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

November 14, 2016

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…

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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…

September 27, 2016
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After Ever Happy – Read It and Rate It

June 18, 2015

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…

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Among Others – Read It and Rate It

December 5, 2011

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…

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

July 24, 2009

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…

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Lord of the Flies – Read It and Rate It

July 24, 2009

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…

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Adventures of Tom Sawyer – Read It and Rate It

July 22, 2009

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…

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Rumble Fish – Read It and Rate It

July 22, 2009

Rumble Fish by S.E. Hinton Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Rumble Fish by S.E. Hinton is about a boy named Rusty-James who goes on adventures with his brother, who is known as the Motorcycle Boy. Some of these adventures that they go on are wild and dangerous. Rusty-James continually seems to be getting in trouble with the police because he always wants to use…

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Outsiders – Read It and Rate It

July 16, 2009

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton Historical Fiction Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) This was a really great book. It was awesome because it was so realistic. It is about a boy who is living in a bad neighborhood with his brothers and his “gang.” He has a hard life, but he has his brother, Sodapop, to help him through. When he meets a girl at…

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