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 . . .
Being born in space, Romy has never known anyone other than her parents. They are on a spacecraft called Infinity, hurtling towards a planet in another star system referred to by NASA as "Earth 2," a seemingly habitable planet where Romy and her parents will begin a new civilization. But when Romy's parents suddenly . . .
How many of us, when we were young, had no idea who we truly were? All of us, of course. It takes growing, learning, and lots of time to recognize ourselves---our values, beliefs, unique qualities, and talents. And as the introduction to J.O.Y. Journal states, "When we become aware of these gifts, we can easily find . . .
Lara Jean didn't think she would actually fall in love with Peter Kavinsky, but she has---and after their Christmas party disaster, she's not sure if he's in it for real this time. And then there's John Ambrose Mcclaren, a childhood friend who somehow returns to her life. She recalls the last summer she saw him, a time when she . . .
When a beautiful woman wanders into the bookstore where Joe works, he is immediately obsessed with her. He must know who she is. After Googling the name on her credit card, he’s in luck: only 1 Guinevere Beck shows up in NYC. Even better, Beck (as her friends call her) has a public Facebook page and a ridiculously active . . .
Is it possible to fit a lifetime into a day? For Natasha and Daniel, it has to be. Today is Natasha's last day in America. Her family are undocumented immigrants, and after being found out they are being deported that night. Instead of packing all day, she heads into the city to fight for her right to stay. For Daniel, this day could also alter his . . .
The Goldfinch Motion Picture Rating: RRelease Date: 2019Director: John CrowleyRuntime: 149 mins.Adapted From: The Goldfinch Please Note: This review contains spoilers for both the film and novel, The Goldfinch. Read at your own discretion. After a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Theodore Decker is left without a mother, without a home.…
In a strange, unexplainable event, forty-seven children are born at the exact same time, all across the world, birthed by women who had previously shown no signs of pregnancy. A rich inventor named Reginald Hargreeves finds seven of these children and adopts them as his own "to save the world." From what? The . . .
Willem and Allyson had one magical day in Paris together in Just One Day before being losing each other for a long, tumultuous year. In that year, both characters find themselves before they can find each other. Allyson's journey continues in the first book, while Willem's story is told in Just One Year. Now, in Just One Night, we get the . . .