Book Review: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Book Review: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes collects the first twelve Sherlock Holmes stories, originally published in The Strand magazine throughout 1891-1892. The first story in the collection, “A Scandal in Bohemia,” is the story that made Holmes and his creator a…

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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: The Murder on the Links by Agatha Christie (Hercule Poirot Book 2)

Book Review: The Murder on the Links by Agatha Christie (Hercule Poirot Book 2)

Originally published in 1923, The Murder on the Links is the second in the popular Hercule Poirot series. This is the second major case for Poirot, following on from “The Mysterious Affair of Styles”. Hercule Poirot and Arthur Hastings find themselves in…

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Book Review: The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown (Robert Langdon Series #2)

Book Review: The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown (Robert Langdon Series #2)

Counted as one of the most controversial books of all times for the ideas it purports, The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown directly challenges the authority of the Vatican, garbing real facts in clever fiction and telling a narrative…

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Book Review: Angels and Demons by Dan Brown (Robert Langdon series #1)

Book Review: Angels and Demons by Dan Brown (Robert Langdon series #1)

Angels and Demons by Dan Brown introduces Harvard symbology professor Robert Langdon in a breathtaking adventure to save the Vatican City, Rome from a perilous threat from an ancient brotherhood died four hundred years ago.

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Book Review: We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver

Book Review: We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver

We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver is written in the form of letters from Eva to her husband Franklin, about their son Kevin. It is clear that Eva and Franklin are no longer together, and Eva feels…

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Book Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Book Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

The story of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time begins by Christopher chronicling his investigation of who killed his neighbor’s dog. But, a huge discovery along the way causes for Christopher to investigate something more scandalous.

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Book Review: The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

Book Review: The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware is told in epistolary format, Rowan is writing to a solicitor, Mr. Wrexham about her very publicized case. She wants him to know she’s innocent and didn’t do it.

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Book Review: Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz

Book Review: Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz

Magpie Murders’ is a book within a book. One part is about the fictitious detective novels of the Atticus Pund series, a hugely successful franchise. While Alan Conway is a pain to work with, the hype and popularity generated by…

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Book Review: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Book Review: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

When I started reading Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, I was surprised by how different it was compared to her other works. Flynn creates very dark and violent stories with very, very disturbed characters.

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