To Sir Phillip, With Love / Classic English Scones

The fifth Bridgerton book tells Eloise’s story. While she wasn’t a central character in the previous books, she was one of my favorite characters from the show and I was really looking forward to this book. While it started off strong with Eloise trying to take charge of her life and making impulsive decisions, inContinue reading “To Sir Phillip, With Love / Classic English Scones”

A Discovery of Witches / Vanilla Cardamon Scones

I first heard about the All Souls Trilogy when I started working at the Science History Institute. Before turning her talents to writing novels, the author Deborah Harkness was a science historian. Coincidentally, her main character is a science historian as well – although she also happens to be a very powerful witch in aContinue reading “A Discovery of Witches / Vanilla Cardamon Scones”

Pride, Prejudice and Scones

Pride and Prejudice is one of my favorite stories of all time. I love the original book, but I also love seeing all the different adaptations. This year, I’ve read two different adaptations. The first was Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld. It’s a modern retelling set in the suburbs of Cincinnati that swaps Regency Era dramaContinue reading “Pride, Prejudice and Scones”

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