Tag: gone with the wind

John Steinbeck: East of Eden

Set in the rich farmland of California’s Salinas Valley, this sprawling and often brutal novel follows the intertwined destinies of two families—the Trasks and the Hamiltons—whose generations helplessly reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel. Here Steinbeck created some of his most memorable characters and explored his

Stars Over Sunset Boulevard

Los Angeles, Present Day. When an iconic hat worn by Scarlett O’Hara in Gone With the Wind  ends up in Christine McAllister’s vintage clothing boutique by mistake, her efforts to return it to its owner take her on a journey more enchanting than any classic movie… Los Angeles, 1938.  Violet Mayfield sets out to reinvent

Teaser Tuesday 11/11/2014

  Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much

Are We Sure This is Fiction?

The best authors somehow transport us to different worlds, different times. For the moments we are lost in between pages of the book we are reading, we are no longer sitting on the little brown couch in the upstairs bedroom of our apartment, or the hammock in our parents’ backyard. In those moments, we are

Can we remake this movie?

You guys have heard me talk about The Thorn Birds about a million times since I’ve started this blog. Have you gone and read it yet? Because you totally should. It’s my favorite. They did make a mini series on ABC back in the 80s of it…but the only person I really recognize on the cast

WWW Wednesday 11/5/2014

    What are you currently reading? A Game of Thrones by George RR Martin     What did you just finish reading? Tolkien by Devin Brown The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell   What do you think you’ll read next? Michal by Jill Eileen Smith

WWW Wednesday 10/29/2014

  What are you currently reading? Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell     What did you just finish reading? Nefertiti by Michelle Moran Greyhound by Steffan Piper Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by JK Rowling     What do you think you’ll read next? Game of Thrones by George RR Martin Fairies

Teaser Tuesday 10/28/2014

  Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much
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