Have you heard of exam season? Exam season is when students are most productive. Really. We will clean our rooms, wash all the dishes, our roommate's dishes, sort through an entire semester's worth of laundry and bake cookies for the entire class. Anything but study for exams. So here I am, procrastinating, because I have… Continue reading How The He** Did I Learn How To Spell?
My rating: 5 of 5 stars *SPOILER ALERT* Although the title might sound a little bit creepy, the graveyard is intimidating only if you have the misfortune to be one of the live human characters in the book. Generally, the ghosts who live in the graveyard are witty and hilarious. The living people are funny… Continue reading Book Review: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Last night at dinner with some friends of my grandmother’s, I found myself casually throwing out the statement, “Everyone hates the Jews.” I said it without thinking, but instead of getting the expected chuckle, it started a conversation. “Is that how you really feel? That the world hates the Jews?” I was asked a question… Continue reading Plain Truth…?
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins My rating: 4 of 5 stars So, I've finally finished the Hunger Games trilogy. It was like riding a roller coaster. Once you get in, you're hooked until the end. You're stomach flips over but the rush of excitement is worth it. I was fully prepared to be disappointed by Mockingay.… Continue reading Collins, Dr. Seuss, and the Mockingjay
The Time Traveller's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have to admit: I didn't cry when Dumbledore died. But I was moved to tears by The Time Traveler's Wife. This is not the kind of book which is impossible to put down. Instead, you get to read it at your… Continue reading Book Review: The Time traveler’s Wife