Category: Reviewed

  • Reviewed: Cleopatra: A Life

    Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff My rating: 2 of 5 stars This book was all kinds of disappointing. When I saw Stacy Schiff on The Jon Stewart Show discussing the book I was really excited to read it and requested it from my library straight away. Unfortunately, rather than getting a interesting book about […]

  • Reviewed: Bright Young Things

    Bright Young Things by Anna Godbersen My rating: 3 of 5 stars I was so excited to begin reading this book. It was a return to my guilty pleasure; YA fiction which was a nice change from all of the classics I’ve been reading. Unfortunately, Bright Young Things is written in the new YA style, […]

  • Reviewed: Sense and Sensibility

    Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen My rating: 4 of 5 stars I think is my favourite Austen title I have read to date. The language wasn’t as hard and he characters were likeable. Sense and Sensibility is the story of two sisters whose situation changes drastically at the beginning of the book. As with […]

  • Reviewed: No Chopsticks Required

    No Chopsticks Required by Katrina Beikoff My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book completely surprised me and left me a bit shocked. It is the account of the authors year in Shanghai and what she experienced. I thought it was a great read to get an idea on life in China has a foreigner […]

  • Reviewed: Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë My rating: 4 of 5 stars I loved the style of this book. I was concerned that given the time period it was written in it would be hard to understand and I’d have to read each page 5 times to understand what was happening. Fortunately, I didn’t have to […]