By: Kazuo Ishiguro Fiction 2005 Subject Matter: Women; England; Cloning; Organ donors; Donation of organs; Tissues Rating: 4/5 I’ve been staring at the screen for a while now trying to figure out where to start this review.
By: Suzanne Collins Hunger Games Trilogy Book 3 Fiction 2010 Rating: 3/5 Okay. If you don’t know what Mockingjay is by now, you have been living under a rock.
For the reading of these books seems to perform a curious couching operation on the senses; one sees more intensely afterwards; the world seems bared of its covering and given an intenser life. —A Room of One’s Own by Virginia… Continue Reading
By: Debbie Macomber Rose Harbor Series Book #1 Fiction 2012 Rating: 2/5 I say Book #1, but The Inn at Rose Harbor has quite the lineage.
By: Steve Toltz Fiction 2008 Subject Matter: Fathers and sons; Family Rating: 5/5 Yes. Still 5/5. A Fraction of the Whole is one of the books that inspired this blog. I read it when it originally came out and fell… Continue Reading
By: Dan Brown Robert Langdon series Fiction 2000 Rating: 3/5 Do you remember when The Da Vinci Code took over the world a few years ago? I do.
It takes a lot to know a woman A lot to understand what’s humming The honeybee, the sting The little girl with wings –“It Takes a Lot to Know a Man” by Damien Rice
By: Katharine Butler Hathaway Nonfiction 1942 Subject Matter: American authors; 20th century; Biography; Pott’s disease; Patients; Women; Maine; Castine Rating: 5/5 The Little Locksmith is ostensibly a memoir about a young woman who purchases a house. In reality, it is… Continue Reading
By: Cynthia Rylant Nonfiction 1991 Subject Matter: Appalachian Region; Southern; Descriptions and travel; Social life and customs Rating: 3.5/5 Appalachia by Cynthia Rylant, in my opinion, is just as much “by” Barry Moser, the illustrator.
By: Lewis Carroll Followed by Through the Looking-Glass Fiction 1865 Subject Matter: Fantasy; Sir John Tenniel Rating: 4/5 Fantasy, indeed! Who hasn’t heard of Alice in Wonderland? Yeah. Nobody.