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Pride and Prejudice Read-Along Week 1

Pride and Prejudice Read-Along Week 1

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.” are the opening lines of Pride and Prejudice.  My how far we have come, from believing that life is incomplete without a husband to Go Daddy commercials.   Although, that thought is […]

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Pride and Prejudice Read-Along

Pride and Prejudice Read-Along

January 30, 2012 Whitney read-along 5 Comments

To coincide with my classic author event, spotlighting Jane Austen in March I decided to host a read-along of Pride and Prejudice.  I read Pride and Prejudice every year and thought it would be fun to read along with others this year.  “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of […]

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A Christmas Carol Read-a-Long: Stave Three

A Christmas Carol Read-a-Long: Stave Three

December 17, 2010 Whitney read-along 0 Comments

hosted by Dog-Eared & Bookmarked The Second Spirit, of Christmas Present shows up on Scrooge’s bedpost and they observe his acquaintance’s (if you can call them that) Christmas Eve.  At the Cratchit’s despite their lack of funds and a disabled child they are all merry and up beat, extremely so with Tiny Tim, God blessing […]

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A Christmas Carol Read-a-Long: Stave Two

A Christmas Carol Read-a-Long: Stave Two

December 13, 2010 Whitney read-along 2 Comments

 hosted by Dog-Eared & Bookmarked In Stave Two Scrooge encounters his first spirit, the Ghost of Christmas Past.  He is taken by a jolly over-weight being to visit several holidays of his youth, all of which are filled  with disappointment and longing.  First we see Ebenezer as a young boy who is ostracized by his […]

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A Christmas Carol Read-a-Long: Stave One

A Christmas Carol Read-a-Long: Stave One

December 3, 2010 Whitney read-along 4 Comments

 hosted by Dog-Eared & Bookmarked In Stave One We learn the character of Ebenezer Scrooge and Bob Cratchit, Scrooge being a snobby humbug well, and just a scrooge in general — he’s almost a parody of himself.  Bob is kindhearted and is willing to see the good in everyone even his employer Mr. Scrooge.  Later, […]

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A Christmas Carol Read-a-Long

A Christmas Carol Read-a-Long

November 21, 2010 Whitney read-along 4 Comments

  Dog-Eared & Bookmarked  is hosting A Christmas Carol Read-a-Long  to get into the holiday spirit.  Every year I watch It’s a Wonderful Life and the 1938 A Christmas Carol but haven’t actually read the book since high school.  A reread is defiantly in order. Weekly Schedule November 24-December 1: Stave One: Marley’s Ghost (pages […]

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