— But you will be ready to say, what was your hope in doing this? — What did you look forward to? — To any thing, every thing — to time, chance, circumstances, slow effects, sudden bursts, perserverance and weariness ... Every possibility of good was before me, and the first of blessings secured ... — from Emma, by Jane Austen (1775-1817)
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December 31, 2010

Books Read in December



A wonderful classic, finally read, and five mysteries ... and the way cleared for new reading in 2011. Happy New Year!

Persuasion, by Jane Austen
Still Life and A Fatal Grace, by Louise Penny
Angel with Two Faces, by Nicola Upson
Envious Casca, by Georgette Heyer
Painted Ladies, by Robert B. Parker

{Necklace from Bookish Charm on Etsy}

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2 comments:

Bellezza said...

I am a huge Robert B. Parker fan; Painted Ladies is the only work of his that I haven't yet read. I'm sort of reluctant to pick it up because after his death this year, there won't be any more. :(

Happy New Year! Happy reading in 2011~doesn't the year hold a lot of promise? It was great to meet you in 2010.

Coffee and a Book Chick said...

Happy New Year! What a great way to round out 2010! I look forward to sharing books and insights with you in 2011!

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