Get Your Literary Step Count in with “The Wildwater Walking Club: Back on Track”

When I pick up a Claire Cook book, I know exactly what I’m getting myself into. I know that I’m going to laugh, I know that I’m going to spend time with some quirky, relatable characters, and I know that I’m going to come away feeling totally inspired. These are the things Claire does best, … More Get Your Literary Step Count in with “The Wildwater Walking Club: Back on Track”

Literary Hunk of January: George Wickham

It is a truth universally acknowledged that there are two distinct types of men in the Jane Austen universe. There are the Darcys—stoic, heroic, and full of honor—and then there are the Wickhams—charming, devilish, and oh so untrustworthy. We’ve spent a lot of time at Book Perfume discussing the Darcys of the world (Mark, Fitzwilliam … More Literary Hunk of January: George Wickham

Daisy Goodwin’s “Victoria” Reigns Supreme

I’m all about the royals. Whether I’m binge-watching The Crown, fangirling over Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, or breaking the news to Riggins that his reign as king doesn’t actually extend beyond our front door, I’m always looking for ways to weave a bit more royalty into my day. When I first heard about author Daisy Goodwin’s … More Daisy Goodwin’s “Victoria” Reigns Supreme

Literary Hunk of December: Modern-Day Darcy from Curtis Sittenfeld’s Eligible

After a brief hiatus filled with holidays, family, dogs in antlers, and shoving Christmas cookies down my gullet, I’m back and ready to blog! (That doesn’t mean I’m done with the Christmas cookies. It just means I’m coming up for air long enough to talk about books again. And also getting powdered sugar all over … More Literary Hunk of December: Modern-Day Darcy from Curtis Sittenfeld’s Eligible