Five Reasons You Should Be Rereading Books

Somehow, there's a debate on whether or not you should reread books you've already read. Honestly, until I started this blog, I had no idea that people didn't reread books. (Well, I knew my roommate didn't, but I figured that's just because she's weird. Kidding, you know I like you, Sarah.) I've got a shelf full of … Continue reading Five Reasons You Should Be Rereading Books

5 Book Buzzwords That Make Me NOT Want to Read a Book

Welcome back! If you remember last week's topic, 5 Bookish Buzzwords that make me want to read a book, this is going to be the exact opposite. In fact, I think this week's topic is going to be much harder for me to complete. While there are some words that turn me off a book … Continue reading 5 Book Buzzwords That Make Me NOT Want to Read a Book

Book Review: “Illuminae” by Kaufman & Kristoff (#TheReadingQuest)

I decided to change a few things around for my #TheReadingQuest challenge. Mostly, I saw this book on the shelf at the library where Mom works and changed my "Book With a One-Word Title" to Illuminae instead of Magyk. I read it all in one day, so I guess I can go ahead and check that book off … Continue reading Book Review: “Illuminae” by Kaufman & Kristoff (#TheReadingQuest)

College Life: What You Won’t Find on Dorm Recommendation Lists

This August marks five years since I first moved into my freshman dorm, just over a year since I moved into my first apartment, and just under three months since I've settled into my second apartment. During the four years I spent in the dorms, I learned a lot about things I loved that I … Continue reading College Life: What You Won’t Find on Dorm Recommendation Lists

Recipe Review: Baked Penne with Chicken & Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Original recipe from The Art of Comfort Baking. (There's a lot of dead images, but don't worry about it. The recipe is still readable.) This is a recipe I came across several years ago when I was on a "Mom, let's try a new recipe every week this summer!" kick. (Spoiler alert: that didn't happen. … Continue reading Recipe Review: Baked Penne with Chicken & Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Top 5 Bookish Buzzwords (That Make Me Want to Read a Book!)

Thanks to Shanah at Bionic Bookworm for creating this tag! I figured it was about time for me to start participating in other things in the book-blogging community, and weekly tag lists seem like a great place to start. This is a list of five words that make me want to read a book. I'm a … Continue reading Top 5 Bookish Buzzwords (That Make Me Want to Read a Book!)