Category: 2012 TBR Challenge

Review: City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare

City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare Final Verdict: 3.25 out of 4.0 YTD: 10  Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting and believable. City of Ashes is book two in the Mortal Instruments trilogy by Cassandra Clare.  This installment picks up generally where book one… Continue Reading “Review: City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare”

Review: The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins

The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins Final Verdict: 4.0 out of 4.0 YTD: 8  Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful. Wilkie Collins’s The Woman in White is widely accepted to be one of the first –and best- mystery and sensation novels.  The… Continue Reading “Review: The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins”

Review: Player Piano by Kurt Vonnegut

Player Piano by Kurt Vonnegut Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 7 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful (socially, academically, etc.) Player Piano is Kurt Vonnegut’s first novel, and one of his best.  It brings to mind all that is great… Continue Reading “Review: Player Piano by Kurt Vonnegut”

Review: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Final Verdict: 3.50 out of 4.0 YTD: 06 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting and believable. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is the third installment in the series and, unlike the first two installments –… Continue Reading “Review: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle”

Review: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 04  Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful (socially, academically, etc.) The Handmaid’s Tale is a rather terrifying vision of an America wherein the government has fallen to religious (Christian) extremists,… Continue Reading “Review: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood”

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