A Girl’s Story by Annie Ernaux

Title: Mémoire de fille. Writer(s): Annie Ernaux. Publisher: Gallimard.Format: Paperback.Release Date: April 1st, 2016.Pages: 160.Genre(s): Non-Fiction, Memoir.ISBN13: 9782072763137. My Overall Rating: ★★★★ Toward the end of 2022, the Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to author Annie Ernaux “for the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal … Continue reading A Girl’s Story by Annie Ernaux

Top DC Comics Live-Action Movies

Hi there! It was my side project to review every DC Comics live-action movie released to this day on this blog and having achieved that not too long ago, it was time to rank them from worse to best. If you haven't already read my thoughts on each of these movies, you can click on … Continue reading Top DC Comics Live-Action Movies

The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien

Title: The Two Towers.Series: The Lord of the Rings #2. Writer(s): J.R.R. Tolkien. Publisher: HarperCollins.Format: Hardcover.Release Date: October 19th, 2017.Original Release Date: November 11th, 1954.Pages: 456.Genre(s): Fantasy.ISBN13: 9780008264079. My Overall Rating: ★★★★★ Previously in The Lord of the Rings series:The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien.The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien. In the midst of immeasurable … Continue reading The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Nutcracker by E.T.A. Hoffmann

Title: The Nutcracker. Writer(s): E.T.A. Hoffmann.Illustrator(s): Sanna Annukka. Publisher: Ten Speed Press.Format: Hardcover.Release Date: September 11th, 2018.Original Release Date: 1816.Pages: 91.Genre(s): Fantasy.ISBN13: 9780399581526. My Overall Rating: ★★★ There it is, standing tall and proud, right on top of that blazing yet cozy fireplace, solemnly guarding the plate of cookies and cup of milk in a dimly … Continue reading The Nutcracker by E.T.A. Hoffmann

Sword of Destiny by Andrzej Sapkowski

Title: Sword of Destiny.Series: The Witcher #0.7. Writer(s): Andrzej Sapkowski.Translator(s): David French. Publisher: Orbit.Format: Hardcover.Release Date: December 6th, 2022.Original Release Date: January 31st, 1993.Pages: 416.Genre(s): Fantasy.ISBN13: 9780316453264. My Overall Rating: ★★★★★ Previously in The Witcher series:The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski. For some hunters and slayers, it is easy to bring down creatures through knowledge, magic, … Continue reading Sword of Destiny by Andrzej Sapkowski

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays 2022!

Hello everyone! As we get cozy (or busy) for that once-a-year supper under festive and joyful conditions, I wanted to make a quick post to wish you all Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! The year went by so fast and I always figured this was the moment, right before New Year, for us to take … Continue reading Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays 2022!

Krampus: The Yule Lord by Brom

Title: Krampus: The Yule Lord. Writer(s): Brom. Publisher: Harper Voyager.Format: Hardcover.Release Date: October 30th, 2012.Pages: 357.Genre(s): Fantasy.ISBN13: 9780062095657. My Overall Rating: ★★★★ To be stripped away of your whole raison d'être can be quite a nihilistic experience. And for it to be done by erasing your existence for centuries can be traumatic on one's consciousness, especially … Continue reading Krampus: The Yule Lord by Brom

Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler

Title: Darkness at Noon. Writer(s): Arthur Koestler.Translator(s): Daphne Hardy. Publisher: Scribner.Format: Paperback.Release Date: October 17th, 2006.Originally published in: 1940.Pages: 273.Genre(s): Fiction.ISBN13: 9781416540267. My Overall Rating: ★★★★ Beliefs can only get you so far. When enveloped in a layer of honour, humility, and honesty, these beliefs become ingrained into our actions, closed off to the realm of … Continue reading Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler

The Outsider by Stephen King

Title: The Outsider. Series: Holly Gibney #1.Writer(s): Stephen King.Narrator(s): Will Patton. Genre(s): Horror, Thriller.Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio.Format: Audiobook. Release Date: May 22nd, 2018.Length: 18 hours and 41 minutes. My Overall Rating: ★★★ Previously in the Bill Hodges Trilogy:Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King.Finders Keepers by Stephen King.End of Watch by Stephen King. There's something utterly … Continue reading The Outsider by Stephen King

My Monthly Wrap-Up | November 2022

Hi guys, The month has come to an end and it's time to do a quick wrap-up of what has been done. Reading Breakdown. Novels read: 4 (-).Comic books read: 6 (↑4).Manga volumes read: 15 (↑11). Viewing Breakdown. Movies Watched: 17 (↑8).TV Series' Seasons Watched and completed: 0 (-). Gaming Breakdown. The Last of Us … Continue reading My Monthly Wrap-Up | November 2022