Top Ten Tuesday: My Favorite Empowering Reads

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic asks us to share ten favorite books from our favorite genre. Usually I would say that my favorite genre is classic literature, but lately I've been going through a bit of a tough patch with some personal things and have been trying to immerse myself in books that …

Feminist Fridays: NOT JUST JANE by Shelley DeWees

It's Friday, folks! You know what that means: another installment of Feminist Fridays, in which I discuss books, media, and topics relating to feminism. Today I'm showcasing a book that I read about a year ago called Not Just Jane by Shelley DeWees. This book was actually sent to me for review, and I agreed to review …

Top Ten Tuesday: Hidden Gems in Non-fiction

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic celebrates books that are under-rated, under-discussed, and under-appreciated in specific genres. I've chosen a genre that I think fits this as well: non-fiction. There are so many amazing non-fiction books out there, yet so many readers (myself included!) tend to gravitate away from this misunderstood genre. In …

Top Ten Tuesday: Covers that Scream Spring

Happy Tuesday!! Now that May is officially here I think it's safe to say that spring is here to stay as well (at least until summer rolls around!). Since this week's Top Ten Tuesday theme is a cover design freebie, I though I would share with you all my Top Ten Covers that Scream Spring. …

On Separating Women from their Work | Discussion

Today I'm here to talk about a thought-provoking topic that I've been pondering a lot in recent weeks: the correlation between women and their literary work. Should the success of a women's work be tied to her personal reputation in society? From an even broader angle, should the personal reputations of authors in general impact how …

NOT JUST JANE by Shelley DeWees | Review

*** I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. ** "In Not Just Jane, Shelley DeWees weaves history, biography, and critical analysis into a rip-roaring narrative of the nation’s fabulous, yet mostly forgotten, female literary heritage. As the country, and women’s roles within it, evolved, so did …

NOVEMBER 2016 | Wrap-Up

One of my favorite months has come to a close, only to see the beginning of my favorite time of the year: the holiday season! But before we break out the Christmas lights and put up the tree (oops! Too late...) it's time for my November 2016 Monthly Wrap-Up. Here's what I've been up to …

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’d Buy ASAP with a Gift Card

Happy Tuesday! This week's Top Ten Tuesday theme is one that I'm sure is near and dear to every bookworm's heart: buying books! Although I make a conscious effort to restrain from buying too many books, there are quite a few that I would love to have on my shelves. If I were given a gift card, …