Like last month, when choosing which classic I was going to read was fueled by a movie. I had an urge to watch the 1995 classic, A Little Princess. This movie was a huge part of my childhood. My sister and I have probably seen it over fifty times, but I had never read the book. I owned this beautiful Puffin Classic edition—that so perfectly match my Little Women and Anne of Green Gables copies (thanks Anthropologie)—so I was ready to dive into this whimsical story.
Continue reading ➞ A Little Princess: Movie vs. Book
There needs to be more YA stories that take place during college. Plain and simple. It’s as if when you graduate high school you go straight into the smutty/romance novels of New Adult. Your journey in finding yourself doesn’t stop when you leave those high school halls.
Continue reading ➞ Let’s Talk About Love – College in YA
My biggest problem when writing essays in school was always the beginning. I would have all these ideas, sometimes written out in notes or already in my word document. But as the minutes ticked on, I always came to a standstill—How do I start? How do I physically start to cohesively bring all my ideas together and put it to paper?
Continue reading ➞ The Writing Chronicles: Episode One
I’ve decided to start integrating more classics into my TBR list this year. Out of my 100 Goodreads goal for the year, I want to read 12 classics—essentially one per month.
Continue reading ➞ Little Women
I read 95 books in 2017. 95 BOOKS! This was the best reading I’ve ever had. I read diversely—both in authors and subject matter. I branched out of my comfort zone and discovered I kind of like mysteries? Yes, most of the books I read are Young Adult, but the atmosphere there is so inspiring. If I made a list of my favorite books of the year it would probably be over 50 books long. So, I decided to do a list of my favorite authors I read this year instead. The list will be in alphabetical order and some authors are listed with more than one book. Let’s get started!
Continue reading ➞ Favorite Authors of 2017