Posts By: Rachel

Review: Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

Review: Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

March 22, 2015 Review 31 ★★★★

Persepolis is a memoir of author Marjane Satrapi’s coming of age story while living in Iran during the 1979 revolution. In addition all of that, it is told in a graphic novel format. I usually read books that have at least some element of the fantastical, which, as a memoir, Persepolis has none of. Read more »

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Review: Castle in the Air– Diana Wynne Jones

Review: Castle in the Air– Diana Wynne Jones

March 10, 2015 Review 13 ★★★½

So when I started reading Castle in the Air, I was expecting a sequel to Howl’s Moving Castle. To my surprise, this book was not so much a sequel as it was a completely different story that happens to take place in the same world with some of the same characters. MORAL OF THE STORY: READ THE DESCRIPTION BEFORE YOU BUY RANDOM THINGS ON THE INTERNET. Read more »

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The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

February 10, 2015 Review 48 ★★★★★

I was really excited for this book, and it definitely did not disappoint. In fact, it exceeded my expectations, which is saying something considering the very high standards I have for Holly Black’s books. So this review should really be called, “how many different words can Rachel think of that mean amazing?” I daresay a lot, and yes, I am going to use all of them. Read more »

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