By: Steve Toltz Fiction 2008 Subject Matter: Fathers and sons; Family Rating: 5/5 Yes. Still 5/5. A Fraction of the Whole is one of the books that inspired this blog. I read it when it originally came out and fell… Continue Reading
By: Katharine Butler Hathaway Nonfiction 1942 Subject Matter: American authors; 20th century; Biography; Pott’s disease; Patients; Women; Maine; Castine Rating: 5/5 The Little Locksmith is ostensibly a memoir about a young woman who purchases a house. In reality, it is… Continue Reading
By: Khaled Hosseini Fiction 2007 Subject Matter: Families; Afghanistan Rating: 5/5 Deep. Breath. A Thousand Splendid Suns is heavy stuff. I approached this one with a lot of skepticism.
By: Italo Calvino Fiction 1972 Subject matter: Marco Polo; Kublai Khan Rating: 5/5 Invisible Cities is incredible. Just incredible. I had no idea what to expect going into this novel, but what I got was something that rocked my… Continue Reading
By: J. D. Salinger Fiction 1945 Rating: 5/5 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… Continue Reading
By: Christopher Paolini Inheritance Cycle Book 1 Fiction 2003 Subject Matter: Fantasy; Dragons Rating: 5/5 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… Continue Reading
By: Madeleine L’Engle The Time Series Book 1 Fiction 1962 Rating: 5/5 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,… Continue Reading