Category Archives: readalong

A Christmas Carol Read-a-long: Stave 2

I read Stave 2 of A Christmas Carol in one sitting because I just could not put it down.  It covers Scrooge’s visit by the first spirit.  I once again loved Dickens’ writing style, and he was able to capture … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol Read-A-Long: Stave One

  The read-a-long at Sheery’s Place of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol has begun.  I pretty much devoured Stave One, and I want to get this post up before I continue reading 🙂  To hear what others in the read-a-long … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol Read-A-Long + Grad School Woes

 The wonderful Sheery over at Sheery’s Place is hosting her first ever read-a-long, of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.  I have decided to sign up to participate.  This will be my first read-a-long experience and I’m really excited.  I’ve had … Continue reading

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Review: Gouverneurs de la rosée by Jacques Roumain

Gouverneurs de la rosée (or Masters of the Dew in English) is a beautiful and haunting story about life in a small village in Haiti.  It is a story about Manuel and his family.  It’s a story about his love … Continue reading

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