Welcome 2019

I have really gotten back into my reading.  The blog has helped with organizing my books and opinions about individual books.  Most importantly it just ‘felt right’ to read.  All that knowledge out there, all that beautiful prose, welcomed, contemplated, sparked curiosity, and enjoyed.  It is a wonderful way to continue into 2019.   The need to seek answers the need to read and open … Continue reading Welcome 2019

Getting to know ya! Tag Blog!

I am over the moon at being tagged by Brittany at https://perfectlytolerable.com/2018/10/24/get-to-know-ya-book-tag/comment-page-1/#comment-4473 such a lovely welcome to the book blogging community.  Loving those awesome gifs too…. x   Favourite book of all time!   Very close to the top a few others are:  Robinson Crusoe, Tess of the D’Urbervilles, and Jane Eyre.     Favourite Book Five Years Ago     Favourite Duology/Trilogy/Series Not really a … Continue reading Getting to know ya! Tag Blog!

Shirley Jackson

A good article by the ‘New Yorker’, based on Shirley Jackson, author of gothic horror ‘ The Haunting of Hill House’ (one of my favourite ghost stories), and ‘We have always lived in the Castle’.  Shows the brief and torn life of Shirley Jackson.  Reveals how her feelings of oppression and unspoken fears, are reflected in her fiction. https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/10/17/the-haunted-mind-of-shirley-jackson?mbid=social_facebook&fbclid=IwAR1pAoeCActZQY5-HNZCb1HNZhelE6K9gWcHhpL8_mVUGwLMJgvM8q39vgg Continue reading Shirley Jackson