My Dark Vanessa Reviewed | Definitely Worth the Read

Published: March 10 2020 Pages: 384 Format: eBook (Library Copy) Tags: Fiction, Contemporary, High School, Realism, Abuse | Synopsis From the Publisher | 2000. Bright, ambitious, and yearning for adulthood, fifteen-year-old Vanessa Wye becomes entangled in an affair with Jacob Strane, her magnetic and guileful forty-two-year-old English teacher.2017. Amid the rising wave of allegations against … Continue reading My Dark Vanessa Reviewed | Definitely Worth the Read

The Testaments Reviewed | Definitely Worth the Read

The Testaments - Margaret Atwood Published: September 10 2019Pages: 422Format: Library Copy (Hardcover)Tags: Fiction, Science Fiction (Dystopia), Feminism, Future, Multiple POV, Mothers & Daughters, Sisters | Synopsis From the Publisher | In this brilliant sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, acclaimed author Margaret Atwood answers the questions that have tantalized readers for decades. When the van door slammed … Continue reading The Testaments Reviewed | Definitely Worth the Read

The Big Sleep Reviewed || Ok, But Not My Cup of Tea

The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler Published February 6 1939Tags: Murder-Mystery, Fiction, Crime, Noir, Detective StoriesFormat: Physical copy (Library)Pages: 231 | Synopsis From the Publisher | A dying millionaire hires private eye Philip Marlowe to handle the blackmailer of one of his two troublesome daughters, and Marlowe finds himself involved with more than extortion. Kidnapping, … Continue reading The Big Sleep Reviewed || Ok, But Not My Cup of Tea

All the Ever Afters Reviewed | 3.75/5 Glass Slippers 👠

All the Ever Afters by Danielle Teller All the Ever Afters: The Untold Story of Cinderella's Stepmother by Danielle Teller is a retelling of the classic Cinderella tale, but from the perspective of Cinderella's stepmother, Agnes. The book focuses on Agnes's life, from childhood into adulthood, and her own struggles and obstacles she has to … Continue reading All the Ever Afters Reviewed | 3.75/5 Glass Slippers 👠

Like Water for Chocolate Reviewed | 2.75/5 Chilies 🌶️

Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel is a novel told through recipes, a story mapped out in food. Esquival's novel has won several awards and has been adapted into a movie by the same title. Synopsis: From Goodreads: The narrator's … Continue reading Like Water for Chocolate Reviewed | 2.75/5 Chilies 🌶️

Diary of a Murderer Reviewed | 3.5/5 Bamboo Shoots

Diary of a Murderer by Young-Ha Kim Diary of a Murderer by Young-Ha Kim is a collection of short stories of dark undertones of sadness, regret, and death. This work was translated from Korean to English by Krys Lee. Synopsis: From Goodreads: It’s been twenty-five years since I last murdered someone, or has it been … Continue reading Diary of a Murderer Reviewed | 3.5/5 Bamboo Shoots