Month: March 2019

Thoughts on Book Crushes

Hey everyone! Today I’m talking about book crushes—and by that, I don’t mean crushes that characters in books have on other characters, but crushes that readers have on characters in books. Everyone seems to get them—I see people talking about them everywhere in the bookish community. There have even...

Ariel in Paris #6: Athens

Hey everyone! Like I said last week, today’s post is going to be an overview of what I did while I was in Athens last weekend. It was a whole bunch of things and a whole bunch of fun, so let’s just get into it, shall we? We started...

Best Bookish Friendships

Hey everyone! Welcome to another blog post! Today I’m going to talk about some of my favorite bookish friendships. One of my absolute favorite things to read about in books is friendships, so naturally I have a lot of friendship dynamics that I really love. Today, though, in my...

Ariel in Paris #5: Spring Break!

Hey everyone! If you’re reading this on the day it came out, I am currently in Athens, Greece, and I don’t have my laptop with me, so this post is being written ahead of time. Next week’s post will probably be all about the adventures I had in Greece,...

Book Review: Skyward by Brandon Sanderson

Hey everyone! It’s been a while since I did one of these, but I’m finally coming out with a book review… of a book that, when this post goes live, I will have read several months ago. At the time that I’m writing this, though, I just finished this...

Ariel in Paris #4: Homesick

So last week I talked about some of my language struggles, especially when it comes to forcing myself to speak French when it’s not absolutely necessary to do so. This week I thought I would keep up with the theme of struggles by talking about homesickness. I think this...

Bookish Pet Peeves

Obviously, reading books is awesome. It can transport you to other worlds, and all you have to do is sit there. And yet, all my fellow readers know that, in spite of all the awesomeness generally associated with books, there are a few things about them that can really...

Ariel in Paris #3: Disneyland and Le Défi

Hey guys! Welcome to another thrilling update in the “Ariel goes to Paris for a semester abroad” series. Today I actually have something to tell you about that happened this week, yesterday actually (assuming I managed to get this post up before midnight). I went to Disneyland Paris! It...
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