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Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen, 1817 (Book Review # 2)

Summary “Northanger Abbey is the light-hearted account of a young girl’s first excursion into fashionable society. Catherine Morland is taken to Bath where, among a crowd of new acquaintances, she meets Henry Tilney and his sister Eleanor, who invite get to stay at their… Continue Reading “Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen, 1817 (Book Review # 2)”

This Modern Love: A Novel by Ray Hecht (Book Review #34)

    A brutally honest portrayal of what seems to be the common mannerism of our youth and our society. Here you have four young adults living in four different ways, and each chapter discusses their addiction to technology, their odd ways of connecting… Continue Reading “This Modern Love: A Novel by Ray Hecht (Book Review #34)”

Heather by John Talisker (Book Review #283)

Heather is a woman’s fiction novel written about a beautiful girl that sees the world from a whole different perspective. Besides the fact that she can speak to her father who has passed away, she also sees people in color. The colors are some… Continue Reading “Heather by John Talisker (Book Review #283)”

Saint George: Rusty Knight and Monster Tamer by John Powell (Book Review #19)

  This review is written for Online Book Club. “I rate this book 4 out of 4 stars.” Welcome to the world where the King of England has crown off weeks, goat milk is his favorite beverage and cannot read to save his own… Continue Reading “Saint George: Rusty Knight and Monster Tamer by John Powell (Book Review #19)”

Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert (Book Review #13)

  “Why are lovers quicker to forgive their partners for infidelity than for leaving dirty dishes in the sink? • Why will sighted people pay more to avoid going blind than blind people will pay to regain their sight? • Why do dining companions… Continue Reading “Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert (Book Review #13)”

The Arrangement by Sarah Dunn (Book Review #289)

The Arrangement is a contemporary fictional story about Lucy and Owen. A dinner invitation to a friend’s house, who happens to have an open marriage, instigates a thought in the couple’s mind. What if they too relinquish all commitments to each other and trial… Continue Reading “The Arrangement by Sarah Dunn (Book Review #289)”

Aquarius Rising Book 2: Blood Tide by Brian Burt (Book Review #30)

  This review is written for Online Book Club. “I rate this book 4 out of 4 stars.” In a world where friendly Aquarians are threatened by a plague that turns them into stone, there lives a lonely Megalops, stricken by grief and loss,… Continue Reading “Aquarius Rising Book 2: Blood Tide by Brian Burt (Book Review #30)”

Ennara and the Book of Shadows by Angela Shelley (Book Review #35)

We return to the story of Ennara a year later in the second book written by Angela Myron. Ennara is now away from home and is studying at the Academy of Magic. However, things are not looking good. Ennara feels disconnected from her professors.… Continue Reading “Ennara and the Book of Shadows by Angela Shelley (Book Review #35)”

Anna: New Los Angeles by Jason Keating (Book Review #277)

Anna is a sci-fi mystery novel. The story is based in the future. It is 2039, and things have changed. Survival is key, and the world has been attacked by a virus eliminating most of its population. Whoever’s left, consider themselves to be the… Continue Reading “Anna: New Los Angeles by Jason Keating (Book Review #277)”