Book Review # 25: Vanity Fair

Book Specs Author: William Thackeray Publisher: Wordsworth Edition Limited Publishing Date: 1998 Number of Pages: 671 pages Genre: English Fiction, Satire Synopsis: In Miss Pinkerton’s Academy for young ladies, the advantaged Amelia Sedley is in stark contrast to the poor, but sharp-witted Becky Sharp. However, fate is not always kind as their lives become entwined […]

Book Review # 21: Origin

Book Specs Author: Dan Brown Publisher: Doubleday Publishing Date: 2017 Number of Pages: 461 Genre: Suspense, Thriller Synopsis Bilbao, Spain Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the ultramodern Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend a major announcement – the unveiling of a discovery that “will change the face of science forever.” […]

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 […]