Book Review: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

Book Review: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah is a historical fiction, set in German-occupied France during WWII. Spanning the years of the war, this riveting story follows two sisters, Vianne and Isabelle, as they struggle to survive and persevere through the Nazi…

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Book Review: First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer

Book Review: First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer

Although First Among Equals is about politics, Jeffrey Archer weaves through the book the personal stories of each of the men. This worked effectively and by the end of the book I was surprised to feel a strong connection to…

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Book Review: Origin by Dan Brown (Robert Langdon Series #5)

Book Review: Origin by Dan Brown (Robert Langdon Series #5)

At the heart of Origin by Dan Brown there are two questions: Where do we come from ? Where are we going? Both equally fascinating but also very much controversial. I’m someone who loves controversial topics. Critical thinking. Stepping outside…

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Book Review: Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Book Review: Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid is about a band from the seventies who had a fleeting moment of intense fame, but ironically exploded apart in orgasmic demise. Their music was of such a superb quality that…

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Dan Brown Books | List of the books by Dan Brown with Summary

Dan Brown Books | List of the books by Dan Brown with Summary

One of the greatest aspects of Dan Brown books are the historical elements. There are times that it feels like you’re watching a documentary, but an exciting one at that! Sometimes it feels like all those information are too much,…

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Book Review: Inferno by Dan Brown (Robert Langdon Series #4)

Book Review: Inferno by Dan Brown (Robert Langdon Series #4)

In Inferno, Dan Brown takes us on his version of Dante’s Inferno, the first of three poems in The Divine Comedy. The argument is you have to go through hell before you get to heaven. In Brown’s work, the “hell”…

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Book Review: People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks

Book Review: People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks

People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks is a wonderful story of a magical book, an illuminated manuscript begun in the 15th century and found in Sarajevo after the Bosnian War, a Jewish manuscript rescued by a Muslim librarian who…

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Book Review: The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown (Robert Langdon Series #3)

Book Review: The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown (Robert Langdon Series #3)

The Lost Symbol is the third book in the Robert Langdon series, and I was glad to see that Brown brought this dynamic and entertaining character back to the United States from Europe and the UK in his previous books.

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Book Review: Beloved by Toni Morrison

Book Review: Beloved by Toni Morrison

Title: Beloved Author: Toni Morrison Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Genre: Historical Fiction, Magical Realism First Publication: 1987 Language: English Major Characters: Baby Suggs, Sethe, Beloved, Paul D Garner, Denver Setting Place: The outskirts of Cincinnati, Ohio in the years just before (1855) and directly following…

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Book Review: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Book Review: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

The story in To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is told from the point of view of Scout (Jean-Louise Finch), a six year old girl, through various events that happen in the town of Maycomb and in particular, the…

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