Review: Normal People by Sally Rooney

Sally Rooney’s novels have away of finding me right when I need them most, and they always hurt my feelings.  There’s not much I can say about Normal People that other reviewers haven’t already said, so I’ll be brief. I liked Conversations With Friends quite a lot when I read it this time last year,Continue reading “Review: Normal People by Sally Rooney”

Book Review: Among Others by Jo Walton

Star Ratings: Characters: **** (4 stars) Character Development: ***** (5 stars) Plot: *** (3 stars) Writing: **** (4 stars) Overall: **** (4 stars) Age range recommendation: This isn’t really YA, but could (and should) be read by teenagers, too. This book tripped me sideways and tossed me back into the world of vintage SciFi andContinue reading “Book Review: Among Others by Jo Walton”

Archived Review: Looking For Alaska by John Green

Originally posted to Dark Lady Reviews on May 2, 2011.     Looking For Alaska by John Green Star Ratings Characters: **** (4 stars) Character Development:*** (3 stars) Plot:**** (4 stars) Writing:*****(5 stars) Overall:**** (4 stars) Age Range Recommendation: Ages 13 and up. I first heard of YA author John Green via his wildly popularContinue reading “Archived Review: Looking For Alaska by John Green”