Lying Readers

I’ve no idea why anyone would lie about reading the Fifty Shades trilogy. I’d think the opposite would be true.

Among other included titles:

The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby. Courtesy of ShortList.

Anne Brontë Died 164 Years Ago Yesterday and Nary a Peep Was Heard*

Anne Brontë, the forgotten sister, died on 28 May 1849. She was 29. Her novels are quite entertaining, so there is really no excuse for the shadowy, reclusive life of her fame.

The Sisters Bronte by their brother Branwell Bronte. Anne is on the left.

The Sisters Brontë by their brother Branwell Brontë. Anne is on the left.

QUOTE: “My heart is too thoroughly dried to be broken in a hurry, and I mean to live as long as I can.”-Anne Brontë, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

WORKS: Agnes Grey; The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

A KEEPSAKE:

Anne Bronte Doll Miniature by Uneek Doll Designs

Anne Brontë Doll Miniature by Uneek Doll Designs. $41.00

*I was too busy yesterday to compose this post. At around 10:00 P.M. I thought of rushing it out, but then decided that publishing it a day late would be all too appropriate.

[Book Nerd Links] Interview with New ‘Wizard of Oz’ Cover Designer

Huff Post Books interviews skateboard designer Michael Sieben about his illustrations for a new edition of L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. I think his work is whimsical, refreshing, and exquisite.

New ‘Wizard of Oz’ Cover : Designer Michael Sieben Interview [courtesy Huff Post Books]

Be sure to come back and share your impressions in the comment section.