2016: How Did I Do?

Today I'm taking a look back on the 2016 resolutions I made last January to see what progress I made on these goals. I honestly haven't looked at these resolutions since I first made them, so this will be as much of a surprise for you as it will be for me! 1. Read at …

Cliches Book Tag

Clichés are the best and worst things: though they can help you express your feelings quickly and easily, no one wants to hear the same old clichés over and over again. Luckily, the Clichés Book Tag puts a fresh twist on ancient sayings. Thanks so much to Ugne @ My Passion is Happiness for tagging me! …

Top Ten Tuesday: Recent TBR Additions

Happy Tuesday!! Now that November is in full swing I've been itching to jump into the holiday season, which makes it even harder to focus on the mountains of coursework that keep getting taller and taller. Nevertheless, I'm hanging in there! This week's topic is pretty self-explanatory: I'll be sharing the Top Ten Recent Additions …

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Books I’ve Read for Class

Happy Tuesday!! Since this new semester is now well underway and this week's Top Ten Tuesday topic is open-ended, I thought I would share with you all my Top Ten Favorite Books I've Read for Class (that's a genre, right? Well, it is now!). Assigned reading often has a bit of an undeserved bad reputation. Sure, you're not …

Top Ten Tuesday: Books Set in the City

Happy Tuesday!! Once again we have some freedom with this week's Top Ten Tuesday theme, since the prompt is "Books with X Setting." I've decided to go with a rather broad one: Top Ten Books Set in the City. I live in a pretty rural area and, while I enjoy visiting cities for day trips and short …

Top Ten Tuesday: Best Books I’ve Read Recently

It's time for another Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish! This week I'll be showcasing the Top Ten Best Books I've Read Recently, AKA the ten books I've rated 5 smileys most recently. So far this year My Ántonia by Willa Cather is the only book that fits this bill, and the rest are from …

Top Ten Tuesday: 1-Day Wonders

Happy Tuesday! This week's Top Ten Tuesday theme is a FREEBIE, which means that we can make lists about whatever our bookish hearts desire. As I was scrolling through past TTT posts from The Broke and the Bookish, I stumbled upon one that was done back in 2012: Top Ten Books to Read in a Day. I've …

Top Ten Tuesday: 2016 Resolutions

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! It's the first Tuesday of 2016-- writing that feels so strange! Where does the time go?? As per usual at the start of the New Year, the Top Ten Tuesday topic is our Top Ten Resolutions for 2016. I feel like these could be considered more like goals than resolutions-- or is there even a difference? (Says …

Top Ten Best Books I Read in 2015

Oh, how I've missed my weekly dose of Top Ten Tuesday! I haven't been able to write one of these posts in months because I've been so busy with my first semester of college, but I'm ecstatic to say that today officially marks the beginning of my winter break! WOO HOO! To celebrate, I thought …

The Reading List // Classics Club Challenge

Hi, everyone! Today's post is a very special TBR list, as I have decided to join the Classics Club Reading Challenge! You can read more about the specifics of this challenge here, but basically it means that you make a list of classics you'd like to read by a certain date. Each time you read …