the calico books


Hello and Happy Independence Day to all my fellow Americans! ūüéܬ† Today is also my first day as a host for Bookending Summer 2019.¬†I am so excited to be hosting for the next four days!¬† I loved being a host last spring, and I just know that this time is going to be even better. ūüėĀ Today’s prompt is inspired by the fact that today is the 4th of July.¬† I’ll be… Read More

Title:¬†Rebecca¬†by Daphne Du Maurier Genres:¬†Classic, Gothic, Mystery Published by:¬†HarperCollins (August, 1938) Summary Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again . . . The novel begins in Monte Carlo, where our heroine is swept off her feet by the dashing widower Maxim de Winter and his sudden proposal of marriage. Orphaned and working as a lady’s maid, she can barely believe her luck. It is only when they arrive at his… Read More

Hello!¬† Today I’m going to share with you all the classic books I hope to read during the month of August for the #ClassicsAThon, hosted by Lucy Powrie, AKA, Lucy The Reader!¬† This is a super chill readathon, and it started August 1st, and goes throughout the entire month of August, ending on the 31st.¬† I’m jumping in a few days late, but that’s okay, I’m going with it!¬† The goal of… Read More

Hey everyone! Earlier this year, I announced that I was doing a 2018 Classics Challenge.¬† You can find out all the info about it in my original post, here! Now, my original plan was to share a post for each classic book I read.¬† Well, so far, I haven’t done that, lol!¬† So, I’ve decided that I will just update you all with how I’ve been doing so far. So far, I’ve… Read More

Hi everyone!¬† Today, I’ve got a super exciting post to share with you all.¬† For 2018, two of my blogging and reading goals were 1) read more classics, and 2) host my own event/reading challenge.¬† Well, I decided to combine the two, and came up with a 2018 Classics Challenge!¬† The goal for this challenge is to simply read more classic literature based off the prompts below.¬† There are eleven prompts, so… Read More