Weekend Reads #7: Japanese Thriller & Chinese Zodiac

Happy Friday to you all! This weekend I will be starting October’s Birthday Book Challenge! If you’d like more information on this challenge, please check out my post for it. I’m super excited to begin this reading event and I decided to begin with a title from my favourite Asian literature subgenre: Contemporary Japanese literature!…

Top 5 Books for Boring Classes

Today I wanted to do something a little on the delinquent side. Most folks who’ve ever been in a classroom setting, whether high school or university, has probably had that one class that was unbelievably boring! It may have been the person teaching, or just the subject matter. Whatever the reasons, the class sucked and…

Review: Captain Nemo

Captain Nemo by Kevin J. Anderson My rating: 3 of 5 stars Captain Nemo is a swashbuckling tale about Jules Verne and his most delightful and adventurous character, André Nemo. The novel actually has a very interesting concept in that the two men are friends, one inspiring the other with his exploits. I could tell…