Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Hope to Find Under the Christmas Tree

Happy Tuesday and MERRY CHRISTMAS!! I'm back to blogging now that I'm on break in between semesters, which means it's time for my first Top Ten Tuesday in a while. This week we're asked to share the top ten books we hope to find under the Christmas tree. I actually didn't ask for any books this… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Hope to Find Under the Christmas Tree


The Bookish Naughty List Tag

Long time, no see! It's been a while since I last posted something (since Halloween?!), but I'm here today with a festive tag to jump back into things. Norees @ No Reads Too Great tagged me in the Bookish Naughty List Tag, which I had never seen before. Let's get right to it! Read an… Continue reading The Bookish Naughty List Tag

Monthly Wrap-Up

DECEMBER 2017 | Wrap-Up

December is... done?! Where did this month (and YEAR) go?!?! Decembers always tend to be whirlwinds of celebrations, seeing friends and family, and frantically trying to wrap everything up before the new year comes around once again. In case you're curious, here's what I was up to in December: In December I read a total… Continue reading DECEMBER 2017 | Wrap-Up


Jingle All the Way Book Tag

MERRY CHRISTMAS!! I can't believe it's finally here! To celebrate I'm going to answer some festive questions in the Jingle All the Way Book Tag, which was originally created by The Left Handed Book Lover. Thanks so much to Dani @ Perspective of a Writer for tagging me!! JINGLE BELLS: A fun, lighthearted book The Princess… Continue reading Jingle All the Way Book Tag


Spreading Blogger (and Christmas!) Cheer

Recently Michelle @ The Writing Hufflepuff created this post in which she highlights bloggers as a way to spread blogger cheer during this festive season. Seeing as Christmas will be here before we know it (TOMORROW?!?!) I thought I would take the time to pass on Christmas cheer through a few blogger shoutouts. Here are… Continue reading Spreading Blogger (and Christmas!) Cheer

Feminist Fridays

Feminist Fridays: The “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” Controversy

In the spirit of the festive season, today's installment of Feminist Fridays discusses the seemingly never-ending controversy surrounding the classic Christmas carol "Baby, It's Cold Outside." Written by Frank Loesser in 1944 for the film Neptune's Daughter, this song has been performed and recorded by countless artists in the following decades. However, in recent years this duet… Continue reading Feminist Fridays: The “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” Controversy

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Hope Santa Brings

Happy Tuesday!! As per usual at this time of year, the lovely bloggers behind The Broke and the Bookish set the annual Christmas topic: What books do you hope Santa brings? Last year I had a blast creating a list of fictional titles that I wish existed, so this year I'll be doing the same.… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Hope Santa Brings


Sunshine Blogger Award | 4

Hi everyone! I hope you're having a lovely day! To brighten up this wintery mood I'm going to share the Sunshine Blogger Award. Thanks so much to Dani @ Perspective of a Writer for nominating me! Thank the person who nominated you in a blog post and link back to their blog. Answer the 11… Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award | 4

Study Abroad

OXMAS | Holly Goes Abroad

The festive fun might just be beginning with the start of December, but Oxmas is actually already over.... But what is Oxmas, you ask? Oxmas is Oxford's version of celebrating Christmas much, much earlier than everyone else. The vast majority of students move out of their accommodations during the first few days of December (I'll… Continue reading OXMAS | Holly Goes Abroad

Monthly Wrap-Up

DECEMBER 2016 | Wrap-Up

The last month of the year has come to an end, meaning it's time for another monthly wrap-up! All in all, December was a pretty great end to a tumultuous and rocky year. Not only did I read several fantastic books, but I had a blast celebrating the holiday season with a plethora of Christmas… Continue reading DECEMBER 2016 | Wrap-Up