Books

MARY POPPINS OPENS THE DOOR by P.L. Travers | Review

Although I know I watched Mary Poppins (1964) at least once as a child, my only vivid memories of it were scenes of the penguins dancing at that garden restaurant and the chimney sweeps dancing on rooftops (a coincidence that these scenes both involve tap dancing?!). However, after recently watching the film with Wheaton's Film Club this… Continue reading MARY POPPINS OPENS THE DOOR by P.L. Travers | Review

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Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’ve Read by Auto-Read Authors

Happy Tuesday! This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share our auto-buy authors—in other words, authors whose books we would automatically buy without even really knowing what their new book was about beforehand. Personally, there are few authors whose books I would automatically purchase, but there are many authors… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’ve Read by Auto-Read Authors

Study Abroad

My flight to England was cancelled?!?! | Holly Goes Abroad

I'm back with my Holly Goes Abroad feature! This summer I'm sharing some adventures from my recent trip to Oxford. Most of these experiences are incredibly positive; however, it's safe to say that this trip definitely started on the wrong foot. At first everything seemed fine. I was flying over with one of my American… Continue reading My flight to England was cancelled?!?! | Holly Goes Abroad

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Captain Marvel Book Tag

Today I'm here with the Captain Marvel Book Tag! Thanks so much to Marta @ The Book Mermaid for tagging me!! Even though I'm a huge Marvel fan, I'm also horrible at staying up to date with movies and TV shows... so I haven't exactly seen Captain Marvel yet. *Gasp!* I know, I'm very behind on the… Continue reading Captain Marvel Book Tag

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TO ALL THE BOYS I’VE LOVED BEFORE by Jenny Han | Review

I have been meaning to read To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before for the longest time. After reading Jenny Han’s Summer trilogy and not really enjoying it, I was a bit hesitant to pick this series up. However, a couple of my friends convinced me to watch the movie adaptation a few months ago and I immediately adored… Continue reading TO ALL THE BOYS I’VE LOVED BEFORE by Jenny Han | Review

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Characters I Relate With

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is a character freebie, which means we can choose any theme we wish as long as it involves characters. I thought it would be fun to list some characters that I relate with for various reasons. Some of these might be obvious… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Characters I Relate With

Study Abroad

Returning to Oxford | Holly Goes Abroad

I'm so excited to bring back the Holly Goes Abroad feature! If you've stuck around this blog for a while then you might know that I spent my junior year of college studying abroad at Mansfield College in the University of Oxford in England. Recently I was lucky enough to return to Oxford for a… Continue reading Returning to Oxford | Holly Goes Abroad

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30 Interesting Questions Tag

Hope you're all having a lovely Friday! Today I'm here with perhaps the longest tag I've ever done--the 30 Interesting Questions Tag. Thanks so much to Jamieson @ Jamishelves for tagging me! 1. What are your nicknames? What do you prefer to be called? I don't have many nicknames because my name is already pretty… Continue reading 30 Interesting Questions Tag

Books

SWEET DREAMS by Nadette Rae Rodgers | Review

Nadette Rae Rodgers gave me an advanced copy of Sweet Dreams last summer, and I just got around to reading it now... it's been a hectic year! However, I can now confidently say that this third installment in the Illusion Trilogy was worth the wait. Here are some of my favorite things about this novel: It plays… Continue reading SWEET DREAMS by Nadette Rae Rodgers | Review

Monthly Wrap-Up

JUNE 2019 | Wrap-Up

  Happy June! What I consider to be the first month of summer has now come to an end, meaning that there's an even warmer, sunnier part of the summer right around the corner. Here's what I was up to this month: In June I read a total of 9 books: Watership Down by Richard Adams… Continue reading JUNE 2019 | Wrap-Up