Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’m Glad I Didn’t DNF

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is supposed to be about books we're glad we didn't DNF too quickly. However, I've decided to switch up the topic yet again because I very rarely DNF books so there wouldn't be much of a list with that theme. Instead, I'll be… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’m Glad I Didn’t DNF

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Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: LONG Books I Can’t Believe I Read

Happy Tuesday!! Today's Top Ten Tuesday topic set by The Artsy Reader Girl features ten books that we can't believe we've read. However, instead of talking about the actual content of the books, I've decided to take a different perspective on this topic; instead, I'll be focusing on book length. Without further ado, here are ten LONG books I… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: LONG Books I Can’t Believe I Read

Classic Couple

A Classic Couple: The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Goldfinch

Weeks ago I made a Top Ten Tuesday post listing pairs of classics and contemporary books. After several people commented with further questions about these pairs, I decided to go through them individually in this weekly feature called A Classic Couple. Today I'll be sharing similarities between dark, intense, captivating novels: Oscar Wilde's The Picture of… Continue reading A Classic Couple: The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Goldfinch

Books

Top Ten Tuesday: Books to Pair with Classics

Happy Tuesday!! August is coming to a close, which means it's time to start thinking about going back to school. This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic is back-to-school themed, which means I've decided to focus on classic literature. Classics definitely get a bad reputation from required reading lists in classrooms; however, I think looking at… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books to Pair with Classics

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: I Recommend Books to My Dad

Happy Tuesday!! Father’s Day is right around the corner, and the lovely bloggers over at The Broke and the Bookish are celebrating by dedicating this week’s Top Ten Tuesday theme to those delightful dads. Since I recently made a TTT list about my mom, I’ve decided to make this TTT list about my dad. Here… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: I Recommend Books to My Dad

Top Ten Tuesday

top ten tuesday: most intimidating books

It's Tuesday once again, and that means that it's time for Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by the lovely blog the Broke and the Bookish. This week is a freebie week, which means that it's up to us to choose our own theme! I've decided to go with my Top Ten Most Intimidating Books. So, in… Continue reading top ten tuesday: most intimidating books

Top Ten Tuesday

top ten tuesday: book covers I’d frame as pieces of art

Happy Tuesday everyone! It's time for another Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by the lovely blog the Broke and the Bookish. This week, the topic is Top Ten Book Covers I'd Frame As Pieces of Art. I absolutely love this theme, because I get to showcase all the beautiful covers I have come across. Even though… Continue reading top ten tuesday: book covers I’d frame as pieces of art

Quotes

QUOTE: The Goldfinch

"We can't choose what we want and don't want and that's the hard lonely truth. Sometimes we want what we want even if we know it's going to kill us. We can't escape who we are." ~page 770 of The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt There were so many great quotes in this book! It was very hard… Continue reading QUOTE: The Goldfinch

Books

Book Review: THE GOLDFINCH

Author: Donna Tartt Number of Pages: 771 Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Release Date: September 23, 2013 "A young boy in New York City, Theo Decker, miraculously survives an accident that takes the life of his mother. Alone and determined to avoid being taken in by the city as an orphan, Theo scrambles between nights in… Continue reading Book Review: THE GOLDFINCH

WWW Wednesdays

WWW Wednesdays: April 9th

WWW Wednesdays is a meme hosted by Should Be Reading that asks three questions: What are you currently reading??? It's a funny story, actually. So you know how last week I had you guys vote on which book I should read next, and the winner was And We Stay by Jenny Hubbard? Well, I was so excited… Continue reading WWW Wednesdays: April 9th