Book Review | Walden

I have been a fan of Henry David Thoreau since I was a teenager, reading bits and pieces and quotes throughout high school and college (both for classes and not). But I had never actually read Walden, despite loving Thoreau and living in Massachusetts for two years. I think, if I’m being honest, that I was […]

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Book Review | The Secret History

Donna Tartt’s The Secret History has been on my TBR for years. But despite that, I didn’t know much about it. Still, it had been recommended to me by a few blogger friends, it fit one of my reading challenges, and it has great reviews, so I decided to give it a shot. After deciding to […]

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Book Review | Our Town

It’s been a few years since I’v read a play that wasn’t written by William Shakespeare. So I was excited when this month’s prompt for the Reading New England Challenge was to read poetry or drama, and decided to use the opportunity to read a play. I chose Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Our Town. (This […]

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Book Review | Carrie

I read my first Stephen King book when I was thirteen. Since then, I’ve read a decent number of other books by King, including a couple books of short stories and his writing memoir. I’m not a huge fan of horror, so I tend to pick books like 11/22/63 over novels like The Shining. But I was […]

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Book Review | Boy, Snow, Bird

I feel like Helen Oyeyemi’s Boy, Snow, Bird has been one of those books on the back of my mind for a while now. I wanted to read it, even though I didn’t really know what it was about. I found a copy on Book Outlet a while ago, and this month, I finally got around tor […]

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Book Review | A Separate Peace

In case you missed it, I am participating in the Reading New England Challenge (created by the Emerald City Book Review). Each month, there is a genre or state, from which you have to pick a book (set in New England, obvious) and read it. You don’t have to do them all, or do them […]

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Reading New England Challenge

So remember when I said I wasn’t doing any reading challenges (other than Goodreads) in 2016? Well, I lied. Because I can’t resist this one! It’s the Reading New England Challenge created by The Emerald City Book Review. I fell in love with New England when I went off to Boston for college. It’s seriously one […]

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