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http://www.Wednesdays… Brought to you by the verb “to read” In the past, present, and future tense. As in have been reading, are currently reading, And might read next...or are considering reading next… This is my variation on the meme done by others, And very well, I might add. Mine simply looks a bit different… Have… Continue reading wwwWednesdays…

Book Review

My Top 5 Austen Adaptations

Looking for the perfect summer entertainment? Just add an iced drink and some goodies and you’re all set…

the orang-utan librarian

I’ve been in a really romance-y mood lately… which has led me down an Austen adaptation rabbithole. Watching and rewatching a crazy amount of these has got me thinking about which ones are my favourites and I thought it would be fun to share them with you lovely people. Quick note: it’ll be glaringly obvious to fans that Mansfield Park is missing- that’s not cos there aren’t any good versions, it’s cos (as is no secret) I’ve never liked the story. Now that’s out of the way, onto the list!

BBC Pride and Prejudice- to my mind, this is THE BEST adaptation of anything, ever! Yes, this is my completely biased view 😉 I tend to rewatch this every. year. (thank you Beebs for including this in your boxsets!) This is, in every sense of the word, PERFECTION. The acting, the first class writing lifted from the book…

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Book Review

A Long Time Coming

A Long Time Coming Aaron Elkins Thomas & Mercer, Aug 2018 263 pages, Kindle ARC Also in paperback, audiobook, and MP3 CD Murder mystery Provided by NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐🌙 I liked the cover since I really like maps and old gold frames as they use in museums. It gave me the feeling that the story would… Continue reading A Long Time Coming

Book Review

A Season of Surprises at the Villa des Violettes Book 2

A Season of Surprises at the Villa des Violettes Book 2Patricia SandsAmazon Digital, Jun 2019228 pages, KindleAlso in paperbackWomen’s LitPurchased on Amazon⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐The cover is so pretty with the soft yellow adobe color of the many houses of southern France and the weathered blue door with the wisteria vine growing over the top. So typical of… Continue reading A Season of Surprises at the Villa des Violettes Book 2

Book Review

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Please forgive my typo in the review on Three Mages and a Margarita by Annette Marie, narrated by Cris Dukehart. I mistakenly called Kia, Liam. That's what I get reading so many books at one time when I haven't written the reviews. Sorry! Tori's three hot mages buddies are called, Aaron, Kia, and Ezra.

Book Review

Marigolds and Murder

Marigolds and Murder Port Danby Cozy Mystery #1 London Lovett Self-pub, Sep 2017 178 pages, ebook, paperback Cozy mystery ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Purchased for nook The covers of this series are all styled the same and this one fits right into the series nicely. It shows the town of Port Danby in little cartoon-like buildings with appropriate… Continue reading Marigolds and Murder

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www.Wednesdays

http://www.Wednesdays Brought to you by the verb “to read” Past, present, and future, as in Have read, am reading, and plan to read… I read Dear Wife by Kimberly Belle along with my Facebook book club. It was one of those where each chapter was a different person’s point of view, which can really make… Continue reading www.Wednesdays

Book Review

Three Mages and a Margarita

Three Mages and a Margarita The Guild Codex: Spellbound/One Annette Marie Narrator by Cris Dukehart Tantor Audio, Oct 2018 Audiobook, ebook, paperback Urban fantasy ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Purchased from Audible The cover was what attracted me to this book in the first place. It looks so fun. And the book lived up to it. The heroine of… Continue reading Three Mages and a Margarita

Book Review

The Quiet Ones

The Quiet Ones Betsy Reavley Bloodhound Books, Feb 2016 215 pages, ebook, paperback, audiobook Psychological thriller ✬✬✬✬ Purchased for Kindle The cover is interesting, but really doesn’t tell you anything about the story within, does it? The colors and the symmetry of the design work well, but don’t tell you anything, except for those four… Continue reading The Quiet Ones

Book Review

Rogue Most Wanted

Rogue Most Wanted The Cavensham Heiresses #5 Janna MacGregor St. Martin’s Pub, Jun 2019 380 pages, ebook, paperback Historical Romance ✭✭✭✭ eARC from NetGalley The cover is beautiful with the romantic couple dancing on that fabulous golden yellow background. It glows. I thought it was one of the better romance covers I saw this spring.… Continue reading Rogue Most Wanted