Delilah Dirk and the Pillars of Hercules – book review

October 1, 2019

Delilah Dirk and the Pillars of Hercules Delilah Dirk #3 by Tony Cliff Adventure Graphic Novel Historical Fiction * * * * Stars (Great!) Delilah and Selim take a break from their exploits when they meet a Dutch journalist who talks them into undertaking a treasure hunting expedition. Unbeknownst to them (at least initially) he’s sending copy of their adventures back to his editors, and the stories are appearing in…

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Daughter of Sherlock Holmes – Read It and Rate It

September 4, 2019

The Daughter of Sherlock Holmes Daughter of Sherlock Holmes #1 by Leonard S. Goldberg Adventure Mystery Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) The story takes the perspective of Dr. Watson’s son and the long lost daughter of Sherlock Holmes. Or so you think. Throughout this book you discover the true father of Joanne and while solving stumble upon another crime. This book is great if you’re…

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Romeo and Juliet – Read It and Rate It

September 4, 2019

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare Play Romance Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) In Verona, two families are in a feud. At a Capulet party, Romeo Montague falls in love with Juliet Capulet. It is arranged and the two marry in secret, but during a street fight, Romeo is banned. In a desperate attempt to reunite, Juliet fakes her death, but the message fails to reach Romeo,…

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All the Light We Cannot See

August 15, 2019

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr Historical Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) This is a story of survival and determination during WWII. It depicts a story of bravery when so many innocent lives were lost.

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Night – Read It and Rate It

August 15, 2019

Night by Elie Wiesel Biography Non-fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) This tells the story of survival during a time of despair. This book represents the horrors that were subjected upon so many innocent lives during the Holocaust.

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Boys in the Boat – Read It and Rate It

August 15, 2019

The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown Non-fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) The book tells the story of how a group of boys ended up winning the Berlin Olympics. I liked this book because it was really interesting.

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Harry Potter Page to Screen – Read It and Rate It

August 2, 2019

Harry Potter Page to Screen: The Complete Filmmaking Journey by Bob McCabe Non-fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Page to Screen tells the entire story of the Harry Potter films, from the first time the story caught a producer’s eye, to the last day of filming. It features interviews with cast members, producers, directors, and J.K. Rowling herself.

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Paper Crafts: A Maker’s Guide – Read It and Rate It

August 2, 2019

Paper Crafts: A Maker’s Guide Non-fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Paper Crafts has a variety of crafts with step-by-step instructions and templates to guide the process. There are 15 projects with a range of difficulties for both beginning and advanced paper crafters. I enjoyed the easy-to-follow instructions and the history of each craft style (included before each craft).

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Sea Creatures – Read It and Rate It

July 19, 2019

Sea Creatures by Susanna Daniel Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) A family, Grahm (father), Frankie (son), and Georgia (mother) move to Miami. The family moved from Illinois after an accident stemming from Grahm’s sleep disorder. They make their home in a small houseboat near her father and stepmother’s house. Out of boredom and nothing to do at the house, Georgia takes a job as an…

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