Tag: The Scarlet Letter

Keeping It Local:  A Day in Salem, MA

Keeping It Local: A Day in Salem, MA

Posted October 2, 2020 in Around the World // 8 Comments

Hi everyone! Welcome to my first post of October!  In keeping with my tradition here on the Literary Phoenix, I’ve got a month of spooky-adjacent posts for y’all.  The reviews will be… just… reviews… but the posts should all be Halloweenesque! Starting out the month, I wanted to bring the only vaguely travel post I’m going to be able to share this year.  A couple months ago, my husband and I took a socially distanced trip over to Salem, MA.  We live fairly close to Salem and have talked about visiting the city for a couple years, but we’re always off […]

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Turkey Coma: My November Wrap Up

Turkey Coma: My November Wrap Up

Posted November 26, 2018 in Checking In // 9 Comments

Here in New England, fall danced a little in October, teasing us with early smells of woodsmoke and pumpkin pie – then BAM!  We went straight into wintery cold.  As I’m typing this wrap up, it is a horrifying 0F outside, which is dastardly cold in my personal opinion.  Really, I will never be happy with the extremely in my neck of the woods. But some positives wit cold weather come holidays, time spent with friends and family, and of course, the ideal climate to curl up with a good book and a mug of cocoa. I went absolutely book […]

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Inconceivable!  It’s a Princess Bride Book Tag!

Inconceivable! It’s a Princess Bride Book Tag!

Posted September 25, 2018 in Tags // 4 Comments

I love A Princess Bride. The first time I saw it, I was a freshman in high school on vacation with my (obsessed) friend, and I just didn’t get it.  I mean, what’s so great about this story?  Cheesy romance, overacting, I don’t get it. Then I watched it again.  And again.  Then I got it – all that was the point.  Then I read the book, which is super funny, and now I’m a huge fan. Last year, when Em @ The Keystroke Blog posted this tag, I knew I had to steal it.  I couldn’t help myself.  It’s been sitting in my […]

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Rainbow Book Tag

Rainbow Book Tag

Posted September 7, 2017 in Tags // 11 Comments

Hello my lovelies! I’ve been sitting on the Rainbow Book Tag for a while and I decided it was time to bring it out and do it!  It’s hard not to want to do and love pretty things! I’ve snagged this tag from Reviews by Leevee, who is lovely and if you haven’t seen her blog already, you ought to check it out!  It looks like the creator of this tag is Terri @ Le Book Chronicles. Rules: It must be the dominant colour of the cover not the spine! If you do not own a book of a certain […]

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July Wrap Up

July Wrap Up

Posted July 30, 2017 in Checking In // 26 Comments

July is gone, and I’m posting this today so I can focus on Harry Potter’s birthday tomorrow.  I swear, I’m not a Harry Potter nerd. LIES! #Ravenclaw4Life I’ve had mixed feelings about this month’s books.  There’ve been a couple of DNFs, but on the other hand there were books that I really loved!  It was a high/low month and nothing inbetween. THE JULY HAUL I had a good run at Barnes & Noble earlier in the month, and I’m beginning to clear out my audible credits as well. JULY READS WRITING LIFE In a touch of insanity, I decided to […]

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