Classic Couple

A Classic Couple: The Turn of the Screw and We Were Liars

In a past Top Ten Tuesday post I shared pairs of classic and contemporary novels that I saw parallels between. One of the spookiest pairs is Henry James' The Turn of the Screw (1898) and E. Lockhart's We Were Liars (2014). These books are take place in very different time periods, settings, and under unusual circumstances; however, there are… Continue reading A Classic Couple: The Turn of the Screw and We Were Liars

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Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Read in a Weekend

Happy Tuesday!! This week is another Top Ten Tuesday freebie, so I've decided to share a list of books that I've been looking forward to making for quite some time: Ten Books I've Read in a Weekend. Some of these books I read over the course of a single weekend because they were very short; however,… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Read in a Weekend

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books You’ve Read Because of Recommendations

Happy Tuesday! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic is about one of the greatest things about being part of a bookish community: recommendations. Whether you've been recommended books by friends, family, or even other bloggers, it's always exciting to dive into a story that you know someone else has loved. Today I'm going to share… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books You’ve Read Because of Recommendations

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books to Read If You Like The Perks of Being a Wallflower

It's back to school season once more, and no book makes me think of this time of year more than The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky. Whether you prefer the novel or the fabulous movie adaptation of it, the story itself is sure to leave a memorable mark on any reader. In this week's edition… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books to Read If You Like The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Quotes

QUOTE: We Were Liars

"If you want to live where people are not afraid of mice, you must give up living in palaces." ~We Were Liars by E. Lockhart I distinctly remember reading this part of the book and absolutely loving it. This metaphor just fit so perfectly with the context of the story, and I think it's so clever.… Continue reading QUOTE: We Were Liars

Books

Book Review: WE WERE LIARS

Author: E. Lockhart Number of Pages: 240 Publisher: Delacorte Press Release Date: May 6, 2014 "A beautiful and distinguished family.A private island.A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy.A group of four friends—the Liars—whose friendship turns destructive.A revolution. An accident. A secret.Lies upon lies.True love.The truth. We Were Liars is a modern, sophisticated suspense novel from National Book Award finalist and… Continue reading Book Review: WE WERE LIARS

WWW Wednesdays

WWW Wednesdays: May 21st

WWW Wednesdays is a meme hosted by Should Be Reading that asks three questions: What are you currently reading??? Right now I am reading These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner. I've been in the mood for some science fiction lately, so hopefully this will hit the spot! I am also in the middle of… Continue reading WWW Wednesdays: May 21st