Category Archives: Book Reviews

Book Review: Stories from the Underworld, by Johanna K. Pitcairn

I am weird. I enjoy what I do. There’s nothing better than this. Such a beautiful gift. I live far away from people. Kidding. New York City is an exquisite playground, but you knew this already. It’s really easy to … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens

Marley was dead: to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker, and the chief mourner. Scrooge signed it: and Scrooge’s name was good upon … Continue reading

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Book Review: Life of Pi, by Yann Martel

She came floating on an island of bananas in a halo of light, as lovely as the Virgin Mary. The rising sun was behind her. Her flaming hair looked stunning. I cried, “Oh blessed Great Mother, Pondicherry fertility goddess, provider … Continue reading

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Book Review: Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley

It was on a dreary night of November that I beheld the accomplishment of my toils. With an anxiety that almost amounted to agony, I collected the instruments of life around me, that I might infuse a spark of being … Continue reading

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Book Review: Chasing Amanda, by Melissa Foster

It had been a cool October evening. Molly had left Walmart with an armful of groceries. She popped open the trunk and threw the bags in, trying to ignore the little girl’s screams coming from the black minivan two cars … Continue reading

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