Unfortunately, many of the books I read this year were absolutely disappointing. Out of 45 total book and novella reviews, only 10 are what I consider to be favorites. To be considered a favorite, each book had to meet certain qualifications: unforgettable, well written characters and a story that I would want to read again … Continue reading The Best Books of 2019!
For December, I wanted to review at least one story that fit the season but wasn't necessarily a Christmas story. I searched through my books and came across the collection of Best Loved Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen. I bought this massive book years ago but never even opened it. Andersen's stories were the … Continue reading Short Story Review for “The Snow Queen” by Hans Christian Andersen
As you're reading this, I am in Gatlinburg, Tennessee on vacation! I had to do quite a bit of pre-writing to make sure my blog stayed on schedule so I needed something I could read and review quickly. I settled on "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. It is a short story that was … Continue reading Short Story Review of “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Like most American kids in public school, I had to read The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. It's been quite a few years since then and all I could remember about this book was that I didn't like it so I wanted to give it another try. If you're not familiar with this book, … Continue reading Book Review for “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Merry Christmas Eve to all of you! I hope that whatever your plans are for today or tomorrow that it involves time with your loved ones and good food. I wanted to do a Christmas-y post today so I decided to review a book that I've been curious about for a long time, A Christmas … Continue reading Book Review for “A Christmas Story” by Jean Shepherd