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 …

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. …

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 …

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Heroines from Books

Hi everyone! It's time for another Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week the theme is Top Ten Favorite Heroines from Books, which I'm really excited about. There are so many great female characters in fiction these days that seem to be always in the shadow of the men. Well, step aside …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

WWW Wednesdays: February 18th

WWW Wednesdays is a meme hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words that asks three questions: What are you currently reading??? Over the weekend I started reading The Secret History by Eli Horowitz, Matthew Derby, and Kevin Moffett. This novel has such an interesting premise and is written in a really unique way (individual accounts …

Top Ten Tuesday: Oh, those books!

Happy Tuesday! It's time for another Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by the lovely blog The Broke and the Bookish. This week the theme is Top Ten Book Related Problems I Have, and boy, do I have a lot of those! 1. Not enough time to read. Let's face it: there's rarely enough time in the …