I like to think I've always been a reader. I remember my parents reading to me; I remember Scholastic book fairs and designated reading time in elementary school; I remember walking to and from the library every single weekend; I remember always being a reader. And thinking about my history of reading also got me thinking about the people who inspired . . .
I've never been good at writing. But I loved the idea of starting a blog and sharing my thoughts about the books I love. It started out as (and still is) simply a place where I can rant about books. I may have an English degree, and I may have presented semi-okay academic papers at literary conferences, but my book reviews are . . .
The answer, my dear readers, is yes: it is. I've been blogging about books for over 4 years now and instagramming about books (or bookstagramming) for about 2. In all time that, I never really sat down to think about or appreciate what technology has done for the literary world. That is, not until I read ...
Hi, guys! Happy weekend. It's been a while since I've thought up anything to write about for this segment. Back in January, I wrote about how I was thinking about trying audiobooks and bookish podcasts. Well, I'm here to tell you that I did try both of these. In fact, it quickly became the best [...]
It's been a while since I've posted one of these random, rambling Saturday posts... There's a reason behind this, and today I kind of want to talk about those reasons. I'll be talking about reading slumps and the reasons why I fall into them, especially here lately. I remember the days before going to college. [...]
Alright, I know I just posted a book review this evening, but that's because I suck and didn't finish my book yesterday like I was supposed to. So, you're getting two posts from yours truly tonight. I know, what better way to celebrate New Year's Eve? Ha. So, wow, what a year. A lot of changes [...]
I'm a couple days late, but you know how it goes... Another year has gone by---somehow---and here we are celebrating my blogaversary 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 [...]