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She Reads Novels · 1d ago

The Europeans by Henry James

I’m ashamed to say that this is the first book I’ve read by Henry James. Despite my love of 19th century literature, he is just not an author who has ever appealed to me and although I have ...
She Reads Novels · 3d ago

The Brimming Cup by Dorothy Canfield Fisher

I had never read anything by Dorothy Canfield Fisher, so when I saw that she was the next author in Jane’s Birthday Book of Underappreciated Lady Authors, I thought this would be the perfect...
She Reads Novels · 5d ago

The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden

I enjoyed The Bear and the Nightingale when I read it almost exactly a year ago and I remember my excitement on discovering that it was actually the first in a planned trilogy. We haven’t ha...
She Reads Novels · 1w ago

Top Ten Tuesday: Last year’s love affairs

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is a ‘Love Freebie’. I have decided to approach this topic by choosing ten of the most interesting, moving or memorable romance...
She Reads Novels · 1W ago

Historical Musings #35: Historical Fantasy

I have just finished writing my review of The Girl in the Tower, the second in Katherine Arden’s fantasy trilogy which began with The Bear and the Nightingale. The trilogy is set in 14th cen...
She Reads Novels · 1W ago

The Crowded Street by Winifred Holtby

The Crowded Street is on my Classics Club list, so when I saw that Jessie of Dwell in Possibility was hosting a Persephone Readathon this week, my choice was obvious. This particular book ha...
She Reads Novels · 1W ago

The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

I can’t even begin to imagine how much time and effort must have gone into the writing of this novel! I’ve never read anything like it before and I hardly know how to begin to describe it. I...
She Reads Novels · 2W ago

Top Ten Tuesday: Books that have been on my TBR the longest

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, asks us to list the ten books that have been on our TBR the longest. I keep track of my TBR through Goodreads so I decided that...
She Reads Novels · 2W ago

Six degrees of separation: Lincoln in the Bardo to The Ashes of London

I took part in Six Degrees of Separation hosted by Kate of Books are my Favourite and Best for the first time last month and enjoyed it, so I thought I’d try it again this month. The idea is...
She Reads Novels · 2W ago

Persephone Readathon: Some past reviews

This is just a quick post to let you know, if you don’t already, that Jessie of Dwell in Possibility is hosting a Persephone Readathon which runs from 1-11 February. I should have posted abo...