Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: A Scandal in Bohemia – Read It and Rate It

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: A Scandal in Bohemia by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Classic Historical Fiction Mystery Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) There was only one who once outsmarted dear Sherlock Holmes.  Her name was Mrs. Irene Norton.  And this is how…  Later in the day the King of Bohemia came to visit Sherlock because he had to tell him of a great matter.  His late ex-girlfriend forged a letter … Read more

Stiletto

Stiletto by Daniel O’Malley The people of Britain are guarded from supernatural threats by a group called the Checquy and Rook Myfanwy Thomas is one of their greatest assets.  Introduced in The Rook, O’Malley’s first book in the Checquy Files series, Myfanwy (pronounced like Tiffany with an “M”) must use great diplomacy to get the Checquy to join forces with the Grafters, their bitterest rival. Full of descriptive language and imagination as well as monsters … Read more

After Ever Happy – Read It and Rate It

After Ever Happy After #4 by Anna Todd Romance Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) This book is the fourth and final book in the After series.  Tessa and Hardin are getting over the hardship they have come to realize is a relationship.  Tessa is in New York and Harden is in Washington.  Hardin comes to visit every weekend even though he is now a famous author of the book he wrote about … Read more

Among Others – Read It and Rate It

Among Others by Jo Walton Fantasy Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Morwenna, who used to be a twin, has been able to see fairies her whole life. But this knowledge of magic threatened her life & took her sister’s. She tries to live a normal life at school, but most of her only true friends are books. But then she uses a bit of magic herself & suddenly things start going … Read more

Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Read It and Rate It

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon Mystery Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) The main character in this book is Chris – a gifted, autistic 15 year old. At first I thought it was just another book about a weird kid and how he won an award in the Special Olympics, but this book is so much more. Chris has a view on anything and … Read more

Lord of the Flies – Read It and Rate It

Lord of the Flies by William Golding Adventure Classic Mystery Thriller Review # 1 * * * * Stars (Great!) A bunch of boys get stranded on an island. They start turning on one another, losing their sense of civilization and becoming savage. Review # 2 * Star (A waste of time!) A group of boys get stuck on an island and have to try to survive and maintain what keeps them away from savagery. … Read more

Adventures of Tom Sawyer – Read It and Rate It

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain Adventure Classic Historical Fiction Realistic Fiction Review # 1 * Star (A waste of time!) I hated this book because it was the most boring thing I have ever read in my life. It is about a young boy that likes to get in trouble. He does an array of bad things, from faking his own death to uncovering a scandal. Review # 2 * * Stars … Read more