Monthly Archives: August 2011

Girl With Pearl Earring Review

Girl With a Pearl Earring By: Tracy Chevalier Paige’s Rating: (3) of 5 Recommended for: Historic Fiction Girl with a Pearl Earring centers on Vermeer’s prosperous Delft household during the 1660s. When Griet, the novel’s quietly perceptive heroine, is hired as a servant, turmoil follows. First, the 16-year-old narrator becomes increasingly intimate with her master.… Read More »

Super Sad Love Story Review

Super Sad True Love Story By: Gary Shteyngart Paige’s Rating: (4) of 5 Recommended for: Fiction- Futuristic Dystopian Demise Style Super Sad True Love Story belies almost every word of its title, but it still plunges us into a satirical realm that we can recognize if we open our eyes widely. Restless, middle-aged, maladjusted Lenny… Read More »

The Borders Question

Contributed by: Joseph Baker Borders filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in February, and they recently announced that they are closing down their remaining 399 store locations. With the death of Borders book stores, many book lovers are wondering about the future of the medium. When Borders closes their stores, what will move in to fill that… Read More »