Time travelling and life on the Moon: Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel (book review)

Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel presented itself as the awaited opportunity to discover the writer I heard so often about ... yes, you guessed it, I refer to her other book, Station Eleven. I avoided to read Station Eleven as much as I could, simply because I did not want to read … Continue reading Time travelling and life on the Moon: Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel (book review)

The dark side of fame and First Contact: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green (book review)

Ariel Bissett, one of the few people I follow on Youtube, mentioned during this video about "A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor". I was very intrigued by the long name. But is was a sequel, so I had to start with the first book - "An Absolutely Remarkable Thing". I started reading it with no expectations, and … Continue reading The dark side of fame and First Contact: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green (book review)

The idealistic creator and his Creature: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (book review)

What images come to your mind when you read or hear the word "Frankenstein"? A scary monster, crazy experiments, a lab with fuzzy light, a mad scientist, horror slow-motion scenes? Well, let me tell you this is NOT the image you get when reading the book written by Mary Shelley. "Frankenstein" was one of the … Continue reading The idealistic creator and his Creature: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (book review)