Top Ten Tuesday: Most Recent Additions to My Bookshelf

Happy Tuesday!! Today's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is to share our ten most recent additions to our bookshelf. While I don't have a solid ten here, I do have an interesting handful of books to show you. A Matter of Interpretation by Antonin Scalia. Assigned this for law school. What …

Dear THE TESTAMENTS by Margaret Atwood: I was wrong about you…

Dear The Testaments by Margaret Atwood, Ever since I read your predecessor, The Handmaid's Tale, in high school I've wondered about the fate of Gilead and the many handmaids that are forced to live within its bounds. The the television series was made a few years ago I was glad that The Handmaid's Tale was gaining wider recognition and popularity, …

Top Ten Books of the Last Decade (by release year)

Earlier this year, I created this Top Ten Tuesday post to share my favorite books released in the last ten years. Back then I hadn't yet read a book released in 2019, so I left that spot blank. But look at me now! 2019 is complete, and I have indeed read books publishe last year. …

Top Ten Tuesday: Anticipated 2019 Releases

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share our top ten most anticipated releases for the second half of 2019. Now, I'll be the first to admit that I am pretty awful at staying in touch with the world of new book releases. I always …

Top Ten Tuesday: Women Writers I’d Love to Meet

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share a list of ten authors we would love to meet. In the past, I've found that the lists I've made like this tend to be fairly male-dominated; instead, this week I'd like to focus on ten women writers that …

Top Ten Tuesday: Fictional Women Leaders

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday theme is one that I think is incredibly important: leadership in fiction. While being a fun source of entertainment, literature is also immensely valuable in providing role models for readers. In particular, I think it is incredibly important for literature to provide readers with women and girls that …

Top Ten Tuesday: FREEDOM!!

Happy Tuesday!! The lovely bloggers over at The Broke and the Bookish are taking a brief hiatus from hosting Top Ten Tuesday this summer, which means that I’ve decided to create some of my own TTT themes. Since today is Independence Day in the United States, I thought it would be fun to talk about …

Top Ten Tuesday: Unique Books

Happy Tuesday!! Today's Top Ten Tuesday theme is certainly an interesting one: I'll be sharing the top ten unique books that I've read. I didn't really have any criteria in my mind while making this list; rather, I chose the first ten books that popped into my head as being remarkably different for one reason or …

Top Ten Tuesday: Writers I Would Love to Meet

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday theme is one that I could talk about forever. After all, who doesn't want to meet all of their favorite authors? As per usual, I've done the difficult job of narrowing it down to just ten writers. In no particular order, they are: What writers would you love …

Top Ten Tuesday: Books You’ve Read Because of Recommendations

Happy Tuesday! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic is about one of the greatest things about being part of a bookish community: recommendations. Whether you've been recommended books by friends, family, or even other bloggers, it's always exciting to dive into a story that you know someone else has loved. Today I'm going to share …