About a Book

Book reviews and thoughts on literature

John Wayne; My Life With the Duke, Pilar Wayne

In true stereotypical Texan fashion, my Grandmother met John Wayne once.

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All the Missing Girls, Megan Miranda

Did I ever tell y’all about the time I saw Shutter Island?

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Creativity Inc, Edwin Catmull

Brb, having a Pixar movie marathon.

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The Charlotte Homes Series, Brittany Cavallaro

How did I pick up A Study in Charlotte? Good question.

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Exit West, Mohsin Hamid

 Hamid’s Exit West does what every good novel should. It reflects reality in such a way that you’re equal parts horrified and intrigued. 

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X vs. Y, Eve and Leonora Epstein

I love pop culture. How embarrassing.

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Hello, Darkness, Sandra Brown

I went to the happiest place on earth this last week. And no, I’m not talking about Disney World.

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Behold The Dreamers, Imbolo Mbue

“They don’t gotta burn the books they just remove ’em” – Rage Against The Machine

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The Marriage Plot, Jeffrey Eugenides

Have you ever tried to describe something huge?

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Looking for Alaska, John Green

I wanted to like this book. I wanted John Green to prove me wrong about his books and about this type of YA. Wanted to be able to write a rave review about this story. It failed on all counts.

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