Book Review: Station Eleven by Emily Mandel

After drooling over this book for months, I finally got my hands on it. A first edition, signed copy no less, which I didn’t even realize until I’d left the store and was flipping through the first pages. I should start off by saying, I was a little hesitant about reading the book because it … Continue reading

Book Review: Deathless by Catherine Valente

The last few years, I have stopped forcing myself to read books I am no interested in. I used to be a “finisher” – someone who would finish reading a book no matter what. But you know what I realized? Life is too short to read things you don’t want to read. And so, you … Continue reading

Book Review: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

I read Gone Girl in a matter of days. I’m a fast reader, generally, but this was a nearly 500 page book and I didn’t have a lot of time for it. But the book kept me turning page after page. It’s starts out as a mystery and becomes something of a suspense. The crime … Continue reading

Book Review: Kraken by China Mieville

I began reading this book with a very little knowledge of what it was about and let me tell you, that just might be the best way to read this book. What’s funny about it is, many of the reviews printed inside the book say that it’s one of the weirdest and scariest books you … Continue reading

In Which I Tell You That You Must, Must Read This Book!

If you don’t like mystery thrillers, well alright. Then don’t read it. But you’re missing out! I am not usually a mystery reader but this book had me hooked beginning to end. The writing was beautiful, which I found to be an unusual but wonderful difference from normal mysteries. I was emotionally invested from the … Continue reading