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...in which it becomes clear that I have something of a reputation!

Not a really bad one, I should hasten to add! However, it’s obviously known in the Samaritans Book Cave that I am a bit of a Virago collector. 219 more words

I Promise My Sourdough Recipes Taste Better Than This

While reading My Antonia for the Classics Club last month, I came across this lovely passage.  Jim, the book’s narrator is speaking.

I remember how horrified we were at the sour, ashy-grey bread she gave her family to eat. 

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Classics Club, Books #13, 14, and 15: Willa Cather's Prairie Trilogy (from January-March, 2015)

This is my first post about 2015’s books for The Classics Club.  I’ll be reading one classic book a month through 2018.  Track what I’m reading for the Classics Club… 614 more words


My Antonia by Willa Cather

My Antonia is the quintessential tale of life on the American prairie in the early 1900s. Childhood memories are what My Antonia is all about… beautiful, irreplaceable childhood memories.   ★★★★★

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On my shelf in April 2015

Here is the list of my To-Be-Read pile of books for April 2015.

Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë My Antonia, 57 more words