Top Ten Tuesday: Books to Buy Your Rising College Senior

Happy Tuesday!! This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) celebrates the back-to-school season with a school-related freebie. As per usual around this time of year, I’d like to share some fictional book titles that I sincerely wish existed (if you’re looking for the subject of your next writing project, then … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books to Buy Your Rising College Senior

SEPTEMBER 2016 | Wrap-Up

September is over, which basically means one thing: Halloween season has officially arrived!! But before we can move on to October, we have to wrap up September. Here's what I was up to this past month: In September I read a total of 2 books: Children of Facundo by Ariel de la Fuente Nada by Carmen Laforet Both … Continue reading SEPTEMBER 2016 | Wrap-Up

Sophomore Status Achieved | College

It's official: I'm now a sophomore in college! As you read this, I am moving into my new dorm room and bracing myself for my first semester of sophomore year to begin. Currently I'm an English major (and potential Hispanic Studies double major) at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts.  The thought of starting a new … Continue reading Sophomore Status Achieved | College

April 2015 Wrap-Up

Oh, April- how crazy, hectic, and wonderful you were! This past month was filled with a lot of ups and downs, but on the whole it was quite positive. I made some exciting decisions about my future, read some fantastic books, and ultimately made it one step closer to graduating high school. (Eeep!) Bookish News … Continue reading April 2015 Wrap-Up

on attending a college literature class.

Recently I had the opportunity to attend a literature class at a college I'm applying to soon. The class was an advanced literature class that lasted two hours and was about Jonathan Swift and Alexander Pope. When I heard that I would be attending this particular class for a day I realized that I had … Continue reading on attending a college literature class.

on going back to school.

Well. It's that time of year again. I usually have mixed feelings about going back to school, but this year is even more confusing: I'm going into my senior year of high school. I know. I'm both excited and nervous for this year to begin, and I'm even more anxious to see where it will … Continue reading on going back to school.


Hey, everyone! It's October, one of my favorite months of the year. The air is getting colder (at least it is where I live) and autumn is now in full swing. The leaves are turning different shades of yellow, red, orange, and brown and apples are ripe for picking in the orchards. The awkward first … Continue reading HAPPY OCTOBER!


Tomorrow is my first day of school, and the realization is finally setting in: I'm going to have to wake up early and put on actual clothes and eat in a cafeteria and do homework. AGAIN. Part of my is happy because a) I get to see my friends again and b) I'm beginning to … Continue reading BACK TO SCHOOL.

Happy June!

People of the world, it is finally June! Now that we've made it through the treacherously busy month of May, we can relax a little as we ease ourselves into June. To me, June is a very hopeful month because it is almost summer. It marks both an and a beginning (the end of school and … Continue reading Happy June!