In case you've wondering who this Tizzy guy is, although his title of Destroyer of Worlds and Eater of the Innocent should really suffice.
A trio of amateur heroines battle an evil, lawsuit-happy science-fiction cult in the first novel in the Neitherlands series.
I find it a bit difficult giving this novel a genre, mostly because it’s a mish-mash of several, at times hitting the mark and at times missing it.
You see, The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue starts out like a very decided romance story. A bit of a strange one from my experience, as it goes a tad further than the other YA fare I’ve read yet doesn’t quite go far enough to be too much. I’d say the romance part, particularly on the first part of the novel, is closer to being scintillating than dreamy, and at times it can grow dense enough to not feel quite inviting.
I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga April 03, 2012 Review rating 3/5 I must start by saying this is actually a good novel. It is entertaining, weaves a story that remains interesting throughout, and has a few rather memorable characters or scenes. In fact, in general it is a very skillfully told tale about the […]
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller September 20, 2011 Review rating 5/5 A tale as old as time. Perhaps rather literally here, as this is a retelling of the Iliad, an epic poem that has been making the rounds for over three millennia and of which the reader might perhaps have a passing awareness […]
A cute tale about an arguably Buddhist cat and his experience living with the Dalai Lama.
In her sophomore effort, Albertalli delivers a heartwarming, somewhat darker storyline. But does she manage to replicate the uniqueness of Simon Vs. The Homo-Sapiens Agenda?
This last week has been quite the trip, and the first time in a long while where every waking moment I spent not reading I spent it thinking about reading. For you see, Becky Albertalli made me fall in love with her novel, her characters, and her setting…