Archive for the ‘3 Stars’ Category

Book Review: The Last Train to Paris by Michele Zackheim

Rose Manon is an American journalist, born in Nevada, living in New York trying hard to deal with the attitudes of the 1930s. Rose has been posted to Paris with a looming global war on everyone’s radar.

During her time Rose will deal with a lover, a country which doesn’t know what each day will bring, anti-Semitism, and her hidden identity of a Jew. Before she leaves Europe, Rose will have to make some difficult decisions which will follow her throughout her life.

Book Review: The Crying Tree by Naseem Rakha

A deeply moving, well plotted fictional book has many themes: forgiveness, redemption, belief, justice and the role of organized religion are among some of them.

Book Review: Tarzan the Terrible by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Jane has been taken by Germans soldiers and Tarzan is frantically looking for her. The fact that they are English and World War I is raging doesn’t help. Tarzan stumbles upon Pal-ul-don (Land of Men) filled with strange humans and prehistoric animals.

Book Review: My Life in Politics by Jacques Chirac

I found this book to be insightful and enjoyable; the translation manages to bring forth Chirac’s personality and enthusiasm for the country he loves. I

Book Review: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

I really enjoyed The Hunger Games when I first read it, while it’s not my usually genre my wife read it and thought I would enjoy it as well. Much like the first novel, Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins is also a fast read and introduces new characters as well.

Book Review: Gracianna by Trini Amador

In the early 1940s, Gracianna Lasaga, a young girl from the mountains, sets her sights on reaching America. However, soon Gracianna is entangled in world War II and Nazi occupied Paris. Soon Gracianna finds a way to fight against the occupiers while also trying to achieve her dream and help her sister.

Book Review: House of Earth by Woody Guthrie

House of Earth by Woody Guthrie is a recently published novel by the famed folk singer. The novel was finished in 1947 and is the only fully realized novel of the author.

Book Review: The Almond Tree by Michelle Cohen Corasanti

The Almond Tree by Michelle Cohen Corasanti is a debut novel by this accomplished woman. The novel looks at the Middle East problems through a pro-Palestinian point of view.

Book Review: Jungle Tales of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs

About: Jungle Tales of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs is the sixth book about the Lord of the Jungle. Even though this is the sixth book about a character with an established history, it is a prequel. My rat­ing for Jungle Tales of Tarzan — 3 Buy this book in paper or FREE in elec­tronic […]

Book Review: A Survival Guide for Life by Bear Grylls

About: A Survival Guide for Life: How to Achieve Your Goals, Thrive in Adversity, and Grow in Character by Bear Grylls is a self-help / motivitional book written by the template of all men himself. Mr. Grylls is the host of Man vs. Wild, a successful TV show, and is the ideal outdoor survival expert brand. […]

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