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Rival academics tangle with history and long ago mysterious poets with intriguing and romantic results.

Posession - A. Byatt Part poetry, part letters, part century romance, part century mystery. Has some real beauty, but a tedious read. Who knew literary academics took themselves so seriously?

If the GOP wins the election, this is the type of republic that they will create for us. They hate women.

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Dragon Bone Chair - Tad Williams.  Besides The Hobbit, the book that really got me into fantasy literature.

The Dragonbone Chair (Memory, Sorrow and Thorn, book by Tad Williams - book cover, description, publication history.

These books worth reading put a twist on your favorite classic fairy tales. Including great books for teen and for adults, too.

20 Fairy Tale Retellings for Adult Readers

Beautiful french couture in marsala, color of the year 2015 ✿⊱╮

The Secret History of the Pink Carnation (Pink Carnation, book by Lauren Willig - book cover, description, publication history.

Love this series.  Mma Precious Ramotswe becomes a private detective, the first woman in Botswana to enter that profession, and opens an agency whose name indicates this unique situation. Motivated to help others and to make Botswana a better place, she encounters many dangerous and risky obstacles in the course of her investigations, but succeeds through using her intelligence, courage and instinct.

The adventures of Botswana's first female detective - Precious Ramotswe.

2016 is going to be an exciting year for books and movies!

2016 is going to be an exciting year for books and movies!<<<< miss Perigines peculiar children is going to be a movie?

Animal Farm - Orwell  Had to pin this because me and my boss were discussing it today during work.

All-TIME 100 Novels: How We Picked the List

Critics Lev Grossman and Richard Lacayo pick the 100 best English-language novels published since beginning of TIME.

I stumbled across A. S. Byatt’s  Possession  on a remainder table in spring 1992. Having just finished the first year of an MBA, I needed to leave behind my forced immersion in the universe of spreadsheets and PowerPoint. What better time to be seduced by a book with a lush and swirling image in blue and gold from an Edward Burne-Jones painting on its cover?

A Poetic Treasure Hunt That Beguiles and Entrances

Possession by A. Byatt - Winner of England’s Booker Prize and the literary sensation of the year, Possession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once an intellectual mystery and triumphant love story.

Year of wonders : a novel of the plague / Geraldine Brooks.   This is the story of a young woman in a small town during the Black Plague(1666).  As she struggles to survive a year of catastrophes, it becomes a year of wonders.    Kristie

'Year of Wonders' by Geraldine Brooks: Eighteen-year-old Anna Frith tells the story of her remote English village, Eyam, which was infected by the plague in 1666 and where, persuaded by their vicar, the townspeople decided to quarantine themselves.

Their Eyes Were Watching God

Their Eyes Were Watching God- Zora Neale Hurston. One of my most favorite books.

The Orphan's Tales: In the Night Garden by Catherynne M. Valente http://smile.amazon.com/dp/0553384031/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_WIZTub08K14X1

The Orphan's Tales: In the Night Garden: Catherynne M. Valente: Inventive fairytales tied end to end but so confusing I never knew who was speaking.