Review: “Know My Name” Memoir by Chanel Miller — “People Grow Up, Victims Grow Around”
It broke my heart into pieces to read about all her endurance throughout the whole ordeal. As a woman myself I felt for her in every limb of mine.
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.