“Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant” – Anne Tyler

Quality of Writing: 10/10 Pace: 10/10 Plot Development: 4/10 Characters: 3/10 Enjoyability: 5/10 Insightfulness: 7/10 Ease of Reading: 10/10 Overall Rating: ⭐️⭐️ Is this book a great character study? Sure! These characters may be more three dimensional than any other book I’ve read. That being said, I hated them. Many of the main characters were… Read More “Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant” – Anne Tyler

“They Poured Fire On Us from the Sky” – Benson Deng, Alephonsion Deng, Benjamin Ajak, Judy Bernstein

Quality of Writing: 10/10 Pace: 10/10 Plot Development: N/A Characters: N/A Enjoyability: 10/10 Insightfulness: 10/10 Ease of Reading: 7/10 Overall Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I first saw this book as a used book in a store on Luke Air Force Base. I bought it because it was inexpensive and had an interesting title and more than four… Read More “They Poured Fire On Us from the Sky” – Benson Deng, Alephonsion Deng, Benjamin Ajak, Judy Bernstein

“The Martian” – Andy Weir

Quality of Writing: 10/10 Pace: 10/10 Plot Development: 10/10 Characters: 10/10 Enjoyability: 10/10 Insightfulness: 10/10 Ease of Reading: 10/10 Overall Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Weir has a knack for writing funny, realistic dialogue. Don’t get me wrong, the language in this books definitely puts it at an R rating, but I think it’s closer to real life… Read More “The Martian” – Andy Weir

“The Anthropocene Reviewed” – John Green

Quality of Writing: 10/10 Pace: 9/10 Plot Development: N/A Characters: N/A Enjoyability: 8/10 Insightfulness: 10/10 Ease of Reading: 9/10 Time to review The Anthropocene Reviewed. I’ll try to be as elegant with my words as John Green is with his. I originally saw this book while walking through Walmart, waiting on an emergency insulin prescription… Read More “The Anthropocene Reviewed” – John Green

“The One You Want To Marry (And Other Identities I’ve Had)” – Sophie Santos

Quality of Writing: 9/10 Pace: 10/10 Plot Development: N/A Characters: N/A Enjoyability: 8/10 Insightfulness: 10/10 Ease of Reading: 8/10 Overall Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Sophie Santos is a hoot! She had me cracking up left and right, but I still stand by the fact that this book is not for everyone. Mainly because of how graphic it… Read More “The One You Want To Marry (And Other Identities I’ve Had)” – Sophie Santos

“All Manner of Things” – Susie Finkbeiner

Quality of Writing: 10/10 Pace: 10/10 Plot Development: 8/10 Characters: 10/10 Enjoyability: 9/10 Insightfulness: 10/10 Ease of Reading: 9/10 Overall Writing: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Have you ever tried not crying at work? Well, it’s extra difficult when you’re reading a book like this. Don’t get me wrong, I love a book that can make me cry. That’s… Read More “All Manner of Things” – Susie Finkbeiner

“The Lost Hero” – Rick Riordan

Quality of Writing: 9/10 Pace: 9/10 Plot Development: 8/10 Characters: 9/10 Enjoyability: 9/10 Insightfulness: 6/10 Ease of Reading: 10/10 Overall Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Alright, so you know how books with multiple points of view often have that one character who’s chapters you hate reading? Yeah, this one is no exception. Despite the great story and the… Read More “The Lost Hero” – Rick Riordan

“The Hidden Oracle” – Rick Riordan

Quality of Writing: 7/10 Pace: 8/10 Plot Development: 9/10 Characters: 9/10 Enjoyability: 9/10 Insightfulness: 10/10 Ease of Reading: 10/10 Overall Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️ It’s been a while since I’ve read a Rick Riordan book. Since it popped up as an option on Kindle Unlimited I thought I’d give it a shot. The first thing that struck… Read More “The Hidden Oracle” – Rick Riordan