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  • Random,  Top Ten Tuesdays

    Top Ten Books On My Summer To-Be-Read list

    I have long waited for this post. I have great reading plans for the summer, basically to keep myself busy and therefore, sane. But time will tell if I do any of the readings here, because it’s a pretty ambitious and heavy list 🙂 Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created here at The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because we are particularly fond of lists here at The Broke and the Bookish. We’d love to share our lists with other bookish folks and would LOVE to see your top ten lists! 1. The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir.- I cannot call myself a…

  • General Fiction

    Hungry for the classics!

    I am a 150 pages away from finishing Mansfield Park and I’m still hungry for classics. Last semester was not as literary as I would have liked, with all the readings belonging to the 10th to the 15th century. Visiting your blogs, I’ve recently noticed that February is the 200th anniversary of Dickens’ birth and you are all reading one of his works. I feel like doing it too since I only read Great Expectations a while ago (and, to be sincere, I didn’t like it that much). Also, I am re-discovering Jane Austen. I was one of these people who would literally run away from her books after reading…

  • Random

    Dear 2012…

    I am not good at planning anything for longer than a week, so I’m not making any plans for 2012 except for being happy and reading a lot. But I do love lists, I really do. So, thinking about the “Months of…” to come and how I am getting into classics, probably due to the lack of literature lessons in school this year, these are some of my ideas. March is Women’s History Month which combined with my love for Margaret Atwood, will probably end up in a special reading of some of her novels. I will be taking a class on 19th century literature. so expect lots of poetry…