The Little Prince | book review

Title: The Little Prince Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Series: n/a Publisher: Reynal & Hitchcock Publication Date: April 1943 Genre(s): Fiction, Children's, Philosophy Opening Line: Once when I was six years old I saw a magnificent picture in a book, called True Stories from Nature, about the primeval forest. The Synopsis This is the story of an adult man…

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children | book review

Boooooy I haven't done this in a long time!! It is currently five o'clock in the morning and I just finished reading Miss Peregrine! And guess what time I have class this morning??? Yep, correct, 8:30am!! Which means I have to be up by 7:30am!! Which means I'm not going to be sleeping tonight!! I drank…

What Are You Reading Wednesdays | #7

Hello all! I hope you can tell I'm trying to be more active on my blog again. What Are You Reading Wednesdays is a weekly meme hosted by Its A Reading Thing. To participate, open the book you are currently reading to page 34 (or 34% in your e-book) and answer these three questions. Feel free…

Coraline | book review

Title: Coraline Author: Neil Gaiman Illustrator: Dave McKean Series: n/a Publisher: Scholastic Inc Publication Date: 2002 Genre(s): Fiction, Fantasy Opening Line: Coraline discovered the door a little while after they moved into the house. The Synopsis Coraline is an explorer. After moving to a new house with her mother and father, Coraline explores her new home . She discovers a…

The Graveyard Book | book review

Title: The Graveyard Book Author: Neil Gaiman Illustrator: Dave McKean Series: n/a Publisher: HarperCollins Publication Date: September 2008 Genre(s): Fiction, Fantasy Opening Line: There was a hand in the darkness, and it held a knife. The Synopsis The man Jack is on a mission to murder a family of four. After killing the parents and the young girl, only…

A Midsummer Night’s Dream | book review

Title: A Midsummer Night's Dream Author: William Shakespeare Series: None Publisher: n/a Publication Date: 1600 Genre(s): Fiction, Drama, Comedy Opening Line: "Now, fair Hippolyta, our nuptial hour / Draws on apace..." The Synopsis Hermia is in love with Lysander; unfortunately, she is being forced to marry Demetrius, live the rest of her life as a nun, or die. She…

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…

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight | book review

Title: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Author: Unknown Rating: 3 stars Opening Line: Since Troy's assault and siege, I trow, were over-past... Have you ever heard the saying, "it sounds too good to be true"? Well, apparently Sir Gawain had not. So there's this jolly green giant who barges into the room and makes Gawain…