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Odd Thomas

Dean Koontz is one of those hugely popular authors that has largely left me unmoved. He's put out tons of books, but I've only read a couple of them (one reviewed here), both very forgettable. So, I don't ...
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God Help the Child

As expected from Toni Morrison's books, this is a short (but disturbing) novel about a young woman trying to come to terms with her identity as a black woman. Bride is a beautiful young woman who on the ou...
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Moving Pictures

When Sir Terry Pratchett passed away earlier this year, I made a vow to reread his entire Discworld set of books as a homage to the author who I started reading when I was a teenager looking for my next fun...
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Field of Prey

I've been in a terrible reading slump the past couple of weeks. After the brilliant The Bluest Eye, no book seems to satisfy. I started The Invention of Wings, zipped through about 100 pages, put down the book...
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The Bluest Eye

This book is Toni Morrison’s first novel. In it, the Nobel Prize winner tells the story of a girl called Pecola who is convinced that her blackness makes her ugly and worthless. Pecola lives a grim and lovel...
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My Clingy Girlfriend

What is a clingy girlfriend? A clingy girlfriend will go through your phone. She will destroy the contact numbers of every other girl on your phone. She will delete your Facebook profile. And w...
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The Four Things Meme

Maggie from The Novel Orange did a really fun tag last week that I thought was fun, and most important easy and quick to do :) . Since it's been ages since I did one of these tag posts, I thought I'd do this on...
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How to Seduce a Billionaire

When I received this book for review, I voiced my apprehensions after seeing the cover in this post here. The cover was so similar to Fifty Shades of Grey that I was pretty sure I knew how the story would g...
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Shopaholic to the Stars

Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) has stars in her eyes. She and her daughter, Minnie, have joined husband Luke in LA—city of herbal smoothies, multimillion-dollar yoga retreats, and the lure of celebrity. ...