The Inkheart Trilogy

Now, before anybody starts wondering if I’m talking about the horrible movie adaptation of this series, I am not even going to discuss the movie… It was awful. That’s all I’ll say. Yes, I know Inkheart and it’s sequels are meant for children… but indulge me in this trip down memory lane (plus I read […]

Slaughterhouse-Five: A Weird Classic

What can I say about Slaughterhouse-Five straight of the top of my head? It’s really weird! But, worry not! The weirdness makes it cool – at least in my opinion (although I am a bit weird). Anyways, Kurt Vonnegut wrote this satirical novel (yes, it’s satire. Why else would there be aliens and all that […]

And the Mountains Echoed

And the Mountains Echoed is a book by Khaleed Hosseini, famous for his books A Thousand Splendid Suns and The Kite Runner. In And the Mountains Echoed, Hosseini explores different characters’ lives by writing each chapter in a different point of view. The stories are all connected in some way and are all very interesting in the […]

The Bell Jar

The Bell Jar is Sylvia Plath’s only novel. Often regarded as a roman a clef (which means its a novel that mirrors real life but there is a facade of fiction), it mirror’s Plath’s own descent into mental illness. It is a semi-autobiographical novel, where Plath just changed people’s names. The story follows Esther Greenwood […]

100 Books in a Year

When I was in fifth grade, my mom got me this poster that said “Let’s read 100 Books!”. It came with numbered stickers that you put on assigned spots on the poster. I remember she gave it to me for my birthday, which is in January, and I decided to read 100 books in a […]

Renegade

So, now that I am officially done with my freshman semester, I finally have time to fulfill a request made by L.A. Wilcox in reviewing her new book Renegade. Wilcox has her own WordPress blog which can be found here. Renegade focuses on Andrew, a time traveler who gets into trouble while travelling in time and […]

Brown Eyed Girl

It was love at first sight. I knew it the moment I saw her chocolate brown eyes smiling from across the room. Her short blond hair was tucked into a messy ponytail that suited her in a way no other ponytails suited girls. She had fair skin but definitely not pale. It had a slight […]

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