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: Women Writers I’d Love to Meet

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share a list of ten authors we would love to meet. In the past, I've found that the lists I've made like this tend to be fairly male-dominated; instead, this week I'd like to focus on ten women writers that … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Women Writers I’d Love to Meet

Feminist Fridays: Feminist Writing Tutorial

Now that Hilary term at Oxford has officially come and gone, I'm going to share my thoughts on the Feminist Writing tutorial I recently completed. This tutorial (basically what they call classes at Oxford) was an English course, but it also blended some feminist theory into the mix as well. It was nice to have … Continue reading Feminist Fridays: Feminist Writing Tutorial

QUOTE: Toni Morrison

“Definitions belong to the definers, not the defined.”  ~ Beloved by Toni Morrison This quote is just one of the many gems sprinkled throughout Toni Morrison's haunting novel Beloved. If you enjoy historical fiction, ghost stories, or compelling books in general then I highly recommend it! What quotes have you discovered recently? Let me know in the comments section … Continue reading QUOTE: Toni Morrison

Book Review: BELOVED

Author: Toni Morrison Number of Pages: 324 Publisher: Vintage Release Date: 1987 "Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. Sethe was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. … Continue reading Book Review: BELOVED