Book Review: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Title: Frankenstein Author: Mary Shelley Published: 1818 Genre: Classic Literature – Gothic/Horror Summary: ‘Cursed, cursed creator! Why did I live? Why, in that instant, did I not extinguish the spark of existence which you had so wantonly bestowed?’ My Rating:  – but really 1.5 Today’s review of Frankenstein is brought to you by GIFs! Because they make… Read More Book Review: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Book Review: Unraveling by Elizabeth Graver

Title: Unraveling Author: Elizabeth Graver Published: 1997 Genre: Adult Literary Fiction – Historical Fiction Summary: Growing up on a small New England farm, a determined young nineteenth-century woman named Aimee Slater ventures to Lowell, Massachusetts, to find work, a move that leads to a split with her mother. My Rating:  1/2 I have such conflicting emotions about this… Read More Book Review: Unraveling by Elizabeth Graver

Book Review: In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez

Title: In the Time of the Butterflies Author: Julia Alvarez Published: 1994 Genre: Adult Literary Fiction – Historical Fiction Summary: It is November 25, 1960, and three beautiful sisters have been found near their wrecked Jeep at the bottom of a 150-foot cliff on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. The official state newspaper reports… Read More Book Review: In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez