Book Review: The Sun Also Rises

By Ernest Hemingway 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 This novel drew me in--- as most Hemingway stories do--- with its prose. I love how bare bones it is. He uses as few words as possible to convey his scenes and descriptions, and something about the LACK of floweriness makes it masterful. The story follows Jake Barnes and Lady Brett … Continue reading Book Review: The Sun Also Rises

Book Review: The Bonfire of the Vanities

🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 by Tom Wolfe The story follows the downfall of a Wall Street bond salesman--- a Master of the Universe (his words, not mine)--- who accidentally hits and fatally injures a young man one night while lost in the Bronx. What follows is a story of fate, power, manipulation, and deception. When I started the … Continue reading Book Review: The Bonfire of the Vanities

Book Review: Christmas Holiday

🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 by W. Somerset Maugham Recommend to lovers of literary classics and more cerebral fiction. Reading this story felt rather like comfort food. Not because of the subject matter. The story had very little to do with Christmas. But because it's just so pleasing to fall into the written arms of someone who knows what … Continue reading Book Review: Christmas Holiday