Category: Monthly Review

Time Keeps on Slipping…Slipping…

Spring Has Sprung! Erm… or, such was the first line for the last monthly check-in that I managed to publish on the blog. Good grief, where has the time gone!? It’s now July and we’re well into summer. Thoughts of Spring have come and gone in… Continue Reading “Time Keeps on Slipping…Slipping…”

Critical Linking: What’s New?

Greetings, Readers! The last month or so has been a busy but exciting one! I’ve published a bunch of fun and (hopefully) interesting and edifying articles over at About.com’s Classic Literature site. Here are some of the highlights: Resolved to Read the Classics: 10 Resources… Continue Reading “Critical Linking: What’s New?”

Book Bloggers Made Me Do It #BBAW

It’s the third day of Book Blogger Appreciation Week and we’ve got a new blog topic to discuss! Here’s what the fearless leaders came up with: Day 3 Have you ever read a book because of a book blogger? Be it a good book or… Continue Reading “Book Bloggers Made Me Do It #BBAW”

Pemberley and Poltergeists! #AustenInAugustRBR #RIPX

Goodbye to Austen in August! I’m not quite sure how this has happened, but the last day of August has arrived which means Austen In August 2015 is at its end. Oh, dear! As we move onward from this annual event, I offer a… Continue Reading “Pemberley and Poltergeists! #AustenInAugustRBR #RIPX”

Thoughts: A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara This is the first formal review I’ve written for Roof Beam Reader in five months, when I reviewed Emily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven in February. As with that book, I find, this time, that I’m unable to… Continue Reading “Thoughts: A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara”