Books

Seduction: Not Entirely What I Expected

Seduction

Seduction A History from Enlightenment to the Present

By: Clement Knox

I really wanted to read something fun for Valentine’s Day and this sounded like a good pick. While it was a lot drier than I imagined it was still an all around interesting book. Like most parts of life and history and seduction- some parts are just more fun than others.

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Movies

Needed More Fire

Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley

Directed By: Haifaa as-Mansour

Grade: C+

So Stannis Baratheon has two daughters in this who rush off into scandalous relationships and illegitimate children. No one burns alive. I think he’s finally learning. Which is a good thing because that’s not the kind of fire this movie needs.

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Books

Frankenstein

Frankenstein

Frankenstein

By: Mary Shelley

Grade: A

Whoa! Two classics this year for me! I am on a roll 🙂

Embarrassing fact: I was totally one of those people who thought Frankenstein was the monster. I mean I figured it out long before I read it but yeah, I thought that way too long myself. I enjoyed the book. Surprised myself really. But since a lot has been written about it I thought I’d just basically transcribed some of the notes I took.

Mostly on Frankenstein.

Spoilers.

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