The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

I first encountered Matt Haig’s The Midnight Library on the bookstagram community, but I did not consider reading it until my high school friend recommended it to me a few weeks ago. (I value personal recommendations highly. Although I discover book titles on bookstagram, I don’t think I’ve ever picked up a book because itContinue reading “The Midnight Library by Matt Haig”

A Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers

Trust Dave Eggers to write a social commentary. A Hologram for the King deals with facades as opposed to realities of society. The idea of selling a vision—this is how things could be—is all over the book, and since the main character is a middle-aged man going through a crisis, such a vision sounds compelling.Continue reading “A Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers”

The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss

The Wise Man’s Fear is the second book of the Kingkiller Chronicles, a trilogy that is probably never going to see its final book published. I don’t understand the hype. It took me three months to finish The Wise Man’s Fear, and towards the end, I was only reading for the accomplishment of having finishedContinue reading “The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss”