Dark Prince Book Review

Dark Prince: Book Review by Dinh.

3 stars out of 5

 

Summary:

Raven Whitney is on a needed break from her job as a telepathic hunter of serial killers. Whilst resting at an inn in the Carpathian Mountains, she hears a lonely and desperate voice that gets her attention.

The voice she hears is of Mikhail Dubrinsky, the Dark Prince of the Carpathians. The Carpathians are not a race of human but an immortal race that look like humans and have telepathic powers and the ability to change into animals as well as mist. Continue reading “Dark Prince Book Review”

The City and The City Book Review

The City and the City: Book Review by Dinh.

3 stars out of 5

 

The City and The City Book Review

Summary:

In the city of Beszel, a woman is found murdered and Inspector Tyador Borlú of the Extreme Crime Squad has to investigate the case.

At the offset,  Borlú suspects that what looks like a straight forward murder is far from that.

As Borlú delves into the case, it brings him into the other city of Ul Qoma where he has to work with  Ul Qoman detective Qussin Dhatt. Together the two try to unravel a case that will involve conspiracies and perhaps take on more than they can handle. Continue reading “The City and The City Book Review”

The Husband’s Secret Book Review

The Husband’s Secret: Book Review by Dinh.

4 stars

The Husband's Secret Book Review

 

Summary:

The story pivots on three main characters: Celia, Tess and Rachel.

Celia has what appears to be a perfect life. She has a successful Tupperware business, a great husband and three wonderful kids. When she finds a letter in the attic from her husband John-Paul to her to be opened when he dies, she does not know what can of worms she is about to open. Continue reading “The Husband’s Secret Book Review”

A Spool of Blue Thread Book Review

A Spool of Blue Thread: Book Review by Arlene

4 stars

REVIEW:

” FAMILIES ARE LIKE QUILTS

LIVES PIECED TOGETHER

STITCHED WITH SMILES AND TEARS

COLORED WITH MEMORIES

AND BOUND BY

LOVE.”

These are the words on a plaque I have had hanging in my kitchen for many many years. I believe all families, large and small, could say truer words were never spoken. Continue reading “A Spool of Blue Thread Book Review”

A Spool of Blue Thread Book Club Discussion Questions

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A Spool of Blue Thread Book Club Questions

 

 

 

1. A Spool of Blue Thread focuses on the three generations of the Whitshanks and their stories. There are many themes that pop up such sibling rivalry, love, death,  etc. Which theme had the biggest impact on you? Continue reading “A Spool of Blue Thread Book Club Discussion Questions”

Voyager Book Review

Voyager: Book Review by Dinh.

5 out of 5 stars

Voyager Book Review

 

 

 

 

 

Summary:

In Dragonfly in Amber, the second book of the Outlander series, we left off with Claire telling Brianna Randall who her real father was and Claire’s adventures as she time traveled to 1745. In Voyager, the 3rd book of the Outlander series we follow Claire and Brianna as they piece together what happened to Jamie Fraser at the battle at Culloden moor. Continue reading “Voyager Book Review”

The Ocean At The End Of The Lane Book Review

Book Review by Dinh

4.5 stars

 

 

 

 

Summary:

The story is set in Sussex, England. An older man returns to his childhood home town for a funeral. He goes down to a lane and he remembers when he was 7 years old and how he meet his friend Lettie Hempstock and how she protected and saved him from a strange monster.

Lettie Hempstock was a friend that protected him no matter what. Continue reading “The Ocean At The End Of The Lane Book Review”

The Sign Of The Four Book Review

The Sign Of The Four: Book Review by Dinh.

4.5 stars

 

The Sign of the Four Book Review

Summary:

Mary Morstan’s father mysteriously disappears and a few years later there is an advert asking for Ms. Morstan’s address. Ms. Morstan decides to reveal her address and is then sent a valuable pearl.

Ms. Morstan consults Sherlock with these facts and he and Watson set to solve this case. Who sent her the pearl and why? What happened to Ms. Morstan’s father? Continue reading “The Sign Of The Four Book Review”

A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler

A Spool of Blue Thread Book

Please join us in reading our pick of the month book A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler.

We will be reviewing  A Spool of Blue Thread along with our monthly book club discussion questions for August 31st, 2016.

Anne Tyler is a New York Times Bestseller and A Spool of Blue Thread was nominated for the Man Booker Prize 2015. Continue reading “A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler”