Top Ten Tuesday: Books to Buy for the College Student in Your Life

Happy Tuesday! The holiday season is fast approaching, which means it's time for The Broke and the Bookish's holiday gift guide freebie week! Since I'm currently a college student, I thought I would share some of my expertise about this terrifying, tumultuous, and exciting time of life in the form of the Top Ten Books to …

Blogger Recognition Award | 2

Hello, everyone! I hope you're all having a wonderful day! As the year nears its end (EEEK!) I'm beginning to realize how many tag and award posts I have to catch up on, so today I'll be sharing the Blogger Recognition Award. A big thank you to Marieke Mills for nominating me! I apologize for …

Many Thanks | Thoughts on Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving!! Whether or not you celebrate Thanksgiving, I think it's immensely important for everyone to remember the core component of this holiday: giving thanks. It's on days like this that I am struck with how incredibly fortunate I am. I am privileged enough to be getting a fantastic education at Wheaton College (MA), an …

Top Ten Tuesday: A Bookish Thanksgiving!

Happy Tuesday!! With Thanksgiving in just two days, the lovely bloggers over at The Broke and the Bookish have decided to make this week's Top Ten Tuesday an open-ended Thanksgiving theme. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday (besides Christmas, of course!) because it's simple and sweet: friends and family get together to enjoy quality time with …

Scavenger Hunt Book Tag | #bookstagram Style!

Hello, hello! I  hope you're all having a wonderfully bookish day. Since I'm currently away at college and don't have access to all of my books at home, I thought I would do this Scavenger Hunt Book Tag using photos I've posted on my bookstagram. Thanks so much to Ola @ Ola Reads Books for tagging …

THE OMNIVORE’S DILEMMA by Michael Pollan | Review

Michael Pollan's book The Omnivore's Dilemma came onto my reading radar in a rather unusual way. I had gone my entire life without knowing this book existed, and then over the course of a few weeks three of my professors mentioned it in class. It began in Intro to Anthropology during our food unit, which makes sense …

Top Ten Tuesday: Movies I’ve Watched This Semester (So Far!)

Happy Tuesday! November is now halfway over, which means two exciting things: Christmas is getting closer, and TOMORROW IS MY BIRTHDAY! I'll be turning twenty, which makes me simultaneously excited and terrified. I feel so old!  Since this week's topic is a movie freebie, I thought I would share the Top Ten Movies I've Watched This Semester …

This or That Tag

It's time for another tag! Today I'll be doing the This or That Tag. Knowing how indecisive I can be, making all of these choices should be interesting! Thanks so much to Ugnė @ My Passions is Happiness for tagging me! Mention the creator of the tag (Ayunda @ Tea and Paperbacks). Thank the blogger who …

ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE by Gabriel García Márquez | Review

In a New York Times book review, William Kennedy once wrote that "One Hundred Years of Solitude is the first piece of literature since the Book of Genesis that should be required reading for the entire human race." After reading Gregory Rabassa's English translation of this classic Spanish novel by Gabriel García Márquez, I have to say that I …

Top Ten Tuesday: Recent TBR Additions

Happy Tuesday!! Now that November is in full swing I've been itching to jump into the holiday season, which makes it even harder to focus on the mountains of coursework that keep getting taller and taller. Nevertheless, I'm hanging in there! This week's topic is pretty self-explanatory: I'll be sharing the Top Ten Recent Additions …