Call of the Midewife (2002) by Jennifer Worth

The story: This is a memoire about her time as a district midwife in London eastside in the 1950s and -60s. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ePfiwLuNGg My thoughts: I was introduced to this book, as I think a lot of people were, by watching the BBC series. I was also interested in the topic because my grandmothers were nurses... Continue Reading →

To queer or not to queer

June went by far to fast, not helped by a hectic homelife. Despite everything going on, my mind went back to one topic this month that I still haven’t figured out. At the start of the month, I wanted to make a list over queer classical authors and try to highlight some authors that aren’t... Continue Reading →

20 books of summer ‘20

Things got a little hectic at work, but I’m here and I’m joining 20 books of summer ’20. 20 books of summer is a readthon of sorts hosted by Cathy at 746 books. The goal is to read 10/15/20 books during the summer. I’m going for the full 20 books, and then I can complain... Continue Reading →

Jenny (1911) by Sigrid Undset

The story: We follow Jenny as she tries to make it as an artist while dealing with the men in her life. My thoughts: After finishing books I sometimes read reviews to help me formulate my thoughts. After I read Kristin Lavransdatter (part I, part II, part III) I read several reviews claiming Kristin Lavransdatter... Continue Reading →

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