A little late, but I’m excited to share with you the cover for Kelly-Marie Pollock’s new novel, Death Bringer.Continue reading “Cover Reveal: Death Bringer by Kelly-Marie Pollock”
Infatuation is often synonymous with teenage crushes and belonging to something unattainable. It’s all consuming and yet, confusing, existence can overcome both the recipient of such infatuation and the one afflicted. In its own way, infatuation is an illness. Born of an uncontrollable desire that blurs the lines between obsession and love.
One important consideration is whether to call infatuation ‘love’. The qualities of such an emotion mimic those we associate with love – strong admiration, deep caring for another, in romantic ways, a physical attraction. But infatuation pushes love into deeper waters, where obsession merges with possession and the afflicted becomes consumed with the mere idea of the one they desire. Underneath it all, this is the true nature of infatuation.
Andre Aciman’s Call Me By Your Name encompasses all sides of infatuation, love and, most importantly, desire. It examines the very core of desire and what it means to be intimate.Continue reading “Zwischen Immer und Nie: An Exploration of Infatuation and Desire in Andre Aciman’s ‘Call Me By Your Name’”
For those who know me, I’m a big fan of social media and the internet. I practically spend my life on it and it’s something I easily relate to.
That’s one reason why I felt connected to this novel.
Romance novels aren’t my forte. I’m more of a YA or fantasy fan. Books are my escape and I find it more exciting to escape into worlds of fantastical creatures than worlds of cliche romances. I like different. I like spectacular.
So what a great start to my reviews than with a romance novel.Continue reading “Match Me If You Can – Michele Gorman”