Book Review # 19: The Name of The Rose

Book Specs Author: Umberto Eco Translator: William Weaver Publisher: Picador Publishing Date: 1984 Number of Pages: 502 Genre: Historical, Mystery Synopsis “Franciscan friar William of Baskerville and Adso of Melk, a Benedictine novice travelling under his protection, arrive at a Benedictine monastery in Northern Italy to attend a theological disputation. Upon their coming, the monastery is […]

Book Review # 18: The Pillars of the Earth

Book Specs Author: Ken Follett Publisher: Signet Novel Publishing Date: August 1990 Number of Pages: 983 Genre: Historical Synopsis As a new age dawns in England’s twelfth century, the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral sets the stage for a story of intrigue and power, revenge and betrayal. It is in this rich tapestry, where […]

Book Review # 16: Turtles All The Way Down

Book Specs Author: John Green Publisher: Dutton Books Publishing Date: 2017 Number of Pages: 286 Genre: Young Adult Fiction, Contemporary, Romance Synopsis Sixteen-year old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the […]