Weekend Links

Happy weekend! Chris and I are back to real life after a few weeks in Italy. Le sigh. The above photo is the view from our teeny-tiny hotel room in Siena. Take me back! 😭 Here’s a round-up of what I’ve enjoyed from around the Web. Tea and Ink Society: Suspenseful Summer Page-Turners This list was…

2018 Reading Challenge: Half-Way-Point Reflection

I’ve based my reading goals for this year on Modern Mrs. Darcy’s 2018 Reading Challenge (listed here). Here’s my 2018 Reading Challenge list if you’d like to take a look. Since we’re at the halfway point of the year, I think it’s a good time for a reflection and an update. At the start of the year, I…

Recent Reads / 07

Recent Reads is a series for me to feature the last few books I’ve read (or experienced) along with my verdicts. I’ve based my reading goals for this year on Modern Mrs. Darcy’s 2018 Reading Challenge (listed here). Here’s my 2018 Reading Challenge list if you’d like to take a look. Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy Reading Challenge…

When’s the Right Time to Abandon a Book?

As a Lit major and a lifelong lover of books, it took me a long time to feel okay with abandoning a book. I think I became predisposed to thinking that if a book is deemed IMPORTANT, I didn’t want to miss out on the cultural experience. I always want to enjoy a book and…

Weekend Links

Happy weekend! Here’s a round-up of what I’ve enjoyed from around the Web. “Congratulations, By the Way” by George Saunders I just finished up the last real week of school. Final exams will be underway next week, and then —— sweet, glorious summer. This graduation speech, delivered by George Saunders to the Syracuse Class of…