Tag Archives: Dearly Departed

Pinocchio Read-Along

Pinocchio Read-Along

This weekend (January 23-25, 2015) is the Pinocchio RAL for Simpler Pastimes January Classics Children’s 2015 event. I have only proudly been exposed to the Disney version of the story, which it has been a good number of year since

2015: DWS Literary Birthday Project

2015: DWS Literary Birthday Project

Yet another project from my Dead Writers Society group on Goodreads. This project is simple, in honor of authors of the past, pick at least one born in the current month and indulge in a book from them. If you want

Upcoming Persuasion Read-Along

Upcoming Persuasion Read-Along

I had originally planned to read Persuasion in December of 2015 for my Austen project. However, Cleo over at Classical Carousel pointed me towards this read-along being hosted in January. So I will be joining Literary Adventures planned read-along. Join in

2015: Back to the Classics Challenge

2015: Back to the Classics Challenge

It’s back!! Karen at Books and Chocolate is hosting the Back to the Classics Challenge once again. To keep things fresh she has tweaked the challenge and its categories a bit for this year. Hop over to her website and join

The Romance of Tristan by Béroul

The Romance of Tristan by Béroul

Review of The Romance of Tristan by Béroul, translated by Alan S. Fedrick This timeless medieval love story gone awry was written by Béroul, an unknown Norman poet from the twelfth century. Discovering the exact origins of the tale become