current edition with preface by another Southern writer, Pat Conroy

Gone with the Wind is a novel written by Margaret Mitchell, first published in The story is set in Clayton County, Georgia, and Atlanta during the American Civil War and Reconstruction era.


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Before Ever After by Samantha Sotto. Fans of "The Time Travelers Wife" and lovers of history will enjoy this modern fairy tale. I'm going to have to put this on my to read list!

this will go down in history as the first hemingway book i've ever enjoyed. lady brett ashley would be no friend of mine.

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A longtime favorite. The Sun Also Rises Ernest Hemingway

For Whom the Bell Tolls - Ernest Hemingway ~Repinned via Keith Gregoire

For Whom the Bell Tolls is a novel by Ernest Hemingway published in It tells the story of Robert Jordan, a young American in the International Brigades attached to a republican guerrilla unit during the Spanish Civil War.

who knew.. this in your pocket will repel mosquitoes

Khaled Hosseini's 'The Kite Runner' in Review

The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini. Story of a boy Amir, from Afghanistan who needs to find his way in the world as he realizes that his own belief system is not that of his dominant culture. Set in Afghanistan and the United States.

"If neurotic is wanting two mutually exclusive things at one and the same time, then I'm neurotic as hell. I'll be flying back and forth between one mutually exclusive thing and another for the rest of my days."

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Penguin Classics. Should've collected these when I first saw them; now they seem to be sold out everywhere.

Yesterday I posted about Coralie Bickford-Smith’s beautiful covers for Penguin’s Great Food series. Bickford-Smith has …

A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness    Seriously one of the best books I have ever read...not generally  into the supernatural fiction...but this is in a league all its own. AMAZING!!

A Discovery of Witches By Deborah Harkness (All Souls Trilogy). In a sparkling debut, A Discovery of Witches became the "it" book of early bringing Deborah Harkness into the spotlight and galvanizing fans around the world.

A Thousand Splendid Suns book review:

"A Thousand Splendid Suns" Khaled Hosseini. His novel "The Kite Runner" is more popular, but this is wonderful story, and in my opinion the better book.

I watched this and it has me caught from the very first minute. I was born in a time when we were taught of inequality, but nothing has every made me understand it like this movie did.

Pull up a chair and be sure to pull out February’s pick – The Help by Kathryn Stockett. The Curvy Bookworm is a new monthly boo…

Great read

What if JFK had not died? An interesting time travel read. Hard to put down.

Some of you think the book is better than the movie. Others say the movie is better than the book. I say: you've got to experience both.

Twitterature: November 2013 edition. With a sad library story and a kid's cookbook review.

"The Princess Bride" - William Goldman // A book-turned-film that has the rare distinction of being equally great - and hilarious - in both incarnations. Goldman's fantasy satire-epic is a solid investment.

The Giver by Lois Lowry - I believe production has started on a movie version...I love it when my favorite books become movies!

The Giver - Read. I read this when I was in middle school and I didn't like it then. So, I thought, with the movie coming out, I'd give it another shot. Still leaves a bit to be desired, but the dystopian genre always makes me think.

The Kite Runner by - Khaled Hosseini makes you think about all the things that you take TOO SERIOUSLY in your life. And, if you're a writer, it inspires you to write BETTER.

The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini. I was trying to find words to describe this book and how it affected me.haunting and intense

“I wish, as well as everybody else, to be perfectly happy; but, like everybody else, it must be in my own way.”

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