Book Review

ANNA KARENINA by Leo Tolstoy

Rating: 3.5 / 5 ANNA KARENINA by Leo Tolstoy was January's pick for the #classicsbuddyread hosted by @freefallinreader. I had received this gorgeous copy of the book in a Coffee and a Classic subscription box some months back so was very pleased to have the chance to cross this one off my TBR, even if… Continue reading ANNA KARENINA by Leo Tolstoy

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A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN by Betty Smith

Rating: 4.5 / 5 A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN was December's pick for the #classicsbuddyread hosted by @freefallinreader. This is a book that I've seen receive a lot of love and it is one I've had on my TBR for quite some time. A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN centers on Francie Nolan and her family… Continue reading A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN by Betty Smith

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Charles Dickens

Rating: 5 / 5 I don't think there are many among us who don't know the story of A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Charles Dickens in some form or another. It is a story that has been retold time and again! Still, I don't think I had ever actually read it! Getting this edition of Charles… Continue reading A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Charles Dickens

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THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN by Garth Stein

Rating: 4 / 5 I stumbled across a copy of THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN by Garth Stein at my local used book store a long time back and I knew it was a book about which I had heard good reviews. I knew there was a movie coming out and so I… Continue reading THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN by Garth Stein

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THE GODFATHER by Mario Puzo

Rating: 4 / 5 THE GODFATHER by Mario Puzo was November's pick for the #classicsbuddyread hosted by @freefallinreader. This book is one that has definitely had a cultural impact, but I have actually never seen the full movie or read the book before. THE GODFATHER centers on the Corleone family, the patriarch of whom leads… Continue reading THE GODFATHER by Mario Puzo

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FRANKENSTEIN by Mary Shelley

Rating: 4.5 / 5 HAPPY HALLOWEEN! FRANKENSTEIN by Mary Shelley was the second October pick for the #classicsbuddyread hosted by @freefallinreader. This was another reread for me, but it had been quite a while since I last read it. As always the discussions for this one were a lot of fun! Mary Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN is… Continue reading FRANKENSTEIN by Mary Shelley

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THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY by Oscar Wilde

Rating: 4 / 5 THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY by Oscar Wilde was the first of two reads for the #classicsbuddyread hosted by @freefallinreader on Instagram. This was a reread for me, but I think I last read it in college which was a long time ago. I remembered the basics of the plot, but… Continue reading THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY by Oscar Wilde

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JANE EYRE by Charlotte Brontë

Rating: 5 / 5 JANE EYRE by Charlotte Brontë was the September book pick for the #classicsbuddyread hosted by @freefallinreader. This was actually my second time reading this book this year as I had read it on audio for a book challenge in my pre-bookstagram days, but I welcomed the chance to go through it… Continue reading JANE EYRE by Charlotte Brontë