Rambles

Looking Back at 2018

Every year for the past few years (2015, 2016, 2017) I've made one of these posts, and each year I'm even more surprised by how much can be packed into just twelve months. 2018 was a whirlwind year. Sometimes it's hard to believe that the first half of it was spent in magical Oxford, England,… Continue reading Looking Back at 2018

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Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: 2018 Bookish Resolutions

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (now brought to us by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share our bookish resolutions for 2018. Now that the new year is well underway and I've done some reflecting on 2017, I think it's time to set some new goals. I don't like to put… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: 2018 Bookish Resolutions

Discussion

Looking Back on 2017

For the past few years I've made one of these posts reflecting on the concluding year. After reading what I wrote at the end of 2015 and 2016, it hit me just how much has happened in 2017. I got accepted to study abroad for an academic year at Oxford University. My friends and I… Continue reading Looking Back on 2017

Tags

2016/2017 Tag

Even though the start of the New Year has long since come and gone, it's never too late for a book tag! Thank so much to Kyleigh @ Coffeehouse Chatter for tagging me in the 2016/2017 tag! 1. Mention the creator of the TAG (David @ #theguywhosaidalwaysno) 2. Use the image that you find in… Continue reading 2016/2017 Tag

Monthly Wrap-Up

JANUARY 2017 | Wrap-Up

Welcome to my first monthly wrap-up of 2017! Take a gander at what I've been up to so far this year! In January I read a total of 5 books: How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh The Girls by Emma Cline The Shining by Stephen King Milk and Honey by Rupi… Continue reading JANUARY 2017 | Wrap-Up

Bookish

Top Ten Tuesday: 2017 Bookish Resolutions

Happy Tuesday!! I know that today's official Top Ten Tuesday theme is about our most anticipated 2017 debuts, but here's my dilemma: I really don't know any upcoming debuts being published in 2017. Due to an incredibly busy college semester I've been out of the bookish loop for so long that I haven't been able to stay up… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: 2017 Bookish Resolutions

Life

Looking Back at 2016

What a year 2016 has been. I officially declared my English major and became my advisor's research assistant. I completed my freshman year of college and embarked on my sophomore year. I spent a rainy day in New York City with friends and stood outside of The Room Where It Happens. I said goodbye to… Continue reading Looking Back at 2016

Awards

The Mystery Blogger Award | 1

Imagine my surprise when I recently woke up one morning to find that I had been nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award. According to Okoto Enigma, the creator of this award, it is: “Mystery Blogger Award” is an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates. They… Continue reading The Mystery Blogger Award | 1