" Where the Crawdads sing " - critique
Story start starts with a murder . Accused is an abandoned girl who raised in a marshland all by her own. The story is basically all about her life . Being raise by all alone makes her differently . Life have different seasons , she also got ups and downs like season .
In The Dream House a memoir
In The Dream House a memoir is strictly an adult novel written by Carmen Maria Machado. This is a novel about Carmen and her friends and lovers and the various issues that they must work their way through. This is a book about making choices that affect their lives in the present and into the future and choosing a particular lifestyle. This novel is a quick read, but this author likes to use one particular swear word throughout the book of short chapters.
Earth Cat Zero: Last Cat Meowing
Earth Cat Zero: Last Cat Meowing is a novel written by Gary Starta for when science can go to far in discovering ideas. This is a story that introduces the subject of physics with some of the vocabulary that is used. This is a story that is science fiction with mystery and political intrigue all wrapped up together. It is also a good book in making friends in so many ways.
Mercury Boys A Novel
Mercury Boys A Novel written by Chandro Prasad is a young adult novel of girl named Saskia and her search for a perfect boyfriend, but she learns many lessons in this search. The author would like teens who read this book to learn more about themselves as they grow into adulthood and the choices that they make and trying to understand what makes all of us tick.
Beth Legacy of Love
Beth Legacy of Love is a novel written by Jeffery Young it is about Beth, a high school senior who just wants to do the right things and make the proper decisions that she and her friends need to make. This is a book that would make a good book discussion group to discuss how and why gossip affects us all in many ways and to discuss how health and illness is handled by friends.
Kyle's Little Sister
Kyle's Little Sister written and illustrated by BonHyung Jeong is a middle school level book that is based on a television show. It is a graphic novel about how Kyle's little sister fits in with her new school surroundings. This could be a good story to share if siblings go to the same school. There are plenty of lessons that readers can learn in how to make friends the right and wrong ways, but kids need to learn.
Bayou Whispers written by R.B. Wood is a story based in Louisiana that has many secrets. Jeannie LaRue and friends will learn what family history is all about and how it affects the present. This story is a somewhat fast read and you will get the feeling that you are in Louisiana.
Goods and Effects
Goods and Effects by Al Schnupp is a historical fiction novel that shows the reader what survival is all about. It is also a novel that deals with racism and discrimination affected how one lived day to day and overcome obstactles. This is a novel that will make you think that you are there in the story and experiencing the events with the characters.
Violets Are Blue
Violets Are Blue is a novel by Barbara Dee that is about a young girl named Wren and how she copes with everything that is going on in her life, and she uses her special talent to do this. This is a young adult novel that is a fast read and one can learn various coping skills that will work for us.
- Top Story - August 2023
Critiques That Didn't Squeak
Thank you To Vocal for this challenge. I don't expect to place, but it was a lot of fun. It got me writing again after long creaky weeks of frustration and a dearth of creativity.
'This Side of Paradise'
Here is a critique of a classic novel that I just finished about a week ago. The name of the novel is 'This Side of Paradise'. The author is quite famous for a lot of his work. His name is F. Scott Fitzgerald. My idea is to start reading or even re-reading and offering reviews and critiques of my collection of classic novels that I have bought over the years.
THE BROTHERS KARAMAZOV?
Dostoyevsky's Karamazov Bros: verbose, it drags at times. Ponderous philosophical debates explore the labyrinths of characters' minds.