet Classic Device: Paper book Year: 1983. From the original, 1868 Pages: 449 For a plot summary Work is wholesome, and there is plenty for everyone; it keeps us from ennui and mischief, is good for health and spirits, and gives us a sense of …

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Louisa May Alcott: Illuminated by the Message, Susan Bailey (2016)

My Edition: Title: Louisa May Alcott: Illuminated by the Message Author: Compiled and Introduced by Susan Bailey Publisher: Acta Publications Device: Paper book Year: 2016 Pages: 121 "That's the right spirit, my dear; a kiss for a blow is always best, though it's not very easy to give it sometimes," said her mother with the …

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The Aftereffects of a 24-Hour Reading Jag

I still cannot believe I read (on and off, but mostly on) for 24 hours. I now know that there is a change of light in the night sky at 4 am…thanks to my dog and that coffee plus Lucci's Walnut Divinity cookies are an energy-boosting powerhouse! The Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon began last Saturday …

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What I am Reading in March (and it’s not what I thought)!

Two things happened over the last week that completely derailed my carefully planned out reading life for the next several months: I wrote up my review of L. M. Montgomery’s The Blue Castle, and had to admit the pull of images and text from my reading of The War of the Worlds has not and …

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