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The Lot of a Nobody by Dave Johnston (Book Review #238)

This review was kindly requested by Dave Johnston. The Lot of Nobody is a young adult novel about a boy named, Lot and his friend, Ethan. Things don’t really go easy on this poor chap. Life is great with grandad and Etta, the bulldog but, at school things are different. Lot, is invincible. He is odd and does not get noticed as if he is part of the furniture. Subsequently, as he befriends Ethan, he is noticed and is then bullied by []

Chapter 1: Lesson 2: Clauses

A clause is a group of words that include at least a subject and a verb. The subject in this case always acts through a verb. For example: Before summer ended Because the wolf hid out in the forest There are a few types of clauses such as Independent clauses, and dependent clauses. Independent clauses can stand alone but dependent clauses can’t. I will show you the difference, using examples: I went to the party after the game. (Independent clause) When the []

Canada by William D. Willis (Book Review #250)

This review was kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. Canada is a non-fiction history book about the history of this wonderful country. It is a short book covering the basics from the aboriginals, Vikings, British and French colonization, places and events that make what Canada is today. What I enjoyed most about this short book is that the content covers what Canada’s influence is in the world today. The extent of the influence is affected by the country’s economic, military power and []

Wick by Matt Doyle (Book Review #240)

This review was kindly requested by Matt Doyle. Wick is the first book of the Spark Form chronicles. The story is set in 2916 and it is about six characters attending a Magic card playing competition. The story is told with the first-person narrator alternating between the characters as each chapter moves forward. John, Fahrn, Maria, Meera, Lana, Connor are just a few of the interesting characters you get to meet. The story introduces you to a whole new dimension of artificial []

Reckless Traveler by Walter Rhein (Book Review #242)

This review was kindly requested by Walter Rhein. Reckless Traveler is a travel autobiographical book written about how Walter Rhein recklessly travels through South America, with no set plans. His adventures take him to Venezuela and Chile, with him having visa issues, encountering cockroaches, bribery, murder, being robbed, and more. His words also have a philosophical description and an in-depth view which separates this book from others in its genre. What I particularly enjoyed was the transformation of the character and how []

A Gift for Sarah by R. A. Rios (Book Review #245)

This review was kindly requested by R. A. Rios A gift for Sarah is a short contemporary romance book. The story focuses on Bill and Sarah, sharing their love story. The book focuses on Bill’s journey, his sorrows, and happiness. Bill suffers from cancer but chooses not to tell Sarah about it. The entire setting is about his life and death. Although the story sounds very sad, to begin with, it displays a very sweet kind of love. The love that is []

Atticus Finch

Atticus Finch is a fictional character in author Harper Lee‘s Pulitzer Prize winning novel of 1960, To Kill a Mockingbird. A preliminary version of the []