Sigh… Where to start? This book was the best and worse book I’ve read recently. Sorry, but I can’t narrow it down any better than that. I feel this book should be book one of an epic six book saga that runs for a time-line that reaches the eventual colonizing of the moon. I say … Read moreThe Corrections "review"
Over the years I have been guilty of a variety of ills. One of which has been hyperbole. While some could claim this is not an ill but simply an expression emphasizing exaggeration. While I could agree, I choose not to. If you don’t say what you mean, how can you mean what you … Read moreWhat Seems Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day "review"
The term Tragedy has been used in several ways throughout human history. Often associated with Shakespeare , many people forget the roots of the term “tragedy.” The famous philosopher Aristotle coined the term in relation to “Tragic Pity” wherein the audience was to feel a mixture of fear and pity. In order to have … Read moreShe's Come Undone "review"
In this post I will respond to the multitude of emotional twists and turns the novel Deep End of the Ocean delivers. Admittedly, I had a heavy bias while starting this novel, for one; I thought it was a “true story”, as in nonfiction, and for two; I do not believe in Oprah’s Army. … Read moreDeep End of the Ocean "review"
I decided to write about the very popular show called Smallville. This show is a revisiting of Superman’s childhood. Wildly popular with younger kids and young adults, this show illustrates popular media’s view of the young adults, or Twixters, as Grossman terms them. The show takes place in Smallville, a small town outside of the … Read moreTwixter from Smallville