Tag: Elizabeth Goudge Reading Week

Elizabeth Goudge Reading Week: Wrap-up

Posted May 1, 2015 by Lory in events / 7 Comments
Elizabeth Goudge Reading Week: Wrap-up

A heartfelt you to all who participated in Elizabeth Goudge Reading Week! It was such a pleasure to celebrate one of my favorite authors with you. Here I’m collecting all the links I could find from around the blogosphere. Please let me know if I missed anything. Special thanks to my wonderful guest bloggers from […]

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Elizabeth Goudge Reading Week: Island Magic (Guest post)

Posted April 30, 2015 by Lory in guest posts / 4 Comments
Elizabeth Goudge Reading Week: Island Magic (Guest post)

Readers of Charlotte’s Library know that Charlotte usually (but not exclusively) focuses on middle-grade speculative fiction, with a handy weekly round-up of blog posts in that genre, as well as thorough and thoughtful reviews. Here she takes us in a slightly different direction, with a journey from her childhood reading into her adult experience of […]

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Elizabeth Goudge Reading Week: An EG Quiz

Posted April 29, 2015 by Lory in events / 4 Comments
Elizabeth Goudge Reading Week: An EG Quiz

I know there are some readers with an encyclopedic knowledge of Elizabeth Goudge out there, while others may have read only one or two books. Wherever you fall on the continuum, here are some questions that may intrigue and amuse you. Thanks so much to the highly knowledgable Jean of Howling Frog Books for helping […]

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Elizabeth Goudge Reading Week: A Visit to Torminster (with Giveaway!)

Posted April 26, 2015 by Lory in giveaways / 19 Comments
Elizabeth Goudge Reading Week: A Visit to Torminster (with Giveaway!)

One of my favorite fictional places to visit is Torminster, Elizabeth Goudge’s version of her birthplace, Wells in Somerset. It’s like Barchester without the cynicism, or Cranford with a poetic and mystical touch. Centered around the Close that surrounds its beautiful cathedral, populated by an enchanting set of characters young and old, saintly and not-so, […]

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Elizabeth Goudge Reading Week: Introduction

Posted April 24, 2015 by Lory in events / 16 Comments
Elizabeth Goudge Reading Week: Introduction

Welcome to Elizabeth Goudge Reading Week! Whether you are a longtime fan or a new reader of Elizabeth Goudge, I hope you will join us in exploring the many treasures to be found in this beloved author’s books. Sometimes dismissed as sentimental romances or mere “comfort reading,” I believe them at their best to be […]

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Literary Blog Hop Giveaway: The Dean’s Watch

Posted April 3, 2015 by Lory in giveaways / 31 Comments
Literary Blog Hop Giveaway: The Dean’s Watch

  It’s time for the Literary Blog Hop Giveaway, hosted this month by My Book Self! It’s always such a pleasure to see the wonderful and generous offerings on everyone’s blogs. This time, in anticipation of the upcoming Elizabeth Goudge Reading Week, I’m excited to be able to offer a brand-new copy of The Dean’s […]

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