The Picture of Dorian Gray – Book Review

Goodreads Summary: Written in his distinctively dazzling manner, Oscar Wilde’s story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty is the author’s most popular work. The tale of Dorian Gray’s moral disintegration caused a scandal when it first appeared in 1890, but though Wilde was attacked for the novel’s […]

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Shiver – Book Review

Goodreads summary: For years, Grace has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house. One yellow-eyed wolf—her wolf—is a chilling presence she can’t seem to live without. Meanwhile, Sam has lived two lives: In winter, the frozen woods, the protection of the pack, and the silent company of a fearless girl. In summer, a few […]

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Sula – Book Review

Goodreads Summary: This rich and moving novel traces the lives of two black heroines from their close-knit childhood in a small Ohio town, through their sharply divergent paths of womanhood, to their ultimate confrontation and reconciliation. Nel Wright has chosen to stay in the place where she was born, to marry, raise a family, and […]

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Cinder – Book Review

Goodreads Summary: Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on one girl. Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She’s a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, […]

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Attachments – Book Review

I am an unabashed and die-hard fan of Rainbow Rowell. She is fantastic. I recently read Attachments, her first novel, published in 2011. The first book I read of hers was Eleanor & Park – one of my favorite books of all time. The love story she created in E&P was so real and so bittersweet […]

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Ready Player One – Book Review

Being an avid video game player my whole life, I knew as soon as I heard about this book that I should read it. However, I went most of last year with a sample of it on my Kindle without actually reading it, so I decided to make it my second book of 2015. First […]

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