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Review: Rules for a Knight

Rules for a Knight by Ethan HawkeMy rating: 2 of 5 stars Well, I honestly do not know what to say… and unfortunately in this case, that’s not a good thing. I liked it, it was touching, but it didn’t blow me away like I expected it to. I wanted to learn something I hadn’t […]

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Review: A Gift Of Wings

A Gift Of Wings by Richard BachMy rating: 4 of 5 stars I am no pilot. I don’t know about fuel gauges, aviation, airports, or turbulence. I’m not a mechanic. Nuts and bolts are just objects to me; meaningless objects. Yet somehow this book grabbed me and refused to let me go until I’d finished. […]

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Review: Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan CainMy rating: 5 of 5 stars I went into this knowing. Knowing and accepting that I am an introvert. While my mother enjoys going out and engaging in social situations, I count down until it’s time to go home. Not that […]

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Review: Who Censored Roger Rabbit?

Who Censored Roger Rabbit? by Gary K. WolfMy rating: 4 of 5 stars Wolf weaves an extraordinarily interesting detective story here. I loved the constant twists and turns of the novel, how they built up to the unbelievable truth. It kept me guessing until the very end. My copy had a lot of errors, but […]

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Review: Full Circle: A Father’s Journey with a Transgender Child

Full Circle: A Father’s Journey with a Transgender Child by Derry RundlettMy rating: 4 of 5 stars As a musician for a famous 1960’s pop group, my father claims to know a lot of renowned people. I take it all in stride; him knowing a music legend is no longer news to me! He first […]

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Review: Schizo

Schizo by Nic SheffMy rating: 4 of 5 stars My first experience reading literature that had schizophrenia as its subject was January First by Michael Schofield. I cried. About two years ago, I read Tweak by Nic Sheff. I wept. Schizo is no different experience. Reading from Miles’ point of view, I fully believed everything […]

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Review: Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men by John SteinbeckMy rating: 5 of 5 stars Being disabled myself, I was touched by this book. I know Lennie died, but it was inevitable… And he died happily. That, I think, is amazing. Not that I don’t feel bad for him; I do. But Steinbeck wanted to be realistic. And, […]

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Review: The Book Thief

The Book Thief by Markus ZusakMy rating: 5 of 5 starsI finished reading this yesterday. After drying wet eyes and putting a weary heart to sleep, I went over what I loved and didn’t love. I’ll share cons first, so there’s something good to look forward to. The language was strong for a story centered […]

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Review: The Valley of Fear

The Valley of Fear by Arthur Conan DoyleMy rating: 4 of 5 stars I’m a big fan of the BBC crime drama Sherlock, the way it is formatted and the way it appreciates its original source work and the love shown for it. The show’s love of the source material pushed me to read some […]

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Review: The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan DoyleMy rating: 4 of 5 stars This novel has to be one of the best mysteries I’ve read. I love the mysteries that occur on the moor, the way something is always to be puzzled over. When Watson arrived on the moor without Holmes I felt a […]