Category Archives: Classic Circuit

Book Review: Across the River and Into the Trees

by Ernest Heminway Publishes by Scribner’s Sons, 1950 A friend from one of my book clubs encouraged me and the rest of the club to read this novel. Its one of her favorites by Ernest Hemingway. The setting is Venice, … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Moveable Feast

A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway is my first completed read-along for 2012. It is also my first read-along with the reading group at UnPutdownables. It was a great experience. The book: ┬áBack in the 1960s and 70s my husband … Continue reading

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Celebrating Steinbeck: The Long Valley

Author: John Steinbeck Publisher: Viking, 1938 Genre: Classic Fiction Format: Hardcover Source: Public library My Rating: A+ For the last two weeks a group of bloggers, sponsored by the The Classic Circuit, has joined together to honor the writing of … Continue reading

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Read a Classic Book Lately?

Umm, well it depends on how you define a Classic Book. Is that one of those books teachers in high school told us we had to read? Is a Classic one of those books that are on all the important … Continue reading

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Classic Circuit: Dorothy L. Sayers

I’m happy to be participating in Classic Circuit’s The Golden Age of Detective Fiction. I’m sure you already know of my devotion to this age via my obsession with reading all the Agatha Christie novels. ┬áBut for the Classic Circuit … Continue reading

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Harlem Renaissance: Ethel Waters

Welcome to today’s stop on the Classics Circuit. During the month of February, the Circuit is celebrating the Harlem Renaissance. We are featuring books, authors and others associated with this time period – roughly around the 1920’s and 1930’s. The … Continue reading

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Book Review: Harlem Stomp

I signed up for the February Classics Circuit featuring the Harlem Renaissance. I realized I didn’t know a lot about the subject, but figured this was a good reason to educate myself. One of the books recommended was this book. … Continue reading

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Classics Circuit: Edith Wharton

It is my pleasure to welcom Edith Wharton to my blog by way of the Classics Circuit. January has been designated as the month to read Ms.Wharton’s works and tell others about them. I chose to read one of her … Continue reading

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Classics Circuit: Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell

Throughout my life, when I’ve had an option, I’ve read primarily contemporary novels. Of course, now that I’ve lived so long, some of those novels are now considered classics. But I have a desire to go back and read some … Continue reading

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