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#363 ~ MacBeth A Novel

MacBeth A Novel by A. J. Hartley & David Hewson Genre: Fiction Audiobook Published by: Audible.com Published on: June 2011 Narrator: Alan Cummings Audiobook Length: 9 hours 45 minutes My Reading Format: Audiobook purchased from Audible.com. Available Formats: Audiobook only My Review As the title suggests, MacBeth A Novel is a novelization of Shakespeare’s MacBeth. […]

#229 ~ The Help (mini review)

The Help by Kathryn Stockett The Help tells the story of the social situation in Jackson, Mississippi* just to the Civil Rights Movement getting started and gaining traction.  If a white woman was able to afford it, she had a black maid to help her run her house.  On the other hand, by hiring maids, […]

#227 ~ The Little Stranger

The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters Dr. Faraday, a bachelor with meager beginnings, is a local family doctor. Normally his clients are from or near his own socioeconomic status, so he was somewhat surprised when he was called to an increasingly run down Hundreds Hall.  It is here where his mother worked as a maid in her […]

#220 ~ Chemistry for Beginners

Chemistry for Beginners by Anthony Strong Dr. Steven J. Fisher is an intelligent biochemist, working for Oxford University.  His previous work with bonobo apes brought him to where he is today – studying the female orgasm in hopes of finding a cure for female sexual dysfunction.  While Dr. Fisher is brilliant about things the size […]

#211 ~ The Graveyard Book

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman Bod, although named Nobody Owens, isn’t a nobody.  Someone wants him dead.  The Man Jack killed his parents and sister one dark night.  Bod was just a toddler and narrowly escaped The Man Jack’s knife when he wandered off into the cemetery just across the way from his parent’s […]

#186 ~ The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson ** See the end of my review for information on my upcoming Tattoo-You Contest in honor of Stieg Larsson ** The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is an addicting novel that tells in the story of two characters: Mikael Blomkvist and Lisbeth Salander. Blomkvist is a […]