Review: Mansfield Park

Jane Austen’s novels are comfort reads for me because regardless of all the adversity, the protagonists always get the happy ending they so much deserve. Mansfield Park is the sixth novel I read by her, and it did not disappoint.  Here’s the GoodReads description: Taken from the poverty of her parents’ home in Portsmouth, FannyContinue reading “Review: Mansfield Park”

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Pride and Prejudice Reread

Hello there! Almost a month since my last post. So after finishing The Broken Girls, I was thinking about continuing with my To Be Read pile, but I wasn’t in a big mood for reading. With everything happening right now in the world, it’s inevitable to feel anxious at times. Which is why I decidedContinue reading “Pride and Prejudice Reread”

Review: Emma

It’s better late than never, right? As you may have noticed, I didn’t post any book reviews on the blog during 2019. So while I’ll still be sharing short reviews on Instagram, on the blog expect to find more elaborate ramblings on the books I’m reading. The first book I’ve finished this year was Emma.Continue reading “Review: Emma”

Review: Sense and Sensibility

Hello! I finally finished reading Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen, her first published novel in 1811. Honestly, I found it a bit slow at first. The first several chapters focused on describing the characters and settings and lacked dialogue. I’d say that out of the four Jane Austen novels I’ve read (Pride & Prejudice,Continue reading “Review: Sense and Sensibility”

Review: Jane Eyre

First of all, the Brontë sisters definitely had talent in their genes in order to have written such compelling stories. Now, I don’t want to compare them because Emily and Charlotte had different styles. The aspects they shared in common were creating characters who acknowledged their flaws and transmitting strong emotions. As for Anne, IContinue reading “Review: Jane Eyre”