I'm not sure what else I can add to all the rave reviews already multiplying in bloggerland about The Fault in Our Stars. Except to say, that in my humble opinion, they're all spot on - rave away!I read Paper Towns about 3 years ago (I was interested to note how my blogging style had changed in that … Continue reading The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
I haven't read The Great Gatsby for 15 years or more. Last week I saw a preview for the Baz Luhrman movie with Leonardo Dicaprio as Gatsby. It looked extremely sumptious, extravagant and dramatic. I also felt that liberties were being taken with the story! When I got home I pulled my copy off the shelf … Continue reading The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald
The Beautiful and Damned was the book I chose for the recent Classics Clubs Readathon - (starting post) and (end post).I love The Great Gatsby and I thought this would be a similar quick, engaging read, suitable for a readathon. I also recently read a biography on Chanel and Hemingway's A Moveable Feast where the Scott Fitzgerald's were referenced several times. I … Continue reading The Beautiful and Damned by F Scott Fitzgerald
I have to say that today has been a thoroughly enjoyable day.A day completely devoted to books and reading. Not as much reading as I would have liked, but I spent a lot of time thinking about reading!It has been a long time since I spent a whole day reading and curiously I found it … Continue reading Readathon ends…
I finally settled on 2 books for the Classics Club Readathon - The Beautiful and Damned by F Scott Fitzgerald (1 because I love the cover and (2) because I recently finished Hemingway's A Moveable Feast and the chapters on Fitzgerald were the most fascinating). - A Good School by Richard Yates (because it was … Continue reading Readathon begins….