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

Book Review: The Little Prince

Copyright ImageAuthor: Antoine De Saint-ExuperySeries or Standalone: Standalone¬†Genre: Classics, Action & Adventure¬†¬†Source: Borrowed from a friendGoodreads Rating: 4.29¬†Get it on Amazon here!------------------------------------------------------------------------------------‚ÄúIt is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye‚ÄĚSynopsis:¬† "Moral allegory and spiritual autobiography, The Little Prince is the most translated book in the … Continue reading Book Review: The Little Prince

Book Review: The King’s General

¬©ÔłŹCopyright ImageBy:¬†Daphne Du MaurierSeries or Standalone: StandaloneGenre: Classic Novel, Romance¬†Source: Library¬†Goodreads Rating: 3.87Buy it on Amazon here--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------‚ÄúWhat might have been ‚Äď what could have been. These are the saddest phrases in the English tongue‚ÄĚSynopsis:¬†‚ÄúSet in the seventeenth century, it tells the story of a country and a family riven by civil war, and features one … Continue reading Book Review: The King’s General

Book Review: Lorna Doone

¬© Copyright Image¬†¬†By:¬†R. D. BlackmoreSeries or Standalone: Standalone Novel¬†Genre: Classic Novel / Romance¬†Source: Bought¬†Goodreads Rating: 3.72Buy it on Amazon-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Synopsis: ‚ÄúA tale of love, honour and treachery set in Exmoor during the time of James II and the Monmouth Rebellion. The Doone family are feared throughout the country. They have killed John Ridd's father, but when … Continue reading Book Review: Lorna Doone