Book Reviews, Family, Foster Parenting

I wish I were DEAD!!!!!!!

I mean, not me personally. It's just I'm reading Varney the Vampire.  And this wish for death seems to be a reasonable reaction to the crazy stuff happening to these dudes.  Varney the Vampire is a Victorian "penny dreadful." Yes, I bought it because of the title and the realization that it was an old school trash… Continue reading I wish I were DEAD!!!!!!!

Book Reviews, Foster Parenting

Review: Huck Finn

So, after being tired of Huck Finn, I got sucked back in.  This book makes me laugh out loud.   I'm not going to re-hash the plot.  Essentially--I like it.  Loved it even.  I recommend it.  But there were a few points where I thought...mmmmm, this part should be shorter.  Especially the parts with "the… Continue reading Review: Huck Finn


Review: I Will Repay by Baroness Orczy

So yeah, finished this one right up.  Right the heck up!  🙂   Depending on your list of sequels this may or may not be the 2nd book in The Scarlet Pimpernel series.  I think the reason for that is that some of the sequels follow directly the actions of the Pimpernel.  I have yet to read one… Continue reading Review: I Will Repay by Baroness Orczy

Foster Parenting

So…book resolution

This is the resolution I'm doing the best on.  My goal was to read one classic novel a month.  So far since I started in ... November?  December?....I've read: The Way We Live Now by Anthony Trollope The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe Under the Greenwood Tree by Thomas Hardy Catcher in the Rye by… Continue reading So…book resolution