When I thought of Narnia, I imagined a group of kids walking in and out of a wardrobe cabinet with a talking lion, but instead I read about two kids who were pressured by a creepy uncle, to go into this magical land that he got from a faerie. Let’s just pause and disect this and realize that this uncle was willing to loose a … Continue reading The Chronicles of Narnia Book #1 Review| I Think I Read The Wrong Book
Wuthering Heights is a hardcore classic novel. For those who don’t know, Wuthering Heights is a dark novel written in 1800s by Emily Brontë, a novel that uses darkness to tell a story of a revenge plot just because he didn’t get the girl he wanted. But why didn’t he get the girl he wanted? Well, because he was different. Heathcliff was an orphan with a dark complexion, working at a farm. Socially, he was “white trash” and for those reasons, rich people treated him like shit, including the girl that he loved, Cathy. Catherine loved him, but she cared more about her social standing than Heathecliff.
Does that story line sound familiar? That’s because Wuthering Heights has influenced television shows, books, movies, and even poems. Here are some of the works where I have seen Wuthering Heights be a strong presence in.Continue reading “Wuthering Heights Fueled Into Pop Culture”
This is one of my favorite books of all time and I’m so happy to announce this months book club pick. Last month’s pick was Lolita and it was an interesting read, but many readers found it hard to connect with the text in the beginning. But this month, I wanted to choose a book that goes in theme with Valentine’s Day, but also a book that is more than just a romance book. This book talks about family dynamics, feminism, and about the theme of “money talks.” So please please please, join me this month in reading this classic.Continue reading “February’s Book Club Pick: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen”