Reading Rush 2020 TBR

Get excited!! It's that time of year again--the Reading Rush is here!! The Reading Rush is a weeklong readathon hosted by Ariel Bissett and Raeleen Lemay. This year the Reading Rush is taking place from July 20 to July 26. Check out their website for more information. I've been participating in the Reading Rush (formerly …

Stationary Book Tag

Hello, hello! Today I bring you another tag, this time about one of my favorite things: stationary! I love school supplies, paper products, pens, pencils, notebooks-- if it can be found in an office supplies store, then chances are that I adore it. Luckily, this lovely Stationary Book Tag exists for stationary lovers such as …

A Letter to Daisy Buchanan

Dear Daisy, Hi. How are you? How has your day been so far? No, you don't know me, and I would venture to say that I don't know you quite as well as I'd like to think I do. I've read about your luxurious house and your arrogant, obnoxious husband and even your daughter. Despite …

THE GREAT GATSBY by F. Scott Fitzgerald // Reread

Recently I read The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald for the second time; as expected, a multitude of thoughts ensued. When I First Read I first read this classic American novel as assigned reading for my American Literature class when I was a junior in high school. As you can tell by my glowing review, I …

QUOTE: The Great Gatsby

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.”  ~ The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald In this quote, Fitzgerald has beautifully captured one of the many reasons why …

top ten tuesday: books I want to reread

Hi everyone! It's time for another Top Ten Tuesday, the wonderful weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week the theme is Top Ten Books I Want To Reread, and people, THIS is my theme. I absolutely LOVE to reread books and I do so every year, so this list should be …

top ten tuesday: authors I’ve only read one book from but need to read more

Hey everyone! Welcome to another installment of Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly meme hosted by the lovely blog The Broke and the Bookish. This week the theme is Top Ten Books I've Only Read One Book From But Need To Read More. It's quite a mouthful! In the following list, the book title in parenthesis …

top ten tuesday: favorite classics

 Hello everyone! Once again it's time for Top Ten Tuesday, which is a weekly bookish meme hosted by the lovely blog the Broke and the Bookish. This week the topic is Top Ten Favorite Classics. So, in no particular order: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain.  Fahrenheit 451 by …

QUOTE: The Great Gatsby

"No, Gatsby turned out all right at the end; it is what preyed on Gatsby, what foul dust floated in the wake of his dreams that temporarily closed out my interest in the abortive sorrows and short-winded elations of men." ~page 2 of The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald Read my view of The Great Gatsby- one …

Book Review: THE GREAT GATSBY

Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald Number of Pages: 180 Publisher: Scribner Release Date: 1925 "In 1922, F. Scott Fitzgerald announced his decision to write "something new--something extraordinary and beautiful and simple and intricately patterned." That extraordinary, beautiful, intricately patterned, and above all, simple novel became The Great Gatsby, arguably Fitzgerald's finest work and certainly the book for …