Quick Review: The Waste Lands by Stephen King

The Waste Lands by Stephen King My rating: 3 of 5 stars I have issues reading this book: 1) Violence against women (Suze's rape scene) 2) Violence against children (Jake's bruises) 3) Violence against animals (Oy's demise) You'd think I enjoyed violence against men but what can I do when the 3 out of 4 … Continue reading Quick Review: The Waste Lands by Stephen King

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Quick Review: The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower #1), Stephen King

The Gunslinger by Stephen King My rating: 4 of 5 stars I was supposed to say a number of things about the book but Mr Stephen King himself preempted me with the accompanying 'Afterword' so there is nothing left for me to do but read the remaining books to know more. It's a fast-paced work-- … Continue reading Quick Review: The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower #1), Stephen King

Review: A World without Princes

Presidential Rating:   Date Read: 12 August 2016 President’s Favorite Characters: Hester, Anadil Summary:  After saving themselves and their fellow students from a life pitched against one another, Sophie and Agatha are back home again, living happily ever after. But life isn't exactly a fairytale. When Agatha secretly wishes she'd chosen a different happy ending … Continue reading Review: A World without Princes

Review: The School for Good and Evil

Presidential Rating: Date Read: 8 August 2016 President’s Favorite Character: Hester Summary : The first kidnappings happened two hundred years before. Some years it was two boys taken, some years two girls, sometimes one of each. But if at first the choices seemed random, soon the pattern became clear. One was always beautiful and good, … Continue reading Review: The School for Good and Evil

The Peculiars

The Peculiars A Book Review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Jahzeel Dionne V. Ybasco ________________________________________________ “There are peculiars all over the world,” Miss P, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children   Having a different world where diversity is tolerated and encouraged is a famous theme in the fantasy genre that it does … Continue reading The Peculiars