It’s been a few weeks since I’ve written my last post in this series, so I’ve read quite a few books since then. When trying to come up with a recurring theme that fit with all of them, I realized that childhood was a theme that was explored in All the Light We Cannot See, Room, The … More Thursday Theme of the Week #2: Childhood
I’ve recently read a post on 101 Books about the perks of reading in the fall. It inspired me to do the same, since fall is my absolute favorite season and has been for a long time. What’s better than cold weather and a warm sweater? I say nothing.
The Casual Vacancy, a novel by J.K Rowling, is set in a small town close to London in which everybody knows each other. When a councillor, Barry Fairbrother, dies suddenly and tragically, the politics of the town suddenly become the hot topic of the moment. People talk about them and it seems as if even … More Small Town Politics: Reviewing The Casual Vacancy by J.K Rowling
I had purchased the novel The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith (who we all know now is J.K Rowling) with a good feeling. It looked good, people were raving about it and hello, J.K Rowling is AWESOME. I started reading it and quit halfway through because of pure boredom. I usually don’t like doing that. I’ve read … More Unfinished Book #1: The Cuckoo’s Calling
Room is a novel of fear and courage in which we follow the not-so-normal life of a woman and her child. The woman, who has been trapped inside a room for seven years by the man who kidnapped her when she was nineteen, has also given birth to her child inside that room two years into … More A Mother’s Love for Her Child : A Book Review of Room by Emma Donoghue
The flutter of a flower’s petals in the soft morning wind. The beautiful color of a tree’s leaves in the middle of the summer. The satisfying noise produced by a fast, refreshing rain pouring on a house’s roof. Taking a drink from a warm cup of tea in a snowy winter evening, cuddled up in a blanket. The things … More BOOK REVIEW – All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Is there a better feeling in this world than getting to open up a brand new book and feeling it in your hands for the first time? I think not.
As you may already know if you have read some of my previous book reviews, I have read multiple books lately dealing with the theme of perception. What is perception?
What if you were suddenly abducted by a random stranger you went home with? Would you flee, fight or freeze? This is what we think is the situation going on in the novel The Good Girl before the whole story gets flipped around near the end in a shocking manner. This review is going to … More BOOK REVIEW – The Good Girl by Mary Kubica
Oh, August. A great month, right? Hot, generally sunny weather with a hint of cool, crisp air announcing that fall is undeniably around the corner. As the month stretches out behind us, we feel the summer months coming to an end and making room for the dried-out leaves, the shorter days and the school buses. Maybe I’m … More Monthly Reading List of August 2015