Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share ten of our childhood favorites. Instead, I'm going to put a bit of a twist on it and share ten books I read as an adult that are usually people's childhood favorites. Surprisingly, there are a lot … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Childhood Favorites… But Older!
HAPPY BOOKTUBE-A-THON TIME! The Booktube-a-thon 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 Booktube-a-thon is taking place from July 24th to July 30th. (That's right: … Continue reading Booktube-A-Thon 2017 TBR
While reading Matilda for the first time ever recently (gasp!), I loved how Roald Dahl places such an emphasis on gender equality in the story. If we consider feminism to be defined as equality between all genders, I would argue that this lovely children’s book is a strong example of a feminist text. Here are … Continue reading MATILDA as a Feminist Text | Discussion
Up until very recently, I have spent the entirety of my twenty-year existence with no knowledge of the wonderful brilliance that is Roald Dahl’s Matilda. Though I had been recommended it countless times by enthusiastic readers and had seen the charming advertisements for the movie adaptation, I had never managed to actually sit down and read the … Continue reading MATILDA by Roald Dahl | Review
Hello, hello!! Summer is now well underway and it's time to say farewell to June. So much has happened these past few weeks that it seems like June was YEARS long. As per usual, here is what I was up to last month: In June I read a total of 9 books: The Road to … Continue reading JUNE 2017 | Wrap-Up
Roald Dahl's The BFG was one of my absolute favorite books when I was younger. My fourth and fifth grade teacher read it aloud to us both years and I was enchanted by the heartwarming, magical story. I desperately wished that a Big Friendly Giant would scoop me up in the middle of the night-- as long … Continue reading 8 Reasons Why You Should Read THE BFG by Roald Dahl
"Those who don't believe in magic will never find it." ~ Roald Dahl Yours, HOLLY