The Reading Woman Calendar: Jan. 2020 HAPPY NEW YEAR!

“I love fiction because in fiction you go into the thoughts of people, the little people, the Isabel-Allende-2008people who were defeated, the poor, the women, the children that are never in history books.”—Isabel Allende

The Reading Woman 2019 Calendar: December

“Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel,angela carter anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms.”― Angela Carter

Any reader can surely relate.

The Reading Woman 2019 Calendar: October

The epistle is opened and read—with a little wonder, most probably not a little vexation, …letitia_elizabeth_landontrue it is that no first love-letter ever yet gave satisfaction to either writer or reader. Its delight is another question. … and as many cups of coffee to a sentence, on the strength of which he keeps his bed for a week.–-Letitia Elizabeth Landon, 1802-1838

Better known by her initials L.E.L., her work hinted at the dark secrets of love.