Category Archives: Random Rants

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

So, I’m highly offended that this book was originally called Ten Little Niggers. I guess that title was eventually (and rightly) deemed too offensive, so they changed it to the marginally (?) more politically-correct Ten Little Indians. Some time ago … Continue reading

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Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks

I’m probably going to be chased out of my house with pitchforks for this review, but I generally find Nicholas Sparks overly sappy, predictable, and formulaic for my taste. Actually, Sparks reminds me a lot of Danielle Steel in the … Continue reading

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A Dorky Question

So, I’ve been reading lots lately and subsequently posting a bunch too. Unfortunately, I like to try to “save up” my reviews until they’re clever and/or funny, but just haven’t been feeling it. So, I’ve been wrestling with the merits of … Continue reading

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Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi, Otherwise Known As: A Big, Fat, Teen Porn X-Men Ripoff of Who Cares?

So, this was the subject of Bookdorks Challenge #1. And I really, really hate to give it a bad review. Why? Well, because so many people apparently like it, including my sister, and because I generally like to agree with everyone or … Continue reading

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OK this is cool.

I haven’t mentioned here yet that I also run a nailpolish blog, so I’m a total nail nerd in addition to being a book nerd. And today I read that China Glaze will be releasing a Hunger Games-themed collection in … Continue reading

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