Tag Archives: good reads

Book Review: Sphere by Michael Crichton

“We are, in reality, terribly frail animals. And we don’t like to be reminded of how frail we are–how delicate the balances are inside our own bodies, how short our stay on Earth, and how easily it is ended.” Book Rating 4/5 Book Review Well, Michael Crichton is starting to become one of my favorite…

Book Review: Bird Box by Josh Malerman

Boxed in, she thinks. Forever. Book Rating 4/5 Book Review I got chills! They’re multiplying. And I’m loooosing control… Ok, I’ll stop, call it a coping mechanism. No, but, seriously. Bird Box freaked me out. I’m going around turning all the lights on and looking around, but then remembering not to look and closing my eyes.…

Book Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Book Rating 4/5 Book Review I saw The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo literally everywhere, but avoided it incessantly. It seemed like a book I wouldn’t particularly like. Typically, books about movie stars don’t make my short list. However, I stumbled upon it in my Scribd library, and thought, well…might as well give it a…

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: Beartown by Fredrik Backman

Another morning comes. It always does. Time always moves at the same rate, only feelings have different speeds. Every day can mark a whole lifetime or a single heartbeat, depending on who you spend it with. Book Rating 3.5/5 Book Review I love Backman’s A Man Called Ove. It was outstanding; everything about that book…

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: Children of Eden by Joey Graceffa

Book Rating 3.5/5 Book Review I listened to Children of Eden on Audible. Full disclosure, I have no idea who Joey Graceffa is and have never watched a video by him, I only knew he was a YouTuber after I rated the book on Goodreads and read a couple reviews to see what other people…