Search Results for 'Sara Jeannette Duncan'

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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Another Century of Books – 1922 to 2022 I attempted and successfully completed a Century of Books project in 2014, and tried it again twice more, not quite making it to completion but having good fun in the quest and discovering some new-to-me writers. This time round I’m going to cut out two whole decades […]

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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 2018-19

The 12th Annual Canadian Book Challenge Hosted by The Indextrious Reader Time Frame: July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. (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 a […]

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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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