The best books I read in 2020

I thought making this list would be easy. Yet this year has gone by so quickly in hindsight (and so, so slowly in the moment) that somehow I forgot just how many fantastic books I read this year. In the midst of everything that became 2020, I managed to read 70 books, several of which … Continue reading The best books I read in 2020

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 … Continue reading Reading Rush 2020 TBR

Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag | 2019

*looks at calendar* *backs away slowly* How is it already July?!?! HALF WAY through 2019?!?! Every summer when the Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag rolls around I find it hard to believe that the mid-way point is already here... time is a sneaky one! Anyways, enough of my existential ramblings. I was luckily nominated for … Continue reading Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag | 2019

THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING by Joan Didion | Reflection

In my Postmodern American Fiction class this past semester, we were assigned to write a page reflection each week on the book that we read. I actually really enjoyed writing these reflections because they were a chance to choose a specific aspect of the book and discuss it in depth without needed to come to … Continue reading THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING by Joan Didion | Reflection

Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Books I’ve (Shamelessly & Proudly) Written In

Happy Tuesday! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share our unpopular bookish opinions. However, I thought I would hone in on one unpopular bookish opinion and share ten examples of it instead. Perhaps one of my most controversial book habits is that I often annotate and … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Books I’ve (Shamelessly & Proudly) Written In

5 Books that Influenced Me as a College Senior

Seeing as I graduate from undergrad a week from tomorrow (eek!) I thought I would share 5 books that influenced me as a college senior.┬áThese are books that I've read throughout this academic year--assigned or otherwise--that have made me think about myself and world a bit differently. In no particular order: Without a Name┬áby Yvonne … Continue reading 5 Books that Influenced Me as a College Senior