The Frivolous Reader

My impressions of books and other vague attempts at writing



Beautifully Depressing yet Hopeful

Mischling by Affinity Konar Devastatingly beautiful story¬†on a very, very dark portion of history. Like, how can anyone write so beautifully about such tragedy? I love that it ended so hopefully though. Would have sucked if it ended on such... Continue Reading →


Entertaining at times, but how did it become to be considered a classic?

The Three Musketeers¬†by Alexander Dumas Barnes & Nobles Classics series edition I found this to be quite entertaining at times, quite dull at others, and kept scratching my head the entire time wondering why exactly this is considered a classic.... Continue Reading →

Don’t play the matchmaker

Emma by Jane Austen. Barnes & Nobles Classics series In an effort to read all the free Barnes & Nobles Classics series books I got for my Nook ages ago, I joined a group on Goodreads devoted to reading the... Continue Reading →

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