Sophie in the Shadows is an intriguing re-telling of Charlotte Brontë's novel Jane Eyre which shifts the focus onto a minor character from the original novel. In Charlotte's tale, Sophie is a French nursemaid to the child Jane is hired to be a governess to at Thornfield Hall. This novel fleshes Sophie's character out a… Continue reading Sophie in the Shadows by Gabrielle Molyneux
Tag: Book Blogger
More Advice from Charlotte Brontë: Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs.
Charlotte Brontë is my hero. I admire her mind, her talent, her courage, and her determination. When challenging circumstances arise in my own life I often find myself wondering what Charlotte would do in the same situation. The main piece of advice that has helped me may at first seem like a standard/expected/stereotypical reaction, but… Continue reading More Advice from Charlotte Brontë: Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs.
2019 Reading Challenge: Success or Failure?
Way back in January I set myself a target of reading 30 new books in addition to specific literary tasks/challenges. Now that we're so close to the end of 2019, I thought I'd take the time to look back over my 2019 reading challenge to determine whether it was a success or a failure. I've… Continue reading 2019 Reading Challenge: Success or Failure?
2019 Reading Challenge – Update
Now that we're midway through 2019 (where has the time gone?), many bookworms will be at the halfway mark of their 2019 reading challenge. Back in January, I set myself the challenge of reading 30 new books this year on Goodreads, but I also set myself specific tasks and books to read. I've been in… Continue reading 2019 Reading Challenge – Update
2019 Reading Challenge
Like most people, bookworms have New Year's Resolutions, however, you guessed it, they're always reading-related. Like many bookworms on Goodreads, I've set my Reading Challenge for 2019. I opted for 30 books, however, this will be 30 new books as I'm not including anything I will re-read in the total end-of-year count. I believe this… Continue reading 2019 Reading Challenge