(many, many) books about dealing with and overcoming uncertainty

Given the stressful circumstances that many of us now find ourselves in, I thought that today I would share many, many books about dealing with and overcoming uncertainty. Each book listed is linked to a post or review that I've written about it (if there is one), in case you want to learn more or …

Top Ten Tuesday: Books that Remind Me of Summers as a Teenager

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday theme (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is a FREEBIE, which means we can make a list about any topic! Since we're in the midst of a beautiful summer, I thought I would share ten books that remind me of summers as a teenager. Back in the day …

Top Ten Tuesday: Dynamic Duos You Didn’t See Coming

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic asks us to mash books together. In the same vein as my Classic Couple feature, I'm going to incorporate a classic and more contemporary book in each pair I make. Let's see how weird this gets, shall we? What do you think of the combos I've created? …

A Classic Couple: The Turn of the Screw and We Were Liars

In a past Top Ten Tuesday post I shared pairs of classic and contemporary novels that I saw parallels between. One of the spookiest pairs is Henry James' The Turn of the Screw (1898) and E. Lockhart's We Were Liars (2014). These books are take place in very different time periods, settings, and under unusual circumstances; however, there are …

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 …

Top Ten Tuesday: Books to Pair with Classics

Happy Tuesday!! August is coming to a close, which means it's time to start thinking about going back to school. This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic is back-to-school themed, which means I've decided to focus on classic literature. Classics definitely get a bad reputation from required reading lists in classrooms; however, I think looking at …

Top Ten Tuesday: When Book Club Becomes Debate Club

Happy Tuesday!! I hope you all had a fun and safe Halloween if you celebrate it! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic is open-ended, allowing us to choose what kinds of books we would recommend to a book club. In the frustrating, bewildering spirit of the United States presidential election, I've decided to go with …

Top Ten Tuesday: Endings that Left Me Speechless {Rewind!}

Happy Tuesday! It's time for another Top Ten Tuesday, and this week's theme is a particularly fun one: REWIND! That means that we can go back and do any theme we would like that has already been done. I've decided to go with my Top Ten WOW Endings; in other words, I'll be sharing ten endings that left me …

Top Ten Tuesday: 1-Day Wonders

Happy Tuesday! This week's Top Ten Tuesday theme is a FREEBIE, which means that we can make lists about whatever our bookish hearts desire. As I was scrolling through past TTT posts from The Broke and the Bookish, I stumbled upon one that was done back in 2012: Top Ten Books to Read in a Day. I've …

Top Ten Tuesday: Summer in March? Why not?

It's Tuesday, and Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by The Broke and the Bookish) is here once again! There was a bit of twist to this week's theme, because we had to fill in the blank: Top Ten Books for Readers Who Like INSERT THING HERE. I was going to do a specific genre, book, or …