February Favorites

It's the last day of February, my friends, and what a month it has been! Here are some of my favorite things that I experienced in the month of February: 1. My first pair of high-top Converse! I've adored Converse ever since I was in middle school, but until recently I had never owned a … Continue reading February Favorites

Book Review: ONLY EVERYTHING

Author: Kieran Scott Number of Pages: 326 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Release Date: May 6, 2014 "Like Zeus, the king, who thinks the proper reaction to finding me kissing a mortal is to threaten my boyfriend Orion's life, banish me to Earth, and force me to inspire true love between three couples without my powers. … Continue reading Book Review: ONLY EVERYTHING

Everything Will Be Okay // Wreck This Journal 2

Follow me as I adventure through my copy of Wreck This Journal by Keri Smith. I've finished another page, and honestly I'm having so much fun doing them that I can't wait to make more! Here's my latest creation: Before: The instructions read: This page is a sign. What do you want it to say?  There were … Continue reading Everything Will Be Okay // Wreck This Journal 2

Book Review: GREAT EXPECTATIONS

Author: Charles Dickens Number of Pages: 554 Publisher: Penguin Books Release Date: 1861 "Great Expectations, Dickens' funny, frightening and tender portrayal of the orphan Pip's journey of self-discovery, is one of his best-loved works. Showing how a young man's life is transformed by a mysterious series of events - an encounter with an escaped prisoner; a visit to a … Continue reading Book Review: GREAT EXPECTATIONS

QUOTE: J.D. Salinger

"What really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it."   ~ page 18 of The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger As much as … Continue reading QUOTE: J.D. Salinger

Book Blogger Love-A-Thon 2015: It’s Question Time!

Happy Saturday everyone! I'm very excited to announce that I'll be taking part in the 2015 Book Blogger Love-A-Thon hosted by Alexa Loves Books. Check out her blog for more information about this awesome event! First on the agenda is to answer the official questionnaire. So let's get started! 1. What’s your name?  Holly, like … Continue reading Book Blogger Love-A-Thon 2015: It’s Question Time!

My Second Date with Holden Caulfield // Reread

Welcome to my first reread of 2015, everyone! At the beginning of this year I made it a goal to take part of the Re-Read Challenge hosted by Belle of the Literati and So Obsessed With (click here to see my original post) and I'm really happy that I was able to reread a book in … Continue reading My Second Date with Holden Caulfield // Reread

Book Review: GONE GIRL (with spoilers!)

~~~ This review contains spoilers! Click here to read my spoiler-free review! ~~~ Author: Gillian Flynn Number of Pages: 395 Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson Release Date: May 24, 2012 "On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne's fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick's clever … Continue reading Book Review: GONE GIRL (with spoilers!)

QUOTE: Emily Bronte

"Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same..."  ~ page 87 of Emily Bronte's classic novel Wuthering Heights This little gem of a quote comes from Emily Bronte's Withering Heights. I love this quote because I think it's just so beautiful, and it really puts into words what it feels like to find someone … Continue reading QUOTE: Emily Bronte

My Problem with Valentine’s Day

Before I begin, let's just get one thing out of the way: this is not a rant about how commercialized/meaningless Valentine's Day has become. That argument has basically taken over Valentine's Day, and there is so much discussion about it that I hardly think I need to chime in. Instead, my problem with Valentine's Day lies with … Continue reading My Problem with Valentine’s Day