Tag: The Story Girl

A Dream of Adventure and Avolea

A Dream of Adventure and Avolea

Posted September 7, 2018 in Memes // 4 Comments

My loves, I open today with a quote: “Once and again, I stray down and listen to the duet of the brook and wind, and watch the sunbeams creeping through the dark boughs, the gossamers glimmering here and there, and the ferns growing up in the shadowy nooks.”   Lucy Maud Montgomery was in love with her island home.  The sighs in the orchard and the gloriousness of summer peeking over green hills blossoms to life in her books.  The above excerpt from her journal is enough to take your breath away with only a hint of imagination required. I […]

May Wrap Up

May Wrap Up

Posted May 28, 2018 in Checking In // 40 Comments

Sometime in the midst of May, summer arrived! When I left to go to Europe, there was a snowstorm on our tail, following us from New Hampshire all the way up to Manhattan. When I came back, it was 80-degrees outside!  That, in a brief description, is New England weather.  I love it and I hate it, but overall I’m really glad to see the sunshine. Mentally and emotionally, May is a difficult month for me.  I’ll talk about that a little more later, but lets start, as always, with the books! The Monthly Haul The breakdown: ARCs/Freebies from Publishers: The Story […]

The Story Girl by L.M. Montgomery

The Story Girl by L.M. Montgomery

Posted May 27, 2018 in Reviews // 1 Comment

  Disclaimer: I received this book for free from LibraryThing Early Reviewers and Tundra Books in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. I know I should know better, but I have such high expectations of authors.  If I loved one of their books, I expect I should love all of them.  This was very much my experience with L.M. Montgomery’s The Story Girl. I adore Anne of Green Gables.  I love Anne’s spirit.  With a novel called The Story Girl – a nickname that would have fit Anne so […]