Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: A Break from Romance

Happy Tuesday!! Tomorrow is Valentine's Day, meaning it's time for a Top Ten Tuesday love-themed freebie. Instead of talking about my favorite fictional relationships or how I hate love triangles when used as a major plot point, today I'd like to highlight ten books with little to no romance in them. It's unsettling-- though not very… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: A Break from Romance

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Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Can Never Remember

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic is brought to the book blogging community by That Artsy Reader Girl who wants us to share books that we really liked but can't remember much about. Honestly, there are SO MANY books that I could list here because I'm notoriously bad at remembering tiny details of books.… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Can Never Remember

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Disney Princess Sidekicks Book Tag

Nothing brings a smile to my face quite like a good Disney movie. Fortunately, this Disney Princess Sidekicks Book Tag blends together everything great about Disney AND books. Thanks so much to Eva @ Brilliantly Bookish for tagging me!! Mushu from Mulan  {The Comic Relief – Name your favorite hilarious character or your favorite comedy/funny… Continue reading Disney Princess Sidekicks Book Tag

Classic Couple

A Classic Couple: Robinson Crusoe and The Martian

As is often the case with books I’ve been forced to read for school, I was one of the few people in my class who genuinely enjoyed reading Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. In fact, I wrote my first ever college paper on the conflict between savagery and civilization in Crusoe’s construction of a new… Continue reading A Classic Couple: Robinson Crusoe and The Martian

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books Set Outside the U.S.

Happy Tuesday! It's time to take a trip around the world with this week's Top Ten Tuesday theme: Top Ten Books Set Outside the U.S. As I was looking through the books I've read on Goodreads in preparation for writing this post I was surprised by how difficult finding ten unique global bookish settings was. I've read… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books Set Outside the U.S.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books Every Sci-Fi Fan Should Read

It's Tuesday, which means it's time for another Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week's theme is an open-ended one, so I've decided to go with a genre near and dear to my heart: science fiction! Without further ado and in no particular order, here are my Top Ten Books Every… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books Every Sci-Fi Fan Should Read

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The HAMILTON Book Tag

Lately I've been listening to one thing and one thing only: HAMILTON THE MUSICAL. I go to bed listening to Hamilton, I wake up singing Hamilton, and every time I hear something resembling any of the lyrics my mind automatically thinks of the corresponding song. I cannot express to you how much I love this… Continue reading The HAMILTON Book Tag

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QUOTE: Andy Weir

"If a hiker gets lost in the mountains, people will coordinate a search. If a train crashes, people will line up to give blood. If an earthquake levels a city, people all over the world will send emergency supplies. This is so fundamentally human that it's found in every culture without exception."  ~ The Martian by… Continue reading QUOTE: Andy Weir

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Book Review: THE MARTIAN

Author: Andy Weir Number of Pages: 369 Publisher: Crown Release Date: 2011 "Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him & forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself… Continue reading Book Review: THE MARTIAN