Discussion

Looking Back on 2017

For the past few years I've made one of these posts reflecting on the concluding year. After reading what I wrote at the end of 2015 and 2016, it hit me just how much has happened in 2017. I got accepted to study abroad for an academic year at Oxford University. My friends and I… Continue reading Looking Back on 2017

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Feminist Fridays

Feminist Fridays: Nonfiction for 2018

A new year is right around the corner (eek!) which means it's time to take a look at what 2018 will hold in terms of reading. I've tried not to go overboard with setting goals for next year, but I something I would really like to do is read more feminist nonfiction in 2018. Today… Continue reading Feminist Fridays: Nonfiction for 2018

Books

TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN by John Green | Review

How do I even begin this review of John Green's long-awaited novel Turtles All the Way Down? If ever a book was at risk to be threatened by high expectations and hype, then this would certainly be the one. Like many avid readers of Green's works, I was both eager and anxious to read this latest release.… Continue reading TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN by John Green | Review

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Anticipated Books of 2018

Happy Tuesday!! The new year is right around the corner, which means that it's time to start thinking about the new books that will hit the shelves in 2018. This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic highlights books we're anticipating in 2018 and I've decided to focus specifically on new releases. I'm awful at keeping up… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Anticipated Books of 2018

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Jingle All the Way Book Tag

MERRY CHRISTMAS!! I can't believe it's finally here! To celebrate I'm going to answer some festive questions in the Jingle All the Way Book Tag, which was originally created by The Left Handed Book Lover. Thanks so much to Dani @ Perspective of a Writer for tagging me!! JINGLE BELLS: A fun, lighthearted book The Princess… Continue reading Jingle All the Way Book Tag

Blogging

Spreading Blogger (and Christmas!) Cheer

Recently Michelle @ The Writing Hufflepuff created this post in which she highlights bloggers as a way to spread blogger cheer during this festive season. Seeing as Christmas will be here before we know it (TOMORROW?!?!) I thought I would take the time to pass on Christmas cheer through a few blogger shoutouts. Here are… Continue reading Spreading Blogger (and Christmas!) Cheer

Feminist Fridays

Feminist Fridays: The “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” Controversy

In the spirit of the festive season, today's installment of Feminist Fridays discusses the seemingly never-ending controversy surrounding the classic Christmas carol "Baby, It's Cold Outside." Written by Frank Loesser in 1944 for the film Neptune's Daughter, this song has been performed and recorded by countless artists in the following decades. However, in recent years this duet… Continue reading Feminist Fridays: The “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” Controversy

Books

I CAPTURE THE CASTLE by Dodie Smith | Review

Set in a castle past its prime in Suffolk, England during the year 1934, Dodie Smith's enduring novel I Capture the Castle tells the story of a poverty-stricken family struggling to make it by. The novel is narrated by seventeen-year-old Cassandra Mortmain, a budding writer who chronicles her life in several witty, entertaining journals. Everything changes one… Continue reading I CAPTURE THE CASTLE by Dodie Smith | Review

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The “Me in Book Characters” Tag

Ever wonder what kind of book characters I would be? Well, I'm here to tell you exactly that. Thanks so much to Ash and Lo @ Windowsill Books for tagging me in this original tag that they created! Thank the creators of the tag (Us! Ash & Lo @ Windowsill Books) Thank whoever tagged you!… Continue reading The “Me in Book Characters” Tag

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Hope Santa Brings

Happy Tuesday!! As per usual at this time of year, the lovely bloggers behind The Broke and the Bookish set the annual Christmas topic: What books do you hope Santa brings? Last year I had a blast creating a list of fictional titles that I wish existed, so this year I'll be doing the same.… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Hope Santa Brings