Classic Couple

A Classic Couple: The Woman in White and Gone Girl

What could a classic novel that was initially serialized in the nineteenth century and a recent bestseller that became a successful movie on the big screen possibly have in common? A lot, actually. Though Wilkie Collins’ The Woman in White and Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl were published over a century apart, they are nevertheless linked… Continue reading A Classic Couple: The Woman in White and Gone Girl

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Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: “Unclickable” Characters

Some characters just aren't meant to be your favorite fictional people. You know the characters I'm referring to- the ones that eh, you could do without. For some reason (or many reasons) you and them don't see eye to eye. We've all experienced this, and it's not a huge issue if they're side characters. But… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: “Unclickable” Characters

Books

Book Review: GONE GIRL (with spoilers!)

~~~ This review contains spoilers! Click here to read my spoiler-free review! ~~~ Author: Gillian Flynn Number of Pages: 395 Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson Release Date: May 24, 2012 "On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne's fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick's clever… Continue reading Book Review: GONE GIRL (with spoilers!)

Books

Book Review: GONE GIRL (without spoilers!)

Author: Gillian Flynn Number of Pages: 395 Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson Release Date: May 24, 2012 "On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne's fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick's clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. Husband-of-the-Year… Continue reading Book Review: GONE GIRL (without spoilers!)

WWW Wednesdays

WWW Wednesdays: January 14th

WWW Wednesdays is a meme hosted by Should Be Reading that asks three questions: What are you currently reading??? I'm still reading Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte. I'm about half way through it and I really like it so far. Everything is so dramatic and the characters are all so crazy- it's like reading a soap opera!… Continue reading WWW Wednesdays: January 14th

WWW Wednesdays

WWW Wednesdays: January 7th

WWW Wednesdays is a meme hosted by Should Be Reading that asks three questions: What are you currently reading??? Right now I'm reading Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte. This is my first novel by any of the Bronte sisters, and the idea of this one in particular has intrigued me for quite some time. So far I'm… Continue reading WWW Wednesdays: January 7th

WWW Wednesdays

WWW Wednesdays: December 17th

WWW Wednesdays is a meme hosted by Should Be Reading that asks three questions: What are you currently reading??? At the moment I am nearly half way through 1776 by David McCullough, and so far I'm really enjoying it. This time in American history never ceases to fascinate me, and McCullough does a great job at telling… Continue reading WWW Wednesdays: December 17th

WWW Wednesdays

WWW Wednesdays: December 10th

WWW Wednesdays is a meme hosted by Should Be Reading that asks three questions: What are you currently reading??? Right now I am about two-thirds of the way done with The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood. Oh my goodness, this book is FANTASTIC. If you're a fan of George Orwell's 1984 or stories like that, then I definitely recommend… Continue reading WWW Wednesdays: December 10th

Top Ten Tuesday

top ten tuesday: books on my winter tbr

Hi everyone! It's time for another Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by the awesome blog The Broke and the Bookish. This week's theme is an interesting one: Top Ten Books on My Winter TBR. Whenever I make To Be Read lists I always have the best intentions in mind, but very rarely do I end up actually reading… Continue reading top ten tuesday: books on my winter tbr