Hi everyone! My name is Jordan and I am creating a page dedicated to my life. I love traveling, fashion, health & fitness, and more which is why I decided this blog will have a little of everything! I will be posting every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday. Monday's are Mmm Mmm Mondays, I will … Continue reading First blog post
Reading a book that I had no prior knowledge on, and definitely unclear of what to look for, I was a bit apprehensive to say the least. Animals in Suits by Timur Raad is the satirical, dystopian story of the corporate world and Jake the protagonist, trying to figure it all out. The title of the … Continue reading I bet you haven’t read this review
"O, wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind?" -Percy Shelley's Ode to the West Wind Romanticism: a movement in the arts and literature that originated in the late 18th century, emphasizing inspiration, subjectivity, and the primacy of the individual. I have typically always referred to myself as a realist, that is, until I realized … Continue reading The Pros(e) of Romantic Poetry
“I was pretending that I did not speak their language; on the moon we spoke a soft, liquid tongue, and sang in the starlight, looking down on the dead dried world.” -We Have Always Lived in the Castle Shirley Jackson To say I am excited to talk about this novel is quite the understatement. Not only … Continue reading We Have Always Loved Shirley Jackson
"I wanted to kill myself a hundred times, but somehow I am still in love with life" -Voltaire's Candide This quote set off my ever desired yearning to read this novel and I am beyond pleased to finally say I have. The novel is actually more of a novella, my edition being only about 80 pages … Continue reading Voltaire and the World
It is no secret that I am quite the bibliophile. I devour each and every book I pick up and quickly move on to the next. My passion for books and reading however, is fairly recent and something I have evolved into enjoying especially in the last year. I took a picture on my phone … Continue reading The Importance of Reading.
"I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself" -Jane Eyre Another Brontë book read, and with that my ever yearning desire to be the fourth Brontë sister. After reading Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights I knew I would love the other sister's writings … Continue reading Reviewing yet another Brontë
Durée de Lecture: 5 Minutes "If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward" -Martin Luther King Jr. 2019 is here, and with that I have been doing a great deal of thinking about what I … Continue reading Food for Thought.
Happy 2019 everyone! It has been too long since I last posted and I am so excited to be getting back on track in the new year. I have so many exciting plans for the new year and new posts coming up and I am looking forward to sharing it with all of you! A … Continue reading New Year (yay!)
Happy Friday friends! This long awaited book review is finally here. Today I am going to be discussing a book that has turned me upside down and inside out. Recently I read 1984 by George Orwell. I cannot believe this is the first novel of his I have read. I have other works of his … Continue reading An Overdue Review
Happy Friday everyone! For today's book review, I am going to be talking about a book that I actually had the time to read for pleasure, not school related, and just in time for Halloween. Recently I read Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. This has been a book that I have been waiting to read all … Continue reading I am in need of a Booking.