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Ulysses Read-a-Long or Jousting with Joyce

My all-time favorite college course was my class on Joyce. I have mentioned it several times here, mainly around Bloomsday. So, when Jill from Fizzy Thoughts announced a Ulysses read-a-long, how could I not jump on the bandwagon? Beginning today, 12 of us brave souls embark on a 6 week tour of Ulysses. The plan […]

#250 ~ South of Broad

South of Broad by Pat Conroy Published by: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group Published on: August 2009 Page Count: 528 Genre: Literary Fiction Format: Review copy sent to me by the publisher Availability: hardcover, eBook, and audio book Giveaway: The publisher is graciously allowing me to giveaway one trade paperback copy of South of Broad to […]

Three I Can’t Live Without

I found this post that Miss Holly wrote in response to Cheryl’s.  I just had to jump on in… If your book collection were on fire and you could only save three books from burning, which three would you save and why? While I’m answering this, I’m going to assume that I’ve already rescued my […]

#96 ~ Melmoth the Wanderer

Melmoth the Wanderer by Charles Robert Maturin Earlier this year Devourer of Books posted about the Penguin Books giveaway and I quickly joined for my chance to get a free book. When I found out that the Penguin Classic book assigned to me was Melmoth the Wanderer, I had flashbacks to Junior Year Honors English […]

#33 ~ Special Topics in Calamity Physics

Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marisha Pessl Just 75 pages into Special Topics in Calamity Physics, I knew that I was going to enjoy it. When what I was reading spoke to me personally in conjunction with an outside conversation I had just moments before reading it, I knew that I was reading something […]