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#GreenGablesReadalong: Rilla of Ingleside by L.M. Montgomery

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It’s 1914 and the world is on the brink of war. But at almost fifteen, Anne and Gilbert’s youngest daughter, Rilla, dreams only of her first dance and getting her first kiss from the dashing Kenneth Ford. Soon, however, even far-off Ingleside is engulfed by Europe’s raging conflict, as Rilla’s brothers Jem and Walter both… Read More ›

Read along: The Lake House by Kate Morton

From the New York Times and internationally bestselling author of The Secret Keeper and The Distant Hours, an intricately plotted, spellbinding new novel of heartstopping suspense and uncovered secrets. Living on her family’s idyllic lakeside estate in Cornwall, England, Alice Edevane is a bright, inquisitive, innocent, and precociously talented sixteen-year-old who loves to write stories…. Read More ›

Green Gables Readalong #7: Rainbow Valley by L.M. Montgomery

Anne Shirley is grown up, has married her beloved  Gilbert and now is the mother of six mischievous  children. These boys and girls discover a  special place all their own, but they never dream  of what will happen when the strangest family  moves into an old nearby mansion. The Meredith clan is  two boys and two girls, with minister father but  no… Read More ›

Green Gables Readalong #6: Anne of Ingleside by L.M. Montgomery

There’s never a dull moment for busy, bustling Anne, who’s now the mother of five children and has a sixth one on the way. With her visiting aunt, the insufferable Mary Maria, also in the mix–and soon wearing out her welcome–Anne’s life is a constant whirl. But despite the endless demands on her time, Anne… Read More ›

Green Gables Readalong #5: Anne’s House of Dreams by L.M. Montgomery

Gilbert Blythe is finally a doctor, and at long last he and Anne are ready to say their vows. Soon husband and wife will be bound for a new life together in their own house of dreams, on the shores of Four Winds Harbor, near Gilbert’s new medical practice in the village of Glen St…. Read More ›

Green Gables Readalong #4: Anne of Windy Poplars by L.M. Montgomery

Anne Shirley has left Redmond College and Green Gables behind to begin a new chapter of her life in the “dreaming town” of Summerside. She’s soon facing an unexpected challenge, however, in the form of the Pringles–also known as the royal family of Summerside. They quickly let Anne know that she’s not the person they… Read More ›

Green Gables Readalong #3: Anne of the Island by L.M. Montgomery

Eighteen-year-old Anne is ready to leave her beloved Green Gables for university in nearby Nova Scotia. Awaiting her in bustling g Kingsport is Avonlea’s Priscilla Grant. And soon Anne has a new friend as well, Philippa Gordon. Together, the girls take up residence in a charming old cottage called Patty’s Place, where a stray named Rusty… Read More ›

Green Gables Reading #2: Anne of Avonlea by L.M. Montgomery

In the years since she arrived at Green Gables, Anne has earned the love and respect of the people of Avonlea–as well as a reputation for getting herself into predicaments. Now sixteen years old–and bound and determined to look after Marilla in the wake of Matthew’s death–she’s about to begin her job as the town’s… Read More ›

Green Gables Readalong #1: Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

When Marilla Cuthbert and her brother, Matthew, decide to adopt a child from a distant orphanage, they don’t get quite what they bargained for. The child who awaits them at the tiny Bright River train station is not the strapping young boy they’d imagined–someone to help Matthew work the fields of their small farm–but rather… Read More ›

Brunch Book Club – November Discussion of The Iron King by Julie Kagawa

Through some serendipitous quirks in planning, Michele and I were both available to meet before an evening of bookish events (thank you, HarperCollins!). Foregoing brunch for once, we found a warm and delicious (add cheap and cheerful) restaurant in Chinatown where we could enjoy something yummy for dinner while we had our chat. Corn and… Read More ›

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