APRIL 2017 | Wrap-Up

April is one of those months where you never really know quite what to expect. This is especially true in New England, when the weather can be freezing and rainy one day and gloriously sunny the next. Though we definitely had our share of ups and downs weather-wise this month, life has been steadily looking … Continue reading APRIL 2017 | Wrap-Up

A ROOM WITH A VIEW by E.M. Forster | Review

“My father says that there is only one perfect view — the view of the sky straight over our heads, and that all these views on earth are but bungled copies of it.” I decided to read E.M. Forster's novel A Room with a View with no knowledge whatsoever of the story's plot or context besides … Continue reading A ROOM WITH A VIEW by E.M. Forster | Review

BAYOU FOLK by Kate Chopin | Review

First published in 1894, Bayou Folk is Kate Chopin's first collection of short stories bundled together in one volume. After reading this collection for one of my classes, I decided to do a bit more research about its initial critical reception. Fortunately, I stumbled upon a review published in the April 1894 edition of the Atlantic Monthly that succinctly and … Continue reading BAYOU FOLK by Kate Chopin | Review

AS YOU WISH by Cary Elwes | Review

As you could probably tell from my review of William Goldman's The Princess Bride, I'm a huge fan of both the novel and movie adaptation. Eager for more of this fantastic story, I recently turned to Cary Elwes' book As You Wish in order to satisfy my fantasy-adventure-romance-comedy cravings. (I really don't know how else to describe the story of The … Continue reading AS YOU WISH by Cary Elwes | Review

People IRL Read This Blog?!?! | Discussion

Today I'm here to discuss a dilemma that nearly every blogger must confront at one point or another: the collision between "real life" and the blogging world. In high school I was very secretive about my book blogging escapades. I never told anyone at school about it and no one ever randomly asked, "Hey, you … Continue reading People IRL Read This Blog?!?! | Discussion

HOW TO RUIN EVERYTHING by George Watsky | Review

My brother has been a fan of Watsky's music for years, but it wasn't until recently when I met him at NerdCon that I really started listening to his music. It only took a few rhymes and rhythms to have me completely hooked on his words, listening to his music any chance I could get: … Continue reading HOW TO RUIN EVERYTHING by George Watsky | Review

MARCH 2017 | Wrap-Up

Ah, March: the green month of transition from winter to spring in which we all experience a sort of underlying current of excited anticipation... no? Just me? March has always seemed like one of those "in-between" months to me, standing alongside May and November as the chaotic calm before the storm of the months to … Continue reading MARCH 2017 | Wrap-Up