Back to the Classics Challenge

Although I’m still technically doing my Penguin English Library Challenge, it is somewhat of a long term project and not so much a ‘quick’ challenge. Via B.B. Toady’s website I discovered the Back to the Classics Challenge, hosted by Books and Chocolate. And I’m participating!
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Top 5 | Penguin English Library Books

You may have noticed that I’m quite a big fan of the Penguin English Library books. They’re beautiful, bright coloured editions of English classics and as I intend to read every book that’s on the list (around 105 titles) I read at least one of them every month. Want to see which ones I’d like to read very soon? Continue reading “Top 5 | Penguin English Library Books”

PELC #7 Silas Marner by George Eliot

A while ago I picked up my first George Eliot (pen name for Mary Ann Evans) . I heard great things about her novels and decided to pick up Silas Marner when I was in a local bookshop. The brief synopsis on the back of the book sounded interesting. I also heard that The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry was based on this classic so I was even more intrigued. Want to know what I thought of the ‘original’? Continue reading “PELC #7 Silas Marner by George Eliot”

Read #7 July 2015

I’ve read quite a few books this past month: nine to be precise! Three of them were volumes of the Chronicles of Narnia, so that probably explains the high number of books. Today I’m going to show you what other books I read and what I thought of them. Continue reading “Read #7 July 2015”

July Book Haul

I think I’ve never bought so many books as I did past month. I think the fact that the summer holidays were on its way and the idea of heaving loads of time to read helped a little. I shouldn’t really talk – or actually write – very much, but just show you the books, shouldn’t I? Continue reading “July Book Haul”