AS I LAY DYING by William Faulkner | Review

Weeks have passed since I finished reading William's Faulkner's classic novel As I Lay Dying, yet I'm still taken aback by its brilliance. My first experience reading Faulkner was with The Sound and the Fury, which was required reading for a literature class I took two semesters ago. Although I did enjoy it, the stream of consciousness writing style … Continue reading AS I LAY DYING by William Faulkner | Review

Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge | Introduction

It's official: I'm hooked on Gilmore Girls and have been for a few months now. I started watching it with one of my friends over the summer and I honestly cannot believe that I didn't watch it sooner. Not only is a heart-warming, feel-good show that leaves you feeling warm and fuzzy inside, but I love how … Continue reading Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge | Introduction

THE RAVEN KING by Maggie Stiefvater | Review

The time has finally come for me to say goodbye to Maggie Stiefvater's Raven Cycle series. What a wild, magical, dark, emotional, and wonderful journey it has been! Since first reading The Raven Boys years ago I have eagerly devoured The Dream Thieves, Blue Lily, Lily Blue, and now The Raven King, the finally installment in this quartet. Though I had … Continue reading THE RAVEN KING by Maggie Stiefvater | Review

ANIMAL FARM by George Orwell | Review

George Orwell's classic novel Animal Farm has been on my reading radar for quite some time. After reading the unsettling 1984 a few years ago and his collection of essays titled Why I Write more recently, I've been meaning to tick Animal Farm off of my list as well. As is often the case, this impressive novel has left me with one question: … Continue reading ANIMAL FARM by George Orwell | Review

SPHERE by Michael Crichton | Review

Creepy underwater adventures? A dysfunctional team of professionals? Possible alien activity? If this isn't a recipe for a chilling sci-fi story then I don't know what is! Last summer Michael Crichton's Jurassic Park immediately became one of my favorite science fiction novels. Eager for more, I decided to read another one of his highly praised … Continue reading SPHERE by Michael Crichton | Review

SEPTEMBER 2016 | Wrap-Up

September is over, which basically means one thing: Halloween season has officially arrived!! But before we can move on to October, we have to wrap up September. Here's what I was up to this past month: In September I read a total of 2 books: Children of Facundo by Ariel de la Fuente Nada by Carmen Laforet Both … Continue reading SEPTEMBER 2016 | Wrap-Up