Tag: literature

  • “The Swan Thieves” by Elizabeth Kostova

    “The Swan Thieves” by Elizabeth Kostova

    (Captivating Love Stories) Genre:  Fiction – “The Swan Thieves” follows the lives of, essentially, three people. Beatrice de Clerval, an incredibly talented Impressionist artist who lived in the late 1800’s.  Her love affair with an older man (her uncle), Olivier Vignot, and her love of painting are chronicled in a series of letters between Beatrice […]

  • Book Review: “The Great Gatsby”

    Book Review: “The Great Gatsby”

    – (Classic that is short and sad) Genre:  Fiction – “Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us.  It eluded us then, but that’s no matter–tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther….And one fine morning——-“ Yes, I decided to read (rather, re-read 30 years […]

  • “A Feast for Crows” by George R.R. Martin

    “A Feast for Crows” by George R.R. Martin

    – (The story continues with some dragging) Genre:  Fantasy – As explained at the end of this, the fourth book in the series, George R.R. Martin chose to focus on the Kings Landing area and the characters associated with that region.   Book 5 (“A Dance With Dragons”) will pick up the stories of the other characters […]

  • November 2012 Thrillers

    A bunch of new books!  Happy Reading! Pandora’s Temple by Jon Land Target Lancer by Max Allan Collins The Thieves of Legend by Richard Doetsch Dead Asleep by Jamie Freveletti Finding Mercy by Karen Harper Secrets of the Lynx by Aimee Thurlo Placebo by Steven James Weapon of Choice by Patricia Gussin The Colony by A. J. Colucci Hand For A Hand by T. Frank […]