The Invention of Hugo Cabret

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Rating: My first Selznick book down!  This is such a beautiful and heartwarming story. Honestly, I wish I had read this when I was younger, because it feels like the type of story you become infatuated with as a kid. That being said, young adult me still thoroughly enjoyed this. In fact, it rid me [...]

Wilder Girls

Wilder Girls

Rating: I think every review I write should just have a built in this is a difficult book to rate introduction, but hey I can't help the fact that I overthink things to a T. I think the issue mainly resides in my overwhelming love and appreciation of an idea, but then grappling with the [...]

Everything All At Once

Everything All At Once

Rating: Eh, if by Everything All At Once we're referring to the lack of substance until the last twenty pages, then yes I'd say that's a pretty accurate title. For the last few months I’ve heard a lot of hype surrounding Katrina Leno. Albeit, more toward Summer of Salt than anything else. However, I thought I’d start [...]

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

Rating: A few weeks ago I watched the first episode of Pandemic on Netflix. Like many, the fear of COVID-19 was barely trickling into my nervous system. In the documentary there was a brief mention of Elizabeth Holmes and her fraudulent company Theranos. However, apart from mentions of deceit, not much was delved into. Resolute, I [...]

Imaginary Friend

Imaginary Friend

Rating: This truly was not it. It’s a real shame it wasn’t, because right from the start you can tell how much this story means to the author. Every word was chosen with care and thought. It’s as if the author had been honing and perfecting the novel for years. Unfortunately, this just rendered the [...]

Quarantine TBR

Quarantine TBR

Hello lovely readers! I hope this blog post finds you well. Currently, Misster Reader here is practicing self-quarantining/social-distancing, and it’s been...interesting to say the least.  With COVID-19, the state of the world is a bit scary at the moment (might be the understatement of the year), so I thought we could all use a teensy [...]