Rebecca Jane’s weekly review of the books we should all be reading but probably aren’t.
You can wail and gnash your teeth over Twilight all you want. “The book advocates co-dependency and being a Mormon and is also poorly written!” Agreed – these are valid arguments. But say what you will about Meyer’s inexplicable run away smash hit – she’s created a perfect cipher physically in Bella Swan. Reading [...]
Certain novels have a way of creeping under your skin. It’s insidious. What begins as a quick sampling on the subway to pass the time becomes a knuckle-clenching gut-roiling read out of, seemingly, nowhere. You don’t come across these sort of books often, but when you hit a novel which elicits that feeling of transportation, [...]
I put off the acquisition of any sort of electronic reader for a long time. It was partly because I am a snot and I enjoy going on long diatribes about the tangible intelligence of holding a weighty tome in one’s hands and partly because I knew the danger’s inherent of giving me access to [...]