Title: One of Us is Lying Author: Karen M.MC manus What you will get with this book: a high school murder, a lot of gossipy secrets that are unravelled, and a cute romance. What you won’t get with this book: a realistic plot line, a dark and sinister atmosphere, and a mind blowing reveal at… Continue reading One of us is lying (Book review #36)
Title: Wuthering Heights Author: Emily Brontë I am not quite sure whether I will ever truly comprehend this novel and therefore I am writing this review in the hopes of gathering my thoughts together. Wuthering Heights is a novel that I have been intending to read for a long time, and due to a lack… Continue reading Wuthering Heights (Book review #35)
”You cannot fathom the distance I would travel for you.” Title: Passenger Author: Alexandra Bracken Genre: Time travel Synopsis: Passage, n. i. A brief section of music composed of a series of notes and flourishes. ii. A journey by water; a voyage. iii. The transition from one place to another, across space and time. In one… Continue reading Passenger (Book review #34)
”Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.” Title: Pride and Prejudice Author: Jane Austen Genre: Classics Synopsis: “It is a truth universally acknowledged,… Continue reading Pride and Prejudice (Book review #33)
”You’re a storyteller. Dream up something wild and improbable,” she pleaded. “Something beautiful and full of monsters.” “Beautiful and full of monsters?”“All the best stories are.” Title: Strange the Dreamer Author: Laini Taylor Genre: Fantasy Synopsis: The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around—and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always… Continue reading Strange the Dreamer (Book reviews #32)
”The newspaper stories were like dreams to us, bad dreams dreamt by others. How awful, we would say, and they were, but they were awful without being believable. They were too melodramatic, they had a dimension that was not the dimension of our lives. We were the people who were not in the papers. We… Continue reading The Handmaid’s Tale (Book review #31)
So, I thought this tag would be a fun one to do. At the current moment, I have read 32 books out of my goal of 60, which means that I am two books ahead of schedule. This is great, and mostly down to the couple of comics I read over the weekend. 1) BEST… Continue reading Mid-year book freak out tag 2017!