A City of Bells by Elizabeth Goudge


“In my experience when people once begin to read they go on. They begin because they think they ought to and they go on because they must. Yes. They find it widens life. We’re all greed for life, you know, and our short span of existence can’t give us all that we hunger for, the time is too short and our capacity not large enough. But in books we experience all life vicariously.” -Elizabeth Goudge {A City of Bells}Read More »


Book Review: The Making of a Marchioness


Oh my goodness, where did time run off to?!! I had no intention of having a prolonged absence here, but life has a mind of its own. I’ve been so busy this fall, studying and reading and baking and working and working and working… (okay, you get the idea I’m sure!).

I’m hoping to review the books I’ve read over the last few months and decided to start with one that I finished in September. I had started it last spring but set it aside for other books (sometimes I have reading ADD), but when I was on a trip I decided to take it on the plane and finish it at last.Read More »