Best Classic: The 2021 Karissa Reads Books Literary Awards

Today's category is Best Classic. Classics can be hard to define and it isn't uncommon for books to be labelled as "modern classics". Personally, I tend to think of books as classics if they are 1) widely known even by people who have never read them (ie: most people have heard of Pride and Prejudice,… Continue reading Best Classic: The 2021 Karissa Reads Books Literary Awards

What I Read – October 2021

Read: Five Little Indians - Michelle Good (Harper Perennial, 2020) Jesus and John Wayne - Kristin Kobes du Mez (Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2020) The Anthropocene Reviewed - John Green (Dutton, 2021) A Womb in the Shape of a Heart - Joanne Gallant (Nimbus Publishing, 2021) Minor Feelings - Cathy Park Hong (One World, 2020) Mexican… Continue reading What I Read – October 2021

Book Review: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain (Canterbury Classics, 2012) Huckleberry Finn is our hero and our narrator in this adventure novel that is really so much more than an adventure novel. Huck lives in Missouri, some time in the mid-19th century. The story begins after The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and we find Tom… Continue reading Book Review: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain