My Favorite Book of the Year: 1899-1890

And finally we are leaving the 20th century behind and traveling back into the 19th. It also happens to be my favorite century to learn about historically, especially with the Victorian Era in England and mass travel and exploration abroad. But if this is the first part of this series you read, here's a list … Continue reading My Favorite Book of the Year: 1899-1890

Book Review: The Europeans by Henry James

This is the first book I have ever read by Henry James, which surprises me because he's kind of a big classic author, best known for books like The Turn of the Screw and The Portrait of a Lady. However, this one is apparently one of his most famous ones too and considering how much … Continue reading Book Review: The Europeans by Henry James

July 2020 Reading Wrap-up

I cannot believe I'm already wrapping up July and we're halfway through 2020. What a year it has been for everything. I hope you're all staying safe and healthy during this pretty scary time. Anyway, this month I really got into reading and ended up finishing twenty-three books, which is really impressive considering my average … Continue reading July 2020 Reading Wrap-up

Mid Year Book Freakout Tag: 2020

This is a tag which goes around Booktube and reading blogs every year, and I did it last year. Check that one out if you feel like it. Anyways, this tag was created by two creators over on Youtube, but I can only find the co-creater Earl Grey Books's video. I like doing this tag … Continue reading Mid Year Book Freakout Tag: 2020

Book Review: Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee

This is the third book I read for the Reading Rush this year, and one I bought 90% because of the beautiful cover. But I was surprised how much I loved this book, as it was nothing like I was expecting it to be. Release: 2016 Page Count: 391 Format: Hardback Synopsis: Mercy Wong is … Continue reading Book Review: Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee

Reading Rush 2020 Announcement

I'm so excited to be participating in another Reading Rush! I have been doing this read-a-thon for a few years now, and it's one of my favorites. It also helps that it's during summer, a time when I'm usually less busy. If you have no idea what the Reading Rush is, it's a week long … Continue reading Reading Rush 2020 Announcement

My Favorite Book of the Year: 1909-1900

We are finally to the turn of the century. It seems like we've been traveling back so fast, and yet I started this series nearly a year ago. Anyway, the first decade of the 1900's marked a shift from old traditional towards a new way of life. Queen Victoria died in 1901, the Wright Brothers … Continue reading My Favorite Book of the Year: 1909-1900

June 2020 Reading Wrap-up

I can't believe it's already the beginning of July. This year indeed has been insane. This month I read 13 books, and they mostly fell in the middle range of rating around three or four stars. There weren't many amazing books I read, but also not many bad books I read. It's getting to be … Continue reading June 2020 Reading Wrap-up