Carry On

Best. Chosen One. EVER. Most people are familiar with a certain young wizard with a lightning-shaped scar and an epic monicker: The Boy Who Lived. His friends, however, call him Harry. While it is certainly true that Harry Potter had many epic adventures and will remain a favorite series for many, myself included, I think it’s safe to say that sometimes the reader wants a little more from the book. Particularly if said reader is…

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A Curse So Dark and Lonely

Brigid Kemmerer’s dark vision of a beloved French fairy tale… If there’s one thing that anyone knows about me it’s that I love fairy tale retellings, especially when said retellings stay true to their dark origins. And let me tell you, Brigid Kemmerer’s A Curse So Dark and Lonely did not let me down. Here are some aspects of the story that I found to be particularly outstanding; and don’t worry, I’m not a spoiler.…

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Cover to Cover

Hi, and welcome to my corner of the website. My name is Emma, and I’ll be your book reviewer for the Spring 2019 semester. Here’s the deal: I read a lot of books, and I read really fast. When I’m done, I have thoughts and opinions that I don’t know what to do with. That’s where this blog comes in. This will not be an analysis, but a review of how I feel once I…

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