What I Read My First Semester of Graduate School | part 1: renaissance literature edition

Hi, lovebugs! As many of you know, I started graduate school this past January. In short, it’s been an overwhelming whirlwind of a time, but I’m so glad I ended up going back to school. I’ve come to realize that school is the only place where I feel at home. Just your typical book-loving nerd here. Since I wasn’t able to post anything while in … Continue reading What I Read My First Semester of Graduate School | part 1: renaissance literature edition

June TBR | pride month + playing catch-up

Happy almost-summer and pride month, everyone! Congrats to all the May graduates, as well! I usually don’t do TBR (as I have a tendency to completely abandon my lists), but with my reading slump almost entirely gone now, I think I can finally stick to a TBR this month! I’m super pumped to start chopping away at my very full and unread bookshelves, and there’s … Continue reading June TBR | pride month + playing catch-up

The Anonymous Bookaholics Tag

Hello, my darlings! I hope you’re all having/had a wonderful day! I recently saw Shawshank from Void If Removed do the Anonymous Bookaholics Tag, and it made me want to tag along — get it? (I’m so sorry for the terrible puns, but I simply cannot help myself). Honestly, I’ll find any excuse to talk about books and how much I love them, because why … Continue reading The Anonymous Bookaholics Tag

ETSU’S Virtual Milton Marathon (Nov. 19) | experience Paradise Lost all in one day

My dear friends, my amazing and incredible alumni is hosting the Milton Marathon, an all-day reading of John Milton’s Paradise Lost, tomorrow (Nov. 19) from 8am – 8pm! (Or whenever they finish reading the entirety of the poem). And the best part? You don’t need a Facebook account to watch! Join ETSU’s 2020 Milton class, as well as myself and others, to chat and experience … Continue reading ETSU’S Virtual Milton Marathon (Nov. 19) | experience Paradise Lost all in one day

The Realities of a Mood Reader | books i need to finish

Hello, my loves! I’m back yet again after a long break — I promise I can explain. Life has been stressful and busy, and my mental health hasn’t been the best. I wasn’t reading anything, and what I did read was never consistent (as you’ll see in a moment). I felt like I had nothing to write about!, and I ended up falling into a … Continue reading The Realities of a Mood Reader | books i need to finish