Book Review: Wasp Factory by Iain Banks

Title:  Wasp Factory Author: Iain Banks Publisher: Simon & Schuster Page Count: 192 Publication Date: 1998 Category/Genre: Fiction, Horror, Thriller, Mystery, Contemporary Fiction Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.85) My Rating: ★★★★☆(4.0) Frank, no ordinary sixteen-year-old, lives with his father outside a remote Scottish village. Their life is, to say the least, unconventional. Frank’s mother abandoned … Continue reading Book Review: Wasp Factory by Iain Banks

NaNoWriMo

Just the other month, November of 2019, I participated in my third year of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). The goal is to write 50k words in one month — the equivalent to writing the first draft of a novel. Hundreds of NaNoWriMo novels have been published including Sara Gruen’s Water for Elephants, Erin Morgenstern’s The … Continue reading NaNoWriMo

Book Club January 2020: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Title: Gone Girl Author: Gillian Flynn Publisher: Broadway Books Page Count: 415 Publication Date: 2014 Category/Genre: Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, Crime, Contemporary Fiction Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.06) On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever … Continue reading Book Club January 2020: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Book Review: Know My Name by Chanel Miller

Title:  Know My Name Author: Chanel Miller Publisher: Viking Page Count: 368 Publication Date: 2019 Category/Genre: Non-Fiction, Memoir, Autobiography, True Crime, Inspiration, Feminism, Good Reads Rating: ★★★★★ (4.81) My Rating: ★★★★★(5) The riveting, powerful memoir of the woman whose statement to Brock Turner gave voice to millions of survivors She was known to the world … Continue reading Book Review: Know My Name by Chanel Miller