Book Reviews

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  • Book Review: Dark Eden by Chris Beckett

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Dark Eden Author: Chris Beckett Series: Dark Eden Published: 2012 Publisher: Corvus Pages: 441 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 9/10 Imagine a world with no sun. The air is chilled, everything is dark. But, thanks to the darkness, creatures and plants have developed amazing ways to light the way. Then, imagine living on […]

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  • Book Review: The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: The Nanny Diaries Author: Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus Series: Nanny Published: 2002 Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Pages: 306 From: Drake Public Library book sale Rating: 6/10 First off, I found The Nanny Dairies by Nicola Kraus and Emma McLaughlin at a library book sale for a dime, so obviously, I had to […]

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  • Book Review: The Sweet Far Thing by Libba Bray

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: The Sweet Far Thing Author: Libba Bray Series: Gemma Doyle Published: April 28, 2009 Publisher: Random House Pages: 819 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 10/10 American author Libba Bray’s novel The Sweet Far Thing, the third installment to her Gemma Doyle trilogy, came to me at the perfect time. I had read the […]

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  • Book Review: The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: The Hobbit Author: J.R.R. Tolkien Series: None Published: September 21, 1937 Publisher: George Allen and Unwin Pages: From: Walmart Rating: 8/10 As many already know, J.R.R. Tolkien was a master of the written word. He was a master of prose, fantasy, poetry and creating a picture within the mind of the reader. This […]

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  • Book Review: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Red Queen Author: Victoria Aveyard Series: Red Queen #1 Published: February 10, 2015 Publisher: Harper Collins Pages: 382 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 9/10 I have a thing for getting on Goodreads and looking at what is super popular at the time, and what will be out soon, and what of the many […]

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  • Book Review: Rebel Angels by Libba Bray

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Rebel Angels Author: Libba Bray Published: 2005 Publisher: Random House Pages: 548 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 9/10 The second installment of American author Libba Bray’s Gemma Doyle trilogy, Rebel Angels takes on the next phase of lead character Gemma Doyle’s life in England after her mother dies in India and Gemma realizes […]

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  • Book Review: A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: A Great and Terrible Beauty Author: Libba Bray Published: 2003 Publisher: Random House Pages: 403 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 9/10 Lately, I’ve been in the mood for literature that doesn’t require very much thinking. Novels like that can be exhilarating because of the entertainment value behind them, rather than the literary value. […]

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  • Book Review: World War Z by Max Brooks

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: World War Z Author: Max Brooks Published: 2006 Publisher: Crown Publishing Group Pages: 342 From: Walmart Rating: 8/10 When I first picked up Max Brooks’ novel World War Z from Walmart, I immediately thought of sitting in a dark movie theater, watching Brad Pitt run from a flood of zombies with his family. I […]

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  • Book Review: The Blessing Stone by Barbara Wood

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: The Blessing Stone Author: Barbara Wood Published: 2004 Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffith Pages: 464 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 8/10 The first time I read Barbara Wood’s epic novel The Blessing Stone, I had kidnapped it from my aunt Kathy Vonnahme one holiday weekend, and finished it before we left Sunday. Needless to […]

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  • Book Review: The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: The Silent Wife Author: A.S.A. Harrison Published: June 2013 Publisher: Penguin Group Pages: 326 From: Walmart Rating: 8/10 I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: what makes a good book good is how the author is able to dig into the minds of his or her characters and pull out the […]

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