Tuesday, February 25, 2020

My Life As a Rat

Title: My Life As a Rat

Author: Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher: Ecco
ISBN: 9780062899835

Thoughts:  Oates's writing style is truly unique, bucking many conventions while creating an engaging novel.

Rating: 4/5

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Stacking the Shelves: 2/16-2/22

Won:
The Queen's Fortune by Allison Pataki

Patsy

Title: Patsy
Author: Nicole Dennis-Benn
Publisher: Liveright
ISBN: 9781613495632

Thoughts:  I just could not make myself feel for Patsy; luckily, Tru was very sympathetic.

Rating: 3/5

Let's Mooove!

Title: Let's Mooove!
Author: Courtney Sheinmel & Biance Turetsky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781635651676

Thoughts:  Even for a chapter book, this moved too fast with very little explanation of certain plot points.

Rating: 2/5

Time Out

Title: Time Out
Author: Claudia Rowe
Publisher: Amazon Originals
ISBN: n/a

Thoughts:  Inspiring biography that brings up some good points.

Rating: 3/5

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

How to Stop Time

Title: How to Stop Time
Author: Matt Haig
Publisher: Canongate
ISBN: n/a

Thoughts:  I really wanted to like this a lot, but some of it dragged and the end seemed rushed.

Rating: 3/5

Pay Attention, Carter Jones

Title: Pay Attention, Carter Jones
Author: Gary D. Schmidt
Publisher: Clarion
ISBN: 9780544790858

Thoughts:  Definitely the best cricket book I have ever read!

Rating: 4/5