Saturday, June 10, 2017

Books I've Read in 2017 #17-19

Hi, everyone! Today I'm bringing you a video review on three books that I've read in 2017. Surprisingly, I have written reviews for all three of these books (I know it's unheard of with my backlog of 150 books to review), but I'm actually quite happy with the reviews I've written for these books and I hope you check them out!

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The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell- 5 stars (Reread- originally 4.25 stars) Check out my review here. Genre(s): suspense, classic, short story, horror
Someone to Hold by Mary Balogh- 2.25 stars Check out my review here. Genre(s): historical romance
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury- 4 stars (Reread- originally 2 stars) Check out my review here. Genre(s): science fiction (sci-fi), classic, dystopian

So, two of the three books I read were rereads, which to some may seem silly, but I got a lot out of rereading these books (reasons discussed in video). 
Book I Recommend the Most:
The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell
The great thing about this short story is that it's free online. So, you can check it out right now if you are interested in this famous classic. The reason why I think this classic is so important is because it brings into question morality. The reader must decide if the actions that take place in the end are done to survive or because the character himself has evolved to become a hunter of humanity.

Have you read any of these books? What are your thoughts on these books? Let me know your thoughts down below in the comments!


  1. I love that we can revisit books from when we were younger and just see them completely differently. It's my goal sometime this year to pick up Jane Eyre again. I read it my sophomore year in high school and hated it so much. Hated it. I don't really remember why, but I want to reread it and see how I feel about it now because I am obviously a different person and have a feeling I'll probably appreciate it more.

    1. It's really amazing when you think about how who we are as a person influences how we perceive and feel about books. I hope you love Jane Eyre when you reread it. I haven't read it myself, but it's one I want to pick up.

  2. I read Farenheit 451 - didn't love it though. I re-read when I'm in a funk, or when I'm just in the mood to read something I know I love.

    Tanya Patrice

    1. It is a book that usually is a hit or miss for readers I find. I disliked it during my first read, but enjoyed it on my second one. Rereading definitely gets people out of reading funks and I've found that it helps! Thanks for stopping by!