Book Reviews

The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein

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Author: Kiersten White

Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

“I sought to puncture Heaven and instead discovered Hell.”

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley is one of my favourite books in the world. It was so beautifully crafted, so well-written, and posed such an extraordinary question that… threw me off (which I talk about more here). Many people might be quick to point out that it is indeed Victor who is the monster, as he was cruel enough to bring the creature into existence, but for a while I battled with that thought, because I felt immense empathy for Victor, seeing how he became so utterly depressed and miserable afterwards. But in the end, I did have to conclude that Victor was indeed the monster, that arrogance to think that you could imitate God’s creation, is one that can be unforgivable, if it leads to such catastrophic circumstances.

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Book Reviews

Snow Like Ashes

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Title: Snow Like Ashes/ Author: Sara Raasch/ Published: 2014/ Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/

This book was such an entertaining read and I whizzed through it in less than a day, enjoying every turn of the page.

Although the love triangle annoyed me to no ends, there was always something new turning up in the plot to keep you immersed in the story – and it makes for a really fun read.

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Sky in the Deep

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Title: Sky in the Deep

Author: Adrienne Young

Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

I was not expecting to get to this one this year (well I had been in the summer but then life happened) but then the weekend came and I just really felt like doing zero studying and so for the first time in forever, I actually did that. 

I finished this book in one day! I can’t remember the last time that I actually did that isn’t that sad that’s really sad.

There is one word to describe this book and that is: ORIGINAL.

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