Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Wish Were On Social Media (Classics Edition!)

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is to share ten authors that have a fun social media presence. However, I don't really follow many authors on social media these days. Instead, I'm going to share ten authors of classics that I wish could have been on social … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Wish Were On Social Media (Classics Edition!)

A Classic Couple: The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Goldfinch

Weeks ago I made a Top Ten Tuesday post listing pairs of classics and contemporary books. After several people commented with further questions about these pairs, I decided to go through them individually in this weekly feature called A Classic Couple. Today I'll be sharing similarities between dark, intense, captivating novels: Oscar Wilde's The Picture of … Continue reading A Classic Couple: The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Goldfinch

AUGUST 2017 | Wrap-Up

August has always been one of my favorite months of the year. I love the feeling of transition that it brings, mostly because for the majority of my life it has meant starting an exciting new year of school. This year my academics are starting a little later (I'm coming, Oxford!) but August nevertheless brought … Continue reading AUGUST 2017 | Wrap-Up


After reading Oscar Wilde's dark classic novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, I certainly wasn't expecting this little play to be so charming and lighthearted. The Importance of Being Earnest is a true treat to read, for more reason than one. Wilde surprised me with his witty, hilarious sense of humor. I laughed out loud several times while reading … Continue reading THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST by Oscar Wilde | Review

BookTubeAThon 2016 Wrap-Up

Alas! the 2016 BookTubeAThon has officially come to a close. As I mentioned in my TBR post, I was away on a camping trip with my family for about half of the week so I wasn't sure how much reading I would be able to get done in actuality. However, I ended up surprising myself and … Continue reading BookTubeAThon 2016 Wrap-Up

BookTubeAThon 2016 TBR

HAPPY BOOKTUBEATHON TIME! The Booktubeathon is an annual event hosted by Ariel Bissett that encourages people to read as much as they can in seven days. Packed with challenges, giveaways, and fun videos, the Booktubeathon is guaranteed to be a blast! This year the Booktubeathon is taking place from July 18th to July 24th. If you … Continue reading BookTubeAThon 2016 TBR

More Books: Second Semester Edition

As per usual, I cannot refrain from accumulating more books. Being an English major certainly doesn't remedy this problem because I'm constantly discovering works that I'd love to add to my collection. Here are some books that managed to slip through the cracks of my willpower this past semester: After reading (and loving!) Willa Cather's … Continue reading More Books: Second Semester Edition

QUOTE: Oscar Wilde

"The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame." -Oscar Wilde Yours, HOLLY