Hannibal * by Thomas Harris

It's the season to be scary! La la la la la la la 🙂 Hannibal fell on this year's horror list and I got to say I was not expecting to pick up the THIRD book from the series when buying this book. But I should have expected it as Silence of The Lambs was … Continue reading Hannibal * by Thomas Harris

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American Psycho * Bret Easton Ellis – 1991

Because I read Dexter recently, and it's the scariest month in the year, I decided to pick a book from my bookshelf which I've been avoiding for quite some time - an all-time American Classic, banned from the publisher for extreme violence and torture scenes - eventually allowed and then made into a movie. Disintegration---I'm … Continue reading American Psycho * Bret Easton Ellis – 1991

Gerald’s Game * Stephen King Book Review

If you love suspense and love a GOOD Stephen King adaptation, you might want to decide to watch Gerald's Game on Netflix and oh boy, I was happy with what they've done. Ever since watching "A Good Marriage" I have been waiting for someone who has guts to tackle Gerald's Game and make it into … Continue reading Gerald’s Game * Stephen King Book Review

Christine * Stephen King Book Review

Oh, how I hated this book. You have probably seen the movie adaptation in the 80's or if not, have seen the book in passing and know in general what it's about. Come on, big guy. Let's go for a ride. Let's cruise. Feel like this book sorta goes off the rails once the ghost … Continue reading Christine * Stephen King Book Review

The Main Characters of The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

Synopsis: Aged and weary, Iris Chase reminisces about her sister Laura, who was renowned for writing The Blind Assassin. Laura's novel depicted an illicit affair, where the two lovers create a pulpy sci-fi story. Widely seen as one of Atwood’s best works, The Blind Assassin is an acclaimed piece of fiction that would probably be … Continue reading The Main Characters of The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

The Shining * Stephen King Book Review

Because it's the month of gruesome tales and amazing hauntings, why not discuss the mad and absolutely amazing "Shining" book by horror master, Stephen King. This is the story of Jack Torrence (played wonderfully by Jake Nicholson) who decides to take a job as a hotel overseer during the winter months when the hotel was … Continue reading The Shining * Stephen King Book Review

The obsession with the Dead * The Blind Assassin Quote

“Most of us will. We'll choose knowledge no matter what, we'll maim ourselves in the process, we'll stick our hands into the flames for it if necessary. Curiosity is not our only motive: love or grief or despair or hatred is what drives us on. We'll spy relentlessly on the dead: we'll open their letters, … Continue reading The obsession with the Dead * The Blind Assassin Quote

Why are Margaret Atwood books so popular right now?

It’s a great time to be a fan of acclaimed author Margaret Atwood. After all, Hulu’s serialized interpretation of The Handmaid’s Tale can now be officially referred to as a multi award-winning adaptation. Plus, we’re also set to enjoy Netflix’s realization of another Atwood classic, the historical fiction book Alias Grace. And this is only … Continue reading Why are Margaret Atwood books so popular right now?

Margaret Atwood * Moral Disorder Book review

Atwood triumphs with these dazzling, personal stories in her first collection since Wilderness Tips. “I've learned quite a lot, over the years, by avoiding what I was supposed to be learning.” In these ten interrelated stories Atwood traces the course of a life and also the lives intertwined with it, while evoking the drama and the … Continue reading Margaret Atwood * Moral Disorder Book review

The World Is Too Much With Us William Wordsworth

The world is too much with us; late and soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers; Little we see in Nature that is ours; We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon! This Sea that bares her bosom to the moon; The winds that will be howling at all hours, And are … Continue reading The World Is Too Much With Us William Wordsworth