Review: “Evil Eye” An Audible Original–Trust Your Mother’s Instincts
This is the ideal horror audiobook if you are a fan of Asian horror movies.
Review: “Midnight Library” by Matt Haig — “The Only Way To Learn Is To Live”
If you are told between life and death, there is a library, endless shelves filled with books: each book is a possibility of your life you could have lived differently. Would you take the chance?
Review: “The Story of My Teeth” by Valeria Luiselli
he power of storytelling is a fantastic thing. Being book lovers, I am sure you guys already know that by now, but this article is not about that.
Review: “Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar” by Cheryl Strayed
I found this book quite a unique book out of everything I read this year, primarily because of its format. Tiny Beautiful Things is a collection of letters sent to Sugar (Cheryl Strayed) on Dear Sugar columns published on The Rumpus.net.
Review: “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas” A Short Story by Ursula K. Le Guin
What is Omelas? Where is Omelas? It is not a real place that exists. According to the author Ursula K. Le Guin, Omelas is a Utopian society or a fairytale town where “the happiness is based on discrimination of what is necessary.”
Review: “The Bell Jar” novel by Sylvia Plath — “To The Person In The Bell Jar”
In the novel, the bell jar represents the imprisonment of emotions, despair, and mental illnesses. Sylvia Plath committed suicide in her apartment less than a month after the publication of Bell Jar, her only novel.
Review: “The Year Of The Hare” by Arto Paasilinna– Off The Grid With A Friend
When I began reading this book, I imagined it would be an off-the-grid adventure. I assumed it would be a lighthearted story about a man bonding with a wild animal.
Review: “Efrén Divided” by Ernesto Cisneros — The Best MG Book Ever!
Just when I thought I was too old for all the middle-grade and YA books, I discovered Ernesto Cisneros’s Efrén Divided, the most perfect middle-grade novel ever written.
Review: “The Travelling Cat Chronicles” by Hiro Arikawa — Saying Goodbye To A Friend
Reading this novel, I learned how important it is to say goodbyes and to make memories. It will give you peace and an understanding. After all, memories will be the only thing left for us to cherish by a person, a pet, and a friend.