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?
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
Here I am, almost a year has already passed since my last blog post. I had promised myself that I would continue writing consistently during the school year, but I did not succeed in doing so. School started and with it there was a load of homework – and I mean, a load – and … More It’s summer, I am back
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
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.
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