Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’ve Read So Far in 2015

Tomorrow is July 1st, and you know what that means: we're already half way through the year 2015!! This year has been flying by so far- seriously, where has the time gone? I can distinctly remember it being September of 2014 and entering my senior year of high school, and all of a sudden it's …

Book Review: WONDER (La lección de August)

Author: R.J. Palacio Number of Pages: 414 Publisher: Books for Young Readers Release Date: February 14, 2012  "August Pullman wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things. He eats ice cream. He plays on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But Auggie is far from ordinary. Ordinary kids don't make other ordinary kids run away screaming in …

QUOTE: Ernest Hemingway

"You can’t get away from yourself by moving from one place to another."  ~ The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway This quote is quite sad, but then again I think it reflects the tone of Hemingway's novel The Sun Also Rises very well. The characters in this novel are lost souls, searching for a way to feel happy …

June Favorites: Road Trips, Lost, and Amazing Cake

Oh, lovely, lovely June. Why must you go so soon? (Unintentional rhyme, but I'll go with it!) June is a great month because the weather gets a million times nicer, school ends, and you have the entire summer ahead of you to be excited about. This June in particular was an excellent one, so I …

WWW Wednesdays: June 24th

WWW Wednesdays is a meme hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words that asks three questions: What are you currently reading??? Right now I'm in the middle of reading Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte. I've been wanting to read this book for the longest time, and since I included it in my Summer 2015 TBR I …

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite TTT Topics

The Broke and the Bookish's weekly meme Top Ten Tuesday is 5 years old- 5 YEARS! That's a long time for a blogging meme!! To celebrate this momentous occasion, the topic for this week is our Top Ten Favorite Top Ten Topics. I've linked the titles to my original posts, so feel free to go back …

Book Review: THE SUN ALSO RISES

Author: Ernest Hemingway Number of Pages: 251 Publisher: Scribner Release Date: 1926 "A poignant look at the disillusionment and angst of the post-World War I generation, the novel introduces two of Hemingway's most unforgettable characters: Jake Barnes and Lady Brett Ashley. The story follows the flamboyant Brett and the hapless Jake as they journey from the wild nightlife of …

QUOTE: Jurassic Park

"But science cannot help us decide what to do with that world, or how to live. Science can make a nuclear reactor, but it cannot tell us not to build it. Science can make pesticide, but cannot tell us not to use it."   ~ Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton As I said in my review of Jurassic …

My Goals for This Strangest Summer Ever

It's summer, everyone! And you know what that means: FREE TIME! This summer is going to be the strangest summer ever for me because I just graduated from high school, which means that I don't have any summer homework!! (FINALLY!!!!!) It's so weird to be able to just do whatever I want without having to …

I’M FREE! (AKA I’ve Finally Graduated from High School!)

People, my graduation day has officially come and gone, and I am FREE AT LAST!! For the longest time it felt as though that day would never come, and then suddenly it was here and now it's then. I still can't believe that I'm done with high school for good. There are certainly some things that I'll …