Tag: Oppression

Book Review: Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard

Book Review: Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard

Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: Glass Sword Author: Victoria Aveyard Series: Red Queen #2 Published: February 2016 Publisher: HarperTeen Pages: 444 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 7/10 As a huge fan of fantasy, when I read young adult author Victoria Aveyard’s debut novel Red Queen, I had to know what happened next. In Aveyard’s novel Glass Sword, a …

Book Review: The Kiss by Kathryn Harrison

Book Review: The Kiss by Kathryn Harrison

Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: The Kiss Author: Kathryn Harrison Published: 1997 Publisher: Random House Pages: 207 From: Drake Public Library While I was reading Kathryn Harrison’s disturbing memoir, The Kiss, I was also reading several other books. Those books were a lifesaver. They broke up the dark themes woven throughout the memoir I picked up at a …

Book Review: Anthem by Ayn Rand

Book Review: Anthem by Ayn Rand

Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: 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, …

Book Review: His Dark Materials trilogy by Philip Pullman

Book Review: His Dark Materials trilogy by Philip Pullman

Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: 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 …