Great Sisters in Literature

The first Sunday in August is Sisters Day, an international day to appreciate sisters, obviously! Jane Austen certainly appreciated sisters, from her beloved Cassandra in real life, to the many different sister characters she wrote. She gave us the Bennet and … Read More

We Want More Austen! No. 2: The Watsons

The one awful thing about being a Jane Austen fan is that she only published six novels. But don’t despair, there is more Austen to love—and not just in the stories written by others! This is the second post in … Read More

With Age Comes…A New Perspective

We are told that age brings wisdom. Cue chuckles and sighs. And maybe it does. I really wouldn’t want anyone to poll my general acquaintance to see if that is true of moi. However, I do know for a fact … Read More

Clueless turns 20, and I still majorly, totally, butt-crazily love it

Old people can be so sweet sometimes. I admit that, due to nostalgia or whatever it is that makes us look fondly back at the movies and music from our youth, I tend to revere some things from the 90’s … Read More

A Will of Iron Blog Tour

Join us from July 6-20 for the A Will of Iron blog tour.  Read reviews, excerpts, interviews and guest posts. Best of all, enter one of the many giveaways for the chance to win a copy of the book.

Pretty little purses

The finely-fitted out modern women has a few things in her hobo. Trouble is, the 19th century woman’s hobo was pretty tiny. Thank goodness a full set of cosmetics, hair gear, phone, tablet, photo album, and dishwasher were not necessary … Read More

I never minded about the little things…

Slippers similar to ballet flats; several layers of underwear to enhance her bosom and disguise that she had legs; a gown appropriate for the time of day; stylish curls and a fancy but tidy up-do; a turban, bonnet, or hat, … Read More

We Want More Austen! No. 1: Sanditon

The one awful thing about being a Jane Austen fan is that she only published six novels. We’re always left hungry for more. But don’t despair, there is more Jane Austen to love—and not just in the stories written by … Read More

On the Trail with Darcy and Lizzy: Harpers Ferry

In honor of National Trails Day, I’m posting the final entry in “On the Trail with Darcy and Lizzy.” I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing the views and sights along the trip taken by Darcy and Elizabeth in Boots & Backpacks. … Read More

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