Reincarnation Blues

I have to give credit to Jim Tierney, who designed the beautiful cover of this book. As for what's inside the book, I was a bit disappointed. I discovered this book in my readers' advisory class as a readalike to Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde (which I highly recommend). It was on my immediate … Continue reading Reincarnation Blues

What I Checked Out in September

I checked out Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado on audiobook, which is narrated by Amy Landon. I really enjoyed the first few stories, but some of the later stories were disorienting. I checked out the book to see if that was easier to read, and it was, but the book is … Continue reading What I Checked Out in September

Ready Player One vs Ready Player One

This does not contain spoilers. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline was well-received by the literary community, earning 4.29 stars on Goodreads and appearing on the New York Bestseller lists for hardcover, paperback, and audio (beautifully narrated by Wil Wheaton). Ready Player One directed by Steven Spielberg received above average reviews (7.6 on IMDB) and … Continue reading Ready Player One vs Ready Player One

The Lonely Hearts Hotel

"All children are really orphans. At heart, a child has nothing to do with its parents, its background, its last name, its gender, its family trade. It is a brand-new person, and it is born with the only legacy that all individuals inherit when they open their eyes in this world: the inalienable right to … Continue reading The Lonely Hearts Hotel