top ten tuesday: books that were hard for me to read

Hello wonderful readers! It's time for another Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly bookish meme hosted by the lovely blog The Broke and the Bookish. This week the theme is Top Ten Books That Were Hard For Me To Read. This can be interpreted in different ways, but I have chosen to list books that I …

Book Review: THE POWER OF MYTH

Author: Joseph Campbell (being interviewed by Bill Moyers) Number of Pages:320 Publisher: Anchor Doubleday Release Date: 1988 "Campbell's most impressive gift was his ability to take a contemporary situation, such as the murder & funeral of President John F. Kennedy, & help us understand its impact in the context of ancient mythology. Herein lies the power …

QUOTE: Marina Keegan

"We're so young. We're so young. We're twenty-two years old. We have so much time. There's this sentiment I sometimes sense, creeping in our collective conscious as we lie alone after a party, or pack up our books when we give in and go out - that it is somehow too late. That others are …

Book Review: THE OPPOSITE OF LONELINESS

Author: Marina Keegan Number of Pages: 240 Publisher: Scribner Release Date: April 1, 2014 "Marina Keegan's star was on the rise when she graduated magna cum laude from Yale in May 2012. She had a play that was to be produced at the New York International Fringe Festival and a job waiting for her at …

top ten tuesday: books on my fall tbr list

It's time for another Top Ten Tuesday, everyone! This wonderful weekly meme is hosted by the lovely blog The Broke and the Bookish. The theme this week is the Top Ten Books On My Fall TBR List. Most of my free time this autumn will probably be taken up by homework, working, and applying to …

QUOTE: Eat, Pray, Love

“I met an old lady once, almost a hundred years old, and she told me, 'There are only two questions that human beings have ever fought over, all through history. How much do you love me? And Who's in charge?”   ~ Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert When I read this quote in Eat, Pray, …

elsewhere, five.

Hey there! I have starting co-blogging with Erin over at her wonderful blog, The In-Between Place. I encourage you to follow her- she's awesome! In this feature I will be linking the posts I have written in the last few weeks on her blog. While you're there, check out her posts as well! Back-to-School Books …

Book Review: EAT, PRAY, LOVE

Author: Elizabeth Gilbert Number of Pages: 331 Publisher: Penguin Books Release Date: 2000 "In her early thirties, Elizabeth Gilbert had everything a modern American woman was supposed to want--husband, country home, successful career--but instead of feeling happy and fulfilled, she felt consumed by panic and confusion. This wise and rapturous book is the story of …

top ten tuesday: authors I’ve only read one book from but need to read more

Hey everyone! Welcome to another installment of Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly meme hosted by the lovely blog The Broke and the Bookish. This week the theme is Top Ten Books I've Only Read One Book From But Need To Read More. It's quite a mouthful! In the following list, the book title in parenthesis …

Book Review: PATHFINDER

Author: Orson Scott Card Number of Pages: 662 Publisher: Simon Pulse Release Date: September 1, 2010 "Rigg is well trained at keeping secrets. Only his father knows the truth about Rigg's strange talent for seeing the paths of people's pasts. But when his father dies, Rigg is stunned to learn just how many secrets Father had kept from him--secrets …