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Review: Flowers for Algernon

Flowers for Algernon by Daniel KeyesMy rating: 5 of 5 stars When I was in eighth grade, I read the short story “Flowers for Algernon” as part of the curriculum. I can relate to Charlie Gordon in that I live in the world of the disabled and the world of the non-disabled as he did. […]

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Review: Station Eleven

Station Eleven by Emily St. John MandelMy rating: 5 of 5 stars “Hell is the absence of the people you long for.” As many know by now, the science fiction genre in publishing has recently been gathering a lot of steam. We have books like Divergent that are very heavily hyped due to heavy action […]

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Review: Watership Down

Watership Down by Richard Adams My rating: 5 of 5 stars In loving memory of Richard Adams (1920 – 2016)  My relationship with Watership Down began about a year ago, (2013), on a sunny May afternoon. It was warm outside and I was basking in the sunlight on the terrace, allowing the swinging bench I […]