Book Review: Emma by Jane Austen

Author: Jane Austen Series or Standalone:  Standalone Genre: Classics, Historical Fiction, Romance,  Source: Bought Goodreads Rating: 3.99  ūüĆ≥Amazon ūüĆ≥ Book Depository ūüĆ≥ ABE BooksūüĆ≥  ‚ÄúI may have lost my heart, but not my self-control. ‚ÄĚ   Synopsis: Jane Austen's Emma is a remarkable comedy of manners that follows the charming but insensitive Emma Woodhouse as she sets out on an ill-fated career of match-making in … Continue reading Book Review: Emma by Jane Austen

Book Review: The Catcher in the Rye

I went into this book with lousy expectations after reading polarising Goodreads reviews. Despite numerous reviews complaining about the boring narrative and laborious pace of this book; I personally found it well paced and hard to put down. That said I can acknowledge on reflection that there didn’t really seem to be much of a plot. I believe this is intentional as the book was crafted to seem like the retelling of a handful of days in Holden's life, rather than an adventure novel.

Book Review: Treasured Tales from Beatrix Potter

¬© Copyright Image¬† Written by: Beatrix Potter¬†¬†Series or Standalone: Standalone¬†Genre: Children, Fiction¬†Source or Bought: Bought¬†Goodreads Rating: 4.32Buy on ABE Books Here "Somehow there were very extraordinary noises over-head, which¬†disturbed¬†the dignity and repose of the tea party‚Ä̬† Synopsis: ‚ÄúA beautiful treasury which brings together four of the most beloved Beatrix Potter tales. Tom Kitten and his … Continue reading Book Review: Treasured Tales from Beatrix Potter

Book Review: Favourite Greek Myths

¬© Copyright Image   Written by: Lilian Stoughton Hyde  Series or Standalone: Standalone  Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Classics  Source: Bought   Goodreads Rating: 3.88  Buy it on Amazon here!  ------------------------------------------------------------------------- "She was so beautiful that the whole sky flushed pink with pleasure‚ÄĚ  Synopsis:  "In the preparation of this book, the aim has been to present in a manner suited to young … Continue reading Book Review: Favourite Greek Myths