The Lodger by Marie Belloc Lowndes (3/5)

I downloaded an app called serial read, that basically sends me a portion of a book each day to my cellphone and that is how I found this book. Inspired by the Jack the Ripper murders in London, this book takes the reader on a slow building thriller about an impoverished couple in desperate need […]

Room by Emma Donoghue (3/5)

I read through this book in one sitting, needless to say, it is a fairly easy and quick read but does contain some heavier themes. *spoilers do follow.* The book is narrated through the eyes of a 5 year old boy with limited exposure to the world, but an astonishing vocabulary. And if you read […]

One Year, 52 Female Authored Books

I have spent the last 27 years of my life (well more like 21 or 22) thinking that I had a preference for male authors. Recently, while reading a book written by a woman, I realized that perhaps my assumption and my likes were influenced by a societal preference for male authors. In school, I […]