Sunday morning edit: I wrote and published this at 3:00 AM, which is apparently a bad idea from a spelling perspective. All fixed now, hopefully. Marbles, jump-ropes, paper dolls. For the child Elaine they are the props of a childhood marked by anxiety as she navigates the playground with its baffling rules of engagement, at … Continue reading Sunday Classic – Cat’s Eye by Margaret Atwood
Please join me on May 30 from 4 to 5:30 Eastern Time for a virtual discussion of Parts 1 - 7 of Margaret Atwood's Cat's Eye. You can save your spot one of two ways: Facebook: Find my page Bookish in the Mitten on Facebook, which is fb.me/MittenBookish, and register there. Email me using the … Continue reading Announcing our first Bookish Book Group!
. . . join an online book discussion of Margaret Atwood's Cat's Eye? I'm trying to gauge interest. You can view and answer the question on my Facebook page if you want, or you can comment here. Feel free to ask any questions, also.
I am sharing 20th-Century novels set in Canada – because I love 20th-Century fiction, especially mid-century, especially Canadian. Some may be familiar, some new. Because Wikipedia articles almost always contain spoilers, I am providing Goodreads links and hoping they don’t do the same. Each link contains more links to purchase different editions of the title. … Continue reading Five for Friday – O Canada!
I've yet to read Anne of Green Gables - I just wasn't interested; I preferred re-reading Little Women and Jane Eyre. After reading Lucy Maude Montgomery's The Blue Castle, though, I might just take a look at Anne. The Blue Castle: Valancy Stirling is a young woman in 1920's Canada who lives firmly under her … Continue reading The Blue Castle – L.M. Montgomery