Review – My friend Leonard

My friend Leonard by James Frey Published:  May 30th 2006 by Riverhead Books (first published 2005) Genre: Nonfiction, Biography, Autobiography, Memoir or some might say: Fiction. (Based on true events.) Pages: 425 It’s been 12 years since I read the controversial “A million little pieces” which I actually quite enjoyed. I didn’t feel betrayed at … Continue reading Review – My friend Leonard

Review – The stranger in the woods

The stranger in the woods by Michael Finkel Published:  March 7th 2017 by Knopf Genre: Nonfiction, Biography, Autobiography, Memoir Pages: 224 “Not till we have lost the world,” wrote Thoreau, “do we begin to find ourselves.” Christopher Knight gets in his car and sets out to lose the world at 20 years of age and … Continue reading Review – The stranger in the woods

Review – Sense and sensibility

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen Published: April 29th 2003 by Penguin Books (first published 1811) Genre: Fiction, classic literature Pages: 409 I’m not going to try and reinvent the wheel here, or try and find new angles or hidden meaning in a book that’s been dissected and reviewed over thousands of times. If I … Continue reading Review – Sense and sensibility

Review – Wonder by R.J.Palacio

Wonder by R.J.Palacio Published: February 14th 2012 by Knopf Genre: Young Adult, Fiction, Middle grade Pages: 316 “I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.” So begins the tale of August, a boy with a facial deformity about leave the safety of homeschooling to start fifth grade at an actual … Continue reading Review – Wonder by R.J.Palacio