Literature · Reviews

REVIEW: Take a Hint, Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert

"Feeling is always worth it." Title: Take a Hint, Dani BrownAuthor: Talia HibbertPublication: June 23, 2020Rating: 4.5/5 starsCW/TW: anxiety, depression, panic attack, mention of deathNotes: I received an advanced reader copy via Netgalley Is there anything better than a good rom-com? In my eyes, Talia Hibbert is one of the queens of this kind of… Continue reading REVIEW: Take a Hint, Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert

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Book Review: The Vegetarian by Han Kang

“Sister...all the trees of the world are like brothers and sisters.” Title: The Vegetarian Author: Han Kang Publication: 2007 Rating: 3/5 stars CW/TW: abuse, rape, sexual assault The Vegetarian by Han Kang is a relatively short read (the English edition clocks in at 188 pages), but that doesn’t mean it’s easy. Originally published in 2007… Continue reading Book Review: The Vegetarian by Han Kang

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Anne Brontë and Me: The Literary Love I Once Rejected

At 17 years old, I found the literary love of my life. Unfortunately, at 17 years old, I rejected her. During my junior year of high school, I took AP Literature, a course that helped me find my purpose of sorts in life. It was that year that I truly fell for the written word,… Continue reading Anne Brontë and Me: The Literary Love I Once Rejected

Literature · Research

What’s Old Is New: Reflections from My Summer Research

"What when & how shall I be when I have got through?" When my professor/adviser first approached me regarding my college's new summer fellowship, it seemed far-fetched. My college has an abundance of students in various scientific fields: molecular biology, chemistry, environmental science, etc. . These students (and professors) are doing important work, which typically… Continue reading What’s Old Is New: Reflections from My Summer Research