Category: Psychology

Review: The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky Final Verdict: 4.0 out of 4.0 YTD: 15 Disclosure:  This is a book that I have read five times, now, but have yet to review.  The first three times I read it were in the… Continue Reading “Review: The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky”

Review: Every You, Every Me by David Levithan

Every You, Every Me by David Levithan Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 48 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful (socially, academically, etc.) I can say it now: I hate David Levithan, unequivocally.  Why do I hate him?  Because he continues… Continue Reading “Review: Every You, Every Me by David Levithan”

Review: House of Stairs by William Sleator

 House of Stairs by William Sleator Final Verdict: 3.5 out of 4.0 YTD: 45 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful (socially, academically, etc.) William Sleator’s House of Stairs is a fascinating psychological thriller about five orphans who are kidnapped, brought to an enormous… Continue Reading “Review: House of Stairs by William Sleator”

Review: Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

  Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 18 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful Let’s take a moment to talk about true artistry, shall we?  What Vladimir Nabokov does with Lolita is pure, unadulterated (heh heh) genius.   The… Continue Reading “Review: Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov”

Review: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf by Edward Albee

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? By Edward Albee Final Verdict: 4.0 out of 4.0 YTD:  59 Plot/Story:  4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful Edward Albee’s play, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, is intoxicating – literally.  With every turn of the page, the reader… Continue Reading “Review: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf by Edward Albee”