I Just Read: The Handmaid’s Tale

⭐⭐⭐⭐☆ Note: This is a spoiler-free review The Handmaid’s Tale, written by Margaret Atwood and published in 1985, is set in the not too distant future (at the time of the book’s publication). Because of the decline in birth rates, the nation of Gilead was born from America with the sole intent of regulating andContinue reading “I Just Read: The Handmaid’s Tale”

I Just Read: Beloved

⭐⭐⭐⭐ 1/2 stars Note: This is a spoiler-free review Beloved, by Toni Morrison, is a fantastical, historical fictional novel that was published in 1987. Beloved tells the story of former African-American slave Sethe. Set after the American Civil War, Sethe managed to escape from the clutches of Sweet Home, a beautiful yet horrifying plantation settlementContinue reading “I Just Read: Beloved”

I Just Read: The Catcher in the Rye

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐☆☆ This is another book – just like The Great Gatsby– that I read for a school assignment, but I’d still like to give my own thoughts and perspective on the writing, characters, and so forth. This review contains very mild spoilers To give a brief synopsis, The Catcher in the Rye, written byContinue reading “I Just Read: The Catcher in the Rye”

💕I Just Read: The Great Gatsby

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ 1/2 (out of 5) stars In honor of Valentine’s Day (which I know was yesterday), I thought it would only seem fitting to celebrate one of the most romantic days of the year, with one of literature’s most famous love triangles in one of the world’s most famous novels: The Great Gatsby. Published in 1925 by F.Continue reading “💕I Just Read: The Great Gatsby”

I Just Read: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐☆ So while I didn’t technically just read this play, as I took it out from the library over a month ago, I did just complete it. One aspect of my new blog is book reviews, which will include dramatic scripts, as is the case today. The first play I read in my questContinue reading “I Just Read: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf”