5 Classics for October

In this series, I recommend five classics each month that remind me of that particular time of the year. Of course, there's one word that automatically comes to mind when thinking about the month of October: spooky! What better way to ring in the Halloween season than by reading some spooky books? Here are my… Continue reading 5 Classics for October


DRACULA by Bram Stoker | Review

Sometimes I reread books and love them even more the second time around. Bram Stoker’s Dracula is not one of those books. When I read it for the first time a few years ago I enjoyed it, though it wasn’t something I ever thought I would willingly read again. (And I was right: I read… Continue reading DRACULA by Bram Stoker | Review

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Oxford Reading List

Happy Tuesday!! As you read this post I'll be spending my first day abroad in England as I move into my room at Mansfield College in Oxford. (!!!!) Since today's TTT topic is about our fall TBR lists, I thought I would share the ten novels I was assigned to read for my English Literature 1830-1910… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Oxford Reading List

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Villains

Happy Tuesday!! It's the first Tuesday of October, and this week's Top Ten Tuesday theme is edging ever closer to the spookiest day of the year. Today I'll be sharing my Top Ten Favorite Villains, which were surprisingly difficult to name. Some of them were obvious-- how could I forget good old Voldy?-- but I soon realized that… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Villains