The Readr
The Readr

The Readr

Hi! I make articles about anything related to books in general. I hope we can all enjoy books together!

The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune [⭐⭐⭐]

20 Oct 2021 2 minute read 1 comment trumanrose

The House in the Cerulean Sea is about a Case Worker named Linus Baker, assigned to an orphanage with magical children classified as extremely dangerous. There, he must decide whether the orphanage was well-taken care of (according to some rules and...

The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky [⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐]

9 Oct 2021 2 minute read 2 comments trumanrose

The Brothers Karamazov (1879-1880) is about... a lot of things. It involves four main protagonists namely, Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov and his three sons Dmitri, Ivan, and Alyosha. It has heavy themes on morality and theology, but the main topic is pa...

The Gambler by Fyodor Dostoevsky [⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐]

9 Sep 2021 2 minute read 3 comments trumanrose

The Gambler (1866) revolves around Alexei Ivanovich, a tutor employed by a Russian family living in a hotel suite. For me, the story is mainly character-driven, as opposed to plot-driven. We see how the set of characters deal with money and their sel...

Remote Control by Nnedi Okorafor [⭐⭐⭐⭐]

8 Sep 2021 2 minute read 0 comments trumanrose

Remote Control is a 2021 novella about Sankofa, A.K.A. the Adopted Daughter of Death, who searches for the seed that gave her mortifying powers that could kill people and technology. Her power creates fear of Sankofa and as a result, she is ostracize...