Books I Read March, 2018

I read way too many books this month, going from 14 books last month to 23 books this month. So…yeah, I may have a problem (my reading addiction is getting worse, guys!). Though, in my defense, some of these were short stories! 1 star • The Austen Escape by Katherine Reay (released Nov. 2017) • … Continue reading Books I Read March, 2018

Reading Frankenstein for the First Time: A Modern Reader’s Review

I am a great believer that, as writing changes throughout history, so do the reader’s expectations of what makes a good book. Recently I finished the classic Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. I went into it with expectations I garnered from movies and plays I’ve seen it adapted into. Thus, I … Continue reading Reading Frankenstein for the First Time: A Modern Reader’s Review

Things I’m Totally Obsessed With: March, 2018

I'm starting a new series near the end of the month, where I share some of the things I am obsessed with during that month. Yay! Song: The Night We Met (originally by Lord Huron, cover by Trevor Holmes) My New Salt Lamp! TV Show: The Flame’s Daughter (Chinese, starring Dilraba Dilmurat, Vic Chou, and Vin … Continue reading Things I’m Totally Obsessed With: March, 2018

Movie Review: Tomb Raider

I recently had the opportunity to see the newest Lara Croft reboot movie: Tomb Raider. It was a mostly pleasurable experience. Let me give a warning that I am a huge fan of the rebooted video games, both Tomb Raider (2013) and Rise of the Tomb Raider (2015), though I was never a fan of … Continue reading Movie Review: Tomb Raider

Indie Book Review: The Golden Peacock by Lauren Grossman

A few weeks ago, Lauren B. Grossman (the author) contacted me over Goodreads, offering me a copy of her book in exchange for an honest review on either Amazon or Goodreads. Usually, I do not do this type of thing (I’ve never even been interested in joining Netgallery) because I don’t like the pressure of … Continue reading Indie Book Review: The Golden Peacock by Lauren Grossman

Most Memorable Book Villains

Let’s face it: everyone loves a good villain (even if we hate him/her too). I personally have always liked villains, both for their depth and simply their interesting characters. Since I was a small child, movie villains like Basil Rathbone’s Sir Guy of Gisborne in 1938’s “The Adventures of Robin Hood” and book villains like … Continue reading Most Memorable Book Villains