My Top 5 Favorite Vampire Novels

I have decided to do a countdown of my favorite vampire novels for today’s post.   The two highest ranked ones on this list nearly tied, but I had to separately rank them, so this is where I put them after much thought!   I realize that some of these are technically series, but it…

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All of Jane Austen’s Heroines Ranked

For today’s post, I would like to do a countdown of all of Jane Austen’s heroines.     Number 8: Fanny Price ~Fanny is honestly the most annoying character in the Austen universe.    The main character of Mansfield Park is overshadowed by the other characters.   She is really someone that is beyond boring…

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Catherine Earnshaw, A Faery Changeling?

For today’s post, I have decided to do a discussion of an interesting alternate interpretation of the character of Catherine Earnshaw based on close reading of the novel and folkloric research.   This is something that has been on my mind since my most recent re-read of Wuthering Heights.   My favorite theory about Catherine…

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All of Jane Austen’s Novels Ranked

As a bit of a companion piece to yesterday’s post, I have decided to do a countdown of Jane Austen’s books. Number 7: Mansfield Park ~I ranked this one last because Fanny Price is by far my least favorite Austen heroine.   The only good character for me is Henry, but he is mostly hated…

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All of the Bronte Novels Ranked

For today’s post, I have decided to do a countdown ranking all of the novels of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Bronte! Number 7: Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte ~The first novel by Anne is a sweet one dealing with a society of the era.   Anne drew on her own experience as a governess while…

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My Top 5 Royal Historical Fiction Books

For today’s post, I have decided to do a countdown of my five favorite historical fiction novels.   These are in particular about Queens in the late medieval and Tudor periods.   The reason they are my favorites is that it is my favorite time period. Number 5: The White Rose by Jan Westcott ~This…

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My Top 7 Favorite Novels of All Time

For today’s post, I have decided to do a countdown of the current ranking of my seven favorite novels of all time.   Now, this list is subject to change, as I am an avid reader, but these have been favorites since the first time I read them, as each has that sort of impact!…

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Let’s Talk About Breakfast at Tiffany’s

For today’s post, I have decided that I just needed to talk about Breakfast at Tiffany’s, both the novella and the film.   This is something that I have been thinking a lot about lately.   The evolution of this literary classic to a classic film is one that had Truman Capote hating the casting…

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Possession Book Review

For today’s post, I have decided to do a review of the book Possession by A.S. Byatt.   I just recently decided to pick up this incredible work of fiction to re-read it.   It is a book that is delightful with each and every re-read! The story follows academics Roland and Maud as they…

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90s Teen Movies and the Classics

For today’s post, I have decided to take a look at a few 1990s teen films that were based on classic works of literature!    This was a unique time in the history of teen movies since some of the most fun ones took direct inspiration from the classics.   In particular, I will be…

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