The future of hypertext fiction – Cyberbooks?

It is now evident that the reason why hypertext fiction is not more prominent with the increased publishing of e-books is that there are some major inhibiting factors, which are grounded in tradition. The first inhibitor of innovative hypertext books is that readers are accustomed to and enjoy the phenomenological experience of reading a print […]

Book Review: The Lady Rivers by Philippa Gregory

The Lady Rivers by Philippa Gregory is part of the Cousin’s War Series. Gregory wrote the books out of order for this series, I think because she became so interested in the Lady Rivers, Jaquetta Woodville, that she just had to write about her. After reading the novel, I wish I would have been able […]

Book Review: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

*Please note that this is a copyrighted book review. If you plan to use any part of this content in a school assignment, please reference Nicole Basaraba as the author and this blog from where you retrieved it. Thank you and enjoy!* The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett is a classic children’s tale that […]

Book Review: 1984 by George Orwell

*Please note that this is a copyrighted book review. If you plan to use any part of this content in a school assignment, please reference Nicole Basaraba as the author and this blog from where you retrieved it. Thank you and enjoy!* Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) by George Orwell is by far the most disturbing book […]

Book Review: Cadillac Couches by Sophie Watson

Cadillac Couches, an all-Canadian novel written by Edmontonian, Sophie Watson, gives readers greater insight into Edmonton’s niche of Folk Music Festival loving people. The story, set in the 1990’s follows two music-smitten twenty-something women as they search for love and purpose. Annie Jones is trying to put her big love, Sullivan, behind her and cope […]