the great gone with the wind readalong

The Great Gone With the Wind Readalong – Part 5 (Chapters 48-63)

Before We Get Started…

If you’re here, it means you survived both the emotional rollercoaster and this very long readalong…and I’m so excited to have finished the book in the presence of such great discussion and input! 

Congrats to Diane, who won a copy of the movie adaptation of Gone With the Wind. For this week, I will be giving away a signed copy of Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With the Wind by Ellen Firsching Brown and John Wiley (our last winner was unable to claim her prize, which means one more lucky winner!). 

Part 5

I have been reading

The Great Gone With the Wind Readalong – Part 4 (Chapters 31-47)

Thanks for your patience, everyone.  It’s a crazy time in the land of the bookshelf, between a new paperback cover, plenty of events coming up, and a jammed life full of reading, writing, and revising.  Oh, and working, and living in a house that’s not a complete hovel.  You know the drill.  

Before We Get Started…

A cartoon image of the hated carpetbagger.

First of all, congrats to Risa, who won an autographed copy of Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With the Wind: A Bestseller’s OdysseyThis week’s giveaway is a fun one:  a DVD or Blu-Ray of Gone With the

The Great Gone With the Wind Readlong – One Day Late

Greetings, all! Just a quick note to let you know that I’ve pushed the Great Gone With the Wind Readalong by one day.  This was my birthday weekend, and as I started writing the summary of Part 4 I found some fascinating details that justify a bit more time before summarizing for you.  Enjoy your Monday…the Readalong will go forward as usual tomorrow! 

The Great Gone With the Wind Readalong – Part 3 (Chapters 17-30)

And…we’re back. Welcome to The Great Gone With the Wind Readalong, Part 3!

Before We Get Started | Chapter 17 | Chapter 18 | Chapter 19 | Chapter 20 | Chapter 21 | Chapter 22 | Chapter 23 | Chapter 24 | Chapter 25 | Chapter 26 | Chapter 27 | Chapter 28 | Chapter 29 | Chapter 30 | Discussion Prompts

Before We Get Started…

A Civil War-era nurse (hopefully a bit more merciful than Scarlett!)

Huge question…are we going too slowly? When you respond, please let me know and I will weigh the options. Right now we