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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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. ...