Category: Read-Alongs

Austen in August: Sign-Up Post!

Welcome to the sign-up post for AUSTEN IN AUGUST, a reading event taking place next month! This event was inspired by a Twitter conversation that took place with @alliedanielson and @JillIsReading.  I am especially excited about it, I think, because I own almost all… Continue Reading “Austen in August: Sign-Up Post!”

July Read-Along: Stick by Andrew Smith

Hello, People and Things! Today is July 1st – Which means it is time to start reading the next book in our Andrew Smith summer read-along schedule!  Our selection for July is Stick – and I will be hosting this time around!  I absolutely loved… Continue Reading “July Read-Along: Stick by Andrew Smith”

Review: David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

David Copperfield by Charles Dickens Final Verdict: 3.50 out of 4.0 YTD: 40 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens is considered to be his most autobiographical work.  As such, one would expect a certain amount of realism… Continue Reading “Review: David Copperfield by Charles Dickens”

David Copperfield Check-In #1

David Copperfield Read-Along Post 1 – Chapters 1-20 (Pages 1 -270) Welcome to the first checkpoint for our read-along of the Charles Dickens classic, David Copperfield.  This is the first read-along hosted right here at Roof Beam Reader, so any questions, comments, or suggestions… Continue Reading “David Copperfield Check-In #1”

Review: Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens Final Verdict: 3.5 out of 4.0 YTD: 9 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful It would be easy to say that Oliver Twist is a Victorian story about an orphaned boy who has to join a gang… Continue Reading “Review: Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens”