REVIEW: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Most of my reviews this year have been non-fiction as I've been focusing a lot of increasing my understanding and knowledge base. However, half way through the year, I hit a wall. I couldn't do anymore non-fiction, but I wanted to keep trying. Basically, that resulted in me not reading for two months. Last weekend, …

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REVIEW: Columbine by Dave Cullen

The last few books that I have read have taken an emotional toll on me. Yet, I find myself unable to stop. The need to consume real, raw material is a call that I cannot ignore. Despite having completed my degree, I am still called to learn more, to educate myself beyond the scope of …

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REVIEW: Call Me By Your Name by André Aciman

You might be thinking that this title looks familiar on this blog. You would be correct. In June 2018, after listening to the audiobook and watching the movie, I made a post comparing the two. Considering that books have the ability to include more details than movies, the comparisons are rarely fair. However, it did …

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REVIEW: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Okay, so once upon a time, I fell in love with a movie character played by Keira Knightley. Well, it was probably actually Keira herself, but that is beyond the point. The point is that I have always wanted to read a classic romance novel, but never seemed to have time for it. Until now. …

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Top Ten Books I’m Going to Read Once My Degree is Complete

I have fourteen days left until I will have finished my final classes. I have good enough grades in all of them that I am not concerned about failing them with my final assignments, which is a relief. That has been weighing on me since this semester started. "What if I fail and have to …

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Top Ten Reasons that the Library is Awesome

I am a huge fan of the library and recommend that everyone have a card to their local library. During this pandemic, I definitely miss being able to go to my local library and pick up some new books. On the bright side, I have an undetermined amount of time with the books that I …

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1,000 Books to Read Before You Die – Where I Stand

I was at the library recently and saw a book called 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die by James Mustich. Of course I checked it out, so I could see if there were any books that I had on my own TBR list. Amazingly, I found out that I have already completely read 31 …

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