UnRead Quote: The Five People You Meet in Heaven

“Parents rarely let go of their children, so children let go of them. They move on. They move away. The moments that used to define them – a mother’s approval, a father’s nod – are covered by moments of their own accomplishments. It is not until much later, as the skin sags and the heart…

Reviewed – A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

  ‘I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice – or because of his voice, or because he was the smallest person I ever knew, or even because he was the instrument of my mother’s death, but because he was the reason I believe in God; I am a Christian because of…

Reviewed: The Confession by John Grisham

An innocent man is about to be executed. Only a guilty man can save him. But this never happens! The innocent guy gets mercilessly executed while the criminal is still on the loose, hiding away. It is only when he realizes that he’s got terminal brain tumor and will die soon anyway, that he thinks…

People believe you at first…

“It’s amazing how lies grow. You start with a small one that seems easy to cover, then you get boxed in and tell another one. Then another. People believe you at first, then they act upon your lies, and you catch yourself wishing you’d simply told the truth.” ― John Grisham

Reviewed – My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier

  Is Rachel evil or not? Is she responsible or not for Ambrose’s death? Is she innocent or guilty? The central point of the story that is left unanswered! Philip Ashley is orphaned at an early age and is raised by his old cousin Ambrose Ashley in Cornwall. Due to health reasons, Ambrose makes a trip…

Between the pages of books…

“I spent my life folded between the pages of books. In the absence of human relationships I formed bonds with paper characters. I lived love and loss through stories threaded in history; I experienced adolescence by association. My world is one interwoven web of words, stringing limb to limb, bone to sinew, thoughts and images…

Book Review – Fifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James

Book: Fifty Shades of Grey Author: E L James Paperback: 385 Pages Genre: Adult Fiction, Erotica Date Published: First Published 2011 Synopsis: When literature student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey, she encounters a man who is beautiful, brilliant, and intimidating. The unworldly, innocent Ana is startled to realize she wants this…

Reviewed – A Dog’s Tale by Mark Twain

  “My father was a St. Bernard, my mother was a collie, but I am a Presbyterian. ” and starts the tale of Aileen Mauvourneen. The Plot: Aileen narrates her life of how she is raised by an English family and then given away to a different family. There, she gives birth to her puppy…

Book Review – First You Plz by Nisha Thakur

** spoiler alert ** This review contains spoilers. My Review: ★ This book, received as a complimentary copy was read and reviewed for the author. It was only after reading this book that I realized how much that quote from Franz Zappa stands true. So Many Books. So little Time. I think, now swear, that…

You wish the author was…

“What really knocks me out is a book that, when you’re all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn’t happen much, though.”  ― J.D. Salinger Related articles “J.D. Salinger, Infantry…

Reviewed – Six Years by Harlen Coben

I sat in the back pew and watched the only woman I would ever love marry another man. and begins the almost heart-breaking tale of Jake Fisher. Its been Six years since that day in the church when Jake Fisher watches Natalie Avery, his love, marry Todd Sanderson, her ex. Six years since he’s been…