• Literary Book Review

    The Girl in the Garden

    My Thoughts I had a difficult time gathering my thoughts and deciding how I wanted to rate this book. When I closed the book after the final page, I wasn’t even sure whether or not I liked it. The primary reason for this was because I spent most of the book wondering where the story was going and waiting for the plot to start taking shape, which didn’t really happen until the end. The book appeared to start off strong, with Mabel taking in a teenage mother abandoned by an older gentleman, but from there the story just sort of meanders. The narrative jumps from character to character, talking about…

  • Book Review

    Delta of Venus

    My Thoughts I’m going to say right off the bat that this book is definitely not for everyone. Many of the stories feature some very specific kinks that to most will no doubt be gut-wrenching. As a fair warning for those that haven’t read the book, that means things like necrophilia, pedophilia, incest, etc. There are a good number of stories in this collection that are pretty disturbing and violent, many of them made me really uncomfortable reading. I could never recommend this book to the average reader looking for your run of the mill pornography. “I had a feeling that Pandora’s box contained the mysteries of woman’s sensuality, so…