Category: Psychology

These Violent Delights by Micah Nemerever

Psychological thriller? Dark academia? Queer stereotyping? Whatever way we choose to categorize Micah Nemerever’s These Violent Delights, it’s fair to say, simply, this book was unputdownable! Many are comparing it to Hanya Yanagihara’s A Little Life, but I’m not sure where that comes from… Continue Reading “These Violent Delights by Micah Nemerever”

The Ingram Interview by K.B. Dixon

Meet Daniel Ingram, retired English professor: despondent, eccentric, and in the midst of writing his memoir, after being kicked out of his current home (a retirement facility) for depressing the other residents. The story itself is the process of Daniel writing his story, so… Continue Reading “The Ingram Interview by K.B. Dixon”

Review: Tampa by Alyssa Nutting

Tampa by Alissa Nutting Final Verdict: 3.0 out of 4.0 YTD: 48 Tampa is the much-talked about, widely reviled, and heavily debated inaugural novel from writer Alissa Nutting.  It is based on the real-life events of a Florida teacher who had sex with her… Continue Reading “Review: Tampa by Alyssa Nutting”

Review: White Noise by Don DeLillo

White Noise by Don DeLillo Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 51 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful (socially, academically, etc.)  “This is the language of waves and radiation, of how the dead speak to the living.” White Noise is the story… Continue Reading “Review: White Noise by Don DeLillo”

Review: Save Me the Waltz by Zelda Fitzgerald

Save  Me the Waltz by Zelda Fitzgerald Final Verdict: 3.5 out of 4.0 YTD: 16 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable. Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald was the troubled wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald, one of the most famous American writers of all-time.  Save… Continue Reading “Review: Save Me the Waltz by Zelda Fitzgerald”