Goodreads

Updated: 5/16/2017 The website/app, Goodreads, setup a reading challenge at the beginning of each year, since 2016.  If you are unfamiliar with Goodreads, it is a social website centered around books and reading.  The idea is that you can upload your personal library of book titles and arrange lists by the books you've read, the books … Continue reading Goodreads

Twain Publishes The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Twain publishes The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn On this day in 1885, Mark Twain publishes his famous–and famously controversial–novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Twain (the pen name of Samuel Clemens) first introduced Huck Finn as the best friend of Tom Sawyer, hero of his tremendously successful novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876). Though … Continue reading Twain Publishes The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The Jungle Book ~Rudyard Kipling | Book Review

The Jungle Book, by Rudyard Kipling Originally published: 1894 Description: The Jungle Book is a collection of stories by English author Rudyard Kipling. The stories are fables, using animals in an anthropomorphic manner to give moral lessons. Purchase: Amazon Books My only exposure to Kipling's classic was the Disney version and a cartoon rendering of … Continue reading The Jungle Book ~Rudyard Kipling | Book Review