Never Let Me Go

By: Kazuo Ishiguro 2005 Fiction 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.

A Fraction of the Whole

By: Steve Toltz 2008 Fiction 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

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

By: Lewis Carroll Followed by Through the Looking-Glass 1865 Fiction Subject Matter: Fantasy; Sir John Tenniel Rating: 4/5 Fantasy, indeed! Who hasn’t heard of Alice in Wonderland? Yeah. Nobody.

The Patron Saint of Liars

By: Ann Patchett 1992 Fiction Subject Matter: Unmarried mothers; Mothers and daughters; Nuns; Kentucky Rating: 4/5 “A fairy tale. A delight.” Not quite the words I would use, New York Times…

The Story of King Arthur and His Knights

The Story of King Arthur and His Knights The Story of the Champions of the Round Table By: Howard Pyle 1903/1905 Fiction Rating: 3/5 Blood. Love. Chivalry. Battle. Treachery. Madness. Howard Pyle‘s epic compilation of The Story of King Arthur… Continue Reading