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On the Other Side of the Latch by Sara Jeannette Duncan ~ 1901. American title: The Crow’s Nest. This edition: Methuen & Co., 1901. Hardcover. 266 pages. My rating: 7/10 I am very fond of Sara Jeannette Duncan, or, as she is styled in brackets on the title page of this and a number of […]

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An American Girl in London by Sara Jeannette Duncan ~ 1891. This edition: Rand, McNally & Co., circa 1900. Inscription: “To another American girl – Mary Couch Huntington, Xmas 1900.” Hardcover. 290 pages. My rating: 7.5/10 This is that most pleasant of things, a book purchased on a whim for a for a minor sum, which […]

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A Second Century of Books – 1900 to 1999 I really loved doing the Century of Books project in 2014, so much so that I’m going to repeat it in 2017. I’m looking forward to the quest for books from every year, 1900 to 1999, and discovering some new-to-me writers, and having the wonderful experience […]

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Book Reviews by Publishing Date

Book reviews organized by year of first publication for you Century-of-Bookers, or anyone else interested in seeking out books by era. 1800s 1833 ~ Eugénie Grandet by Honoré de Balzac 1847~ Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë 1847 ~ Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë 1851 ~ The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne 1851-3 […]

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Best books lists, sensation of the year music lists, top news events lists, cutest YouTube video lists – you name it, all I’ve been seeing are lists, lists, LISTS! They’re everywhere this week. I wasn’t going to personally play this game, but there’s something about the dawn of a new year that demands a look back at the […]

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Canadian Book Challenge 2016-17

The 10th Annual Canadian Book Challenge Hosted by The Book Mine Set Time Frame: July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017. (But you can join at any time during the year.) The Challenge: Read & Review & Share your reviews of 13 (or more) Canadian books in one year, Canada Day to Canada Day. What constitutes […]

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Book Reviews by Author

A ALDRICH, Bess Streeter Mother Mason (1916) The Cutters (1922) A White Bird Flying (1931) Miss Bishop (1933) Spring Came on Forever (1935) ALLAN, Mabel Esther The Ballet Family  (1963) (Published under the pseudonym Jean Estoril) ANTHOLOGY Stories to Remember, Volumes I & II, selected by Thomas B. Costain & John Beecroft (1956) ANTONSON, Rick To Timbuktu for a Haircut (2008) […]

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The Reading List 2017

This page is mostly for housekeeping reasons, for me to track my reading and to aid in formulating those fun year-end lists. I used to do this sort of thing in a paper notebook, but this is so much more flexible, especially with the ability to use links and tweak comments. My goal is to […]

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