Review of ‘Stitching a Life: An Immigration Story’

Stitching A Life is an important read that gives light to a powerful immigration story, reminding the reader of the trials and tribulations immigrants face. Continue reading Review of ‘Stitching a Life: An Immigration Story’

Poignant and Beautifully Written | Review of ‘The Dollhouse’

By Cynthia Ayala

The Dollhouse by Fiona Davis
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Back in 1952, the Barbizon Hotel was a hotel for women, Darby McLaughlin went there to become a secretary, but more happened, more than she ever thought possible. Years later, the Barbizon has gone condo and now Rose Lewin is living there, listening to the ghosts of the past as she hunts for a story that was long dead.

The Dollhouse published on August 23, 2016, by Dutton, is the debut novel of Fiona Davis about what it means to be a woman in the 50’s and today.
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Weekly Reading List #53

By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there readers I hope that everyone is having a wonderful weekend. Got my eyes checked out last weekend. Luckily, I’m not totally as blind as a bat, but as it is, I’ve spent my time reading and writing as usual. And as I read I find that my current reading list is dwindling! Can you just imagine the horror! I’m gonna have to go through my Goodreads list and my shelves sort through what I want to read next. I still have to finish the Pretty Little Liars series and I’m utterly hooked on the Dorothy Must Die series after the first novel, so there’s something. And I have tons of books to read on my Kindle and Nook, because yes, I have both.

In the meantime, check out this weeks’ reading list. Happy reading! Oh, and if you have any suggestions for me leave them in the comments section. Continue reading “Weekly Reading List #53”

A Finale Not Worth Dying Over | Review of ‘City of Heavenly Fire’ (The Mortal Instruments, #6)

By Cynthia Ayala

City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare
Margaret K. McElderry

With the Infernal Cup, Sebastian Morgenstern, brother of Shadowhunter Clary Fray, is on the move, turning Shadowhunters into Endarkened, creatures of nightmare. Now the Shadowhunters must retreat to Idris and form a plan to defeat the insane son of Valentine, the boy poisoned by the demon queen Lilith. But with hope and fear, Clary, Jace, Simon, Isabelle and Alec must run towards traitors and set foot into the depths of hell to fight the only battle that matters. The battle to save the world, the battle that will cost them dearly.

City of Heavenly Fire is the sixth and final novel in The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare published on May 27, 2014 by Margaret K. McElderry. The novel follows young Shadowhunters in this young adult fantasy and paranormal friend as they battle the twisted forces of evil and save the worlds’ they love.
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Gripping and Incredibly Terrifying, ‘Survive the Night’ is a Must Read Thriller | Review of ‘Survive the Night’

Survive the Night by Danielle Vega Razorbill

We’re all gonna die down here. . . .Something is hunting Casey and her friends in the underground tunnels of New York City, the abandoned subways, flooded by the storm. After finding the body of her friend Julie dead and disemboweled, Casey and her friends seek an exit, a way out of the dark, away from the monster that this hunting them. How do you fight what you can’t see? How do you survive the night?

Gripping, terrifying, Survive the Night is a can’t put down thriller. Published on July 7, 2015 by Razorbill, this is the second novel by Danielle Vega who has written a horror novel that puts horror films to shame.
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Ghostwritten |Book Review

By: David Mitchell Published: August 19, 1999 Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Genre: Drama David Mitchell’s electrifying debut novel takes readers on a mesmerizing trek across a world of human experience through a series of ingeniously linked narratives. Oblivious to the bizarre ways in which their lives intersect, nine characters-a terrorist in Okinawa, a record-shop clerk in Tokyo, a money-laundering British financier in Hong Kong, an … Continue reading Ghostwritten |Book Review

Crysis 3 multiplayer beta nets 3 million downloads

By:  Eddie Makuch The Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC multiplayer beta for Crysis 3, which went live January 29, has been downloaded over 3 million times worldwide, Electronic Arts announced today. In addition, EA said preorders for the first-person shooter are pacing ahead of Crysis 2 by 35 percent. On top of this, EA revealed that its online video series “The 7 Wonders of Crysis 3” helped the Crysis … Continue reading Crysis 3 multiplayer beta nets 3 million downloads

PlayStation 4 will stream PlayStation 3 games – Report

By: Martin Gaston The PlayStation 4 will be able to stream PlayStation 3 games over the Internet, according to a report published by The Wall Street Journal. Citing sources “familiar” with Sony’s plans, the WSJ reports that “the new technology, to be unveiled Wednesday along with the new console, will allow users to play games delivered over the Internet, these people said. The streaming service, they added, is designed to use … Continue reading PlayStation 4 will stream PlayStation 3 games – Report