The Great Gatsby Book Review

Book: The Great Gatsby Release date: April 10, 1925  Pages: 192 Publisher: Scribner Source: Amazon Summary:   THE GREAT GATSBY, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s third book, stands as the supreme achievement of his career. This exemplary novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by generations of readers. The story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby…

1984 Book Review

Book: 1984 Release date: July 1, 1950 (First Published: June 18, 1949)  Pages: 298 Publisher: New American Library Source: Amazon Summary: The year 1984 has come and gone, but George Orwell’s prophetic, nightmarish vision in 1949 of the world we were becoming is timelier than ever. 1984 is still the great modern classic of “negative…

Life of Pi Book Review

Book: Life of Pi Release date: August 29, 2006 (First Published: January 1, 2001)  Pages: 356 Publisher: Seal Books Source: From A Friend Summary: Life of Pi is a fantasy adventure novel by Yann Martel published in 2001. The protagonist, Piscine Molitor “Pi” Patel, a Tamil boy from Pondicherry, explores issues of spirituality and practicality…

Let It Snow Book Reivew

Book: Let It Snow Release date: October 2, 2008  Pages: 352 Publisher: Speak Source: University Book Store Summary:  Sparkling white snowdrifts, beautiful presents wrapped in ribbons, and multicolored lights glittering in the night through the falling snow. A Christmas Eve snowstorm transforms one small town into a romantic haven, the kind you see only in…

The Catcher in the Rye Book Review

Book: The Catcher in the Rye Release date: January 30, 2001  Pages: 227 Publisher: Bay Back Books Source: Amazon Summary: “…the first thing you’ll probably want to know is where I was born and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me, and all that…

Home to the Cowboy Review

Book: Home to the Cowboy Release date: August 6, 2013  Pages: 224 Publisher: Harlequin Source: Library Sale Summary:  Her Heart Never Left It seems as if all of Ramblewood, Texas, is far too up-to-date on Tess Dalton’s love life, or rather, recent lack thereof. She thought the trip home would help heal her heart, instead…

Peter: The Untold True Story Book Review

Book: Peter: The Untold True Story Release date: May 4, 2013  Pages: 220 Publisher: Christopher Mechling Source: Amazon Summary:  Chris Mechling’s new historical novel, Peter, introduces readers to the amazing true story behind the fairy tale of Peter Pan. The book tells the adventures of the real boy who came to London and became a…

Equus Book Review

*A Message Before I Begin This Review- The”book” I’m reviewing is in the format of a book, but it’s a play, so if you would  not like to read a play review, you may click out, thank you!* Book/Play: Equus Release date: October 2, 1984  Pages: 112 Publisher: Penguin Books Source: Amazon Summary: In “Equus,”…

Jenna and Jonah’s Book Review

Book: Jenna and Jonah’s Fauxmance Release date: February 1, 2011  Pages: 240 Publisher: Walker Childrens Source: Dollar Store Summary:  Fans of romance don’t need to look any further than the fauxmance brewing between teen idols Charlie Tracker and Fielding Withers-known on their hit TV show as Jenna and Jonah, next-door neighbors flush with the excitement…

The Book Blogger Confession Tag

1. Which book, most recently, did you not finish? At the moment I am reading Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, and I am not finished with it yet, but plan on finishing it. One book that I have picked up a few times to read, and enjoyed, but never finished is The Weird Sisters…

The Registry Book Review

Book: The Registry Release date: June 11, 2013  Pages: 336 Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks Source: Dollar Store Summary: The Registry saved the country from collapse. But stability has come at a price. In this patriotic new America, girls are raised to be brides, sold at auction to the highest bidder. Boys are raised to be…

The Last Song Book Review

Book: The Last Song Release date: September 8, 2009  Pages: 405 Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Source: Library Sale Summary: Seventeen year-old Veronica “Ronnie” Miller’s life was turned upside-down when her parents divorced and her father moved from New York City to Wilmington, North Carolina. Three years later, she remains angry and alienated from her parents,…