• Book Reviews

    Lakeshire Park Book Review

    An absolute must-read for any Jane Austen fan! Megan Walker’s debut novel Lakeshire Park has just enough whispering of Darcy and Elizabeth to leave me begging for more. From the first page, I was entranced. I didn’t just want to see what happened in the story. No. I needed to see what lie ahead for Amelia and her younger sister Clara. I’m pretty sure by the weird look my cat gave me when I closed the book, I gave an audible sigh of contentment at the end.  “You are being impertinent. I do not know you at all, sir. And honestly, after this interaction, I do not wish to.” -Lakeshire…

  • Casual Questions

    Burning Questions with – From The Page

    Hyyge – a quality of coziness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being “There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.” -Jane Austen. Nothing gives off that cozy home feeling like lighting a candle. It makes a statement – I’m not going anywhere. It brings back memories -Ah! It smells like the lilacs in the backyard just as it did when I was a child. It creates hygge. One of my biggest passions is to use my voice on social media to help small/local businesses. I love learning about the person/people behind the company. Since I have enjoyed interviewing authors, I thought why not…

  • Uncategorized

    Five Tips For Sharing Books

    I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library -Jane Austen I am a recovering book hoarder. There, I said it. Growing up, we never had many toys but we did have books. My mom would take us to this once a year library sale. We would get up early and drive over to the county library and dig through what seemed like a warehouse full of books. It was magical! We would leave with boxes on top of boxes filled to the brim with enough books to keep us happy for months. Those books were precious guides to adventures waiting to be discovered. As I got older…

  • Author Interviews

    An Author Interview with Paullett Golden

    I was lucky enough to meet Paullett through NetGalley. I reviewed the first book in her Enchantress Series and immediately fell in love with her writing. She has since written three other books in the series and has become my Georgian/Regency mentor (although she might not know I gave her that title). Paullett graciously agreed to do an author interview so that we, her dedicated readers, might get to know a little bit more about her and her writing process. 1. When did you first feel the need to become a writer? Always! I’ve never not wanted to be a writer. From as far back as I can remember, I…

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