Category: Violence

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”

Review: The Marbury Lens by Andrew Smith

The Marbury Lens by Andrew Smith Final Verdict: 3.5 out of 4.0 YTD: 34 This review may contain minor spoilers. Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable. Poor Jack.  Sixteen years old and still a virgin.  Then, in one night, he has the opportunity… Continue Reading “Review: The Marbury Lens by Andrew Smith”

Review: Battle Royale by Koushun Takami

Battle Royale by Koushun Takami Final Verdict: 3.25 out of 4.0 YTD: 25 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable. Every year, in the Republic of East Asia, one 3rd-year Junior High class, made up of 15-year olds, is selected at random to participate in… Continue Reading “Review: Battle Royale by Koushun Takami”