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A review of Alan Moore’s "Watchmen"

 The book I’m reviewing today is Alan Moore’s seminal 1986 comic book miniseries Watchmen. This book, about a conspiracy to assassinate superheroes is full of dark twists and turns, and gives a convincing portrait of what a meta-human filled world would really be like. Although some parts of it are corny (Ozymandias’ plan was to […]

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"Ghost Train to the Eastern Star" by Paul Theroux

This book is a non-fiction, travelogue about acclaimed travel writer Paul Theroux retracing the steps of his first successful travelogue “The Great Railway Bazaar”. While that book was light, eccentric, and filled with joie de vivre, this book is an entirely different animal. He views the places he visits with a kind of venom, and […]

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"Hate List" by Jennifer Brown

This book is about a girl named Valerie Leftman whose boyfriend commits a gruesome school shooting. What followed was the terrible fallout from that event. While it’s a well written book, it is painful even to read the opening chapters. You see the disintegration of Valerie’s personal life, her discrediting, and deep depression. To read […]

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The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden #1) by Julie Kagawa

The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden #1) by Julie Kagawa Hardcover, 485 pages Expected publication: April 24th 2012 by Harlequin Teen Source: Netgalley In a future world, Vampires reign. Humans are blood cattle. And one girl will search for the key to save humanity. Allison Sekemoto survives in the Fringe, the outermost circle of a […]

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Cinder by Marissa Meyer

This is a book based off of fairy tales, a very specific one to be exact. If you haven’t guessed yet then you haven’t seen all of the Disney movies. Cinder = Cinderella? I thought it would just be a modern twist on things like they always do now-a-days. This has a completely different twist! […]

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