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

Top Ten Tuesday: Books By My Favorite Authors That I Still Haven’t Read

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share books by some of our favorite authors that we haven't read (yet). Because I've had very little time to read lately and much of my reading is dictated by class reading lists, this particular list of mine could … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books By My Favorite Authors That I Still Haven’t Read

A Classic Couple: Jane Eyre and Jellicoe Road

A while ago I made a post sharing some classic and contemporary pairs and since then I've been explaining each pair week by week. Today I'll be delving deeper into one of my favorite classic couples: Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre and Melina Marchetta's Jellicoe Road. As you likely already know by now from the countless times I've mentioned them on … Continue reading A Classic Couple: Jane Eyre and Jellicoe Road

QUOTE: Melina Marchetta

"It happened on the Jellicoe Road. The prettiest road I’d ever seen, where trees made breezy canopies like a tunnel to Shangri-La."   ~ Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta I absolutely adore this quote. It appears both at the beginning and end of Melina Marchetta's novel Jellicoe Road, and it never fails to give me a feeling of peace. … Continue reading QUOTE: Melina Marchetta

JELLICOE ROAD by Melina Marchetta // Reread

At the beginning of this year I made it a goal to take part of the Re-Read Challenge hosted by Belle of the Literati and So Obsessed With (click here to see my original post). I won't be writing full reviews of the books that I reread- instead, I'll be following this format that is part … Continue reading JELLICOE ROAD by Melina Marchetta // Reread

QUOTE: Melina Marchetta

"It's funny how you can forget everything except people loving you. Maybe that's why humans find it so hard getting over love affairs. It's not the pain they're getting over, it's the love."  ~ Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta This book comes from possibly my favorite book of all time, Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta. One of the things … Continue reading QUOTE: Melina Marchetta

why I reread JELLICOE ROAD.

Recently I reread Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta. I first read this book years ago in middle school, and I honestly can't keep track of how many times I've read it since then. When my mom saw me reading it again a few weeks ago, she said, "Why are you reading that book again? Don't you … Continue reading why I reread JELLICOE ROAD.

dusting off the shelf read-a-thon wrap-up.

The time has come for the Dusting off the Shelf Read-A-Thon to end! This lovely event was hosted by the wonderful blog Books & Cleverness, you should definitely go check her blog out! This was my first time ever participating in a read-a-thon, so I wasn't really sure what to expect. It's been a great … Continue reading dusting off the shelf read-a-thon wrap-up.