Lord of the Flies Review (Kids are Scary) – (2 min read)

Synopsis 225 pages Genre: Classic, Young Adult, Horror Gripping, Horrifying… Kids are literally capable of some messed up S%$! “Maybe there is a beast… maybe it's only us.” The story is so famous that I feel like at this point everyone has come across it, but to simplify the plot the book focuses on a … Continue reading Lord of the Flies Review (Kids are Scary) – (2 min read)

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell book review 

Synopsis Genre: Literary Fiction, Contemporary, Fantasy “We live on, as long as there are people to live on in.”  Blurb Following a scalding row with her mother, fifteen-year-old Holly Sykes slams the door on her old life. But Holly is no typical teenage runaway: a sensitive child once contacted by voices she knew only as … Continue reading The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell book review 

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Book Review

Synopsis Genre: Afrolit, Literary Fiction, Feminism, Cultural, Contemporary Blurb Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time. Quiet, thoughtful Obinze … Continue reading Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Book Review

The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood Book Review

Synopsis Genre: Historical, Canadian Lit, Sci-fi, Contemporary, Literary Fiction “The only way you can write the truth is to assume that what you set down will never be read. Not by any other person, and not even by yourself at some later date. Otherwise, you begin excusing yourself. You must see the writing as emerging … Continue reading The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood Book Review

Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil Book Review (Short Post)

Synopsis Genre: Nonfiction, True Crime, Mystery, History,  If you go to Atlanta, the first question people ask you is, "What's your business?" In Macon, they ask, "Where do you go to church?" In Augusta, they ask your grandmother's maiden name. But in Savannah, the first question people ask you is "What would you like to … Continue reading Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil Book Review (Short Post)