Book Review: The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Have you ever read a book that is so powerful and so enlightening because it opened up your eyes to a world that you’ve never been in and have no understanding of? This feeling doesn’t happen to me very often, but when it does…especially if it comes from a book, I am amazed because only a small number of books have done that for me. … Continue reading Book Review: The Help by Kathryn Stockett

A comparison of two Stephen King novels

Imagine the the first story–a middle class family moves to a small town in New England called Ludlow, Maine because the husband got a pretty good job. The house they move into is perfect–spacious and quiet, with nice neighbors around, and even a field where the kids can play. The only problem is–the house is situated next to a busy freeway, where trucks and cars … Continue reading A comparison of two Stephen King novels

Book Review: Us by David Nicholls

If I had a list called “Books I Didn’t Think Were Good but Is Actually Really Good,” the book Us by David Nicholls would top the list (along with Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine and Crazy Rich Asians). It’s the kind of story that I would write if I were to write a book (although my version wouldn’t be nearly as good as David’s). The … Continue reading Book Review: Us by David Nicholls