Classic Couple

A Classic Couple: LIGHT IN AUGUST and THE HUMAN STAIN

Welcome to another Classic Couple: post! Today I’ll be comparing and contrasting Light in August by William Faulkner (1932) and The Human Stain by Philip Roth (2000). Light in August is one of my favorite Faulkner novels (which is saying a lot because I have many favorite Faulkner novels). Recently I was thinking about this novel and what I could possibly pair… Continue reading A Classic Couple: LIGHT IN AUGUST and THE HUMAN STAIN

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: The Fall TBR I Wish I Could Read

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share our fall TBR lists. Usually I love making these seasonal lists (despite the fact that I rarely end up sticking to TBRs...); however, my first semester of law school is currently taking up my reading time, as… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: The Fall TBR I Wish I Could Read

Bookish

5 Classics for September

It's time for another monthly recommendation! (Miss my August post?) In this series, I recommend five classics each month that remind me of that particular time of the year. Because I've been a student my entire life (wooo law school!) I always automatically associate September with the start of a shiny new school year. Everything… Continue reading 5 Classics for September

Bookish

5 Classics for August

Summer has almost come to a close, but there’s still time to squeak in a few more books in the sunshine! I thought it would be fun to recommend five classics each month that remind me of that particular time of the year. I’m someone who tends to strongly associate books with when I read… Continue reading 5 Classics for August

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’ve Read by Auto-Read Authors

Happy Tuesday! This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share our auto-buy authors—in other words, authors whose books we would automatically buy without even really knowing what their new book was about beforehand. Personally, there are few authors whose books I would automatically purchase, but there are many authors… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’ve Read by Auto-Read Authors

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books By My Favorite Authors That I Still Haven’t Read

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share books by some of our favorite authors that we haven't read (yet). Because I've had very little time to read lately and much of my reading is dictated by class reading lists, this particular list of mine could… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books By My Favorite Authors That I Still Haven’t Read

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Short Stories that Exceed Tall Expectations

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday theme (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share our favorite short story collections. While I usually prefer reading novels over short stories, I have enjoyed several fantastic collections. Here are a few of my favorites! Apparently I haven't read enough short story collections to fill… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Short Stories that Exceed Tall Expectations

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Summer 2018 TBR

Happy Tuesday!! More importantly: HAPPY SUMMER! I'm officially back from Oxford for the next eight weeks, which means it's time to share the books I'm most looking forward to reading this summer. This is a conglomeration of books that friends have recommended to me, that remind me of Oxford, and that I've been meaning to… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Summer 2018 TBR

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Best Character Names {For Plants}

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is supposed to be Best Character Names; however, as per usual I've decided to put my own spin on it. A few years ago I made a Top Ten Tuesday list of Characters I'd Name My Plants After, which was a blast.… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Best Character Names {For Plants}

Study Abroad

A Year of Oxford Reading Lists | Holly Goes Abroad

What do we have here? A Holly Goes Abroad post on a Wednesday?! Indeed. A few weeks ago someone commented asking if I could share all of my required reading lists from my year studying at Oxford, so that's what I'm going to do today. I'm posting this in the middle of the week because it's more… Continue reading A Year of Oxford Reading Lists | Holly Goes Abroad