Books, How's This Book?

My Darling, My Hamburger: Don’t let the title fool you

My roommate made me read this book. He was quite enthusiastic that I do so. I was expecting it to be some fun little high school comedy. What I got was a depressing story about peer pressure and abortions. Thanks, roomy. Pointless fact: the cover of the one I readwas this, but red; that's not… Continue reading My Darling, My Hamburger: Don’t let the title fool you

Books, How's This Book?, Review

The Man in the Brown Suit: A Totally Not Toxic Relationship

Aw... no Papa Poirot this time. Damn. Oh well. I'm sure our new main character can command the spotlight like he did. Anne Beddingfeld, our new protagonist, is made an orphan after her archeologist father's sudden death. Yearning for adventure, she makes her way to London, where she works to pay her bills. One day,… Continue reading The Man in the Brown Suit: A Totally Not Toxic Relationship

Books, By the Cover

Hitchiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: By the Cover

Ah, Hitchiker's Guide. If ever there was a perfect example of over-the-top sci-fi comedy done well, these books would be it. I used to read these books on the train, back when I first started blogging. They made the long and often tedious trips much more entertaining. But how's the cover? Deceptively Simple Well, it's… Continue reading Hitchiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: By the Cover

Books, Character Analysis, Mistborn, The Mind of a Character

Kelsier: The Survivor of Hathsin

*Spoilers for the first Mistborn book ahead!* I was originally planning to avoid talking about Mistborn again until we saw something from the movie (oh yeah, that's a thing that's happening, apparently). But I'm not a patient man. If you guys didn't know that at this point, I'd be pretty shocked. The mentor character is… Continue reading Kelsier: The Survivor of Hathsin