Things I’m Thankful For in 2020

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. This week: Thanksgiving/I’m Thankful for… Freebie. I think it's always important to remember what you're thankful for, but especially this year with the pandemic and the U.S. election and so much hate being . . .

My Views on DNFing (and Why They’ve Changed)

When I was in high school, it was nearly impossible for me to dislike a book enough to stop reading it. I could read almost anything and semi-enjoy it; I didn't have high standards. In college, my expectations rose, which means so did the number of books I wanted to give up on. But while in college and even for a couple years after, I was . . .

Reading Slumps

I remember the days before going to college. The days of being stuck at my mom's house with nothing to do and pretty much being miserable 24/7. I don't really want to go into all those details, but my point is, I had infinite time and desire to read. One summer I read all of Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged. Another year I read 90+ books. Back then, books were . . .

Happy 3-Year Blogiversary to Me!

I'm a couple days late, but you know how it goes... Another year has gone by---somehow---and here we are celebrating my blogiversary again. I'm sure, as always, you're super interested in me and my life (ha ha), so here's a more lengthy update into my sad existence. I graduated back in May from The University of Rio Grande with a BA in English and . . .