Why I Don’t Rate Books

You may have noticed that none of my book reviews contain ratings for anything that I read. That's because I don't rate books anymore.  I made the decision to stop rating books a few years ago, right around when the amount of reading I had to do for my English major picked up. As I… Continue reading Why I Don’t Rate Books

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Spooky Blog Posts for Halloween

Happy Tuesday!! IT'S ALMOST HALLOWEEN. This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is a Halloween freebie, which is very exciting. Instead of my usual Top Ten Tuesday posts, I've decided to do something a little different today: a list of links! Here is a list of some past spooky posts… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Spooky Blog Posts for Halloween


Real Neat Blog Award: Getting Geeky…

How are you? I hope all you bookworms are doing lovely. Today I'm here with the Real Neat Blog Award. Thanks so much to Michelle @ A Geek Girl's Guide for nominating me!! She asked some really fun questions that I'm excited to answer, so let's get right down to it. Display the award logo.… Continue reading Real Neat Blog Award: Getting Geeky…


Should I keep blogging?

I first started blogging when I was in eighth grade. Back then I was fourteen years old and just wanted a space online where I could write book reviews. I had no idea a whole community of book bloggers existed, a little corner of the internet enthralled by discussing literature. I've since gone back and… Continue reading Should I keep blogging?


Sunshine Blogger Award | 8

What better way to celebrate being halfway through the week than with a good Sunshine Blogger Award? Thanks so much to Jenna @ Bookmark Your Thoughts for tagging me!! Thank the blogger who nominated you. Answer the 11 questions the blogger asked you. Nominate 11 new blogs to receive the award and write them 11… Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award | 8


Versatile Blogger Award | 4

Today I'm here with the Versatile Blogger Award. Thanks so much to Jenna @ Bookmark Your Thoughts for nominating me!! I've done this award a few times, and for the most recent one I did an autumn theme. Since I love a good tradition, I thought I would give this one a summer theme. Thank… Continue reading Versatile Blogger Award | 4


Catching up…

Why hello there! Characteristically of a college senior, I was sucked into the depths of Work, Work, and Work during senior spring and had zero time to blog. But now I am on the other side! Free! I feel like Dobby with a sock! It's wild! Yesterday I passed my honors thesis defense, which means… Continue reading Catching up…


Unique Blogger Award | 3

What a better way to spend a lazy Sunday than sharing a bookish award? Thanks so much to Erin @ Pages of Milk and Honey for nominating me! Erin is lovely, so be sure to check out her blog. Display the award! Thank the person who nominated you, and post a link to their blog… Continue reading Unique Blogger Award | 3


The Cramm Award

Today I bring to you something I had never heard of until recently: the Cramm Award. Thanks so much to Zoie @ Whisked Away By Words for nominating me! Let's get straight to it, shall we? Include a tidbit about who created this award (theCramm) Mention the person who nominated you Share three things that… Continue reading The Cramm Award

Feminist Fridays

Feminist Fridays: Book blogging as a feminist space?

When I think about why I love blogging and why I've stuck with it for over five years, a few things come to mind: a welcoming sense of community, bloggers that support one another through encouragement, thought-provoking discussion, etc. Lately I've been asking myself what makes this kind of positive, supportive community possible online, and… Continue reading Feminist Fridays: Book blogging as a feminist space?