Louisa May Alcott’s Christmas stories featured on podcast hosted by A Bookish Home

"This week I’m sharing an interview with Susan Bailey, creator of the blog, Louisa May Alcott Is My Passion. We’re chatting about Louisa May Alcott’s Christmas stories, the new Little Women movie,  and all things Alcott. " Click here to listen.   Are you passionate about Louisa May Alcott too? Subscribe to the email list …

Spending the holidays with Louisa May Alcott, from Discover Concord magazine

I am pleased to present an article that was recently published in the Winter edition of Discover Concord magazine. You can find the article on page 12: https://issuu.com/discoverconcordma/docs/dcwinter19web/1?ff       Here is a tease: "The purpose of ... Alcott's juvenile writing, was to teach morality. What makes these stories rise above the popular but …

A present to yourself: Louisa May Alcott’s Christmas stories

To paraphrase a famous line, "Christmas won't be Christmas without any stories!" Louisa's stories, that is. In honor of this magical season, here are all the posts I've done on Louisa's Christmas stories. Even though work on my research has precluded reading for pleasure for now (not to say that my work isn't immensely enjoyable), …

Merry Christmas from Louisa May Alcott is My Passion!

For your Christmas reading enjoyment, here is a link to all the posts I've done on Louisa's Christmas stories. And of course, you can always turn to Little Women - here is a wonderful (and free) dramatic reading to carry you away. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Are you passionate about Louisa May Alcott …

“Little Robin” is the heroine of Christmas Eve

It amazes how Louisa May Alcott's children's stories, written approximately 130 years ago, continue to strike a chord, reminding me of similar stories in my own life. The second story from Christmas Tales and Stories (edited by Laura Ciolkowski), "Little Robin," instantly brought to mind the entertaining and slightly ridiculous Christmas Eve adventures that my dear …