Tag: review

  • 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 […]

  • Why Emma, I’m surprised!

    So, as I am on my Austen kick currently I hired out a version of Emma (how many are there? I’m not sure, this was the only one I could find and came upon it by chance). The Gwyneth Paltrow and Toni Collette version if there are others. I was actually very surprised at the […]

  • A quick Darcy update

    So, here is the goss! I ended up borrowing Pride and Prejudice from the library the day after my previous post. Now, I was quite excited to find that there was a copy available for me that very day. However, it happened to be the new edition. The new Twilight inspired edition. Luckily, it is […]

  • How very villainous!

    Fingersmith by Sarah Waters My rating: 5 of 5 stars Oh my, what deviousness this is! Oh my, how I loved it! I’ve read a few reviews stating how boring this book was but I never felt that. I didn’t mind that the same scenes were re-discovered in the point of view of a different […]