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  • Book Review: Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Shadow of Night Author: Deborah Harkness Published: 2012 Publisher: Penguin Books Pages: 592 From: Walmart The “paranormal romance” is now a thing, founded in the burst of popularity in young adult books based on magic, vampirism and the supernatural. Look at Barnes and Noble, the largest book store chain in America: they even […]

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  • Book Review: Anthem by Ayn Rand

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Anthem Author: Ayn Rand Published: 1938, 1946 Publisher: Cassell, Pamphleteers, Inc. Pages: 64 From: Barnes and Noble There is something about a story that is short, thoughtful and just plain scary. Ayn Rand, author of Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead, succeeds at telling a story that, if looked at in the right light, […]

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  • 1000 Word Story 2

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinThe light begins to peek through my curtains. A hint of what is to come. Slowly I begin to stir. Shadows begin to dance on the walls of my room. A prism shines fragmented rainbows across the brown shaggy rug, up the wooden walls and onto the white patterned roof. The curtains glow orange […]

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  • 1000 Word Story

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinThe smooth walls makes a hideous noise as my fingernail scratches down their side. Another day has passed. Another day of darkness. Another day of solitude. Another day of nonexistence. The walls were gray … or were they green? Its been so long since the light has touched them one wonders if the walls […]

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  • Book Review: In The Woods by Tana French

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: In the Woods Author: Tana French Series: Dublin Murder Squad #1 Published: 2007 Publisher: Viking Adult Pages: 464 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 9/10 It started with a murder, and ended with a murder. Tana French’s debut novel In the Woods took crime novels to a whole new level with the twists and […]

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  • Book Review: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: A Discovery of Witches Author: Deborah Harkness Published: 2011 Publisher: Penguin Books Pages: 592 From: Walmart Rating: 8/10 In 2011 Deborah Harkness, a historian, delved into the fantastic with a story of witches, vampires, daemons, and their lives mixing with humans and each other. This story was entitled A Discovery of Witches (2011), […]

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  • Book Review: Daughter of the Sun by Barbara Wood

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Daughter of the Sun Author: Barbara Wood Published: 2007 Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Pages: 480 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 7/10 Barbara Wood does it again. In the novel that precedes Woman of a Thousand Secrets, Wood takes history and makes it into a great soap opera beach read entitled Daughter of the […]

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  • Book Review: Woman of a Thousand Secrets by Barbara Wood

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Woman of a Thousand Secrets Author: Barbara Wood Published: 2008 Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Pages: 496 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 7/10 Barbara Wood’s novel Woman of a Thousand Secrets (2008) is similar to a soap opera. It contains murder, love, sex, ambition, and action, all wrapped up into one novel about a […]

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  • Book Review: Entwined by Heather Dixon

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Entwined Author: Heather Dixon Published: 2011 Publisher: Greenwillow Books Pages: 480 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 7/10 Everyone loves fairy tales, especially those that are given neat and interesting twists on the original. Heather Dixon succeeds in twisting the fairy tale of the Twelve Dancing Princesses into a young adult action love story […]

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  • Book Review: His Dark Materials trilogy by Philip Pullman

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: His Dark Materials trilogy Author: Philip Pullman Published: 1995, 1997, 2000 Publisher: Scholastic Pages: 432, 352, 544 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 9/10 Controversial books are always good reads. Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy, containing The Golden Compass (Northern Lights in the UK) (1995), The Subtle Knife (1997) and The Amber Spyglass […]

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