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

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: 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

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)

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

OCTOBER 2016 | Wrap-Up

The spookiest month of the year has come to a close, and with it has come the beginning of one of my favorite months: NOVEMBER! Enough about the present, though-- today I'll be sharing a bit about what I was up to in October. In October I read a total of 4 books: The Imagined … Continue reading OCTOBER 2016 | Wrap-Up

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

My AP Exam Results

To view my previous post concerning AP World History, click here. For those of you who are curious, I recently found out that I got a 3 on my AP World History exam! Even though it's not a five, many colleges and universities will still accept a three for some credit. I'm so excited! I … Continue reading My AP Exam Results