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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

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Top Ten Tuesday

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 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

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Winter 2017 TBR

Happy Tuesday!! I think it's now safe to say that winter is pretty much here, meaning that it's time to start thinking about winter TBR lists. I'm awful at sticking to TBRs-- especially since I have so much to read for course work already-- but I would really love to read at least a few of the… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Winter 2017 TBR

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: FREEDOM!!

Happy Tuesday!! The lovely bloggers over at The Broke and the Bookish are taking a brief hiatus from hosting Top Ten Tuesday this summer, which means that I’ve decided to create some of my own TTT themes. Since today is Independence Day in the United States, I thought it would be fun to talk about… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: FREEDOM!!

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’ve Read On A Whim

This is my first Top Ten Tuesday in quite some time, and it feels so great to be back on the weekly grind! This week I'll be showcasing the Top Ten Books I've Read On A Whim, although there are many more than ten that I could highlight. Working in a library for two years and spending… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’ve Read On A Whim

Quotes

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

Books, Read for English Class

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

WWW Wednesdays

WWW Wednesdays: October 8th

WWW Wednesdays is a meme hosted by Should Be Reading that asks three questions: What are you currently reading??? Right now I'm reading Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift. What did you recently finish reading??? This past week I finished reading Beloved by Toni Morrison for my AP English class and Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins. Both… Continue reading WWW Wednesdays: October 8th

WWW Wednesdays

WWW Wednesdays: October 1st

WWW Wednesdays is a meme hosted by Should Be Reading that asks three questions: What are you currently reading??? Same as last week- I'm still reading Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins for fun and Beloved by Toni Morrison for my AP English class. What did you recently finish reading??? I didn't finish any… Continue reading WWW Wednesdays: October 1st