WWW Wednesdays: December 31st

WWW Wednesdays is a meme hosted by Should Be Reading that asks three questions: What are you currently reading??? Right now I am reading Life After Life by Kate Atkinson and it is EXCELLENT. I'm so close to finishing it, but I don't know if I'll be able to before the start of the new year. If not, …

top ten tuesday: goals for 2015

Happy holidays, everyone! We're in that in-between time between Christmas and New Year's that can sometimes feel a bit strange. The festivities are over, but it's not quite time to go back to work or school yet (well, at least not for me). But have no fear- The Broke and the Bookish brings us another …

more books: Christmas!

Christmas has come and gone yet again, but I'm happy to say that I received some fabulous books from good ol' Saint Nick. Let's get started, shall we? Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte Great Expectations by Charles Dickens Last of the Gaderene by Mark Gatiss Dreams of Empire by Justin …

QUOTE: Epictetus

"No great thing is suddenly created."  ~ Epictetus As the new year approaches, we could all use a good inspirational quote here and there! What quotes do you use for motivation and optimism? Let me know in the comments section below! Yours, HOLLY

the jolly blogger award.

Merry Christmas everyone! I know that this fabulous holiday has already come and gone, but better late than never, right? I was recently nominated for this Jolly Blogger Award by the lovely Diana at Brilliantly Novel, so definitely check her blog out! I was so excited when I saw the nomination because Christmas is my …

WWW Wednesdays: December 24th

WWW Wednesdays is a meme hosted by Should Be Reading that asks three questions: What are you currently reading??? At the end of last week my school librarian recommended All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr to me, and so far I am a little over half way through it. OH MY GOODNESS, THIS BOOK …

top ten tuesday: books I wouldn’t mind Santa bringing this year

Ho, ho, ho! It's time for another holiday themed edition of Top Ten Tuesday, the weekly meme hosted by the lovely blog The Broke and the Bookish. This week's topic is a great one: Top Ten Books I Wouldn't Mind Santa Bringing This Year. And boy, do I have a list! It's hard only picking …

the re-read challenge 2015.

It's almost the new year, and you all know what that means: new reading challenges! I'm going to make my reading challenges pretty low-key this year because it'll be a time of huge transition for me (I'm graduating high school in the spring and entering college in the fall!) but I couldn't resist joining in …

QUOTE: Dr. Seuss

“It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled ‘till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before. What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more."  ~ How the …