Nevil Shute's classic post-apocalyptic novel On The Beach is an unemotional look at the aftermath of a worldwide nuclear war.
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… Continue reading We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson – 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… Continue reading The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald – 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… Continue reading Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen – 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+… Continue reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling – A Review
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… Continue reading 20 Classic Books for Children’s Book Day