Month: February 2010

Old Classics Are New Again

Old Classics Are New Again

Posted February 20, 2010 by Whitney in books / 2 Comments

Penguin Books with the help of designer Coralie Bickford-Smith are sprucing up literature’s great works, “ditching their stuffy dust jackets for smartly embossed canvas covers. Perfect for replacing well-thumbed favorites or creating a bookshelf piece de resistance”. I love me a good classic, and these covers are so beautiful they are something to stand back […]

It’s Monday What Are You Reading?

It’s Monday What Are You Reading?

Posted February 15, 2010 by Whitney in What are you reading / 6 Comments

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly meme hosted by One Person’s Journey Through a World of Books in which  readers share what they have read, are currently reading and what’s next on the tbr. Read No Angels by Penny Vincenzi Currently Reading The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton Up Next Trickster’s […]

No Angel by Penny Vincenzi

No Angel by Penny Vincenzi

Posted February 14, 2010 by Whitney in Review / 1 Comment

Impressions While Reading No Angel by Penny Vincenzi is a a page turner and what I felt to be an accurate account of that time of history.  Penny Vincenzi references the woman’s suffrage movement,  medicine, social affairs and the after effects of war.  There are very few cliff-hanger at the end of No Angel as most […]