A Thousand Splendid Suns

By: Khaled Hosseini
Fiction
2007
Subject Matter: Families; Afghanistan
Rating: 5/5

A Thousand Splendid Suns

Deep. Breath.

A Thousand Splendid Suns is heavy stuff.

I approached this one with a lot of skepticism. Continue reading “A Thousand Splendid Suns”

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The Catcher in the Rye

By: J. D. Salinger
Fiction
1945
Rating: 5/5

The Catcher in the Rye

How have I never read The Catcher in the Rye before now?

I’m a little bitter that I missed out on this book for so long. I’m blown away by it.

Who hasn’t heard of The Catcher in the Rye? No one. It’s a huge classic, and for good reason. But somehow, I’ve never had a reason (or should I say opportunity?) to read it before now.

I’m so glad I did. Continue reading “The Catcher in the Rye”

Eragon

By: Christopher Paolini
Inheritance Cycle Book 1
Fiction
2003
Subject Matter: Fantasy; Dragons
Rating: 5/5

Eragon

Eragon is another one of my absolute favorites.

I distinctly remember reading this one for the first time. I was in 7th grade, and I absolutely loved it, so one of my friends let me borrow his copy of the second book in the series, which was all that was out at the time. Continue reading “Eragon”

A Wrinkle in Time

By: Madeleine L’Engle
The Time Series Book 1
Fiction
1962
Rating: 5/5

A Wrinkle in Time

I’m a little biased on this one: A Wrinkle in Time is one of my all-time favorites.

I read it as a child and didn’t really understand it, so I threw it in the back of my bookshelf and forgot about it until I found a reprint of the series that someone gave me. It’s beautiful and so fun, so I reread it.

And loved it.

So I reread it again. And again. And again. Continue reading “A Wrinkle in Time”