By: Ann Patchett Nonfiction 2004 Subject Matter: Lucy Grealy; Ewing’s sarcoma; Patients; United States; Biography; Disfigured persons; Ann Patchett; Friends and associates; Female friendship Rating: 3.5/5 Eek. I am not quite sure where to go with Truth & Beauty.
By: Joseph Conrad Fiction 1902 Subject Matter: Europeans; Africa Rating: 3.5/5 Every time I read a classic like Heart of Darkness, I get to the awkward moment of rating it. And to be honest, I kind of arbitrarily assign it… Continue Reading
By: Carlos Ruiz Zafon The Cemetery of Forgotten Books Book 1 2001 Fiction Rating: 3.5/5 Have you heard of The Shadow of the Wind?
By: Franz Kafka 1925 Fiction Rating: 3/5 Oy. Here’s where I admit that – English major though I may be – I have never before read anything by Kafka and am not even entirely certain what the adjective Kafkaesque means.
By: John Marsden The Tomorrow Series Book 1 Fiction 1993 Rating: 3.5/5 Have you heard of Tomorrow, When the War Began? I hadn’t.
By: Ruth Ware Fiction 2016 Subject Matter: Women journalists; Cruise ships; Psychological fiction; Suspense; Literary; Suspense fiction; Mystery fiction Rating: 3/5 We have all seen them: the countless Pinterest lists of “Books You Should Read If You Loved Gone Girl“.… Continue Reading
By: Alison Bechdel 2006 Nonfiction Subject Matter: Alison Bechdel; Comic books; Comic strips; Cartoonists; United States; Graphic novels Rating: 3/5 I recently reviewed a graphic novel, and if you read that one, then you’ll know this isn’t quite my genre.… Continue Reading
By: Dan Brown Robert Langdon series Book 1 2003 Fiction Rating: 3.5/5 Some of you might notice that I really recently read Angels & Demons, the first book in the Robert Langdon series. I liked this one, the second one,… Continue Reading
Translated by: Andrew George 1999 Fiction Rating: 3.5/5 I was so curious to read the infamous Epic of Gilgamesh. I mean, come on. This poem was written down something like 6000 years ago. Yeah. 6000.
By: Debbie Macomber Rose Harbor Series Book #2 2013 Fiction Subject Matter: Hotelkeepers; Life change events; Domestic fiction Ratings: 3/5 Yep. I bet ya never thought I’d be reading round 2 of the Rose Harbor books, did you? Neither did… Continue Reading