A Clockwork Orange | book review

Title: A Clockwork Orange Author: Anthony Burgess Publisher: William Heinemann Publication Date: 1962 Rating: 5 stars Opening Line: "What's it going to be then, eh?" A Clockwork Orange is one of the most interesting books I've ever read. I found a copy in a bookstore in Canada, flipped to the back jacket and read the first sentence of…

Body Shots | book review

Title: Body Shots (Masters of Pleasure) Author: Anne Rainey Publisher: Kensington Books Publication Date: September 2014 Rating: 1.5 stars Opening Line: The dryness in her throat made it hard to breathe. *I received an ARC of this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Surprise, surprise, it's my first erotica novel book review. Not the first…

Top Ten Tuesday: Best Books Read in 2015

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week they will post a new Top Ten list  that one of the bloggers atThe Broke and the Bookish will answer. Everyone is welcome to join. All we ask is that you link back to The Broke and the Bookishon your own Top…

52 Likes | book review

Title: 52 Likes Author: Medeia Sharif Publisher: Evernight Teen Publication Date: January 2015 Rating: 2 stars Opening Line: "No!" *I received an ARC of this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. 52 Likes is the first novel from Medeia Sharif that I've read, and I'm glad I received a copy through NetGalley so I didn't have…

Trigger Warning | book review

Title: Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances Author: Neil Gaiman Publisher: William Morrow Publication Date: February 2015 Rating: 4.5 stars Opening Line: There are things that upset us. There are few authors I've read during my nineteen years of life who can give me chills and force me to think the way Neil Gaiman does. Over the past couple years, I…

Frankenstein | book review

Title: Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Publisher: Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, & Jones Publication Date: 1818 Rating: 3.5 stars Opening Line: St. Petersburgh, Dec. 11th, 17 --TO Mrs. Saville, EnglandYou will rejoice to hear that no disaster has accompanied the commencement of an enterprise which you have regarded with such evil forebodings. Though…

3 Days, 3 Quotes: Book Tag, Day 2

Day 02 of the 3-day challenge quoting some of my favorite books. Unfortunately I forgot to post yesterday (and the day before...), so I kind of messed up the whole 'consecutive days' thing... I want to again thank Jane @ Greenish Bookshelf for the tag — go check out her blog! The Rules: Thank the person…