It’s almost time for the 2017 Reel Infatuation Blogathon. Squee! If you’d like to sign up, go here.
For a few minutes, I only had eyes for this ice cream cone…
“All that mankind has done, thought, gained, or been; it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books.”–Thomas Carlyle
Vernon Lee (Violet Paget) by John Singer Sargent, 1889:
Since I didn’t write a What Are You Reading? entry last month, this post will cover April and May. Let’s get started!
Since 1st April, I’ve read:
- Unsolved London Murders: The 1920s and 1930s by Jonathan Oates
- Where Are They Buried? How Did They Die? by Tod Benoit
- Outlaw Marriages: The Hidden Histories of Fifteen Extraordinary Same-Sex Couples by Rodger Streitmatter
- Meanwhile in San Francisco: The City in its Own Words by Wendy McNaughton
I’m currently reading:
- The A to Z of African American Cinema by S. Torriano Berry and Venise T. Berry
- Paris Without End: The True Story of Hemingway’s First Wife by Gioia Diliberto
- Memoirs of Montparnasse by John Glassco
- Parallel Lives: Five Victorian Marriages by Phyllis Rose
What is your favorite book this month?
Which book on your list do you most look forward to reading?
Please share in the comments!
This is my response to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Evanescent.
“An artist without ideas is a mendicant; barren, he goes begging among the hours.”–Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy
Woman Reading by Peter Ilsted, circa 1905:
More banners for June’s Reel Infatuation Blogathon!
As promised, here are banners three and four for the 2017 Reel Infatuation Blogathon! Keep your eyes out for the final two banners.
Reel Infatuation 2017-Ty Power
Reel Infatuation 2017-Elizabeth Taylor
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See you in June.