Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Read, but not on my shelf

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share ten books we want in our personal library. For my list, I've decided to highlight ten books that I've already read but would love to have on my shelf someday. It's safe to say that I've checked out… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Read, but not on my shelf

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Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books that Surprised Me

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) focuses on books that surprised us-- for better or worse. Although I think it's intended to be interpreted as "books that surprised us with how much we ended up liking or disliking them," I've decided to take the topic rather literally.… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books that Surprised Me

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Book Quotes

Happy Tuesday!! I am so excited for today's Top Ten Tuesday topic because it focuses on one of my favorite things: QUOTES. So many of my books are covered in highlighter and pen lines because I'm an avid annotator and marker of writing that really resonates with me. Here are just a few of the… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Book Quotes

Discussion

Why I Love Character Maps | Discussion

Today I'm here to discuss one of my recent favorite things: character maps. I discovered the greatness of character maps while trudging through all of my required reading for my year at Oxford this past summer. Although there may be many differences between Victorian literature and the works of William Faulkner, there is one important feature… Continue reading Why I Love Character Maps | Discussion

Books

7 Reasons to Read AS I LAY DYING by William Faulkner

William Faulkner is one of my favorite authors. Today, I'm here to persuade you to pick up one of my favorite Faulkner novels: As I Lay Dying. First published in 1930, As I Lay Dying tells the story of the Bundren family as they attempt to move a coffin to Jefferson, Mississippi. I've read this intense novel twice: once… Continue reading 7 Reasons to Read AS I LAY DYING by William Faulkner

Tags

This or That Tag

It's time for another tag! Today I'll be doing the This or That Tag. Knowing how indecisive I can be, making all of these choices should be interesting! Thanks so much to Ugnė @ My Passions is Happiness for tagging me! Mention the creator of the tag (Ayunda @ Tea and Paperbacks). Thank the blogger who… Continue reading This or That Tag

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STRANGER THINGS Book Tag

First, let me get this out of the way: I LOVE Stranger Things. I love its creepy vibe, the multiple story lines, the characters that you can't help but support even when though they might make mistakes (I'm looking at you, Steve). As soon as I finished watching the first season I immediately felt the desire to… Continue reading STRANGER THINGS Book Tag

Books

AS I LAY DYING by William Faulkner | Review

Weeks have passed since I finished reading William's Faulkner's classic novel As I Lay Dying, yet I'm still taken aback by its brilliance. My first experience reading Faulkner was with The Sound and the Fury, which was required reading for a literature class I took two semesters ago. Although I did enjoy it, the stream of consciousness writing style… Continue reading AS I LAY DYING by William Faulkner | Review