Read-A-Thons

Booktube-A-Thon 2017 Wrap-Up

It's official: the Booktube-A-Thon has come to a close! It's time to tally up page counts, reading challenges, and books read in this wrap-up of the week. At the beginning of the read-a-thon I posted my Booktube-A-Thon TBR with my goals for this reading adventure. Let's see how I did!! George's Marvelous Medicine by Roald Dahl… Continue reading Booktube-A-Thon 2017 Wrap-Up

Discussion

Debunking the Mythical “Beach Read” | Discussion

Each year as the temperature outside rises and spring gradually gives way to summer, one question is inevitably asked of readers everywhere: “What are you going to read at beach?" The “beach read” genre has exploded recently, becoming an increasingly popular way of categorizing books that are "quick," "light" and "fluffy." When I hear this… Continue reading Debunking the Mythical “Beach Read” | Discussion

Tags

Would You Rather? | Book Tag

It's time for another tag! I always loved playing would you rather as a kid, so I was super excited when I discovered that the Would You Rather Book Tag actually exists. Thanks so much to Bridget @ Bridget & Books for tagging me!! Rather read only a series or stand-alone books? When I was younger… Continue reading Would You Rather? | Book Tag

Books

TO THE LIGHTHOUSE by Virginia Woolf | Review

Months ago when I was choosing what tutorials I'd like to take at Oxford I asked my roommate if she knew anything about Virginia Woolf. She said that she had a really interesting life, particularly the circumstances of her death (she committed suicide and left a note). Based on my roommate's vague interest alone I… Continue reading TO THE LIGHTHOUSE by Virginia Woolf | Review

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: How to Read More

Happy Tuesday!! The bloggers behind The Broke and the Bookish are taking a quick break from hosting Top Ten Tuesdays this summer, so I thought I would continue on in the meantime with some topics of my own. Recently someone asked me a question I’ve been asked a million times: How do you read so… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: How to Read More

Read-A-Thons

Booktube-A-Thon 2017 TBR

HAPPY BOOKTUBE-A-THON TIME! The Booktube-a-thon is an annual event hosted by Ariel Bissett that encourages people to read as much as they can in seven days. Packed with challenges, giveaways, and fun videos, the Booktubeathon is guaranteed to be a blast! This year the Booktube-a-thon is taking place from July 24th to July 30th. (That's right:… Continue reading Booktube-A-Thon 2017 TBR

Bookish

I Visited Willa Cather’s Grave

One day while reading a short bio of Willa Cather I stumbled upon the fact that she's buried in Jaffrey, New Hampshire, only an hour and a half from where I live. As you can imagine, I was ecstatic. I was shocked when I learned she's buried in NH because I knew she was born… Continue reading I Visited Willa Cather’s Grave

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Rapid Fire Book Tag

Got some tea and a snack or two? Buckle up, because this Rapid Fire Book Tag is a long one! Thanks so much to Heather @ Book and Words for tagging me!! Question 1 : E-Book or Physical Book? Physical book!! I can't even remember the last time I read an ebook. Question 2 : Paperback… Continue reading Rapid Fire Book Tag

Books

EMMA by Jane Austen | Review

Last year I saw the movie Clueless, a comedy based on Jane Austen’s classic novel Emma, for the first time. My immediate reaction was: I need to read this book. Set in Austen’s Victorian England, this novel follows Emma as she attempts to set her new friend Harriet up with a suitable man to marry.… Continue reading EMMA by Jane Austen | Review

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Reasons to Love Your Library

Happy Tuesday! Since the lovely bloggers behind The Broke and the Bookish are taking a summer hiatus from creating TTT topics, I’ve decided to come up with some of my own for the next few weeks. This week I’ll be sharing my Top Ten Reasons to Love Your Library. As someone who worked at a… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Reasons to Love Your Library