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 [...]
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 [...]
Hey guys. A few weeks ago my life was still normal. Well, okay, not normal-normal, but normal for me. I went to work every day, and every night I'd read until I fell asleep. Every day, over and over, rinse and repeat, blah blah. My summer reading project this year was to complete Moby Dick. As [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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."