Reading Roundup #68: To Know Thyself is the Beginning of Wisdom

I love a good adventure or a mystery as much as the next person, but there is something uniquely satisfying about seeing characters unravel the mysteries of their own souls. In each of this week's books, the protagonists struggle to know who they are and what they want, but by the end, they're all a … Continue reading Reading Roundup #68: To Know Thyself is the Beginning of Wisdom

Reading Roundup #13: A Million and One Things to Love

This reading week was particularly good – new discoveries, an old favorite, and the continuing delight of Victoria Thompson's "Gaslight Mystery" series. The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith: Did you know the movie 101 Dalmatians is based on a book? And that it's delightful? I did not, but now we both do! Smith's … Continue reading Reading Roundup #13: A Million and One Things to Love