Archive for the ‘4 Stars’ Category

Graphic Novel Review: The Immortal Iron Fist, Vol. 1 by Ed Brubaker and David Aja

About: The Immortal Iron Fist, Vol. 1: The Last Iron Fist Story by Ed Brubaker and David Aja is a graphic novel about a Marvel superhero who is not as well known as other Marvel properties, but just as exciting. This graphic novel is a collection of Immortal Iron Fist #1 – #6 comic books. 160 pages […]

Book Review: For Your Eyes Only by Ian Fleming

It seems to me Mr. Fleming had some stories in his head and somehow tried to tie them up into a common character (Bond).

Book Review: The Broken Places by Ace Atkins

The blending of authentic Southern living, along with a great crime story, is something that Mr. Atkins pulls off without a hitch

Graphic Novel Review: Dark Tower: The Long Road Home by Stephen King

The graphic novel was fascinating, with several interesting characters in it

Book Review: In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson

This book is an excellent look at the rise of Hitler and Nazism from the point of view of an outsider

Book Review: Goldfinger by Ian Fleming

The story is, of course, dated and some of it seem downright laughable or cringe worthy if not keeping in mind the attitudes at the times towards women and minorities.

Book Review: The Memory of Things by Gae Polisner

The author wrote a profound book which captures the helplessness against a great tragedy, but also the profound human relationships which can occur from such a tragedy.

Book Review: Congo by David Van Reybrouck

Every time I started to feel some sort of hope between the pages, Mr. Van Reybrouck crushes my beliefs in humanity within a few moments, for the struggle to start again.

Book Review: The Zhivago Affair by Peter Finn and Petra Couvee

The authors go to great length not only to tell a story, but give the reader the historical context in which the events were happening, as well as the social and political climates.

Book Review: Broken Angels by Gemma Liviero

The narrative moves fast and the storytelling is clear

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