University: Third Year Reading

My first year wrap up can be found here, along with the preliminary reading post I did for my first semester of second year. You can also find my second year wrap up here! The only things I know about third year so far are reading and dissertation and scary. I have so much to do, and not enough energy or money to get …

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Connie’s Personal 101 Guide for Personal Survival University

My draft title for this post was 'ADVICE FROM A TERRIBLE STUDENT WHO IS TRYING TO LEARN TO STOP BEING A SHITHEAD', which I think captures my general attitude as a student perfectly. Hello. If you've never been on my blog before, I'm Connie, 20 years old, a struggling English undergrad with a minor in …

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books Outside My Comfort Zone

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature created by That Artsy Reader Girl (originally The Broke and the Bookish). For information on how to participate and the topics of each week, click the link! Helllo! This week is a weird prompt for me! In the past two years, 'comfort zones' haven't really been a thing I'm conscious of. …

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Bookshelf Tour (2019) Part 2: Contemporary, Currently Reading, and Comics

This is the second part of my 2019 bookshelf tour series. You can find the first part here. Here is the shelf. OVERVIEW This is my contemporary/standalone shelf, and also the start of my graphic collection. This is probably the only big shelf I won't be anything to in the next few months, other than add …

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Top Ten Tuesday: Read Books I Wish I Owned!

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature created by That Artsy Reader Girl (originally The Broke and the Bookish). For information on how to participate and the topics of each week, click the link! Hello! I'm making my triumphant return to doing Top Ten Tuesday again, which I am very happy about. I really love this prompt, picking out all …

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Book Review: The Luminous Dead

The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling April 2nd 2019, Harper Voyager Goodreads, Amazon, Book Depository, Wordery When Gyre Price lied her way into this expedition, she thought she’d be mapping mineral deposits, and that her biggest problems would be cave collapses and gear malfunctions. She also thought that the fat paycheck meant she’d get a …

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