Review: The Count of Monte Cristo

I wish you could put up 'Wanted' notices for books. Wouldn't that be perfect? "WANTED: adventure, historical fiction, mystery, indisputable grammar, clever construction, captivating characters, enthralling story line, perfect length." would be my notice. I would post it around town and, I suppose, on the internet. That way, we could discover titles we've never heard [...]

Library Sale Book Finds

Ciao! Last weekend, my family and I headed off towards our usual book-sale haunt at a nearby library. Since the last sale, we've had the chance to volunteer - by which I mean straightening books and kind of sort of really shopping at the same time. It's wonderful; you get volunteer hours and feel as [...]

Review: Mrs. Dalloway

This day, this cloudy March day, is one of great victory. I, Sara, have finally completed Mrs. Dalloway. I'd like you note that I started this book early in February, read seven pages, then left it on a table in my house until two nights ago. Are you impressed? No? What if I told you [...]