Book Tag: Halloween Edition

Carving pumpkins: what book would you carve up and light on fire? I really don't have that much anger towards a book, but one that I really did dislike (and one that I've mentioned in a previous book tag) is Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer.  Trick-or-Treat: a character who is a trick [...]

Book Review: It by Stephen King

Title: It Author: Stephen King Series: None Published: September 1986 Genres: Fiction, Horror My Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Add on Goodreads | Buy on Amazon To the children, the town was their whole world. To the adults, knowing better, Derry, Maine was just their home town: familiar, well-ordered, a good place to live. It was the children who saw [...]

Book Tag: Unpopular Opinions

A popular book that you didn't like? Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Johnathan Safran Foer. I know everyone seems to love this book, but I just honestly couldn't stand it! I gave it 2 stars on Goodreads, but that was probably generous. I felt like the writing was pretentious and the author tried too [...]

Book Review: You by Caroline Kepnes

Title: You Author: Caroline Kepnes Series: You #1 Published: September 30, 2014 Genres: Fiction, Thriller My Rating: ★★★★★ Add to Goodreads | Buy on Amazon When a beautiful, aspiring writer strides into the East Village bookstore where Joe Goldberg works, he does what anyone would do: he Googles the name on her credit card. There is only one Guinevere [...]

Short Story Review: Children of the Corn by Stephen King

Title: Children of the Corn Author: Stephen King Anthology: From Night Shift Published: February 1978 Genres: Horror, Short Stories My Rating: ★★★☆☆ Add to Goodreads | Buy on Amazon This 1977 Stephen King classic is about a couple Burt and Vicky, who drive to California for a vacation in a last-ditch attempt to save their marriage. As they drive through the middle [...]

Book Tag: Rapid Fire Q&A

E-Book or Physical Book? Physical book, for sure. E-books are great for travel, but I really prefer holding a book when I'm reading it and being able to display it on my shelf when I'm done. Paperback or Hardback? Paperback. I enjoy reading them much more than hardbacks and they take up less room on [...]