• Pages & Co. Book 2 | Tilly and the Lost Fairy Tales

    Book Review |Pages & Co. Book 2|Tilly and the Lost Fairy Tales

    “Books aren’t interested in who is reading them… A book will welcome any reader; any age, any background, any point of view. Books don’t care if you can’t understand every word in them, or if you want to skip bits or reread bits. Books welcome everyone who wants to explore them, and thankfully no one has ever worked out a way to stop that.” – Anna James, Tilly and the Lost Fairytales Pages & Co. 2 | Tilly and the Lost Fairy Tales Today I want to show you a fairly recently published book, and quickly give you some of my thoughts about it. The…

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    Book Review |Pages & Co. 1| Tilly and the Book Wanderers

    “Are the things in your imagination less real than the things in front of you? Is this rose more real than you? Do the books you’ve read mean less to you because they haven’t really happened to you? Do daydreams at midday or nightdreams at midnight mean nothing?”  – Anna James, Tilly and the Bookwanderers Pages & Co. 1 | Tilly and the Bookwanderers Eleven-year-old Matilda Pages or Tilly has lived with her grandparents in their bookshop, Pages & Co. ever since her mother’s mysterious disappearance shortly after Tilly was born. Just merely living in a bookshop with access to almost any book you want to…

  • Death Comes to Pemberley Book Review

    Book Review| Death Comes to Pemberley

    Death Comes to Pemberley by P. D. James Death Comes to Pemberley is thrilling sequel to the beloved classic Pride & Prejudice. It is set in 1803, about six years after the conclusion of Jane Austen’s novel. Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth have been married for several years and have two children in the Pemberley nursery, to make Elizabeth’s happiness even more complete, Mr. Bingley and Jane live within seventeen miles of Pemberley, and there is even a prospective suitor for Georgiana.    A peaceful, quiet, and happy life comes under threat for the Darcys one evening, when amidst preparations for the annual Lady Anne ball to be held…

  • 10 Useful Tips for Researching Your Novel

    10 Useful Tips for Researching Your Novel

    Need Tips for Researching Your Novel? Are you currently writing a novel? Do you need more information in order to write more of your novel? Not sure where to start looking for the necessary information? Then stick around for a few minutes and read through these 10 useful tips for researching for your novel. The tips I’m sharing will fall under two umbrella categories: Know what information you need & know where to find information & how to store it. Let’s start with learning how to determine what you need to research by finding out what information you need. Knowing what information you need These…

  • Kids Books Being Adapted Into Movies

    Kids Books Being Adapted into Movies

    Who Doesn’t Love a Good Book Turned into a Movie? I am really excited to share with you a list of children’s books that are being made into movies this year. There are one or two in particular that I am pumped up about. I would love to hear from you, which one you are the most excited about. Let me know in the comment section below. Now for the list! The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate If you haven’t read The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate, then I strongly suggest you do. It is a wonderful book. You can read…

  • The Wit & Wisdom of Jane Austen

    The Wit and Wisdom of Jane Austen | 11 Favorite Quotes

    The Wit & Wisdom of Jane Austen in 11 Favorite Quotes Welcome back to another post in the Jane Austen January blog post series. If you missed the last post in the series, you can find it here. Last time I gave a list of the most beautiful editions of Jane Austen novels. This time I will be sharing some favorite Jane Austen quotes. I’m sure that many of you know just how many great Jane Austen quotes there are.  I am going to share a mere 11 quotes with you in this post.  1. A Quote About Good Books & Reading “The person, be it…

  • Beautiful Editions of Jane Austen Novels

    Beautiful Editions of Jane Austen’s Novels

    Beautiful Editions of Jane Austen Novels In this next post of our Jane Austen January, I am going to share with you some of the most beautiful editions of Jane Austen novels.  As you may have guessed, there are lots of different editions out there. Some are paperback, while others are hardcover, and so many of them are just gorgeous, I had to write a post about them. 1. Barnes and Noble Collectors Edition Isn’t it just gorgeous? All seven novels are bound into one beautiful book with a stunning cover. The pages are gold-edged and it has a built-in bookmark.  2. Pride and Prejudice…