“Do not worry. You have always written before and you will write now. All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence you know.” – Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast This quote from Hemingway has always been one of my favorites, and it feels especially fitting today as I return … More A Moveable Feast: Moving and Memorable in Every Way
The March Hunkness Tournament of Literary Hunks is HEATING UP! Which makes sense, really. These heroes are hot, hot, hot. Your votes have been cast, your voices have been heard, and the Elite Eighteen have been whittled down to the Nifty Nine. (And suddenly, I want nothing more than an Ocean’s 11 style movie called The Nifty … More March Hunkness Round 3: The Nifty Nine
It’s Thanksgiving week, friends, and you know what I’m grateful for? I mean aside from my family, my friends, MY DOG, and stuffing. I’m grateful for genuinely good people—real and fictional. And even though I’ve always had a soft spot for the bad boy with a heart of gold, sometimes a girl needs a literary … More Literary Hunk of November: John Brooke
Over a year ago, I named Wuthering Heights’ Hareton Earnshaw as our Literary Hunk of July, sending my sincere apologies to my main man Heathcliff with this note: Sorry, Heathcliff. Sure, you’re kind of hot and one of my favorite literary characters of all time, and my heart goes out to the torment you had … More Literary Hunk of October: Heathcliff
Book Perfume is three years old today! I don’t know about you, but I think this calls for a cupcake. When I started this blog, I knew that I wanted to call it Book Perfume. I knew that I wanted to talk about the books and authors and characters that I love. I knew that … More OMG – Book Perfume is THREE!
Watching Love Connection in the afternoons was kind of a hallmark of growing up in the 80s. There was nothing as fun as playing along with the studio audience, trying to determine which of the eligible bachelors or bachelorettes would make the perfect date for the contestant seated on Chuck Woolery’s couch. Since Hemingway was … More Make a Literary Love Connection with Hemingway’s Hottest Bachelors
If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you’ll know that I have a massive literary crush on Ernest Hemingway. His novels consume me, his life fascinates me, and his gorgeous sentences never cease to melt me into a warm puddle of feelings. No matter how many times I read his books, his words … More Papa, Let’s Preach! It’s Hemingway Week!