Review: The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells

The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells is a standalone science fiction novel that was first published in 1898. This review will be spoiler-free. Shortly after astronomers observe explosions on the surface of Mars, meteor-like objects begin crashing into Earth. Martians emerge from their craters in large tripods, wiping out army units with... Continue Reading →

Review: Carmilla by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Carmilla by J. Sheridan Le Fanu is a standalone novel that was published in 1872. This review will be spoiler-free. Predating Bram Stoker' Dracula, Carmilla is the ultimate gothic vampire tale—stylish, menacing, sensual, and spellbinding You are mine, you shall be mine, you and I are one for ever. When a mysterious carriage crashes outside their... Continue Reading →

The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan

The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan is the second installment of the Percy Jackson and The Olympians series. This review will not have spoilers for The Sea of Monsters, but it will have small spoilers for the first book in the series, The Lightning Thief. Percy Jackson's seventh-grade year has passed without anything strange... Continue Reading →

Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

Clockwork Angel is the first installment of The Infernal Devices trilogy by Cassandra Clare, which is the prequel series to The Mortal Instruments series. Tessa Gray eagerly awaits her reunion with her beloved brother as she sails towards England in 1878. Only her brother is not the one waiting for her when the ship docks.... Continue Reading →

The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

The Lightning Thief is the first installment of the Percy Jackson and The Olympians series by Rick Riordan. I watched the movie before reading the book and that might affect my opinions and review. Percy Jackson is just another kid, who has a temper and struggles to focus on school, or so he thinks. When... Continue Reading →

Queen of Shadows by Sarah J Maas

Queen of Shadows is the fourth installment of the Throne of Glass series by Sarah J Maas. This review will not contain spoilers for Queen of Shadows, but will contain significant spoilers for the previous three books. Celaena is finally back on Adarlan soil, only she isn't returning as Celaena Sardothien, the king's champion. She... Continue Reading →

Should You Read The Classics?

Should You Read the Classics? This is a popular question in the reading community and I decided that today I would answer it. I think that reading the classics, or at least some of the classics is extremely important. Now I don't mean reading them in school. Most people have to read at least one... Continue Reading →

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