Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: A Break from Romance

Happy Tuesday!! Tomorrow is Valentine's Day, meaning it's time for a Top Ten Tuesday love-themed freebie. Instead of talking about my favorite fictional relationships or how I hate love triangles when used as a major plot point, today I'd like to highlight ten books with little to no romance in them. It's unsettling-- though not very… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: A Break from Romance

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Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Can Never Remember

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic is brought to the book blogging community by That Artsy Reader Girl who wants us to share books that we really liked but can't remember much about. Honestly, there are SO MANY books that I could list here because I'm notoriously bad at remembering tiny details of books.… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Can Never Remember

Classic Couple

A Classic Couple: Robinson Crusoe and The Martian

As is often the case with books I’ve been forced to read for school, I was one of the few people in my class who genuinely enjoyed reading Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. In fact, I wrote my first ever college paper on the conflict between savagery and civilization in Crusoe’s construction of a new… Continue reading A Classic Couple: Robinson Crusoe and The Martian

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Goodreads Book Tag

I first joined Goodreads in December of 2010, which means that I've been an active member for SEVEN YEARS. When I first discovered that such a website even existed I was ecstatic-- finally, a place to connect with other people about BOOKS. Today I am still a loyal Goodreads user, so you can imagine how… Continue reading Goodreads Book Tag

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books Every Sci-Fi Fan Should Read

It's Tuesday, which means it's time for another Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week's theme is an open-ended one, so I've decided to go with a genre near and dear to my heart: science fiction! Without further ado and in no particular order, here are my Top Ten Books Every… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books Every Sci-Fi Fan Should Read

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QUOTE: Andy Weir

"If a hiker gets lost in the mountains, people will coordinate a search. If a train crashes, people will line up to give blood. If an earthquake levels a city, people all over the world will send emergency supplies. This is so fundamentally human that it's found in every culture without exception."  ~ The Martian by… Continue reading QUOTE: Andy Weir

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Book Review: THE MARTIAN

Author: Andy Weir Number of Pages: 369 Publisher: Crown Release Date: 2011 "Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him & forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself… Continue reading Book Review: THE MARTIAN