“Strangely potent this thing we call, for want of a better name, ‘attraction,’ isn’t it?” A reader and I recently agreed that this is one of our favorite lines from Emilie Loring’s books, and I thought I would write a post with my favorite line from each book–thirty books, thirty lines. My only criterion was … More Favorite Quotations, Favorite Passages
Emilie Loring’s Washington, D.C. novels are on my mind this week, as I visit the nation’s capital. One year after its first publication, It’s a Great World! was syndicated in U.S. newspapers, complete with illustrations. They’re not how I imagine Jeff and Eve to look, but it’s fun to have pictures! (If you haven’t read this … More It’s a Great World–Illustrated!
In all of the talk about Emilie Loring’s life, I don’t want to lose sight of what endeared her to millions of readers—her books. Come, sit with me in a comfy chair by the window, a cup of tea or coffee or whatever you please next to you on a side table–and maybe a chocolate … More Grab a cookie and It’s a Great World!