Be Here to Love Me at the End of the World by Sasha Fletcher

Be Here to Love Me at the End of the World is, on one hand, a story about the beautiful and mundane love of Eleanor and Sam who are just trying to live a normal life in the times of an impending apocalypse. On the other hand, it is also the story of America thatContinue reading “Be Here to Love Me at the End of the World by Sasha Fletcher”

Books by State: Connecticut

“Holland and Niles Perry are identical thirteen-year-old twins. They are close, close enough, almost, to read each other’s thoughts, but they couldn’t be more different. Holland is bold and mischievous, a bad influence, while Niles is kind and eager to please, the sort of boy who makes parents proud. The Perrys live in the bucolicContinue reading “Books by State: Connecticut”

The Devouring trilogy by Simon Holt

When dark creeps in and eats the light / Bury your fears on Sorry Night / For in the winter’s blackest hours / Comes the feasting of the Vours / No one can see it, the life they stole / Your body’s here, but not your soul… Vours are monsters that take control of yourContinue reading “The Devouring trilogy by Simon Holt”

The Lucifer Effect by Philip Zimbardo

“Bad systems” create “bad situations” create “bad apples” create “bad behaviors,” even in good people … we are not slaves to the power of situational forces. But we must learn methods of resisting and opposing them. The above quote is what I believe to be the overall message of the work Zimbardo presents us with,Continue reading “The Lucifer Effect by Philip Zimbardo”