Feminist Fridays

Feminist Fridays: Saying no to a professor

Happy Feminist Friday! Today I'm going to talk about a bit of a controversial topic: saying no to a professor when you're assigned to read something uncomfortable.  As an English major I was assigned to read countless books. It's safe to say that I didn't enjoy all of them, for various reasons: some were a… Continue reading Feminist Fridays: Saying no to a professor

Bookish

5 Books that Influenced Me as a College Senior

Seeing as I graduate from undergrad a week from tomorrow (eek!) I thought I would share 5 books that influenced me as a college senior. These are books that I've read throughout this academic year--assigned or otherwise--that have made me think about myself and world a bit differently. In no particular order: Without a Name by Yvonne… Continue reading 5 Books that Influenced Me as a College Senior

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Avoiding Book Burnout as an English Major

Recently someone asked me in a comment how I avoid burning out as an English major--in other words, how do I keep from getting sick of reading? It might sound implausible that a bookworm could get tired of reading, but it definitely happens. When the line between work and play is blurred, it can suddenly feel… Continue reading Avoiding Book Burnout as an English Major

Top Ten Tuesday

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

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How I Came to Study English in College (and why I stayed that way)

A few months ago someone commented on one of my blog posts asking if I could write about how I came to study English literature in college. Since my second to last semester of college begins in just two days, I thought now would be a good time to finally answer this question. Growing up,… Continue reading How I Came to Study English in College (and why I stayed that way)

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesdays: Books I Need ASAP

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is technically Books I'd Slay a Lion to Get Early. However, as per usual I've decided to switch things up a bit and share the top ten books I need ASAP... of titles that I've created myself! (I made a similar post… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesdays: Books I Need ASAP

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Kinds of Summer Readers

Happy Tuesday! Since the bloggers over at The Broke and the Bookish are taking a little break from providing TTT topics this summer, I’ve decided to create a few of my own. This week I’ll be talking about Ten Kinds of Summer Readers. (You know who you are…) This reader has just a single summer… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Kinds of Summer Readers

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School Book Tag

Today I'm here with the School Book Tag! (It might be Friday, but you can bet that I'll be doing homework all weekend.) I've always been one of those students who loves school, despite the fact that I often complain about homework and actually didn't like my high school very much. I loved school because… Continue reading School Book Tag

Monthly Wrap-Up

FEBRUARY 2017 | Wrap-Up

WOW, what a month February was!! It feels as though I've hardly had time to process the whirlwind of events that have happened recently, so I'm just going to jump right into this wrap up and see what happens. In February I read a total of ZERO books. That's right: I read nothing in February. Well, that's not… Continue reading FEBRUARY 2017 | Wrap-Up

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books to Buy for the College Student in Your Life

Happy Tuesday! The holiday season is fast approaching, which means it's time for The Broke and the Bookish's holiday gift guide freebie week! Since I'm currently a college student, I thought I would share some of my expertise about this terrifying, tumultuous, and exciting time of life in the form of the Top Ten Books to… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books to Buy for the College Student in Your Life