Forbidden Knowledge (chapter 6)

Forbidden Knowledge (chapter 6)

This story has become increasingly puzzling and complex, so I made up a recap by chapter and a timeline to avoid confusion. Recap Chapter 1: Alice meets a captivating boy at her work, inspiring her to explore the library's secret attic where she discovers a chest full of deeply heartfelt, anonymous letters. Chapter 2: Alice [...]

Mystery Monday ~ Numerology 101

Mystery Monday ~ Numerology 101

Intro to numerology Numerology is a way of decoding your personality, relationships, future, etc. through the examination of numbers in your life. It is similar to, yet completely distinct from, astrology. While astrology focuses on positions of the planets and stars, numerology strictly focuses on numbers. The philosophy behind it is that each number holds [...]

Book Review: “Mad Love” ~ A Harley Quinn Novel

Book Review: “Mad Love” ~ A Harley Quinn Novel

"Mad Love," by Paul Dini and Pat Cadigan, follows the story of Harley Quinn: from a young girl to the very start of her legendary criminal career as Gotham's most notorious supervillain. Little miss Harleen Quinzel was born and raised in Brooklyn by her mobster father and and stressed yet shockingly supportive mother, followed by [...]

Book Review: Red Sparrow

Book Review: Red Sparrow

Red Sparrow is a thrilling novel full of horror and passion. The story follows two characters: Dominika, a Russian, and Nate, an American -- both tangled in the dangerous world of spying for opposing countries. Dominika is dedicated, passionate, thrill-seeking, and short-tempered. And Nate is a fiery man who is very clever and intelligent. He [...]

Book Review: “Legendary Ladies” by Ann Shen

I recently added a new book to my collection called "Legendary Ladies: 50 Goddesses to Empower and Inspire You." It goes over many famous goddesses from mythologies of all origins. Each goddess comes with a synopsis that includes her story, her characteristics, and what she represents. It also has beautiful illustrations. These ladies are categorized [...]

Forbidden Knowledge

Forbidden Knowledge

Alice was a librarian. Her large, round glasses started to fog up every time her favorite customer came by. He did not even look like a bookworm, but she was noticing his presence becoming more frequent. He moved with such purpose that she questioned if he was aware of it or not. He suddenly turned [...]

The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter

“No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.” Hello, my name is Hester Prynne. I have a story to tell. The scarlet letter "A" that I bare on my chest speaks for itself. What was [...]

Book Review: “Antony and Cleopatra” by Adrian Goldsworthy

Book Review: “Antony and Cleopatra” by Adrian Goldsworthy

source The story of Mark Antony and Cleopatra VII is captivating and still fascinates us to this day. It is intense and dramatic. However, the story is filled with myths and loopholes that will make you sincerely question what the truth is. Once I became interested in the legendary romance of Antony & Cleopatra, I [...]