Extreme Prey Book Review

Extreme Prey: Book Review by Dinh

3.5stars

 

Extreme Prey Book Review

 

 

 

 

 

Here is a video book review that I made. You can either read the written review or watch the video.

Summary:

Marlys Purdy is a crazy woman who has endured the political system long enough. She blames the political system for the loss of the farm she had with her dead husband and the continued financial system that perpetuates the same cycle. Continue reading “Extreme Prey Book Review”

Big Little Lies Book Review

Big Little Lies: Book Review by Dinh

4 stars

 

Big Little Lies Review

 

 

 

 

Please enjoy the video book review or continue to read by scrolling down.

Summary

Big Little Lies pivots on what happened on School Trivia Night. The book starts of in the present with a murder and it works its way forward from 6 months ago to the actual trivia night when the murder is committed.

The book’s main characters are Madeline, Celeste and Jane who have their children starting kindergarten at Pirriwee Public School. Continue reading “Big Little Lies Book Review”

Dragonfly in Amber Book Review

Dragonfly in Amber: Book Review by Dinh

4.5 stars

 

Dragonfly in Amber Review

 

 

 

 

 

After finishing the first book Outlander I was very keen in reading the second book Dragonfly in Amber and finding out what happens next.

Here’ s the video book review or continue reading by scrolling down.

Synopsis

We ended the first book Outlander, of the Outlander series with Jamie recovering in the abbey, finding out that Claire was pregnant and them setting off to France to thwart the uprising of 1745 and the battle at Culloden Moor. Continue reading “Dragonfly in Amber Book Review”

The Little Paris Bookshop Book Review

The Little Paris Bookshop: Book Review by Arlene

4 stars

 

The Little Paris Bookshop Review

 

 

 

 

I could not think of a better opening line for my review of The Little Paris Bookshop than a quote by Cicero: “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”

People who love books and bookstores will appreciate the notion that certain books stay with you and you never forget them. The Little Paris Bookshop is on a floating barge called Lulu on the River Seine and beckons all book lovers to come on board. Continue reading “The Little Paris Bookshop Book Review”

The Little Paris Bookshop Book Club Discussion Questions

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The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George

1.What prompted you to read The Little Paris Bookshop? space

2. Did you find the premise of this book to be believable or unbelievable?

3. Did you connect with the protagonist Jean Perdue and get into his suffering? Continue reading “The Little Paris Bookshop Book Club Discussion Questions”

Slang, Idioms and Colloquialisms – What’s the Dealio?

We recently reviewed The Goldfinch for our monthly suggested book club and I was unhappy with Donna Tartt for choosing English colloquial terms and idioms in her book when it was obvious it should not be there. Not to nit- pick, I loved The Goldfinch except where she put the idioms in.

It got me thinking about the impact of slang, idioms and colloquialisms in books and how important it is to use it properly.

Using the correct usage of an expression, language, dialect or a particular way of speaking for people can make the book and its characters realistic and believable. Continue reading “Slang, Idioms and Colloquialisms – What’s the Dealio?”

The Goldfinch Book Review

The Goldfinch: Book Review by Arlene

5 out of 5 stars

 

The Goldfinch Book Review

 

 

 

 

 

If you are an avid reader, The Goldfinch is the kind of book that you only come across a few times that leaves a lasting impression on you.

The characters in this book are so vividly portrayed it is quite possible you will never forget them.

The narration has an urgency that will prevent you from putting the book down between readings. Continue reading “The Goldfinch Book Review”