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Hi, everyone! I'm Isabel, journalism student, and I created this blog to write book reviews for a Creative Writing class. I hope you will all enjoy them, comments and critics are well received!

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Where She Went Book Review – Life After Death

“But still, I find the need to remind myself of the temporariness of a day, to reassure myself that I got through yesterday, I'll get through today.” In my last “It’s Monday, What Are You Reading” post, I talked about... Continue Reading →

IMWAYR – Life After Death

“Whoever said that the past isn't dead had it backward. It's the future that's already dead, already played out.” Some years ago, I read the book of Gayle Forman, If I Stay, which was later adapted to the cinema. Lazy... Continue Reading →

From Anti-Semitism to Islamophobia

"Racism and xenophobia are not spontaneous, but the product of abandoned politics." Spring break just finished and so did my reading of the 167 pages written by Edwy Plenel in Pour les musulmans. During the holidays, I got lost in... Continue Reading →

Following Stephen King’s Past Experiences

The most important things are the hardest to say, because words diminish them Stephen King is probably one the most famous contemporary authors. His horror fictions have been adapted into different movies and TV shows, which makes him memorable. Unfortunately,... Continue Reading →

Surviving Auschwitz with Primo Levi

In our times, hell must be like this Last week, I wrote about a novel I was reading, Survival in Auschwitwz (If This Is a Man), a memory of 216 pages written by Primo Levi in 1947 originally in Italian.... Continue Reading →

Auschwitz Through Primo Levi’s Feather

  It's Monday! What Are You Reading? I am finally reading what I’ve always wanted to read. Yet in the page 74 from 216 of the “Survival in Auschwitz (If This Is a Man)” by Primo Levi, I am already... Continue Reading →

1984 – George Orwell

  I just finished reading probably one of the most venerated book of the past century. To put the story into context, 1984 was written in 1948 by George Orwell at the end of the Second World War and in... Continue Reading →

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