2016 in Review

2016 in Review

Good afternoon, followers, and welcome to my final post of 2016. It's been a crazy year (an understatement) and I'm ready to move forward (understatement) and start a new year. As the years go on, I get busier and busier, and the number of books I'm able to read decreases. It's incredibly sad and I [...]

Weekend Book Haul!

Weekend Book Haul!

So over the weekend I went to a little college town in West Virginia (coincidentally named Shepherdstown) to present one of my papers at a literary conference being held at Shepherd University. Before reading my paper, I walked around the town and visited some of the cute little shops, one being Four Seasons Books. It was super [...]

Mid-Semester Crisis

Mid-Semester Crisis

I'm usually really good at keeping up with my reading and my blog. These past two weeks I haven't been active at all, and I'm sorry. I've reached the mid-semester crisis. All my classes have been bombarding me with assignments and I've had a lot of activities with all my assorted clubs and such. I'm [...]

2015 in Review

2015 in Review

As 2015 comes to a close, I wanted to share with you my Goodreads annual report as well as my blog stats. I know I've already posted twice today, but that is typical of me:  trying to cram everything in at the last moment. Anyway, without further ado, here is my Goodreads 2015 report:   [...]

Happy Blogaversary to Me!

Happy Blogaversary to Me!

Hello my lovely followers. One year ago today, I created this little blog in hopes that it would motivate me to read more. I'm the kind of girl who has a million hobbies. I'm also the kind of girl who can easily get side-tracked by things like Netflix, video games, and tumblr. Literature is a huge part [...]

I have a problem…

A big problem, actually. It's called OIBB - Obsessive Impulsive Book Buying. If I enter a store and there are books within the vicinity, I will find them. And I will buy one. Or two. Or three. I can't help it. I don't mean to do it. I was at Walmart the other day, looking [...]

Divergent

Divergent

Really starting to love this whole painting thing. It really drains my stress and calms my anxiety... So here it is, the five factions of Divergent: Dauntless, Erudite, Abnegation, Amity, and Candor. "I don’t want to be just one thing. I can't be. I want to be brave and selfless and intelligent and honest and kind."