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Books I loved as a kid

Time to get nostalgic! When I was little, I read voraciously. I probably read more than I do now, but - because I was limited by what I already had on my bookshelves and what the library had available - I tended to read the same books over and over again. Looking back, there are… Continue reading Books I loved as a kid

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book review

Review: The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee | historical feminist adventure? YES PLEASE

The Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee “I do not want easy or small or uncomplicated. I want my life to be messy and ugly and wicked and wild, and I want to feel it all.” Published Oct. 2, 2018 by Katherine Tegen Books 512 pages Genre: YA historical fiction Date finished: Oct.… Continue reading Review: The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee | historical feminist adventure? YES PLEASE

discussion

Sorting (some of) my favorite book characters into Hogwarts houses

Nothing sparks an argument quite like Hogwarts house sorting, right? Because everyone loves a little good controversy, I'm going to be sorting some of my favorite characters from books into Hogwarts houses! In case you need a refresher of the qualities valued by each house: Gryffindor: daring, chivalry, courage, recklessness Hufflepuff: hard work, dedication, patience,… Continue reading Sorting (some of) my favorite book characters into Hogwarts houses

wrap up

September Wrap-Up | great books and not-so-great school

The end of another month, and another monthly wrap-up. September was the first full month of the fall semester, which meant I was kept pretty busy with school. I still managed to read eight books, though! I've been making sure to prioritize reading for fun, especially since much of the reading I have to do… Continue reading September Wrap-Up | great books and not-so-great school