Book Reviews

This category contains reviews of different books.

  • 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 […]

    Read More
  • 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 […]

    Read More
  • 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 […]

    Read More
  • Book Review: A Lion Among Men by Gregory Maguire

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: A Lion Among Men Author: Gregory Maguire Published: 2009 Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 309 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 6/10 Author Gregory Maguire set the stage for (pretty much) all his future work when he published Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West. It can be hard maintaining that […]

    Read More
  • Book Review: Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony by Eoin Colfer

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony Author: Eoin Colfer Published: 2009 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Pages: 385 From: Walmart Rating: 9/10 Eoin Colfer continues his adventures with teenage genius Artemis Fowl in the fifth novel of the series, Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony. I love these books, and this one was no exception. I may be […]

    Read More
  • Book Review: The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: The Book of Life Author: Deborah Harkness Published: 2014 Publisher: Viking Adult Pages: 561 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 9/10 In any series, the last book stands up to the most scrutiny as it has to live up to the hype from those that came before it. Deborah Harkness‘ The Book of Life […]

    Read More
  • Book Review: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: The Fault in Our Stars Author: John Green Published: 2012 Publisher: Dutton Books Pages: 313 From: Walmart Rating: 6/10 I love John Green. Ever since I found his first novel Looking for Alaska wherever it was that I found it, Green has been someone I’ve always thought was a perfect writer for teens. […]

    Read More
  • Book Review: Artemis Fowl: The Opal Deception by Eoin Colfer

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Artemis Fowl: The Opal Deception Author: Eoin Colfer Published: 2005 Publisher: Puffin Books Pages: From: Barnes and Noble It didn’t take me long, from when I began Eoin Colfer’s novel Artemis Fowl, to remember why I was attracted to the series as a child transitioning into teenage-dom. Colfer somehow manages to create a […]

    Read More
  • Book Review: Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code by Eoin Colfer

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code Author: Eoin Colfer Published: 2003 Publisher: Viking Press Pages: 309 From: Barnes and Noble Eoin Colfer is the author of many kid’s stories, including the eight-novel Artemis Fowl series. This series is well-known to the New York Times bestseller list, and the third novel of the eight-book adventure […]

    Read More
  • Book Review: Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident by Eoin Colfer

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident Author: Eoin Colfer Published: 2002 Publisher: Hyperion Books Pages: 277 From: Barnes and Noble Eoin Colfer’s sequel to his highly-renowned book Artemis Fowl was, I imagine, most anticipated. And,¬†Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident was almost better than the first: more technology, funny quips, action and, best of all, […]

    Read More