Tag Archives: L.M. Montgomery

For Today, But Really Every Day: Ladies I Love

I love these women for a variety of reasons: they inspire, they entertain, they challenge, they leave me in awed silence, they provoke, or they were “there” in my most formative years, holding out a torch to lead the way. … Continue reading

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For International Women’s Day: Ladies I Love

I love them for a variety of reasons: they inspire, they entertain, they challenge, they leave me in awed silence, they provoke, or, most importantly, they were “there” in my most formative years as a child, and held out a … Continue reading

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The Books: The Years Before “Anne”: The Early Career of Lucy Maud Montgomery, by Francis W. P. Bolger

Daily Book Excerpt: Memoirs: Next book on the Memoir/Letters/Journals shelf is The Years Before Anne, by Francis W.P. Bolger Francis W.P. Bolger has put together a wonderful mini-biography of the life of Lucy Maud Montgomery up until the publication of … Continue reading

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The Books: My Dear Mr. M: Letters to G.B. MacMillan, by L.M. Montgomery

Daily Book Excerpt: Memoirs: Next book on the Memoir/Letters/Journals shelf is My Dear Mr. M:, by L.M. Montgomery A fascinating small volume, My Dear Mr. M. is the 39-year correspondence between Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery, and an aspiring writer … Continue reading

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The Books: The Alpine Path, by L.M. Montgomery

Daily Book Excerpt: Memoirs: Next book on the Memoir/Letters/Journals shelf is The Alpine Path: The Story of My Career, by L.M. Montgomery The “Alpine Path” is how Lucy Maud Montgomery always referred to her road to success as a writer, … Continue reading

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The Books: The Selected Journals of L. M. Montgomery: Volume V: 1935-1942

Daily Book Excerpt: Memoirs: Next book on the Memoir/Letters/Journals shelf is The Selected Journals of L. M. Montgomery: Volume V: 1935-1942 Here, sadly, is the final volume of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s journals. There are times when they are nearly unreadable. … Continue reading

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The Books: The Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery: Volume IV: 1929-1935

Daily Book Excerpt: Memoirs: Next book on the Memoir/Letters/Journals shelf is The Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery: Volume IV: 1929-1935 Busy difficult years for Lucy Maud Montgomery. She starts to become obsessed with her sleep, and every entry starts with … Continue reading

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The Books: The Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery: Volume III: 1921-1929

Daily Book Excerpt: Memoirs: Next book on the Memoir/Letters/Journals shelf is The Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery: Volume III: 1921-1929 It’s been a while since I read the third volume, and just flipping through it makes me realize how much … Continue reading

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The Books: The Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery: Vol. II, 1910-1921

Daily Book Excerpt: Memoirs: Next book on the Memoir/Letters/Journals shelf is The Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery: Vol. 2, 1910-1921 The second volume of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s journal covers an 11 year period, and not only is it jam-packed for … Continue reading

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The Books: The Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery, Vol. I: 1889-1910

Daily Book Excerpt: Memoirs: Next book on the Memoir/Letters/Journals shelf is The Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery, Vol. 1: 1889-1910 I am looking at the publication date of this first volume of L.M. Montgomery’s journal and it says “1985”. Hmm. … Continue reading

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