Category Archives: Book Review

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy: A Review

From the back of the book: Leo Tolstoy’s classic story of doomed love is one of the most admired novels in world literature. Generations of readers have been enthralled by his magnificent heroine, the unhappily married Anna Karenina, and her … Continue reading

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ENDLESS NIGHT by Agatha Christie: A Review

The story is simple, really. Boy meets girl, falls in love, and they get married. However, they do not live happily ever after. The narrator of the story, Mike Rogers, is a poor man. He dreams of being rich, but … Continue reading

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Promise of reviews

Beginning January 1st, I plan to begin reading through a list of classics. Some will be Modern Classics perhaps, while most will be what many consider to be classics. Many of these, I have never read, some I read so … Continue reading

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A Rose by any Other Name: A review of Affliction by Laurell K Hamilton, Anita Blake Vampire Hunter #22

Unfortunately, I think that we have all gotten that call. We are at work, doing what we have to do, and if we’re lucky, what we love to do to pay the bills, to eat for the next few days. … Continue reading

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Filling in the Blanks A Review of The Black Book of Buried Secrets, an informational encyclopedia in the 39 Clues series.

Amy, Dan and Nellie; Jonah; Ian and Natalie; Alistair Oh; the Holts; and the Starlings have finally come togetherwith all 39 clues. They’ve even made the serum but overcame the temptation to use it.  That’s it, right? Over and Done. … Continue reading

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Diamonds and Shaka A review of The Viper’s Nest by Peter Lerangis- Book 7 in the 39 Clues series.

This book looks like we’re headed back to the United States, Peoria, IL in fact, until Amy gets a brainwave. Our indefatigable trio go into a library and look up choral music. They find they are headed not to Peoria, … Continue reading

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The Plot: The Secret Story of The Protocols of the Elders of Zion: A Review

Much like the classic Maus by Art Spiegelman, this is a very important story. The Plot weaves through history, telling a narrative of how plagiarism from a tract called Dialogue in Hell Between Machiavelli and Montesquieu by Maurice Joly ended … Continue reading

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