Donna Tartt, The Goldfinch: A Brief Review

I recognize I’m a solid two years late to the bandwagon on this one, but I read Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch over the summer and I have very mixed emotions. Rather than write out a book report, allow me to compile a list of what I loved and what left me peeved: The Good: Holy…

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The E-Book vs. The Printed Book

I’ve been on a major reading kick lately. For anyone that knows me, they can vouch that I’m an avid-reader by nature, normally polishing off one novel per week – on top of my school and work commitments. For my birthday, my husband surprised me by purchasing the four major Kerouac books I’ve been dying…

A Thousand Splendid Suns

I’ve been missing in action for several days on both of my blogs. Despite my personal life slowing down [no more brothers or sisters to get married, woohoo!] and my school schedule leveling off, I’ve not found time to post on here in several days. Why, you may ask? A few nights ago, after getting…

Jitterbug Perfume

Today’s post is going to be extremely short. In fact, it pains me to write these words, as every moment I spend typing is a second that could have been spent reading. A colleague of mine recommended the book, Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins, to me several weeks ago. In the midst of school, work,…