Top Ten Tuesday: Things to do with books (besides read them)

Happy Tuesday! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic is supposed to be our most anticipated releases for the second half of 2020. However, I'm horrible at keeping up with new releases, so I always tend to skip these TTT topics when they come around. Instead, this week I thought it would be fun to share …

Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Years of TTT!

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is particularly special: it's been TEN YEARS since this weekly post first started!!!! It's wild to think that I've been doing Top Ten Tuesday posts for... SEVEN years now??? I look forward to these posts each week because it really feels …

Top Ten Tuesday: Summer 2020 TBR, and an important note

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic is to share ten books on our summer TBR lists. I love making these lists each season--they provide such great opportunity to reflect on what I've been reading lately and to think about what I would like to read more of in the near future. In the …

Top Ten Tuesday: A Trip into my Goodreads TBR Shelf

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is to share ten books that we've added to our TBRs and forgotten why. For this prompt I decided to dive into the rabbit hole that is my Goodreads "Want to Read" shelf and share some of the books that have …

Top Ten Tuesday: Big books are a summer vibe for me??

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is to share ten books that give off summer vibes. Today I've decided to talk about something that might seem a bit strange at first, but that has become a summer tradition for me: Each summer I choose a big book …

Top Ten Tuesday: Opening Lines in Classic Novels that Feel Very Relevant

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is to share ten opening lines that we find funny, interesting, well-written, etc. I'm focusing my list on ten opening lines in classic novels that feel very relevant right now. It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks …

Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Reasons I Love Classics (even after I’ve finished my English degree)

Happy Tuesday!! Today's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share ten reasons why we love something book. I've chosen to talk about ten reasons why I love classics and keep returning to them even after having finished my English degree. It's clear that classic literature is not everyone …

Top Ten Tuesday: The most recent library books I’ve had to abandon (for the time being!!)

Happy Tuesday! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is to share the last ten books we've abandoned. While I rarely abandon books by choice, I'm often forced to abandon them when I run out of time borrowing them from the library and someone else has them on hold and …

Top Ten Tuesday: Rules for Attending My Bookish Party

Happy Tuesday! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is to share ten things I'd have at my bookish party. Well, I've got a bit of a twist on that... Greetings! You are cordially invited to attend my bookish party, which promises to be an event of much bookish fanfare …

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Wish Younger Holly Had Read

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic asks us to share ten books that we wish we read when we were younger. For some reason, young Holly stuck with certain authors and books that were quite different from other readers. (Mainly, I just read Nancy Drew and Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings …