The Nest: Book Review by Dinh.
Every family has its problems. But even among the most troubled, the Plumb family stands out as spectacularly dysfunctional. Years of simmering tensions finally reach a breaking point on an unseasonably cold afternoon in New York City as Melody, Beatrice, and Jack Plumb gather to confront their charismatic and reckless older brother, Leo, freshly released from rehab. Continue reading “The Nest Book Review”
The Invasion Of The Tearling: Book Review by Dinh.
With each passing day, Kelsea Glynn is growing into her new responsibilities as Queen of the Tearling. By stopping the shipments of slaves to the neighboring kingdom of Mortmesne, Kelsea has crossed the brutal Red Queen, who derives her power from dark magic and who is sending her fearsome army into the Tearling to take what she claims is hers. And nothing can stop the invasion. Continue reading “The Invasion of the Tearling Book Review”
The Chemist: Book Review by Dinh.
In this gripping page-turner, an ex-agent on the run from her former employers must take one more case to clear her name and save her life.
She used to work for the U.S. government, but very few people ever knew that. An expert in her field, she was one of the darkest secrets of an agency so clandestine it doesn’t even have a name. And when they decided she was a liability, they came for her without warning. Continue reading “The Chemist Book Review”
Please join us in reading A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles for our suggested book club monthly reading.
We will be reviewing A Gentleman in Moscow along with our monthly book club discussions questions for March 31st, 2017.
Amor Towles, author of Rules of Civility, is a New York Times bestseller. Continue reading “A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles”
The Underground Railroad: Book Review by Dinh.
Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hell for all the slaves, but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhood—where even greater pain awaits.
When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Matters do not go as planned—Cora kills a young white boy who tries to capture her. Though they manage to find a station and head north, they are being hunted. Continue reading “The Underground Railroad Book Review”
Please put your comments for The Underground Railroad book club discussion questions in the comment area below.
1. The Underground Railroad focuses on freedom. We see that freedom is a perspective that changes with the person and the time. What exactly does freedom mean to Cora? How does she react when she first gets to North Carolina? How does her view later change? Is her reaction what you’d expect from being a slave? Continue reading “The Underground Railroad Book Club Discussion Questions”
Dark Matter: Book Review by Dinh
“Are you happy with your life?”
Those are the last words that Jason Dessen hears before the masked abductor knocks him unconscious.
Before he awakens to find himself strapped to a gurney, surrounded by strangers in hazmat suits.
Before a man Jason’s never met smiles down at him and says, “Welcome back, my friend.” Continue reading “Dark Matter Book Review”
I am so happy to be participating in the Winter Comment Challenge hosted by Lonna @ Flylef and Alicia @ A Kernel of Nonsense.
The Comment Challenge is a way to get other bloggers to connect with you through comments and I am just so excited to meet some new bloggers! Continue reading “Winter Comment Challenge”
Hello and Happy Valentine’s Day to all!
Valentine’s day is a special day to show your loved ones how much you love them, so why not ditch the chocolates and flowers and get them something different?
Just kidding! We love flowers and chocolates any time of the year! Continue reading “Happy Valentine’s Day”
Ready Player One: Book Review By Dinh.
In the year 2044, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenager Wade Watts really feels alive is when he’s jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASIS. Wade’s devoted his life to studying the puzzles hidden within this world’s digital confines- puzzles that are based on their creator’s obsession with the pop culture of decades past and that promise massive power and fortune to whoever can unlock them.
Continue reading “Ready Player One Book Review”