How to Kill a Rock Star :: A Book Review

How to Kill a Rock Star :: Tiffanie DeBartolo A Book Review “It sounds silly, I know. But for me, the power of music rests in its ability to reach inside and touch the places where the deepest cuts lie. Like a benevolent god, a good song will never let you down. And sometimes, when…

The Beginning of Everything :: An Audio Book Review

The Beginning of Everything :: Robyn Schneider An Audio Book Review Listen to an excerpt here “Sometimes I think that everyone has a tragedy waiting for them, that the people buying milk in their pajamas or picking their noses at stoplights could be only moments away from disaster. That everyone’s life, no matter how unremarkable,…

Middlesex :: An Audio Book Review

Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides An Audio Book Review Listen to an Excerpt here “Emotions, in my experience, aren’t covered by single words. I don’t believe in “sadness,” “joy,” or “regret.” Maybe the best proof that the language is patriarchal is that it oversimplifies feeling. I’d like to have at my disposal complicated hybrid emotions, Germanic…

Someday, Someday, Maybe by Lauren Graham :: An Audio Book Review

  Someday, Someday, Maybe (2013) by Lauren Graham An Audio Book Review Listen to an excerpt here “You may be sensitive inside, but what I see on the outside is a soldier.” Lauren Graham is on my list of favorite people, in the “people I don’t know” category, mainly due to the roles she has…

Looking For Alaska :: John Green :: Book Review

Looking For Alaska :: John Green How will we ever get out of this labyrinth is the over-arching question that becomes the through-line for the entire novel of John Green’s Looking For Alaska, a question that is originally posed by Alaska herself to her religions teacher, and to the world in general (borrowed from the…

Book Review :: The Fault In Our Stars by John Green

I have been struggling to write this review ever since I finished the book about a week ago. I find myself rehashing the story in my head, reminiscing over parts I loved, and most especially that first moment when I realized I was falling fast and hard in love with this book. I re-read favorite…