Book Adventures, Book Lists

Top 10 Books I Read in London

From January to May 2022, I spent my semester living in London and traveling around Europe. This meant lots of reading time on planes, trains, buses, and the London Underground. Of course I picked up some great books along the way! Here’s ten of my favorite reads from this semester. In London and looking for… Continue reading Top 10 Books I Read in London

Book Lists, Book Reviews, Young Adult

Four Sequels That Are Better Than the First Book (And Four That Are Not)

Whether it's upped stakes, the introduction of a new character, or a plot twist, the second book can really make or break a series. Here's four sequels that, in my opinion, turned out better than their predecessor, and four that did not live up to expectations. If you've got a sequel that you love or… Continue reading Four Sequels That Are Better Than the First Book (And Four That Are Not)

Book Lists

YA Movie Adaptations: The Good, the Bad, and the Incomplete

One of the most exciting and terrifying things as a devoted reader is discovering that your favorite book is going to be turned into a movie or TV show. If done well, the film can be a global phenomenon that turns a huge audience and attracts more readers to the source material. When done poorly,… Continue reading YA Movie Adaptations: The Good, the Bad, and the Incomplete

Book Lists

My Top 5 Books of 2020

I think there isn't a soul out there who wouldn't say that 2020 was an incomparably difficult year. Looking back, absolutely nothing happened as anyone expected it. I have been doing online college since March. That in itself feels strange to write. Sometimes, 2020 felt like it would never end. Despite it all, we made… Continue reading My Top 5 Books of 2020

Book Lists, Young Adult

Top Five Vampire Reads

I love vampires. There's something just so mysterious and alluring (and sometimes sparkly!) about them. Vampires have overtaken my life in a few ways: first, by invading my TikTok For You Page with an abundance of Edward Cullen videos. Second, through my constant rewatching of The Vampire Diaries. It was actually my eighth grade English… Continue reading Top Five Vampire Reads