One of my favorite Jane Eyre quotes

That a greater fool than Jane Eyre had never breathed the breath of life; that a more fantastic idiot had never surfeited herself on sweet lies, and swallowed poison as if it were nectar. -Charlotte Bronte   I have always so identified with this story... even though I'm not an orphan, in many ways I [...]

The Awakening – Kate Chopin

5/5 Stars. LOVED. IT. When I read the critiques at the end of this edition, especially the one by Willa Cather... I was shocked. So scathing! Maybe not everyone only writes about the amazing beauty of nature, Willa, come on. And so what if Edna is so much of an idealist, where do you think [...]

Crime and Punishment Review [No Spoilers]

Crime and Punishment  - Fyodor Dostoyevsky I wanted to preface this entry by saying there are no spoilers in this review, but was somewhat embarrassed to do so as evidently I have been living under a rock and didn't know even the slightest bit about this classic before I read it. At any rate, I won't [...]