Archive for the ‘4 Stars’ Category

Book Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

About: “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” by Ransom Riggs is a fictional book set in two timelines. The book is peppered with vintage photographs which help it achieve a chilling effect. 352 pages Publisher:Quirk Books ISBN: 1594744769 My rating for Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – 4 Buy & Save on “Miss Peregrine’s […]

Book Review: Far from Zion by Charles London

About: “Far from Zion: In Search of a Global Jewish Community” by Charles London is a non-fiction account of the author’s search for his identity. In his search Mr. London goes far and wide looking for Jews in diaspora. 320 pages Publisher: William Morrow ISBN: 0061561061 My rating for Far from Zion – 4  Buy […]

Book Review: The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery

About: “The Elegance of the Hedgehog” by Muriel Barbery is a fictional book set in Paris, France. The book discusses philosophy, culture, the class system and more – sometimes on account of a strong story. 336 pages Publisher: Europa Editions ISBN: 9781933372600 My rating for The Elegance of the Hedgehog – 4 Buy & Save […]

Book Review: Next to Love by Ellen Feldman

About: “Next to Love “by Ellen Feldman is a fictional book which follows three childhood friends before, during and after World War II. 304 pages Publisher: Spiegel & Grau ISBN: 0812992717 The pub­lisher has made avail­able one (1) copy of “Next to Love” to be given out– enter at the end of the post. My […]

Book Review: Fly Navy by Alvin Townley

About: “Fly Navy: Discovering the Extraordinary People and Enduring Spirit of Naval Aviation” by Alvin Townley is a non-fiction book about the real world adventures of people in the US Navy. The book focuses on real people and real stories. 352 pages Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books ISBN-10: 0312650841 My rating for “Fly Navy” – 4 […]

Book Review: The Scarlet Pimpernel By Baroness Emmuska Orczy

About: “The Scarlet Pimpernel” By Baroness Emmuska Orczy is a fictional story taking place during the Reign of Terror in the French Revolution. This is the first, and most famous, in a series of novels about The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel. 202 pages ISBN: 1456506897 My rating for The Scarlet Pimpernel – 4 Buy […]

Book Review: Centuries of June by Keith Donohue

About: “Centuries of June” by Keith Donohue is a fictional book where a man meet his past consorts. The book’s timeline is irrelevant since it compromises of several unrelated tales which all have a common denominator. 352 pages Publisher: Crown ISBN-10: 0307450287 The pub­lisher has made avail­able one (1) copy of “Centuries of June” to […]

Book Review: The Hypnotist by M. J. Rose

About: “The Hypnotist” by M. J. Rose is the third book in the fictional “The Reincarnationist” series. Each book, while part of the series, is free standing. The pub­lisher has made avail­able one (1) copy of “The Hypnotist” to be given out– enter at the end of the post. 416 pages Publisher: Mira; Original edition […]

Book Review: The Storm at the Door by Stefan Merill Block

About: “The Storm at the Door” by Stefan Merill Block is a fictional book inspired by the author’s grandparents. Mr. Block, while researching his grandparents, imagined a world around them. The pub­lisher has made avail­able one (1) copy of “The Hon­ored Dead” to be given out– enter at the end of the post. 368 pages […]

Book Review: The Memorist by M.J. Rose

About: “The Memorist” by M.J. Rose is the second in fictional “The Reincarnationist” series. As in the first book, this one also deals with past lives and the mystery behind them. 464 pages Publisher: MIRA ISBN: 0778325849 My rating for The Memorist – 4 Buy & Save on “The Rein­car­na­tion­ist” through the ManOfLa­Book affil­i­ate account […]

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