The Fountainhead Book Review

Ever since I reviewed Rain is Not My Indian Name by Cynthia Leitich Smith, I’ve been lowering my expectations when going into a new book. This has helped me tremendously to see the many facets of the novel in question and to be as neutral as possible. Today’s subject was a challenge because it cameContinue reading “The Fountainhead Book Review”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty-Six

Hi Everyone, It’s been awhile since the last chapter, but I’ve been reading plenty of books. Recently, I finished No-Mod: Book 1 of the Mute-Cat Chronicles by Derek Porterfield and The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand from two chapters ago. With the latter, if you betted that I wouldn’t finish it, you lost. I’m currently readingContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty-Six”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty-Four

Hi Everyone! It’s been awhile since the last chapter, but I have a whole new slate of book to show you that I’ve been reading for about a month now! There’s no time to lose! Let’s begin! No-Mod: Book 1 of the Mute-Cat Chronicles by Derek Porterfield is about a human and the techno-religious cityContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty-Four”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty-One

Hi Everyone! I hope all of you had a great Easter. Despite being in quarantine (stupid Covid!), I sure did! I finished watching The Crown and did my annual viewing of Monty Python’s Life of Brian. On top of all that, I started a new book that I would love to show you all today.Continue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty-One”

For Whom the Bell Tolls Book Review

Let’s talk about the man, the myth, the bullfighter – Ernest Hemingway. He was known for his concise and masculine style of writing. He also received plenty of accolades for work. His best known titles are The Sun Also Rises (1926), A Farewell to Arms (1929), The Old Man and the Sea (1952), and theContinue reading “For Whom the Bell Tolls Book Review”

Carry the One Book Review

I understand that there are some books that are intended to be character studies. The emphasis is on the character and how they deal with things, and the plot is put on the back burner. If done right, they can be pretty engaging with characters so fascinating that readers will look past the thin plot.Continue reading “Carry the One Book Review”

Legends of the Fall Book Review

I always like to review books from authors from my home state of Michigan. So today, I present to you a special one as parts of this book have been adapted into two movies (I’ll review both of them someday). It’s Jim Harrison’s 1979 debut set of novellas Legends of the Fall. He is knownContinue reading “Legends of the Fall Book Review”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Twenty-One

Hi Everybody! It’s been awhile since the last chapter, but I hope everyone is having a great October! For me, it’s been good, but a little stressful due to wedding planning. I’m tying the knot in less than 3 weeks. Luckily, I’ve been reading Dalva by Jim Harrison, The Marxist Revolution: How Chico, Harpo, Groucho,Continue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Twenty-One”

The Lesser Blessed Book Review

Warning: Some elements of this review may not be suitable for those under the age of 14. When readers think of the classics, what do they often think about? The Catcher in the Rye? Pride and Prejudice? The Great Gatsby? In other words, works by white and mostly male authors who are dead. Luckily, CanadaContinue reading “The Lesser Blessed Book Review”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Nineteen

Hi Everybody!!! I’m still reading the titles from the last chapter , but I’m really excited to show the new batch of books that I’ve been reading lately, so let’s go! On the Come Up by Angie Thomas is about 16-year-old Bri, who wants to become one of the greatest rappers of all time, orContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Nineteen”