Category Archives: Book Reviews

Book Review: Jane Eyre

  Whether Jane Eyre is a school book you have to read, or one you never had time to pick up, I’d encourage you to give it a try. It speaks of human character, fortitude, reverence, love, forbearance and determination. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Casino Royale (James Bond #1)

I grew up watching James Bond movies with gadgets, girls and a suave, sophisticated Bond.  The book, Casino Royale, cracked that image, but in a good way. Being Fleming’s first stab at the iconic James Bond, I was delighted to … Continue reading

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Book Review – Cat’s Cradle

  What an odd story. It’s about the end of the world, but that’s not really the point. I’ve narrowed the main idea down to one of two things: Either Vonnegut is a drunken writer who is completely off his … Continue reading

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Review – The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Everyone knows the story of Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Lion and the Tin Man, right?  After all, Judy Garland and her wonderful ruby red slippers brought it all to life for us as we cuddled in front of the TV … Continue reading

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Review – Tree and Leaf

Tree and Leaf by J.R.R. Tolkien First let me clearly state, hats off to Mr. Tolkien.  The man is simply brilliant and so immersed himself in his art that I one could reasonably argue that he is the father of … Continue reading

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Review – The Time Machine

The Time Machine by H.G. Wells This is my second journey through the saga of the Eloi and Murlocks. I find it interesting how one’s perspective on a book changes when you insert a couple decades between readings. But one … Continue reading

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Review – Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions

Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions I started Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions about a week ago. It landed on my book list after I heard it mentioned on one of my favorite television shows, The Big Bang Theory. … Continue reading

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