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My Top Five Surreal Novels

1. The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka.

I first read this in my late teens and the tale of Gregor Samsa transfixed me with its oddness. Scary and beguiling it was only when I read it again in my 20’s that I started to pick up on some of the themes of isolation and transformation. 472 more words

Daily Prompt

BookTubeAThon- Reading Challenges and My TBR

It’s the time of year for BookTubeAThon again. For this round, it is taking place from Monday 24th July- Sunday 30th July. Of course, there are seven reading challenges, as well as optional YouTube and Instagram challenges to participate in. 264 more words


Reviewing "Slaughterhouse 5"

We interrupt your previously scheduled programming for an interim review. I don’t know how reading books goes for you guys but I rarely read in an organised manner which is how I ended up reading Kurt Vonnegut’s “Slaughterhouse 5” instead of Toni Morrison’s “Beloved”¬†which is going to get pushed till next week. 643 more words



We had a death in the family this week. I didn’t get much work done.

I think death is often dealt with poorly in games. To those that experience loss, it can feel trivial. 503 more words

Game Design

Top 5 Wednesday: Favorite Science Fiction & Fantasy Books

Top 5 Wednesday was created by Lainey and is hosted by Samantha.

This week’s topic asks for favorite Science Fiction & Fantasy Books.
I left out Harry Potter because… well Harry Potter’s my favorite everything… 356 more words


On re-reading 'Slaughterhouse 5'

I’ve read Elie Wiesel, Victor Frankel, Cory Ten Boom, & Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Somehow, this is the easiest story to take. No doubt because the brutal reality is tempered with not only the seemingly light hearted science fiction, but also with the superficial & banal life of the American bourgeoisie. 79 more words