A Classic Couple: ANIMAL FARM and WATERSHIP DOWN

Today I'll be discussing a particularly four-legged Classic Couple: Animal Farm by George Orwell (1945) and Watership Down by Richard Adams (1972). Although these books may both be considered "classics" at times, they are rarely considered alongside one another. While Animal Farm is known for being an allegory for the Russian Revolution of 1917, Adams wrote in his Introduction that he … Continue reading A Classic Couple: ANIMAL FARM and WATERSHIP DOWN

Jurassic Park Book Tag

It's no secret that I adore Jurassic Park. Not only is it my favorite movie, but it's also one of my favorite books. You can imagine my excitement when I learned that such a thing exists as a Jurassic Park Book Tag. I wasn't tagged in this at all, but Camillea Reads showed me this post from … Continue reading Jurassic Park Book Tag

ANIMAL FARM by George Orwell | Review

George Orwell's classic novel Animal Farm has been on my reading radar for quite some time. After reading the unsettling 1984 a few years ago and his collection of essays titled Why I Write more recently, I've been meaning to tick Animal Farm off of my list as well. As is often the case, this impressive novel has left me with one question: … Continue reading ANIMAL FARM by George Orwell | Review

How Did I Do? | Bookish Goals for Summer 2016

  It's that bittersweet time of August once again: the end of summer. This weekend I move into my college dorm room to begin my sophomore year at Wheaton College (MA), and I couldn't be more excited. However, that also means that I have to say goodbye to an incredible summer filled with friends, family, … Continue reading How Did I Do? | Bookish Goals for Summer 2016

JULY 2016 | Wrap-Up

Oh, July. I always have mixed feelings about the seventh month (in fact, you can read all about them here). June is filled with the excitement of a new summer and August is brimming with the anticipation of a new school year, but July-- it's just kind of there. But this year I had such a busy … Continue reading JULY 2016 | Wrap-Up

BookTubeAThon 2015 TBR

It's BookTubeAThon time! You know what that means: plenty of fun challenges, a contagious community spirit, and TONS OF READING. This year the event runs from August 3rd to August 9th. If you haven't heard of the BookTubeAThon before or you want to learn more about it, you can check out the official Youtube channel … Continue reading BookTubeAThon 2015 TBR