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Book Review: The Ocean at The End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

Adults follow paths. Children explore. Adults are content to walk the same way, hundreds of times, or thousands; perhaps it never occurs to adults to step off the paths, to creep beneath rhododendrons, to find the spaces between fences. Book Rating 4.5/5 Book Review Memories are a funny thing. They can be erased. They can…

Book Review: To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

When someone’s been gone a long time, at first you save up all the things you want to tell them. You try to keep track of everything in your head. But it’s like trying to hold on to a fistful of sand: all the little bits slip out of your hands, and then you’re just…

Book Review: The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare

Book Rating 4/5 Book Review I can’t make up my mind on this play! While on one hand, it’s completely misogynistic, on the other it’s absolutely brilliant. LET ME EXPLAIN THAT STATEMENT! It’s all in the eyes of the beholder. For being written in the 1500’s, it’s completely modern when it’s read in a certain…

Book Review: House of Suns by Alastair Reynolds

You are a bookworm who has tunneled through the pages of history. Is that not so? Book Rating 4.5/5 Book Review House of Suns is classified as a “space opera”. While I have definitely been on a science fiction kick, this one was completely different than any of my recent reads. Reynolds builds a completely…

Book Review: The Defining Decade by Meg Jay

Forget about having an identity crisis and get some identity capital. Do something that adds value to who you are. Do something that’s an investment in who you might want to be next. Book Rating 3.5/5 Book Review The Defining Decade was the kick in the butt I needed, but the one I didn’t quite…

Book Review: Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

They always call depression the blues, but I would’ve been happy to waken to a periwinkle outlook. Depression to me is urine yellow. Washed out, exhausted miles of weak piss. Book Rating 4/5 Book Review Whew. Sharp Objects is a heavy, heavy book. I’m going to need quite a few light reads after this one.…

Book Review: Confetti & Confusion by Daisy James

Book Rating 4/5 Book Review Quick synopsis: Millie, getting over a recent break up, is teaching cooking classes in the Caribbean to a group of women there for the destination wedding of their dreams. However, things start going wrong quickly. Will Millie be able to help pull it together for the couple? Confetti & Confusion…