Top Ten Tuesday: Ten of My All Time Favorites: 100 Years Old or More Classics Edition

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature from The Broke and the Bookish. I usually don't like being asked about my favorite book (or my favorite film). There are so many books I love, and it's difficult to give any answer. Do you say the book you've loved the longest (The Wizard of Oz)? The … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Ten of My All Time Favorites: 100 Years Old or More Classics Edition

Baking for Bookworms: Mini Brioche from Built of Books: How Reading Defined the Life of Oscar Wilde by Thomas Wright

Brioche is one of my absolute favorite breads--it's light and buttery and makes the best French toast in the world. But I've never made it before, so I was happy to look down my list and see that I could use it for a baking post. There's usually not much mention of food in nonfiction. … Continue reading Baking for Bookworms: Mini Brioche from Built of Books: How Reading Defined the Life of Oscar Wilde by Thomas Wright

Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Books I Wouldn’t Mind Finding Under My Tree

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature ¬†brought to you by the Broke and the Bookish. I think my mom was heartbroken when I asked her if Santa was real in the second grade. She loved the magic of it. She told me that while Santa and fairies might not be real, the magic of … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Books I Wouldn’t Mind Finding Under My Tree

Women Writers Reading Challenge #54: Constance: The Tragic and Scandalous Life of Mrs. Oscar Wilde by Franny Moyle

I was really eager to read the story of a woman whose accomplishments and failures were totally overshadowed by those of her husband. While that was not necessarily unusual for women of the period, it seems a bit strange that we should do so for Constance Wilde if only because of the scrutiny her husband … Continue reading Women Writers Reading Challenge #54: Constance: The Tragic and Scandalous Life of Mrs. Oscar Wilde by Franny Moyle