Worm isn’t perfect. But it’s going to have a special place in my mind and my heart for a long, long time. … More My Final Review of Worm by Wildbow
What is there to say? It’s incredibly funny. But then there’s a deeply philosophical question for all us artists: should we create Art for Art’s Sake, or should we also include Political/Social/Moral messages in our works? … More The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde (1895)
I was eager to see how I would view the series while reading it as a senior. Would I be bored with it, knowing the plot? Would I have outgrown the writing style?
The answer is no. I could hardly restrain myself to only re-reading the first book. … More The Warriors Series by Erin Hunter (2003)
This book was previously on my Favorites Shelf (both the electronic one and the physical one) with a rating of 5 stars. Though I haven’t re-read the book since first giving it that rating, I’ve simply taken more time to observe and consider the book’s later effects on me and my world views. Since this is, to some extent, a “didactic book” (my name for books that teach), its effect on my mind and not my emotion or imagination are what I’m consider. … More Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston (1937)
3 STARS 6/10 less now than then Yep, chapters 9.01 – 20.3 dropped past 4 stars and down to 3. Why? Well, that’s what I’m here to tell you, now isn’t it? The Pros: Emma: Before, I thought it was pretty unrealistic that a bully would so persistently go after one particular person (Skitter). … More Worm by Wildbow Review #3
The second installment in my series of reviews for Worm by Wildbow. … More Worm Review #2
A re-port of my first review of Worm, the longest web-serial ever, written by Wildbow. … More Worm Review #1
Book Review of “Hamilton: The Revolution” by Lin Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter.
The highest recommendation I can give to any book, and why. … More Hamilton: the Revolution by Jeremy McCarter and Lin-Manuel Miranda (2016)
I post lots of book reviews, but who has the time to comb through them to see which books are worth reading? Well, you can start right here. Here’s the full list of all 12 books that you absolutely MUST read. These books changed my life, and they may just change yours. … More The 12 Books I’ve Given 5/5 Stars
A reposting of our first nonfiction review: I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai (2013) … More I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb (2013)