Book Reviews

Book Review – Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls #1) by Maggie Stiefvater

“Some days seem to fit together like a stained glass window. A hundred little pieces of different color and mood that, when combined, create a complete picture.” For years, Grace has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house. One yellow-eyed wolf—her wolf—is a chilling presence she can't seem to live without. Meanwhile, Sam… Continue reading Book Review – Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls #1) by Maggie Stiefvater

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Sylvia Day * Entwined with You (Crossfire, Book 3)

The worldwide phenomenon continues as Eva and Gideon face the demons of their pasts, and accept the consequences of their obsessive desires... From Amazon From the moment I first met Gideon Cross, I recognized something in him that I needed. Something I couldn't resist. I saw the dangerous and damaged soul inside--so much like my… Continue reading Sylvia Day * Entwined with You (Crossfire, Book 3)

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American Pastoral * Philip Roth Book Review

It took me ages to finish this book, not because it was boring but because it was filled with clumpy description of un-interesting events and people who had little to no meaning towards the story. I got interested in this great classic of American literature after watching the movie starring Ewan McGregor and I thought -… Continue reading American Pastoral * Philip Roth Book Review

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Joe Hill * Horns

If you are not getting enough drama from the daily news, if you are looking for a paranormal story of death, murder, betrayal, rape and revenge, look no further than Joe Hill's Horns. Ig Perrish wakes up the day after the one year anniversary of his girlfriend's death. He drank way too much the night… Continue reading Joe Hill * Horns

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Alvin Maker * The Red Profet * Orson Scott Card

Red Prophet by Orson Scott Card is the second in the Alvin Maker series (after The Seventh Son) and is a dramatic look at what early America could have been. This work of fiction involves characters pulled from reality that include Ta-Kumsaw (Tecumseh) and his brother Tenskwa-Tawa (Tenskwatawa); taken from the time of Napoleon Bonaparte… Continue reading Alvin Maker * The Red Profet * Orson Scott Card

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Body Surfing * Anita Shreve

At the age of twenty-nine, Sydney has already been once divorced and once widowed. Trying to find her footing again, she has answered an advertisement to tutor the teenage daughter of a well-to-do couple as they spend a sultry summer in their oceanfront New Hampshire cottage. But when the Edwards' two grown sons, Ben and… Continue reading Body Surfing * Anita Shreve

Growing Up

George Orwell’s 1984 is now a massive hit in the book stores again.

Funny how a book about a dystopian society where the state controls how people should feel and think is hitting the book stores following Donald Trump's election to the White House seat. Sales: As of Friday, the best-selling book on Amazon. Since Donald Trump's inauguration, sales have increased by 9,500%, according to American publishers Signet… Continue reading George Orwell’s 1984 is now a massive hit in the book stores again.

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Let the old dreams die * John Ajvide Lindqvist

How do you recognize a great love? When I saw this book on the Library sale I squeaked with excitement as I haven't read anything from John Ajvide Lindqvist in more than 6 months and I am proud to declare myself a fan (on top of the known 17 who showed up at his signing show)… Continue reading Let the old dreams die * John Ajvide Lindqvist