Book Review: Pet Sematary by Stephen King

This is the third (or possibly more) book by Stephen King I have attempted to read, following The Shining and It. I was able to finish neither of them, DNFing both of them (The Shining was too frusterating, and It was too slow-moving). My point is, I don't have the best track record with Stephen … Continue reading Book Review: Pet Sematary by Stephen King

Book Review: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

I thought this book was a bad idea to read during October, because I'm trying to read mostly horror books, but little did I know how horrific this book would be. I read this book because it's on pretty much every list of top books to read in your lifetime. In fact, I accidentally put … Continue reading Book Review: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Book Review: The Motion of Puppets by Keith Donohue

As it is the beginning of October, I'm trying to read mostly horror/Halloween-themed books this month. And this one is the first one I read. Honestly, the only reason I read it was because it has a cool cover...I maybe need to analyze my decisions more. It turned out to be better than I was … Continue reading Book Review: The Motion of Puppets by Keith Donohue

Book Review: Welcome to Lagos by Chibundu Onuzo

I've been reading a ton of books by Asian authors this year, and have been enjoyed many of them. However, reading them has made me realize just how many places I have never read a book about. One of those places is Nigeria, which is why I was thrilled to stumble across this book at … Continue reading Book Review: Welcome to Lagos by Chibundu Onuzo

Book Review: The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham

I'm pretty sure I have never read a book so depressing and yet so interesting as this book. Most probably know of this book due to the 2006 adaptation of it starring Naomi Watts and Edward Norton (I've seen parts of the movie, so I knew the basic plot, but not the details). I've avoided … Continue reading Book Review: The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham

Book Review: Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

This book is the longest one I have ever read, sitting at early 1,500 pages. It kind of feels like reading five similar books back to back, and reading it in about two weeks like I did felt a bit overwhelming. It's a lot to take in, and I'm still processing my thoughts on it. … Continue reading Book Review: Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

Book Review: The Good Earth by Pearl. S. Buck

So, my first week back in college has been a bit hectic, especially since it rained most of Monday and Tuesday (so lots of running in the rain between classes), but in between the freaking out over syllabi and all I'll have to do this semester, I read this book. This classic is one I've … Continue reading Book Review: The Good Earth by Pearl. S. Buck

Book review: Notre-Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo

Why do I enjoy inflicting pain on myself? Why did I think it was a good idea to read one of the most famous tragedies in history? Never have I been more frustrated than in reading Romeo and Juliet. It's probably my own fault, but this book has been on my TBR for so many … Continue reading Book review: Notre-Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo

Book Review: The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

I went into this book knowing two things about it: it was originally written in French, and it was about a little prince. That's about it. Yes, I know, but I tend to avoid reading much about a book before I read it, so I can perceive the story as I read the words without … Continue reading Book Review: The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Book Review: Jane by April Lindner

Yes, I did succumb to reading yet another classic book retelling, this one of Jane Eyre. And yes, I regret everything. So, this book has been on my TBR probably since I kept keeping a TBR notebook. As indicated by my last week's review of a Les Mis retelling, I am obsessed with reiterations of … Continue reading Book Review: Jane by April Lindner