This post will be an attempt to review J.K. Rowling’s latest published work and first play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (2016). I say that it will be an attempt because 1) people can be passionate about anything related to Harry Potter and 2) I understand those people because I myself am a HUGE … More Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Didn’t Ruin Harry for Me
I am avid when it comes to updating my Goodreads books. I can spend hours on my profile, browsing through recommended books, reading other people’s reviews on the books that I want to read or that I already read, and most of all, I love adding books to My Books. (I don’t think I’ve ever written … More Top 5: the Latest Books I Have Added to My To-Read List On Goodreads
I read for the first time Dan Brown’s famous novel The Da Vinci Code (2006). I have been thinking about the way to write this post for a few days now. I’ve tried to several times, and every time I felt like I was just regurgitating some boring old clichés.
I have wanted to read Elizabeth Gilbert’s The Signature of All Things (2013) for a while. I planned to read it last summer, but my interest faltered and I read other books instead. My studies started again in September and with it, I read books assigned to me for school and other books that I … More Elizabeth Gilbert’s Masterpiece: The Signature of All Things
I don’t think that I am alone when I say that I go through phases with my reading. Here are some of the phases I have gone through:
As you may know, English is not my first language. Even if I am a proud bilingual, my first language and language of choice is French. Yes, I am a French Canadian. Because of this, I always feel a little bit guilty when I only write English blog posts about my English reads. I have to … More Short Book Reviews – My Latest French Reads
I recently re-read the famous, classic novel 1984 by George Orwell. What a book! I only imagine the kind of controversy this novel must have engendered when it was published in the nineteen-fifties. What some individuals do not seem to understand, though, is that the more you attempt to censure a book, the more people … More Censure, Commentaries and 1984: Books Are Life
I finally finished the novel Pride and Prejudice a few days ago. The edition I read looked a little bit like this: If you read my last blog post, in which I talk about the first half of the book and how I liked it, you’ll know that I really, really enjoyed it. I must … More Pride and Prejudice, a Feminist Novel?
I’m currently reading Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen for the first time. I have to say that after hearing about it so much as this timeless classic novel, I was really excited to read it. I’m about halfway through, and it’s not a big novel at all – it’s about two hundred pages. What … More Reading Pride and Prejudice – My Thoughts
We’ve all heard those sayings or proverbs that have been told a thousand times. They’ve been told so much so, that when people say them now, it seems as if they’re not even thinking about them anymore. They’re saying them in a moment when perhaps they need a sentence to strengthen a message they’re trying … More When You Judge a Book By Its Cover