Captain Marvel Book Tag

Today I'm here with the Captain Marvel Book Tag! Thanks so much to Marta @ The Book Mermaid for tagging me!! Even though I'm a huge Marvel fan, I'm also horrible at staying up to date with movies and TV shows... so I haven't exactly seen Captain Marvel yet. *Gasp!* I know, I'm very behind on the … Continue reading Captain Marvel Book Tag

A Classic Couple: The Lost World and Jurassic Park

Today I bring you a very specie edition of A Classic Couple featuring two remarkable books: The Lost World by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1912) and Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton (1990). You may be wondering what a novel by the creator of Sherlock Holmes has to do with the book that inspired my favorite movie. The answer? The Lost … Continue reading A Classic Couple: The Lost World and Jurassic Park

A Classic Couple: Frankenstein and Jurassic Park

Do you like science fiction? I hope so, because this week's Classic Couple feature highlights two famous science fiction novels that have made it to the big screen: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1818) and Michael Crichton's Jurassic Park (1990). Dangers of science || A major theme of both of these novels is the fact that humankind does not and cannot have … Continue reading A Classic Couple: Frankenstein and Jurassic Park

TIMELINE by Michael Crichton | Review

Every now and then you read a book that blurs the lines between genres, categorization, and explanation. Leave it to the fantastic writer Michael Crichton to create such a memorable novel! Set in both medieval Europe and contemporary United States, Timeline straddles science fiction and historical fiction as it blends time travel and centuries-old ruins into one … Continue reading TIMELINE by Michael Crichton | 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

BookTubeAThon 2016 Wrap-Up

Alas! the 2016 BookTubeAThon has officially come to a close. As I mentioned in my TBR post, I was away on a camping trip with my family for about half of the week so I wasn't sure how much reading I would be able to get done in actuality. However, I ended up surprising myself and … Continue reading BookTubeAThon 2016 Wrap-Up

BookTubeAThon 2016 TBR

HAPPY BOOKTUBEATHON TIME! The Booktubeathon is an annual event hosted by Ariel Bissett that encourages people to read as much as they can in seven days. Packed with challenges, giveaways, and fun videos, the Booktubeathon is guaranteed to be a blast! This year the Booktubeathon is taking place from July 18th to July 24th. If you … Continue reading BookTubeAThon 2016 TBR

QUOTE: Michael Crichton

"Absence of proof is not proof of absence.”  ~ The Lost World by Michael Crichton Sounds like something Sherlock Holmes would say, doesn't it? Interestingly enough, this quote is from Michael Crichton's novel The Lost World, which is the sequel to Jurassic Park. I loved this quote so much when I first read it that I immediately wrote it down to … Continue reading QUOTE: Michael Crichton

Book Review: THE LOST WORLD

Author: Michael Crichton Number of Pages: 393 Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Release Date: September 1995 "It is now six years since the secret disaster at Jurassic Park, six years since the extraordinary dream of science and imagination came to a crashing end--the dinosaurs destroyed, the park dismantled, the island indefinitely closed to the public. There are rumors that something … Continue reading Book Review: THE LOST WORLD

QUOTE: Jurassic Park

"But science cannot help us decide what to do with that world, or how to live. Science can make a nuclear reactor, but it cannot tell us not to build it. Science can make pesticide, but cannot tell us not to use it."   ~ Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton As I said in my review of Jurassic … Continue reading QUOTE: Jurassic Park