Violence in the small, suburban town of Highbone, Long Island, is escalating, and best friends Joan and Daisy are finding themselves in the center of it. Joan has always been fascinated by the inner workings of living things: dogfish, eels, stingrays. But the more she sees of life outside her microscope, the more she realizes … Continue reading HOW WE LEARNED TO LIE BY MEREDITH MILLER || Book Review & Giveaway!
“But I have a love for that glittering instrument, the human soul. It is a lovely and unique thing in the universe. It is always attacked and never destroyed – because ‘Thou mayest’” How do I get over a book that deeply moved me? I had been putting off East of Eden because, firstly, the … Continue reading EAST OF EDEN: The Dreadful Beauty of a Human Soul
"It was the thing I was most curios about in the whole world, because if I knew who Mom really was, I'd know who I really was." Welcome to the Slipstream by Natalka Burian Published on June 6 2017 by Simon Pulse Format: Hardcover Links: Book Depository Affiliate Link || Amazon || Goodreads Reminiscent of … Continue reading WELCOME TO THE SLIPSTREAM: A Blunt Illustration of Family and Growing Up
When we have to do with vice and vicious characters, I maintain it is better to depict them as they really are than as they would wish to appear. To represent a bad thing in its least offensive light, is doubtless the most agreeable course for a writer of fiction to pursue; but is it … Continue reading THE TENANT OF WILDFELL HALL: Coarse, Immoral, and Brave
If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio Genre: Adult, Literary, Mystery Published on April 11 2017 by by Flatiron Books Thoughts: Clever. Sadistic. Heartwrenching. "The gods are just, and of our pleasant vices Make instruments to plague us." *bows* Bad humour aside, let me begin by saying, I HAVE NEVER READ A MYSTERY BOOK WHICH HAS KEPT … Continue reading Book Review || IF WE WERE VILLAINS BY M.L. RIO