Posts tagged ‘ book review ’

Book Review: I am the Cheese by Robert Cormier

29 March 2015 |

A haunting, suspenseful, and fast-paced book. The edition I had had a creepy boy on the cover which added to the effect. Quite different and striking than many other YA books I have read. I enjoyed this book quite a bit. 4 out of 5 stars  

Book Review: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon

29 March 2015 |

I really like this book. I didn’t go into this book with many expectations. All I knew was that it had to do something with comic books. What I found is that Michael Chabon is a highly-skilled user of words. Everything in his story is foreshadowed so well and comes full circle in unexpected ways…. Read more.

Book Review: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

29 March 2015 |

This is a wonderful book–one of the best books at describing everyday life that I have ever read. I got a thorough picture of life growing up in poverty in Brooklyn in the early 20th century. While in some ways not much in the way of a traditional plot happens (with rising action and climax,… Read more.

Book Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

29 March 2015 |

This story has one of the most original and interesting narrators I’ve ever read. The story moves along quickly as we learn about the world and human relationships from the perspective of someone who thinks and sees the world differently than most people. I love all the little drawings and diagrams that he narrator provides…. Read more.