Fiction Friday: October 29: Little Women Fic

Burnt Book, Burning Bottom ChelleBee Summary: In this partly AU story, Amy gets what many readers over the years have felt she deserved for burning Jo's manuscript. Notes: Direct quotes are in italics. (See the end of the work for more notes.) Ordinarily, Mrs. March did not approve of corporal punishment, especially for girls, but at that … Continue reading Fiction Friday: October 29: Little Women Fic

Favorite Books in a Favorite Book?

https://thedailyspur.wordpress.com/2021/07/12/trouble/ One of my favorite children's books, Joan M. Lexau's "The Trouble With Terry", includes the following scene:  Terry settled down with one of her library books. Right away she liked Helen, the girl in the story. Helen was always doing things wrong too. I've often wondered if, and suspected that, the book Terry was reading was … Continue reading Favorite Books in a Favorite Book?

A Book I Didn’t Finish (Old Post, Retitled

[Originally posted in 2015] I recently borrowed "Ladies, Please Come To Order," by Peggy Cameron King, (published in 1968) from openlibrary.org. It won't be on my book list, however, because I don't intend to finish it.  I found certain parts too annoying.This paragraph in the chapter called "A Very Select Membership"  especially irritated me. (My … Continue reading A Book I Didn’t Finish (Old Post, Retitled