Cannery Row by John Steinbeck Final Verdict: 4.0 out of 4.0 YTD: 54 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful (socially, academically, etc.) Cannery Row is a unique stand-out amongst Steinbeck’s works, for many reasons. One of these is that, unlike with East…
The Emerald Atlas by John Stephens Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 24 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable. The Emerald Atlas is Book One in a new and exciting series by John Stephens, called The Books of Beginning. This is…
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