Tuck Everlasting – A Review

Is eternal life a blessing or a curse? This is what young Whinnie Foster must decide when she discovers a spring on her family’s property whose waters grant immortality. Members of the Tuck gamily, having drunk from the spring =, tell Whinnie of their experiences watching life go by and never growing older. But then Winnie…… Continue reading Tuck Everlasting – A Review

The Great Divorce – A Review

The great divorce is a story of a man’s journey from Hell to Heaven. But will he stay or will he go back?   This book is hard to describe and review. It is a super short book, but deep on many levels. You have to read carefully and with understanding, in order to view…… Continue reading The Great Divorce – A Review

Beowulf – A Book Review

Composed toward the end of the first millennium of our era, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf, a Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from the seemingly invincible monster Grendel and, later, from Grendel’s mother. He then returns to his own country and dies in old age in a vivid fight against…… Continue reading Beowulf – A Book Review

Dante’s Inferno – A Book Review

Belonging to the immortal company of the great works of literature, Dante’ Alighieri’s poetic masterpiece, The divine Comedy, is a moving human drama, an unforgettable visionary journey through the infinite torment of Hell, up the arduous slopes of Purgatory, and on to the glorious realm of Paradise-the sphere of universal harmony and eternal salvation.(blurb from back)…… Continue reading Dante’s Inferno – A Book Review

The Scarlet Letter -A Book Review

Set in an early New England colony, the novel shows the terrible impact a single, passionate act has on the lives of three members of the community: the defiant Hester Prynnel the fiery, tortured Reverend Dimmesdale; and the obsessed, vengeful Chillingworth.(Blurb from the back of the book) Though I do not recommend this book to…… Continue reading The Scarlet Letter -A Book Review

Mary Poppins – A Book Review

Everyone knows of the Disney musical starring Julie Andrews. But have you ever read the book? You might be supprised to find out what the book is really like. Tidbit of information for people who only like the book and consider it better than the movie, I have  mixed feelings on this point. The book…… Continue reading Mary Poppins – A Book Review

The Penderwicks – A Book Review

When the four Penderwick sisters find themselves staying on a beautiful estate called Arundel for their summer holidays, they can’t wait to explore the wonderful, sprawling grounds. And even more wonderful is Jeffrey, son of Arundel’s owner – the perfect compainion for their summer adventures. But Jeffrey’s mother is less than thrilled with the Penderwick…… Continue reading The Penderwicks – A Book Review