Leah from YA Book Chat and I discussed Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland as well as Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll. While I liked these books, they’re honestly too confusing to try and recount the plot from memory. So, give the episodes a listen as we recount this story.
Emma by Jane Austen is full of matchmaking and drama! This story is simply so fun and there are so many marriage proposals, indirect discourse, and secrets.
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott is absolutely a morality story, which is not something I knew going into it. So, if you read this story as a child and wanted to reread it, you would probably enjoy the reread. But, as an adult reading this for the first time, it definitely feels like it’s…
One of the books we talk about on the Barely Bookish is 1984 by George Orwell.
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen was the first book we ever covered on the Barely Bookish podcast!
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell is probably most known for raising awareness of animal cruelty and changing the lives of carriage horses.
Interview with the Vampire is the first book in the Vampire Chronicles by Anne Rice. In this book, we have our main character, Louis de Pointe du Lac, as well as Lestat and Claudia. Without too many spoilers, the book starts off with Louis on a plantation and Lestat turns him into a vampire in order…
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury is a story about Guy Montag, a fireman who’s in charge of book burnings instead of putting out fires. In this story, we follow Guy as he struggles with his current reality in this dystopian future.
This book! Kindred by Octavia Butler is an absolute must-read for everyone in my opinion. It truly highlights the horrors of slavery that are so frequently looked over in our history books today. Dana’s torment begins when she suddenly vanishes on her 26th birthday from California, 1976, and is dragged through time to antebellum Maryland…
Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility is a well-loved classic that doesn’t get nearly enough hype. This book has some serious drama!