Happy Tuesday!! Today's Top Ten Tuesday topic asks us to share ten books that we bought or borrowed for a specific shared reason. However, I thought I'd put a little twist on it and instead share ten books that I read because friends told me to. I'm very fortunate to have many bookish friends in … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Read Because Friends Told Me To
Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is to share ten characters we would follow on social media. I'm so excited for this fun topic, so let's dive right in! What characters would you follow on social media? What do you think of the books on my list? … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Characters I’d Follow on Social Media
Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is a character freebie, which means we can choose any theme we wish as long as it involves characters. I thought it would be fun to list some characters that I relate with for various reasons. Some of these might be obvious … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Characters I Relate With
Happy Tuesday! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share our unpopular bookish opinions. However, I thought I would hone in on one unpopular bookish opinion and share ten examples of it instead. Perhaps one of my most controversial book habits is that I often annotate and … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Books I’ve (Shamelessly & Proudly) Written In
Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic asks us to mash books together. In the same vein as my Classic Couple feature, I'm going to incorporate a classic and more contemporary book in each pair I make. Let's see how weird this gets, shall we? What do you think of the combos I've created? … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Dynamic Duos You Didn’t See Coming
It seems fitting that books by two of my favorite authors—Willa Cather and John Green—would connect across different centuries. As mentioned in a past Top Ten Tuesday post about pairs of classic and contemporary novels, I’ve found many interesting parallels between Cather’s The Song of the Lark (1915) and Green’s Paper Towns (2008). Thea and … Continue reading A Classic Couple: The Song of the Lark and Paper Towns
Since today is International Women's Day, I thought I would take the time to discuss one of my favorite female characters: Margo Roth Spiegelman from John Green's novel Paper Towns. If you've read the book, you might be a bit confused. Margo is not a very friendly, compassionate, or lovable person, and the decision she makes … Continue reading on margo roth spiegelman.
“She was not an adventure. She was not a fine and precious thing. She was a girl.” ~Paper Towns by John Green Yours, HOLLY