Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Settings I’d Like to See More Of

Happy Tuesday!! This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share ten settings that we which were more represented in books. I really like this topic because I feel like settings are often overlooked and not given the thought and important recognition that they deserve. Settings can set… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Settings I’d Like to See More Of

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TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN by John Green | Review

How do I even begin this review of John Green's long-awaited novel Turtles All the Way Down? If ever a book was at risk to be threatened by high expectations and hype, then this would certainly be the one. Like many avid readers of Green's works, I was both eager and anxious to read this latest release.… Continue reading TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN by John Green | Review

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Top Ten Tuesday: Winter 2017 TBR

Happy Tuesday!! I think it's now safe to say that winter is pretty much here, meaning that it's time to start thinking about winter TBR lists. I'm awful at sticking to TBRs-- especially since I have so much to read for course work already-- but I would really love to read at least a few of the… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Winter 2017 TBR

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Location Book Tag

I hope you've all had a lovely week! Today I'm here with the Location Book Tag from ages ago (I was tagged in the summer, I think). Thanks so much to Charlotte Annelise for tagging me!! 1. You’re sat in a coffee shop trying to read when a group of excited six year olds come in… Continue reading Location Book Tag

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Top Ten Tuesday: Scary Bookish Dilemmas

Happy Tuesday!! Tis the season for all things spooky, frightful, strange... and bookish! Today is the day that ghouls, ghosts, and thrill-seeking bookworms alike have been waiting for all year: HALLOWEEN. Since this week's Top Ten Tuesday topic is a Halloween freebie, I've decided to share with you all ten scary bookish dilemmas that you… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Scary Bookish Dilemmas

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Top Ten Tuesday: Unique Book Titles

Happy Tuesday!! This week for Top Ten Tuesday I'll be sharing ten unique book titles of books that I've read. I really enjoyed making this list because it forced me to think about the books I've read a little more objectively in terms of merely what they're labelled. It's surprisingly how many book titles we… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Unique Book Titles

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A Classic Couple: The Song of the Lark and Paper Towns

It seems fitting that books by two of my favorite authors—Willa Cather and John Green—would connect across different centuries. As mentioned in a past Top Ten Tuesday post about pairs of classic and contemporary novels, I’ve found many interesting parallels between Cather’s The Song of the Lark (1915) and Green’s Paper Towns (2008). Thea and… Continue reading A Classic Couple: The Song of the Lark and Paper Towns

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Top Ten Tuesday: Middle School Me

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday theme is a throwback freebie, so I've decided to talk about some of my most tumultuous years: middle school. Though I loathed my middle school years, it was also when I read some of my favorite books. The following books are ones that I loved when I was twelve,… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Middle School Me

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Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag | 2017

Can you believe that 2017 is already half way over??? I'm still not used to how far along we are in the twenty-first century. Every time someone mentions the 90s my first thought is "Ah, yes, that decade ten years ago." But that is NOT THE CASE and it's kind of scary... Anyways, thanks so… Continue reading Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag | 2017

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The Happy Videos Tag

Hello, hello!! I'm super excited about today's tag because it was actually created by my awesome friend Christina @ The Penniless Optimist. She often talks about her "happy videos," or the videos that she watches whenever she needs a bit of a pick-me-up. As a way to spread some smiles she decided to make this Happy… Continue reading The Happy Videos Tag