Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Best Books I Read in 2018

Happy New Year!! I know this was technically last week's topic, but shhh! I'm going to do it anyways because I didn't get a chance to do it yet. I ended up reading way more books than I expected to in 2018, so picking just ten was actually pretty difficult. In the order that I read them,… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Best Books I Read in 2018

Tags

Halloween Creatures Book Tag

BOOO! Happy Halloween, everyone! I hope you're having a lovely day of spooky celebrations and plenty of candy corn to go around. Today I'd like to celebrate with this Halloween Creatures Book Tag. Thanks so much to Theresa @ The Calico Books for tagging me! Answer all prompts. Tag 1-13 people. Link back to this… Continue reading Halloween Creatures Book Tag

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Hidden Gems of Classic Literature

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share hidden gems--in other words, books that we believe aren't discussed or read often enough. As per usual, I'm going to focus on classics that I believe deserve to be read more, discussed more, and highlighted more, both… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Hidden Gems of Classic Literature

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Best 10 of 2018 {So Far}

Happy Tuesday!! Can you believe that we're already over half way through 2018 already?! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share the best 10 books we've read so far in 2018. I've already read far more than I expected to this year--mostly due to my sprawling required… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Best 10 of 2018 {So Far}

Classic Couple

A Classic Couple: The Lost World and Jurassic Park

Today I bring you a very specie edition of A Classic Couple featuring two remarkable books: The Lost World by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1912) and Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton (1990). You may be wondering what a novel by the creator of Sherlock Holmes has to do with the book that inspired my favorite movie. The answer? The Lost… Continue reading A Classic Couple: The Lost World and Jurassic Park

Awards

Sunshine Blogger Award | 7

What better way to celebrate summertime than with the Sunshine Blogger Award? Usually I would post a book review on Thursdays, but I'm quite behind on scheduling posts in advance due to the chaos of moving back to the States. I was lucky enough to be nominated by the fab Andrea @ Andrea's Nirvana-- definitely… Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award | 7

Quotes

QUOTE: Michael Crichton

"Absence of proof is not proof of absence.”  ~ The Lost World by Michael Crichton Sounds like something Sherlock Holmes would say, doesn't it? Interestingly enough, this quote is from Michael Crichton's novel The Lost World, which is the sequel to Jurassic Park. I loved this quote so much when I first read it that I immediately wrote it down to… Continue reading QUOTE: Michael Crichton

Books

Book Review: THE LOST WORLD

Author: Michael Crichton Number of Pages: 393 Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Release Date: September 1995 "It is now six years since the secret disaster at Jurassic Park, six years since the extraordinary dream of science and imagination came to a crashing end--the dinosaurs destroyed, the park dismantled, the island indefinitely closed to the public. There are rumors that something… Continue reading Book Review: THE LOST WORLD