Unresolved Questions

A break in my most common ramblings about books. This blog used to be much more about education, and Charlotte Mason, than about books. But as my years as a homeschooling mom kept changing, the book posts became more frequent, and posts about homeschooling more scarce. I blame it to a need for privacy and... Continue Reading →

Los hermanos Karamazov

Los hermanos Karamazov, Dostoevsky, ★★★★★ Not to miss, worth re-reading From Wikisource, The Brothers Karamazov is the last novel by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky, generally considered the culmination of his life's work. Dostoevsky spent nearly two years writing The Brothers Karamazov, which was published as a serial in The Russian Messenger from Janurary 1879... Continue Reading →

Nothing to Envy

Nothing to Envy, by Barbara Demick December 29, 2009, 5 Stars, ★★★★★ Not to miss, worth re-reading Where to start? Thanks to Lisa for writing about this book. That same week I had finished reading Pyongyang, an interesting comic by a Canadian author, Delilse, and in my ignorance, I never thought about looking for a... Continue Reading →

The Gray House Book Club

For all of you reading along, on Thursday June 1st, I'll publish a post discussing the first section to read, chapters 1 to 7 JUNE 1ST WEEK 1: 1 – 7   LISTENING TIME:   3 hours 52 min 39 sec it's up to you to start reading now, or in the coming weeks June has 5 Thursdays,... Continue Reading →

Sonnets from the Portuguese

MY THOUGHTS I did like the Sonnets from the Portuguese, some revealed more to me than others. And this was just a first scratching of the surface. Reading them all in a short time, helped me immerse myself in her rhythm and style. Poetry may be hard for some of us, I believe, because we are... Continue Reading →

Classics Book Tag

I just feel like doing this to end up a nice Friday in which I've discovered a few new to me blogs of people who love books, a day in which I've also conversed with some of those book lovers through the comment section. Here it is, I'll be answering to these ten questions: 1.... Continue Reading →

Small Book Haul

My favorite local book store semi annual sale has come. Yesterday it was the opening day, and this is what I got. (I went back today for a few minutes and got: A Movable Feast by Hemingway, Far from the Madding Crowd, by Hardy, and Henry V by the Bard.) First book I saw at the... Continue Reading →

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Curious case of Benjamin Button, F. Scott Fitzgerald ★★★★ Duration: 02:55:46 Includes: Lost decade -- Three hours between planes -- Bridal party -- Babylon revisited. F. Scott Fitzgerald - Author Scott Brick - Narrator Grover Gardner - Narrator Ray Porter - Narrator Jeff Cummings - Narrator Paul Michael Garcia - Narrator This was a short audio,... Continue Reading →

Schedule for The Gray House

This is the schedule I've planned for our book club. I did it based on the chapters and duration that my audible gives me for this book. I've thought about having a 10 week schedule. But we may not do 10 weeks straight. Every Thursday, starting with Thursday June 1st, I'll post about the book.... Continue Reading →

Hallucinations, by Oliver Sacks

Hallucinations,  Written by: Oliver Sacks Narrated by: Dan Woren , Oliver Sacks Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins Unabridged Audiobook Release Date: 11-06-12 Publisher: Random House Audio ★★★★ out of 5 stars My second book by Sacks. My first book was his The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales,... Continue Reading →

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