Category : Book Reviews

Rubyfruit Jungle

Rubyfruit Jungle

Review by: Laura Roewe Let me start off with a warning: Rubyfruit Jungle by Rita Mae Brown is rated R – not school appropriate at all. Overall, the book presents multiple social problems and the main character’s actions to overcome…

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The Color Purple

Disclaimer: The following review is one I created for the Fox project, my review is nowhere near what it should be, but I do recommend this book to all readers, as long as you are a little mature. Review by:…

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Alice’s Adventure’s in Wonderland

Review by: Aaron Pape Jumping into Wonderland and thinking of six impossible things before breakfast are easy to think of, what with there being many variations of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Some versions are the true ones—all made by Lewis…

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The Clockwork Orange

Review by: Aaron Pape Anthony Burgess’s novel, “A Clockwork Orange”, is a book of literary merit because it gives an argument that has yet to be solved by any person–the choice of moral choice. By this I mean is it…

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The Handmaid’s Tale

Review by: Sang Lee The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood portrays a world that I simply cannot tolerate and even begin to understand its fundamentals of. The Republic of Gilead, which is the main setting of the novel, is a…

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The Grapes of Wrath

Review by: Sang Lee The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck definitely deserves to be praised as quality literature. The author’s set tone, realistic setting, and significant themes and conflicts are the elements that complete this novel as eminence. Due…

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Persuasion

Review by: Sang Lee Pride and Prejudice was my favorite novel written by Jane Austen. I have read several other novels written by Jane Austen and have found pleasure reading them. Therefore, I had great expectations for Persuasion as well….

Comments Off on Persuasion / 10 View / June 29, 2014

A Study in Scarlet

Review by: Laura Roewe A Study in Scarlet by Sir Conan Arthur Doyle, resides as the opening book for the iconic Sherlock Holmes series. While not lengthy in stature, this quick read introduces the new series in an entertaining matter…

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Review by: Laura Roewe The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, one of my favorite books, was written by Douglass Adams after initially residing a radio show segment. As a part of the sci-fi genre, this book is, with no surprise,…

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Empire of the Sun

Review by: Sang Lee Personally, I am not a fan of wartime novels. However, the book Empire of the Sun by J. G. Ballard was successful in capturing my literary attention with a fascinating story of a young boy and…

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