It sure has been a while since I've actually written about books here, but as I just happened to finish one that I feel rather strongly about, I do feel the need to express some literary opinions. As a preface, here is a video I made a couple of weeks ago, in which I start … Continue reading Book Review: The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared
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My 10 Greatest Literary Loves
Now, I already have a reading recommendations page on here, but there's this silly thing going around Facebook that I was tagged in, challenging me to list the top ten books that have affected me in one way or another. All of these are on my reading recommendations list, but I thought I would spend … Continue reading My 10 Greatest Literary Loves
The Catcher in the Rye
"It's full of phonies, and all you do is study so that you can learn enough to be smart enough to be able to buy a goddam Cadillac some day, and you have to keep making believe you give a damn if the football team loses, and all you do is talk about girls and liquor and sex all day, and everybody sticks together in these dirty little goddam cliques." - JD Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye pg. 131
Characters vs Plot and How The Infernal Devices Stole My Heart
“One must always be careful of books," said Tessa, "and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.” And that these have.