Great Gatsby – Read It and Rate It

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald Classic Historical Fiction Realistic Fiction Romance Review #1 * * Stars (Just ok) Think back to New York in the 1920s: The Jazz Age – a place where the wealthy inhabitants of the East get their lives tossed around because they have nothing better to do. The story surrounds the romance of Jay Gatsby and Diasy Buchanan – what it could have been if Daisy hadn’t married Tom … 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

Rumble Fish – Read It and Rate It

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 his fists and not his … Read more

Outsiders – Read It and Rate It

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 the drive-in it will lead … Read more

Angels and Demons – Read It and Rate It

Angels and Demons by Dan Brown Adventure Mystery Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) After reading The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown, I decided to check out his older book to see if it was as good as the first. He doesn’t fail. The book, in my opinion, is even better than his bestseller, The Da Vinci Code. The whole time it kept me enthralled. I would recommend this book … Read more

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