I Am Writing This Letter: The History of Emily Montague Review

Blurb for The History of Emily Montague by Frances Brooke Set in Quebec City immediately after Wolfe's conquest, this charming love story depicts in intimate detail the life of that city's early English inhabitants. It is a comedy of manners played against a backdrop of the rugged scenery of the New World, a world in… Continue reading I Am Writing This Letter: The History of Emily Montague Review

Obscure Tolkien for Tolkien Reading Day

In honour of Tolkien Reading Day, I thought I would just make a quick listing and mini-reviews of a few of J.R.R. Tolkien's more obscure works that I have read. Living in the literary/reading/Christian (alternately: nerdy) circles that I do, it is hard for me to single out many of Tolkien's works as "obscure," but… Continue reading Obscure Tolkien for Tolkien Reading Day

The Saint Patrick’s Day Post: Celtic Pocket Guides Review

I'll be the first to admit I'm not always enchanted with the content that WordPress pushes at me. Not just what it pushes at me, but what I actively seek out is sometimes predictable and uninspiring. I attribute this to WordPress's unhelpful search engine, the unintuitive way following tags works, and probably my own ineptitude… Continue reading The Saint Patrick’s Day Post: Celtic Pocket Guides Review

The Fox and the Hare: The Silver Tracks and Hell Bent

After a bit of a disappointing waste of time reading some random books I browsed from my local library before Christmas, I decided I might as well stick to the books I know I actually want to read. And when they're not on the library shelves, that's what interlibrary loans were invented for. I've been… Continue reading The Fox and the Hare: The Silver Tracks and Hell Bent