Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Reasons NerdCon Was AMAZING

Happy Tuesday!! Since the ladies over at the Broke and the Bookish blog are taking a short hiatus from Top Ten Tuesday, I've decided to do a few freebie posts until they begin again. Today I'm here to talk about an exciting recent experience of mine: I went to NerdCon in Boston, MA!!! (If you want to… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Reasons NerdCon Was AMAZING

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Bookish, Discussion

Is there a RIGHT time to read a book? | Discussion

Have you ever started reading a book you're really excited about, only to find after a few pages that it's just not really... clicking with you? I think that the time in your life when you read a book can definitely impact your opinion of the work. For example, I primarily read Young Adult books… Continue reading Is there a RIGHT time to read a book? | Discussion

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Sims Book Tag

Hello, hello! Today I'm here to do the Sims Book Tag, despite the fact that I think I've only played Sims about once before. The prompts for this tag are just so fun that I couldn't resist participating anyways. Thanks so much to Michelle @ Book Adventures for tagging me! This tag was created by… Continue reading Sims Book Tag

Books, Classics Club Challenge

LITTLE WOMEN by Louisa May Alcott | Review

The enduring popularity and praise of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women has intrigued me for some time. I couldn't help but wonder what made this classic American novel stand out among its neighbors, particularly since it initially seemed to be a simple story about four sisters living during the Civil War. What is it about… Continue reading LITTLE WOMEN by Louisa May Alcott | Review

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Exceeded My Expectations

Happy Tuesday! Today I'm here to share an incredibly positive bookish list with you all that will hopefully brighten your day with some recommendations. Usually I try to begin reading a book with an open mind, but it's inevitable that there will be some initial expectations floating around. Fortunately, I've read countless books that I've… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Exceeded My Expectations

Bookish

Do You Think About Linguistics When You Read? | Discussion

This past semester I took my first ever linguistics class in college and it opened my eyes to this exciting and interesting field of study. Previously I had always made the distinction between linguistics and the study of literature, mostly because I had never explored linguistics in a classroom setting before. However, there is actually… Continue reading Do You Think About Linguistics When You Read? | Discussion

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The Totally Should’ve Book Tag

Hello, hello! I hope you're all having a wonderful day. Today I come to you with the fun little Totally Should've Book Tag. Thanks so much to Azia @ The Uncharted World for tagging me! Totally Should've Gotten A Sequel Does anyone else ever wonder what happened to Jonah and Vivi years after When We Collided by Emery Lord… Continue reading The Totally Should’ve Book Tag

Books

HOW TO BE A WOMAN by Caitlin Moran | Review

How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran had been floating around in my peripheral vision for some time before a noteworthy recommendation from Ariel Bissett put it fully on my reading radar. Because I trust Ariel's opinions and have never been led astray by her recommendations in the past, I decided to download the… Continue reading HOW TO BE A WOMAN by Caitlin Moran | Review

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Top Ten Tuesday: The Traveling Romantic

Happy Valentine's Day!! I hope you're all having a lovely day regardless of how you feel about this rather polarizing holiday. In keeping with a romantic theme, today's Top Ten Tuesday list revolves around beloved or dreaded romantic tropes. I've decided to stay in a positive direction and share ten fun, lighthearted romance novels that… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: The Traveling Romantic

Bookish, Discussion

More Than “Just” Love Stories | Discussion

It often seems as though the romance genre has gotten a bad reputation as being merely "fluff" and lacking substance. Many romance novels are considered pure entertainment reading only; in other words, there is nothing between the book's covers that could possibly educate, enlighten, or challenge the reader in any way. Don't get me wrong--… Continue reading More Than “Just” Love Stories | Discussion