It may not officially be winter yet, but let's be real---we're feelin' it already. I don't know about where you live, but here in Ohio, we don't really have normal seasons anymore. Spring and Fall have been reduced to like, maybe two weeks before coming to an end. Fall did not last long---we've already had snow here, and the . . .
Two children, Flora and Miles, reside at Bly Manor, and are in need of a new governess after the last one passed away. The new governess, our unnamed narrator, soon becomes unnerved at Bly, as she is convinced the two young children are being haunted. She begins to see the ghosts of two former employees: the former governess, and a . . .
Many years ago, settlers traveled from the Old World to the New World. Prentisstown is the only settlement in the New World, and living in it is Todd, the last boy to become a man in a world of only men. There are no women in Prentisstown. There are also no secrets, as far as Todd is concerned, because of the Noise: everyone can . . .
It's 1866, and the world is convinced that a monster terrorizes the seas. Professor Pierre Aronnax is not entirely sure this is the case, but accepts an invitation aboard the Abraham Lincoln to track down this sea creature out of curiosity. As a professor of natural history and an expert on the subject of marine life, he felt it his duty. But when the . . ,
Two months have passed since Tella won Caraval and discovered Legend's true identity. While Legend is gearing up to become the empire's new leader, the now-freed Fates are preparing something of their own. What they have in store could change everything. With Tella's heart torn between two, and Scarlett discovering a shocking . . .
By this time of year, readers are either relaxed and celebrating their accomplished reading goal, OR frantically trying to finish out the year strong by picking up a few last-minute reads. More often than not, I am a part of the latter group, so I can say with less-than-proud honesty that I have some experience in the art of last-minute . . .
In honor of Halloween this year, I read for the first time Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House. Obviously I was dying to watch the Netflix series when it came out, but I told myself I'd get around to it. After finally reading the novel this year, I discovered there are film adaptations, too. I decided to only watch the . . .
Arthur is from a small town in Georgia, but this summer he's interning at his mom's law firm in New York. He misses his friends, and the weather, and not being a tourist. But he absolutely loves Broadway and he'll be dammed if he doesn't get to see Hamilton before going home! Ben is a New York native and in summer school, AKA on the . . .
If you couldn't tell, autumn is my favorite season, and I'm so happy the weather here in Ohio is finally reflecting the time of year. If you're like me, you enjoy reading scary books all year round. But Halloween---and October in general---provides us a great excuse to read even more creepy stories, and who would want to waste that opportunity? I want to share . . .
For over 20 years, Hill House has been uninhabited---by humans, that is. The house is widely known as being uninviting, and Dr. Montague, being the scholar that he is, is determined to find evidence of a haunting. Along with Luke, the future heir of Hill House, Dr. Montague invites two women to stay in the house and . . .