REVIEW: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

REVIEW: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars, Genre: Classic/ Dystopian Fiction, Pages: 158, Level: Easy/ Intermediate Book Description: The terrifyingly prophetic novel of a post-literate future. Guy Montag is a fireman. His job is to burn books, which are forbidden, being the source of all discord and unhappiness. Even so, Montag is unhappy; there is discord … Continue reading

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What would motivate you to read, write a review and then post that review to Goodreads, Amazon and Barnes & Noble for an independently published book?

REVIEW: The Darkness by W.J. Lundy

REVIEW: The Darkness by W.J. Lundy

Rating: 1 out of 5 stars, Genre: Science Fiction, Pages: 253, Level: Easy Book Description: The Darkness is a fast-paced story of survival that brings the apocalypse to Main Street USA. While the world falls apart, Jacob Anderson barricades his family behind locked doors. News reports tell of civil unrest in the streets, murders, and … Continue reading

REVIEW: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

REVIEW: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars, Genre: Apocalyptic Fiction, Pages: 333, Level: Intermediate Book Description: An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes … Continue reading

REVIEW: Watership Down by Richard Adams

REVIEW: Watership Down by Richard Adams

Rating: 1 out of 5 stars, Genre: Fiction, Pages: 475, Level: Easy/Intermediate Book Description: A phenomenal worldwide bestseller for over thirty years, Richard Adams’s Watership Down is a timeless classic and one of the most beloved novels of all time. Set in England’s Downs, a once idyllic rural landscape, this stirring tale of adventure, courage … Continue reading

REVIEW: The Girl With All the Gifts by M.R. Carey

REVIEW: The Girl With All the Gifts by M.R. Carey

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars, Genre: Fiction, Pages: 403, Level: Easy/Intermediate Book Description: Melanie is a very special girl. Dr. Caldwell calls her “our little genius.” Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his … Continue reading

I gave them a try…

I gave these a try… and now I am officially calling it quits. Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend by Susan Orlean Biographies are not my thing and biographies about dogs are really not my thing. I read more than 100 pages and the book was not horrible, but if it had not … Continue reading

REVIEW: Beautiful You by Chuck Palahniuk

REVIEW: Beautiful You by Chuck Palahniuk

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars, Genre: Contemporary Fiction (WARNING), Pages: 225, Level: Easy Book Description: “A billion husbands are about to be replaced.” From the author of Fight Club, the classic portrait of the damaged contemporary male psyche, now comes this novel about the apocalyptic marketing possibilities of female pleasure. Sisters will be doing … Continue reading