Archive for September, 2011
My Rating: 5 stars Ingrid didn’t leave behind much. But after she took her own life at a young age, she left her journal to her best friend, Caitlin. Now Caitlin is alone, struggling to find hope and deal with the loss of her best friend. Caitlin relives moments from the past, good and bad, [...]
My Rating: 4 stars Misty Wilmot was once a promising young artist. Now she drinks too much and works as a waitress in a hotel. Her husband is in a coma after a suicide attempt. He was a contractor, and now his clients are threatening Misty with lawsuits over a series of mysterious and disturbing [...]
Since I have survived my first few days and the first Monday of my sophomore year, I thought now would be a good time to discuss summer reading. I’d have to say my two favorite authors this summer were definitely Chuck Palahniuk and Jennifer Brown. I suggest Chuck Palahniuk to anyone who asks for books [...]
Posted: September 13th, 2011 under Summer Reading.
Tags: Bitter End, Chuck Palahniuk, Climbing the Stairs, Fight Club, Hate List, Invisible Monsters, Jennifer Brown, Padma Venkatraman, Paulo Coelho, Summer Reading, The Alchemist
My Rating: 5 stars You think you know someone, but really, all you see is the exterior. We only know two things about John: his name and that he has brown eyes. We don’t know where he lives or where he goes to school. We don’t know his favorite subject…if he even has one. Nor [...]
A mash between a social networking site and an interactive Harry Potter game, Pottermore is definitely something every Harry Potter fan will enjoy. I was lucky enough to be granted early entry into Pottermore, by answering one of the “magic quill questions” back in the beginning of August. I just recently got my welcome email [...]
Posted: September 1st, 2011 under Pottermore.
Tags: Harry Potter, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, J.K. Rowling, Pottermore