A While in the Woods

Reading. Writing. Wandering.


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Not a Book Review – To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey

"Alaska, 1885. Colonel Allen Forrester receives the commission of a lifetime when he is charged to navigate Alaska's hitherto impassable Wolverine River, with only a small group of men. The Wolverine is the key to opening up Alaska and its... Continue Reading →


Not A Book Review – The Shadow Year by Hannah Richell

This is not a book review... but I really loved The Shadow Year by Hannah Richell. It's not the kind of book I would ordinarily read- it's not historical, it's not fantasy, and it's set in our modern world (something... Continue Reading →

Not A Book Review – Longbourn by Jo Baker

This is not a book review. I just wanted to say that I really, really, really loved Longbourn by Jo Baker. A re-telling of Jane Austen's classic Pride & Prejudice from the points of view of the servants at the... Continue Reading →

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