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Day 8: Celebrating Black Authors - Alexander Dumas

In celebration of Black History Month, I’ll be celebrating black authors by sharing a book a day written by a black author and that has a black main character. 322 more words

A River Runs Through It

Dear Jeannie,

Hai…so this review is like two weeks overdue…oops? My only excuse is that school has got me shook and I am just trying to survive my never-ending p-sets and exams :))))). 566 more words

Book Reviews

The Jungle Book: Anthropomorphism At Its Best

By Michael Staudt

Rudyard Kipling wrote many fabulous novels throughout his career, yet this masterpiece is one of his finest. The novel The Jungle Book was published in 1894. 195 more words


1984: The Ultimate Dystopian Novel

By Michael Staudt

The novel 1984 was written by George Orwell and published on July 8, 1949. The main characters in the novel thrive in a country called Oceania. 196 more words


Rereading Austen: Northanger Abbey

Where do you start with Northanger Abbey? It’s an odd duck in Jane Austen’s books because it was her first novel she wrote, however she had a long time of editing and rewriting before it was published posthumously in 1815. 951 more words


8 month catch-up with 7 book recommendations

Wrapping up the past 8 months of reading by sharing my 7 favorite books — including a play, 2 audio books, 1 Australian author, and a small rant about women in sports. 46 more words

Book Reviews

“To Leave You”

I’m not one to reread books that often. Especially classic literature, which becomes part of this weird mental checklist that I try to get through to feel “cultured.” Maybe I’m a bad English major in this regard, but when I’ve read a book for class, I have to really truly love it to then read it again for fun. 719 more words