Books

SWEET DREAMS by Nadette Rae Rodgers | Review

Nadette Rae Rodgers gave me an advanced copy of Sweet Dreams last summer, and I just got around to reading it now... it's been a hectic year! However, I can now confidently say that this third installment in the Illusion Trilogy was worth the wait. Here are some of my favorite things about this novel: It plays… Continue reading SWEET DREAMS by Nadette Rae Rodgers | Review

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Monthly Wrap-Up

JUNE 2019 | Wrap-Up

  Happy June! What I consider to be the first month of summer has now come to an end, meaning that there's an even warmer, sunnier part of the summer right around the corner. Here's what I was up to this month: In June I read a total of 9 books: Watership Down by Richard Adams… Continue reading JUNE 2019 | Wrap-Up

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Childhood Favorites… But Older!

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share ten of our childhood favorites. Instead, I'm going to put a bit of a twist on it and share ten books I read as an adult that are usually people's childhood favorites. Surprisingly, there are a lot… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Childhood Favorites… But Older!

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Falling Asleep While Reading: A Saga

This summer I’ve encountered a dilemma that I haven’t really ever had to deal with before: I keep falling asleep while reading. Now, I’ve never really been much of a night owl. I’ve always preferred going to bed around 11pm and getting up at 7am to going to bed at 2am and getting up at… Continue reading Falling Asleep While Reading: A Saga

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Thank You, Next Book Tag

Today I'm here with a really fun tag: The Thank You, Next Book Tag! A big thanks to Siobhan @ Novelties for tagging me!! I'm sure we've all heard Ariana Grande's song "Thank You, Next" and have admired its brilliance. Now it's time to put that brilliance to some books! Name a book you said… Continue reading Thank You, Next Book Tag

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IN THE LAKE OF THE WOODS by Tim O’Brien | Reflection

In my Postmodern American Fiction class this past semester, we were assigned to write a page reflection each week on the book that we read. I actually really enjoyed writing these reflections because they were a chance to choose a specific aspect of the book and discuss it in depth without needed to come to… Continue reading IN THE LAKE OF THE WOODS by Tim O’Brien | Reflection

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Summer TBR Update

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share the books we hope to read this summer. I already shared a bit of my summer TBR in an earlier post, so today I'm going to update it with what I've read thus far and what I'm looking… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Summer TBR Update

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Is it possible to read TOO MUCH into a book? | Discussion

We’ve all been there: sitting through a high school English class as the teacher goes on about the symbolism of the yellow car and Doctor T. J. Eckleburg’s ever-watching eyes in The Great Gatsby, wondering whether or not F. Scott Fitzgerald really intended for us to dissect every move of his pen. Is it possible to… Continue reading Is it possible to read TOO MUCH into a book? | Discussion

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Why I Love the Libby App for Audiobooks

Up until a few years ago, I had never really been a fan of audiobooks. My local public library had these little devices that solely played audiobooks, which I would check out from time to time if my family was going on a longer road trip or vacation and I knew I would have time… Continue reading Why I Love the Libby App for Audiobooks

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THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING by Joan Didion | Reflection

In my Postmodern American Fiction class this past semester, we were assigned to write a page reflection each week on the book that we read. I actually really enjoyed writing these reflections because they were a chance to choose a specific aspect of the book and discuss it in depth without needed to come to… Continue reading THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING by Joan Didion | Reflection