• Book Lists

    12 Books to Read Before 30

    So TODAY IS MY BIRTHDAY! I am turning 29 this year andddddd have noticed that I need more books to read. These books have been on my TBR for way to long so the year before I turn 30 seems like the perfect time to read them. I plan to read one every month so hopefully I can do it! Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy Summary:  Anna falls in love with someone that is not her husband and Levin is a landowner trying to gain happiness. Both are struggling to find happiness in nineteenth-century Russia.  So I’ve so many people reading this novel and it has been on my TBR…

  • Book Review

    Cat’s Cradle

    Summary Dr. Felix Hoenikker’s entire life revolves around science his whole life and when he died, he left something a little special for his children. A writer interviews his family and discovers that their father’s last gift may be more harmful than helpful.  My Thoughts  I’ve been a fan of Kurt Vonnegut Jr. and his crazy and outrageous stories for a long time. I mean I read most of his books in college so unfortunately this book was a LOT for me. It really took me back to the days of my college literature classes so it was an adjustment to read this over my normal romance, fantasy, and thrilling…

  • Book Review

    The Turn of the Screw Review

    Summary:  A young girl takes her first job as a governess for two strange children in a house in the country. At first the job seems wonderful and the children delightful, but then she starts to see strange things and maybe the children are not so delightful.  My Thoughts:  So it has been a long while since I read classic literature so the writing style was quite an adjustment for me. Don’t get me wrong I love a good classic, but this one was a little questionable to me. I was expecting a much darker and much scarier story and it just fell very flat for me. I just thought…