May + June 2020 Book Review

The Greats My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite This was one of the most interesting and unique novels I have read, for it seemed to be a soapy drama mixed with serial killings, and philosophical revelations. A very intriguing mixture. The main character, Korede, has a sister who is a serial dater and…

The Best 7 Books of All-Time

Magus by John Fowles The best book I have ever read is The Magus by John Fowles. This postmodern novel follows Nicholas Urfe, an English teacher, that travels to a Greek island to teach. There, he meets a mysterious man, who plays God, that guides him through a game of psychosomatic tricks and illusions. This…

April 2020 Book Review

The Greats Lennon by Ray Coleman I am a Beatles fan, much like everyone else in the world. John Lennon was always my favorite Beatle, and I personally prefer his solo works over the Beatle’s records (even though I do love the Beatle’s records!). This biography is all about John Lennon, since his childhood, rise…

March 2020 Book Reviews

The Greats “Seamus Heaney Selected Poems 1966-1987” by Seamus Heaney If you are a poetry lover as much as I am, you will love Seamus Heaney. He is a master poet, with writing that appears so simplistic yet packed with a powerful. His style is soothing and narrative, while possessing a strong knowledge of writing…

Short Stories to Love

Edgar Allan Poe wrote an essay arguing that all literature should take the shape of a short story for it is the perfect length to read in one sitting and keep the attention span of the audience. If a reader must pause the book to read for another time, it breaks the magic between the…

The Best Adolescent Book List (From Toddlers-Teens)

Toddlers Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin Duck for President by Doreen Cronin Click, Clack, Ho! Ho! Ho! by Doreen Cronin Click, Clack, Boo! by Doreen Cronin NO, David! by David Shannon The Poky Puppy by Janette Sebring Lowrey That’s Why We Don’t Eat Animals by Amy Stand The Very Hungry Caterpillar…

February 2020 Books (Valentine’s Edition)

Picture this: You are cozied up in the corner of a cafe, sipping a latte, eating chocolate truffles, listening to quiet jazz seep through the speaks of the coffee shop, while you read one of these captivating, heart-warming, enlightening books. That is the perfect way to spend February 14th, whether you are alone or with…

About

Hello, old sport! I am young poet, musician, artist, and blogger. I am currently earning my Master’s in English–Creative Writing (Poetry) and working on my first collection of poetry–stay posted! I have had my nose in books, since I was a little girl, crediting Because of Winn-Dixie and Harry Potter for igniting my passion of reading. My literary taste is…