The Princess Bride

I can’t believe I waited this long to read The Princess Bride. I watched the movie hundreds of times as a kid, but William Goldman’s novel is funnier and more entertaining (if that’s even possible) than the film. I am sure most of you know what The Princess Bride is all about thanks to the…

The Wandering Earth

The sun is about to die, but before that, a helium flash will destroy the nearest planets, including Earth. These events were predicted to occur in 400 years. Fast-forward to the future, and 380 years have passed. The governments of the world have since joined forces to try to escape this tragic fate and to…

The Light Between Oceans

For the Christmas holidays, most people choose books that fit the occasion, such as those about family or things warm and fuzzy… I decided to read M.L. Stedman’s debut novel, The Light Between Oceans.  Yes, the one recently turned into a movie starring Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander.  Those who have read the novel or…

Frankenstein

The problem with Classic novels is that, over time, they spawn countless movie/tv adaptations or inspire stage plays, musicals, and other novels,  so much so that many people believe that from watching a movie adaptation or two, they already know what the story is about without having to actually read the original book.  I mentioned…