“Brave New World” Reading Response – Part 1

“Aldous Huxley’s tour de force, Brave New World is a darkly satiric vision of a “utopian” future – where humans are genetically bred and pharmaceutically anesthetized to passively serve a ruling order. A powerful work of speculative fiction that has enthralled and terrified readers for generations, it remains remarkably relevant to this day as both … More “Brave New World” Reading Response – Part 1

“A Thousand Splendid Suns” Reading Response (Part 3 – End)

At the moment, my mind is still processing the story that I have just finished reading. My heart still possesses that feeling of “loss” that many people feel after completing a story that they get very engrossed in. It’s official. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini is now one my top favorite books that I … More “A Thousand Splendid Suns” Reading Response (Part 3 – End)

Insurgent Reaction and Reflection (Full Book)

“One choice can transform you — or it can destroy you.” (cover) After the tense, heart wrenching conclusion to Divergent, Insurgent by Veronica Roth opens with the protagonist, Tris Prior, having an internal battle within herself. Throughout the entire book, Tris struggles with multiple losses of loved ones that, in the back of her mind, … More Insurgent Reaction and Reflection (Full Book)