Book Review · Children · Young Adult

The Wide Window by Lemony Snicket

Genre: Children/Young Adult Number of Pages: 232 Rating:  out of 5 Themes: Family, Orphans, Persistence, Loss The unfortunate events continue on for the Baudelaire orphans in the third installment of this quirky series. Violet, Klaus, and Sunny have high hopes in starting over with yet another relative, Aunt Josephine. As with their luck, this aunt is a…… Continue reading The Wide Window by Lemony Snicket

Book Review · Coming-of-Age · LGBT · OnlineBookClub · Young Adult

Caught Inside by Jamie Deacon

Genre: Young Adult/Coming-of-Age/LGBT Number of Pages: 247 Publication Date: September 29, 2016 Rating:  out of 5 OBC Rating: 4 out of 4 stars Themes: Coming of Age, One’s own sexuality, Honesty, Friendship, Love To Learn More About the Book, Click: Caught Inside on OBC Bookshelves *This was part of the OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day Program* Seventeen-year-old Luke has…… Continue reading Caught Inside by Jamie Deacon

Book Review · Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Horror · Historical Fiction

Inferno by Dan Brown

Genre: Historical Fiction/Mystery Number of Pages: 461 Publication Date: May 14, 2013 Rating:  out of 5 Themes: Trust, Control Harvard professor, Robert Langdon, wakes up and finds himself at a hospital in Italy without any recollection of the past two days. Before he knows it, he is being shot at without knowing the reason why. With the…… Continue reading Inferno by Dan Brown

Book Review · Children

The Reptile Room by Lemony Snicket

  Genre: Children Number of Pages: 196 Publication Date: October 13, 2009 Rating:  out of 5 Themes: Family, Persistence, Loss In the second installment of A Series of Unfortunate Events, we follow Violet, Klaus, and Sunny on another adventure. After getting away from that horrific distant relative, Count Olaf, the trio fall into a very pleasant routine…… Continue reading The Reptile Room by Lemony Snicket

Book Review · OnlineBookClub · Other Fiction

The Compulsive Move by Phillip Cornell

Genre: Other Fiction Number of Pages: 59 Publication Date: July 26, 2016 Rating:  out of 5 OBC Rating: 1 out of 4 stars To Learn More About the Book, Click: The Compulsive Move on OBC Bookshelves *This was part of the OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day Program* Nineteen-year-old Kevin is tired of living his life from day-to-day and really…… Continue reading The Compulsive Move by Phillip Cornell

Book Review · Nonfiction · OnlineBookClub

Puzzle of Fate by A. Reza Kamarei, Ph.D.

Genre: Non-Fiction Number of Pages: 330 Publication Date: May 30, 2016 Rating:  out of 5 OBC Rating: 2 out of 4 stars To Learn More About the Book, Click: Puzzle of Fate on OBC Bookshelves *This was part of the OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day Program* “Is your fate predetermined or can you change it?” This particular question is…… Continue reading Puzzle of Fate by A. Reza Kamarei, Ph.D.

Book Review · Children

The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket

Genre: Children Number of Pages: 77 Publication Date: May 8, 2007 Rating:  out of 5 Themes: Loss, ‘Making Lemonade out of Lemons’ Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire have recently lost their parents. Saddened by this news, they realize that there is more bad news. They are forced to live with an uncaring and abominable distant relative – Count…… Continue reading The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket

Book Review · Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Horror · OnlineBookClub

The Grand by Dennis D. Wilson

Genre: Crime/Political Thriller Number of Pages: 244 Publication Date: November 22, 2016 Rating:  out of 5 OBC Rating: 3 out of 4 stars Themes: Loss, Friendship, Love, Human Trafficking To Learn More About the Book, Click: The Grand on OBC Bookshelves Police officer Dean Wister is forced to take a leave to mourn the death of his wife, Sara.…… Continue reading The Grand by Dennis D. Wilson

Book Review · Medical Fiction

Still Alice by Lisa Genova

Genre: Medical Fiction Number of Pages: 292 Publication Date: January 6, 2009 Rating:  out of 5 Themes: Living in the Moment, Maintaining Control, Quality of Life At fifty years old, Alice Howland is at the peak of her career. She is a cognitive psychology professor at Harvard and an expert at linguistics. Her driven character always strives for the…… Continue reading Still Alice by Lisa Genova

Book Review · Historical Fiction · Magical Realism · OnlineBookClub

The Diary Of An Immortal (1945-1959) by David J Castello

Genre: Historical Fiction/Magical Realism Number of Pages: 314 Publication Date: December 1, 2016 Rating:  out of 5 OBC Rating: 4 out of 4 stars Themes: WWII, Loss, Immortality To Learn More About the Book, Click: The Diary of an Immortal (1945-1958) on OBC Bookshelves **Even better, this will be February 2016 Book of the Month on OnlineBookClub!**…… Continue reading The Diary Of An Immortal (1945-1959) by David J Castello