On Romanticism – A Review of Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s Mexican Gothic

While attending community college, I studied liberal arts; specifically English Education. My favorite classes were British Literature I & II (split into 2 classes). My favorite time period was Romanticism and the Victorian Era especially in the areas where they overlapped. I loved that Victorian poets would romanticize things differently than authors of the Romantic…

On Humanity – A Review of Fredrik Backman’s Anxious People

If you’ve heard of Backman’s A Man Called Ove and have not read it yet, don’t worry because neither have I. Oh wait, am I the only one who hasn’t read it yet? It certainly feels that way, although hopefully not for long. Anxious People is told in such a creative way that we see…

On Love – A Review of Josie Silver’s One Day in December

What is love until you’ve found it? And, when you do find it – how do you know it is real? Is it a feeling that develops over time, or is there such a thing as love at first sight? Our protagonist, Laurie does not believe that love at first sight exists outside of movies…