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Book Review: “Never Broken” by Jewel

People living their lives for you on T.V./They say they’re better than you and you agree/He says “Hold my calls from behind those cold brick walls”/Says “Come here boys, there ain’t nothing for free”/Another doctor’s bill, a lawyer’s bill/Another cute cheap thrill/You know you love him if you put in your will but Who will… Continue reading Book Review: “Never Broken” by Jewel

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Book Review: “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot

Hey guys! Please forgive my absence from the blog, these past few weeks have been crazy-busy (and I’m not even in school right now!) Amongst other things, I’ve been all over Instagram with a madness I can’t even describe except to say: I’M ADDICTED. Whew. Anyway, I just wanted to let you know about a… Continue reading Book Review: “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot

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Book Review: “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” by Stephen Chbosky

It’s always a pleasant surprise when I pick up a book I’ve known about for years, truly not expecting much, and find that it is REALLY DAMN GOOD! This was my reading experience with Stephen Chbosky’s “The Perks of Being a Wallflower.” This book was published in 1999 (I was in middle school then!) and… Continue reading Book Review: “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” by Stephen Chbosky

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Book Review: “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” (Harry Potter #1) by J.K. Rowling

Finally…I’m a member of the Harry Potter Club! Ok, fellow book lovers, please don’t faint from surprise with this next admission: I FINISHED THE FIRST HARRY POTTER BOOK TWO NIGHTS AGO. I can’t believe it’s taken me almost 18 years to actually read this book. I’m 28 years old and finally understanding why everyone has… Continue reading Book Review: “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” (Harry Potter #1) by J.K. Rowling

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Book Review: “Room” by Emma Donoghue

I absolutely loved “Room” by Emma Donoghue. I took my time with this book (almost three months!) because it came highly recommended and once I got into it I didn’t want it to go away. (It only took half a chapter to “get into it,” by the way). The book was released in 2010 and… Continue reading Book Review: “Room” by Emma Donoghue