Happy 101 Award

Happy 101 Award

Last month, Kals from At Pemberley presented me with the Happy 101 Award. This is super cool and will now list ten things that make me happy and spread the wealth with a few blogs as well Books {Duh} Kitties Snow White Comments on my blog My pink aluminum Christmas tree I Love Lucy Friends […]

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Gone with the Wind Mishaps

Gone with the Wind Mishaps

My first endeavor into adult classic literature was when I was thirteen with the very daunting, {at least it seemed that way at the time} Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell.  I first watched Gone with the Wind when I was ten, so a good fifteen years ago.  My family was visiting my grandmother […]

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Teaser Tuesday #1

Teaser Tuesday #1

Miz B at Should Be Reading hosts a weekly meme entitled Teaser Tuesday Grab your current read. Let the book fall open to a random page. Share with us two (2) “teaser” sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12. You also need to share the title of the book that you’re getting […]

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Classic get Twilightized

Classic get Twilightized

March 7, 2010 Whitney books 2 Comments

Are teens just getting “too cool” to be reading the classics?  Is  that why the publishing industry is marketing Wuthering Heights in a new cover eerily similar to Twilight?  And if you look in the upper right corner, is advertised as being “Edward and Bella’s favorite book”. If these Twilight inspired covers encourage a young […]

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Jane Eyre 1940s

Jane Eyre 1940s

Orson Welles stars as Edward Rochester, the brooding employer of governess Jane Eyre in this adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s Gothic novel. An orphan with a tragic story herself, young Jane, played by Joan Fontaine slowly frees Edward from his self-imposed prison, but his troubled past stands in the way of their burgeoning love. First, I […]

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Wuthering Heights 1939

Wuthering Heights 1939

Wuthering Heights is the love story of Cathy and Heathcliff who meet as young children and  as they grow up fall in love, but due to circumstance are not meant to be.  Cathy, who has grown materialistic over the years marries Edgar Linton who can provide her everything she may desire.  I always was so […]

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