The Crimson Connection

‘A Prayer for Owen Meany’: a true masterpiece

Photo by Steshka Willems
December 8, 2020

“A Prayer for Owen Meany” by Academy Award-winning novelist John Irving is a modern take on timeless issues such as the paradox of war, religion and political corruption, and compels the reader to...

Dishing the Details: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

The famous mocking jay pin from The Hunger Games dropped in nature.
Taking a look at the newly announced prequel to The Hunger Games
October 8, 2019

When Mockingjay - Part 2 came out, I expected the world of The Hunger Games to be wrapped up and set aside. That is simply what happens when the story is over and there is no more content to create. It...

The Great Library

The four books of
book series: The Great Library
July 20, 2018

Calling readers everywhere, if you are in the middle of a deep reading slump and need something packed with danger and alchemy, then The Great Library series is what you need in your life. This series...

Pseudonym’s Anonymous

A photo of the book Truly, Devious
Discovering Truly, Devious
July 17, 2018

It’s the 1930’s, and the mountains of Vermont are a steep and rugged terrain. No one would think to build a school there, as the conditions aren’t anywhere close to ideal. No one, that is, except...

The Boy Who Taught

A Harry Potter inspired drawing.
10 life lessons Harry Potter taught
March 28, 2018

After the Harry Potter series was written by JK Rowling, it opened the floodgates of creativity and adventure for children and young adults around the world. The fascinating tale of a young orphaned boy...

Hazy Similarities

Hazy Similarities
comparing the novella and t.v. show 'The Mist'
January 9, 2018

(SPOILERS AHEAD) As a lover of horror movies and books and scary and true crime stories, when I found out that a T.V. show based on a story by Stephen King was going to be released, I knew I had to...

All the Light We Cannot See

The shore of St Malo
August 14, 2017

WARNING: DO NOT READ THIS BOOK IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO CRY Written by American author Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See was published in 2014. It won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and...

The Giver

The Giver
a review
May 5, 2017

If The Giver by Lois Lowry isn't a classic, then neither is Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare. Although The Giver was only published in 1993, the novel truly defined what a (dare I say) perfect dystopia...

Book Review: The Third Woman

Book Review: The Third Woman
Review over Jonathan Freedland's new book: The Third Woman
March 21, 2017

If you're looking for a really good book and you’re into a mix of thriller and dystopia, The Third Woman by journalist Jonathan Freedland might be a good book for you. It’s a work of fiction, but...

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