Fried to Frozen: Month One

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In the Wonderful Land of Oz: Oh, yeah, I’m in Australia

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Review: A Darker Shade of Magic

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Soundtrack Suggestions: Me Before You

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Fried to Frozen

Fried to Frozen: Month One

By on September 22, 2018

Last week, I was studying in the housing lodge near my apartment when I got distracted by screaming. I looked up and saw a crowd of people running up the walkway, yelling indecipherable words, causing a whole lot of hubbub. I thought to cause that much excitement, there must be something really cool going on–that […]

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Review: A Darker Shade of Magic

By on June 12, 2018

A Darker Shade of Magic is the first book by V.E. Schwab that I have read, but I definitely know that it will not be my last. This novel pulls you in with compelling characters, easy banter, and an innate sense for adventure. Instead of being cliche, Schwab’s universe is unique and multicolored (no pun […]

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Soundtracks

Soundtrack Suggestions: Me Before You

By on May 28, 2018

Everyone has a book that makes them ugly cry. For me, and maybe even you, it’s Jojo Moyes’ Me Before You. This book breaks your heart into a million pieces and then steps on it (continuously, if you consider the now two sequels to the first novel). If you are like me, you need a […]

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Fried to Frozen

Fried to Frozen: What it’s About

By on May 18, 2018

Big announcement time! I, a content resident of the southeastern United States, have decided to take on the Alaskan wild for the fall semester. Why would I ever trade humid heat for frigid tundra, you might ask? The answer is: I’m not entirely sure. I do love winter weather, the mountains, and the great outdoors, […]

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Review: Nicola Yoon’s “The Sun is also a Star”

By on January 31, 2018

Recently, Nicola Yoon reached popular renown through her first publication “Everything, Everything.” But her second book, “The Sun is also a Star,” carries themes that the first doesn’t touch. With “The Sun is also a Star,” Yoon turns the YA genre on its head; her two teenage characters deal with adult problems most can’t even […]

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Quotes

Quotes to Live By: Virginia Woolf

By on January 25, 2018

Known as one of the greatest pioneers of modernist writing, Virginia Woolf expressed herself in ways that no others could. And today would have been her 136th birthday. Why not commemorate this classic author with some of her own words? So, here is Virginia Woolf: Giving everyone a reason to love food more: One cannot […]

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Five Books for Empowering Women

By on January 22, 2018

So I might be a few days late to catching the Women’s March reunion, but I think you can never be late to supporting other women. In an effort to both show my support and to help my female followers realize their true potential, here are some of the best books empowering women written in […]

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10 Best Gifts for Book Lovers

By on December 20, 2017

Even though Christmas is right around the corner, if you are like me, you probably procrastinated on getting presents. But if you are looking for the perfect gift for a book lover this holiday season, the search is over. Reading Whale has ten suggestions that are great for anyone who enjoys reading. And, if you […]

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Author Talk

Author Talk with Tiffany McDaniel

By on November 9, 2017

Reading Whale took some time to talk with author Tiffany McDaniel about her novel “The Summer that Melted Everything” and what life as a professional writer is like. A bit about the author and her novel: Tiffany McDaniel is an Ohio native whose writing is inspired by the rolling hills and buckeye woods of the […]

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