Book Review

Pride and Prejudice (Book review #33)

​”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)

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Strange the Dreamer  (Book reviews #32)

​”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)

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The Handmaid’s Tale (Book review #31)

​”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)