We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson – A Review

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson Horror | Classics | Gothic Published by Penguin Released September 21st, 1962 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Shirley Jackson is one of those authors whose books I’ve had on my TBR list for years, but never got around to reading. Which is odd, because I adore Gothic […]

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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald – A Review

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald Classic Literature | Fiction Published by Scribner Released April 10, 1925 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: The first time I read F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby I was in the tenth grade. It was assigned reading for my AP English class. I absolutely hated it. Looking back on that time, I feel […]

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Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen – A Review

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Classic Literature | Romance Released January 28, 1813 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Pride and Prejudice is the most well-known of Jane Austen’s novels, and the sort of book that most people read in high school. For whatever reason, I didn’t read any of Austen’s novels in school, though, after reading it […]

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling – A Review

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling Middle Grade | Fantasy | Classic Literature Goodreads | Amazon Published by Scholastic Released June 26, 1997 Rating: I was eleven years old when the first Harry Potter book came out in the United States. I grew up with the series, eagerly awaiting each next book. When the 800+ […]

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20 Classic Books for Children’s Book Day

Today is Children’s Book Day, which was started by the International Board on Books for Young People in 1967. I still remember my favorite books from childhood, as I imagine most people do. The books we read as children can stick with us through adulthood. Here are twenty classic children’s books to celebrate today. Is […]

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