Book Review: Shalimar The Clown

Author: Salman Rushdie Publisher: Vintage Publishing Date: 2006 Number of Pages: 649 pages Genre: Mystery, Historical Synopsis Los Angeles, 1991. Maximilian Ophuls is knifed to death on the doorstep of his illegitimate daughter India, slaughtered by his Kashmiri driver, a mysterious figure who calls himself Shalimar the Clown. The dead man is a World War II … Continue reading Book Review: Shalimar The Clown

Book Review: The Secret History

Author: Donna Tartt Publisher: Vintage Contemporaries Publishing Date: April 2004 Number of Pages: 559 pages Genre: Mystery, Inverted Detective Story, Literary Fiction Synopsis: Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at an elite New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from the humdrum … Continue reading Book Review: The Secret History

Book Quotes: The Sun is Also a Star

"A word can start off meaning one thing and end up meaning another... Words shouldn't be allowed to change meanings." ~ Natasha "We tell ourselves there are reasons for the things that happen, but we're just telling ourselves stories. We make them up. They don't mean anything." ~ Daniel "Names are powerful things. They act … Continue reading Book Quotes: The Sun is Also a Star

Book Review: The Sun is Also a Star

Author: Nicola Yoon Publisher: Delacorte Press Publishing Date: 2016 Number of Pages: 344 pages Genre: Young Adult, Romance, Contemporary Fiction Synopsis: Natasha: I’m a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I’m definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New … Continue reading Book Review: The Sun is Also a Star