August Favorites: Vance Joy, Jane Eyre, and Jurassic Park

Hi, everyone! It's time for another favorites post! I love the month of August and all the exciting changes that it brings. It also holds really great memories and times with friends and family. As per usual, here are my favorite things from the month of August! Lost: Still watching Lost, and still loving it! To … Continue reading August Favorites: Vance Joy, Jane Eyre, and Jurassic Park

QUOTE: Melina Marchetta

"It happened on the Jellicoe Road. The prettiest road I’d ever seen, where trees made breezy canopies like a tunnel to Shangri-La."   ~ Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta I absolutely adore this quote. It appears both at the beginning and end of Melina Marchetta's novel Jellicoe Road, and it never fails to give me a feeling of peace. … Continue reading QUOTE: Melina Marchetta

Thoughts on the Eve of College Move In Day

THE FATEFUL DAY IS FINALLY UPON US. Tomorrow is my first college move in day ever!! I am a jumbled mix of emotions at the moment. Here's a brief tour of my mind: I AM SO EXCITED! I've been waiting for college for eons, and now it's finally here!! I absolutely love Wheaton so far, and I … Continue reading Thoughts on the Eve of College Move In Day

Summer 2015: A Wrap-Up

Summer is almost over- can you believe it? While I've been excited for this summer to end, I've also sort of been hoping it would last a little longer. So many mixed feelings! But don't worry, I won't bore you with those- instead, let's see how well I did with my summer goals! Summer 2015 … Continue reading Summer 2015: A Wrap-Up

JELLICOE ROAD by Melina Marchetta // Reread

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). I won't be writing full reviews of the books that I reread- instead, I'll be following this format that is part … Continue reading JELLICOE ROAD by Melina Marchetta // Reread

QUOTE: V.E. Schwab

"The moments that define lives aren't always obvious. They don't always scream LEDGE, and nine times out of ten there's no rope to duck under, no line to cross, no blood pact, no official letter on fancy paper. They aren't always protracted, heavy with meaning."  ~ Vicious by V.E. Schwab I love this quote from V.E. Schwab's novel, Vicious. It reminds … Continue reading QUOTE: V.E. Schwab

1st College Semester: My Class Schedule!

HOLY COW, PEOPLE. I move in to college in only 8 days!! In the chaos of getting ready for the big move, it's easy to forget the real reason people go to college: to LEARN. (No, it's not just for living in a dorm and partying, people!) Choosing my classes was one of the aspects … Continue reading 1st College Semester: My Class Schedule!

The Kind of Bugs I Actually Like // Wreck This Journal 6

Follow me as I adventure through my copy of Wreck This Journal by Keri Smith. Click here to see my other completed pages! Sadly, I don't have any pictures of this page before I started working on it- sometimes I get so excited about an idea that I completely forget to take one! Anyways, it was blank … Continue reading The Kind of Bugs I Actually Like // Wreck This Journal 6

Book Review: VICIOUS

Author: V.E. Schwab Number of Pages: 364 Publisher: Tor Release Date: September 24, 2013 "Victor and Eli started out as college roommates—brilliant, arrogant, lonely boys who recognized the same sharpness and ambition in each other. In their senior year, a shared research interest in adrenaline, near-death experiences, and seemingly supernatural events reveals an intriguing possibility: that under the right … Continue reading Book Review: VICIOUS

QUOTE: Andy Andrews

“A butterfly could flap its wings and set molecules of air in motion, which would move other molecules of air, in turn moving more molecules of air— eventually capable of starting a hurricane on the other side of the planet.”   ~ The Butterfly Effect by Andy Andrews This quote is from an inspiring little book called The … Continue reading QUOTE: Andy Andrews