Legacy of Kings by Eleanor Herman

Legacy of Kings by Eleanor Herman

Legacy of Kings by Eleanor Herman My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars The one terrible thing that sometimes comes along with excitement for a novel, is higher than normal expectations. That was definitely the problem that probably made this book not as good for me. Also when you add in the fact that the prequel…

Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer

Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer

Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer My rating: 4 of 5 stars Beautiful, funny, sad, and complicated. Review time! Everything is Illuminated is a complex journey. With three stories interwoven you come to love and care for the characters presented. You laugh. You cry. There’s all sorts of emotions brewing in this story that…

Kindred by Octavia Butler

Kindred by Octavia Butler

Kindred by Octavia E. Butler My rating: 4.25 of 5 stars This was brilliant, moving, difficult, and the kind of book that makes you think. There are two kinds of good books. There are good books that are fun and allow you to shut off your mind a bit. There are good books that make…

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak My rating: 4 of 5 stars I am not one of those people who fell head over heels for this story. I didn’t end up a blubbering mess. It was an interesting story and if that is considering controversial so be it. This is not a slam of this…