Book Review: How the Other Half Lives by Jacob A. Riis

It's been a while since I've read a nonfiction book. This one I was assigned to read in my history class (which is also my favorite class this semester), so I didn't exactly read it by choice. I've also never heard of it, so I'm glad I had a chance to read it. Riis was … Continue reading Book Review: How the Other Half Lives by Jacob A. Riis

Book Review: The Gulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (Volume 1)

When I read Les Miserables earlier that year, which sits at a whopping 1500 pages, I was pretty sure I probably would never read a book longer than that. Little did I know what I was getting into when I picked up this book, which sits at 700 pages...and it's the first of three volumes. … Continue reading Book Review: The Gulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (Volume 1)

Books Coming Out in 2020 I’m Excited About

There are very few new releases I genuinely get excited about, mostly because when I do it often results in disappointment. Usually I don't read a book until months or years after it comes out. However, that doesn't mean I never look forward to new releases. So today I'm going to share with you some … Continue reading Books Coming Out in 2020 I’m Excited About

My Favorite Book of the Year: 1979-1970

Ah, the seventies, a time of drugs, hot pants, and really radical music that seems tame now by modern standards but was then considered "devil music." Good times. For those who just started following my series, this is where I share my favorite book of the year. We have been working backwards in time, and … Continue reading My Favorite Book of the Year: 1979-1970

Book Review: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance

I've seen this book around a lot, and was a bit curious to read it, but it wasn't until I read Diana's review from Ideas on Papyrus that I knew I had to read it. And, I will say, I wasn't disappointed at all. This book is absolute incredible, and one I could easily recommend … Continue reading Book Review: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance

My Favorite Book of The Year: 1989-1980

For those who just started following my series, this is where I share my favorite book of the year. We have been working backwards in time, and this is already my fourth post in this series. By sure to check out the other three for more books! My Favorite Book of The Year: 2019-2010 My … Continue reading My Favorite Book of The Year: 1989-1980

My Favorite Book of The Year: 1999-1990

This is the third installment in this series. Be sure to check out the first two. My Favorite Book of The Year: 2019-2010 My Favorite Book of The Year: 2009-2000 We are moving onto the nineties, which is the decade I was born in. I'm finding this series really fun to wright, because I'm looking … Continue reading My Favorite Book of The Year: 1999-1990

My Favorite Book of the Year: 2009-2000

This is my second installment of the series, and be sure to check out my previous one before reading this one: My Favorite Book of the Year: 2019-2010 If this is the first post you are seeing of this series, it's a series where I take a look at my favorite book of certain years. … Continue reading My Favorite Book of the Year: 2009-2000

Reading Wrap-up: August, 2019

I'm currently a couple weeks into college, and super busy. During the first few weeks of August, I tried to read as much as possible to prepare for starting college, and I ended up finishing 19 books and 2 short stories. This is great, even more than my average of about fourteen books a month. … Continue reading Reading Wrap-up: August, 2019

My Favorite Book of the Year: 2019-2010

So today I'm starting a new series on my blog. I will be counting back my favorite book published in one year, starting from 2019, and going back until I run out of books I've read published in that year. I've seen a few blogs doing this, but usually it is only looking at the … Continue reading My Favorite Book of the Year: 2019-2010