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 …

THE SHINING by Stephen King | Review

I had never really been interested in reading Stephen King’s thriller The Shining-- that is, until I saw the movie adaptation and became fascinated by the twisted and suspenseful story. Eager to see what it would look like in writing, I immediately made it a goal of mine to read the novel as soon as …

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 …

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 …

Book Review: TELL NO ONE

Author: Harlan Coben Number of Pages: 370 Publisher: Dell Release Date: July 5, 2000 "For Dr. David Beck, the loss was shattering. And every day for the past eight years, he has relived the horror of what happened. The gleaming lake. The pale moonlight. The piercing screams. The night his wife was taken. The last …

Book Review: THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO

Author: Stieg Larsson Number of Pages: 465 Publisher: Knopf Release Date: 2000 "Mikael Blomkvist, a once-respected financial journalist, watches his professional life rapidly crumble around him. Prospects appear bleak until an unexpected (and unsettling) offer to resurrect his name is extended by an old-school titan of Swedish industry. The catch—and there's always a catch—is that Blomkvist must first …