Category: Magical Realism

Review: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (With Bookalicious Pam)

Hello, Readers! This is a week of firsts for me!  Yesterday, I posted my very first video-blog, and today I am posting my very first joint review!  Bookalicious Pam and I decided that, since The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern was getting so much hype,…

Review: The Magician King by Lev Grossman

The Magician King by Lev Grossman Final Verdict: 3.25 out of 4.0 YTD: 42 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable. The Magician King is the sequel to Grossman’s 2009 novel, The Magicians (my review can be found here). Quentin Coldwater and the…

Review: The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende

The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende Final Verdict: 4.0 out of 4.0 YTD: 50 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful (socially, academically, etc.) I finished reading The House of the Spirits approximately 20 hours ago; I have held off on…

Reviews: The Earlies, Part 10

The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner Very beautiful… very difficult. Ender’s Shadow by Orson Scott Card Unbelievably good sci-book. Probably the best ever. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris One of the funniest books ever. I actually ‘laughed out loud.’…

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