Book-ish Christmas Come Again!
Two friends gave me belated Christmas gifts yesterday, and they were both book-related. And TOTALLY AWESOME! The first is a book sculpture- a copy of Jane Eyre where the pages are folded (not cut, so it doesn't seem so painful) in a way to write out the word "Read". This will likely become the focal piece my library is eventually designed around (I have a library... it's just currently very dark and lots o' paneling). The second is a book I've been drooling over for awhile.
Someone should have their reviewing permissions revoked.
As The Grapes of Wrath depresses the ever-lovin' shit out of me, this blog cracked me up. Below are a few of my favorites. One-Star Book Reviews "Ever since women (deservedly) got the vote, feminists have had to scrounge for stuff to gripe about. Take Ally McBeal, for example." "Complete drivel... This book has no conflict." "Pure crap." "I feel bad because of the slavery..." "This may be called feminism, but it is total crap for the fact that not all feminists are inco
Hurt! Walk! Stairs!
Amazon... I mean Santa's elves... delivered part of Lorelai's Christmas gift. And I'm soooo psyched! Here they are! These are beautifully done children's board books with gorgeous felted character dolls reenacting the infamous tales. I love that the pivotal scenes are described in only one word, making it easy for a mere baby to grasp the complexities of Tolstoy (okay... not entirely, but I can't wait til Lorelai walks into kindergarten and tells her teacher that her favori
From Perez Hilton (where I go for all my important news) That insanely popular piece of Twilight fan fiction is taking over EVERYTHING! Get your vibrator Kindle's ready for Jane Eyre Laid Bare! Inspired by the success of Fifty Shades of Grey, the Charlotte Bronte's 1847 classic has been re-told as as erotic books for mommies in heat. What other books will be remade for the seXXXy book trend? A Tale of Two Tittays? The Not-So Secret Garden? Wuthering Peen? LOL! Gawd, we hope n
The eldest Bronte sister!
A few interesting facts about Charlotte Bronte, as we work our way through Jane Eyre... She died at the age of 38, when her health rapidly declined during pregnancy. She published Jane Eyre under the pen name "Currer Bell" She was said to be the most dominant and ambitious of all the Brontes. She was the only Bronte sister to live past 31 years old. She was the only one of her sisters to marry. She married eight months before her passing. Although her official death is liste
... Rochester, that is! Our next book is one I'm really excited about re-reading... Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte. #janeeyre #charlottebronte