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Yikes! We are only 3 days away from October, and I’m just now posting about August’s classic…oops?  Better late than never, right? August’s Classic Originally Published: 1895 My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 1/2 Synopsis: Here is Oscar Wilde’s most brilliant tour de force, a witty and buoyant comedy of manners that has delighted millions in countless productions since its first performance in London’s St. James’ Theatre on February 14, 1895. The Importance of Being Earnest is celebrated… Read More

This may be late, but I’m doing it anyway!  I had a pretty great August, bookish and non-bookish!  I cannot believe that we are already almost halfway through with September though. Where has 2016 gone?! BOOKS READ I read a total of six books in August!   – A Long Way From You by Gwendolyn Heasley \\ ⭐️⭐️⭐️ – Someone Like You by Sarah Dessen \\ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ – The Program by Suzanne Young \\ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ – Dance of Fire by Yelena… Read More

I want to apologize for the lack of posts this month!  I have been absolutely terrible keeping up with book reviews, and really, all posts in general.  Honestly, I just haven’t had a lot of time on the computer these past couple of weeks, and writing entire posts on my phone is not an enjoyable experience lol.  I will try to post more consistently again from here on out! July’s Classic  … Read More

This is quite late, being that we’re almost done with April, and I’m just now getting around to writing about March’s classic, but…oh well? Hopefully I’ll have April’s post up before May 20th! lol March’s Book:   Originally Published: 1949 My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️ 1/2 Synopsis: The year 1984 has come and gone, but George Orwell’s prophetic, nightmarish vision in 1949 of the world we were becoming is timelier than ever. 1984 is still the great… Read More

February was the first month that I participated in The Pretty Books’ 2016 Classics Challenge, which is where each month you read at least one classic book of your choice. February’s Book: Originally Published: 1678 My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Synopsis: Often rated as important as the Bible as a Christian document, this famous story of man’s progress through life in search of salvation remains one of the most entertaining allegories of faith ever written. Set… Read More