WWW Wednesdays: January 14th

WWW Wednesdays is a meme hosted by Should Be Reading that asks three questions: What are you currently reading??? I'm still reading Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte. I'm about half way through it and I really like it so far. Everything is so dramatic and the characters are all so crazy- it's like reading a soap opera! …

top ten tuesday: books I wouldn’t mind Santa bringing this year

Ho, ho, ho! It's time for another holiday themed edition of Top Ten Tuesday, the weekly meme hosted by the lovely blog The Broke and the Bookish. This week's topic is a great one: Top Ten Books I Wouldn't Mind Santa Bringing This Year. And boy, do I have a list! It's hard only picking …

QUOTE: Charles Dickens

"All of us have like wonders hidden in our breasts, only needing circumstances to evoke them."  ~ A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens This classic novel is overflowing with brilliant quotes such as this one. I definitely agree with Dickens- certain situations certainly bring out different aspects of people. What quotes have you discovered …

Book Review: A TALE OF TWO CITIES

Author: Charles Dickens Number of Pages: 480 Publisher: Penguin Release Date: 1859 "After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille, the ageing Doctor Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England. There the lives of two very different men, Charles Darnay, an exiled French aristocrat, and Sydney Carton, a disreputable but brilliant English lawyer, …

WWW Wednesdays: July 30th

WWW Wednesdays is a meme hosted by Should Be Reading that asks three questions: What are you currently reading??? Right now I'm reading 1984 by George Orwell. I've wanted to read this book for the longest time, and I finally decided to just check it out from the library and dive in. I've heard such …

more books: and the fun begins

Hello, everyone! July is now underway, which means it's peak time for summer homework! I am taking AP English this upcoming school year, which means I'll be doing lots of assigned reading from now on. This summer I was assigned to read two books, which isn't too bad. Of course, I couldn't resist ordering my …