ESCAP(p)E explanations

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah~ ESCAP(p)E: 9.14 explanation

Enjoyment: 9. I couldn't stop reading, I was drawn into the family and I had to know what was going to happen next. I really liked seeing the arc and growth of Leni's life, and I really appreciated that she was able to find Matthew in the darkness that her parents trapped her in. Style:… Continue reading The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah~ ESCAP(p)E: 9.14 explanation

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The Hobbit, or There and Back Again by J.R.R. Tolkien ~ a Review

Summary A truly classic fantasy adventure story! Bilbo Baggins is a a nice enough hobbit who gets swept up in a grand adventure by a wizard and a troop of 13 dwarves. The group march across the land to take back Thorin Oakenshield's rightful crown as King Under the Mountain from the clutches of Smaug… Continue reading The Hobbit, or There and Back Again by J.R.R. Tolkien ~ a Review

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How I Rate My Books / the Escap(p)e method

For ease, and for visual bliss, I use the standard 5 star rating for my book reviews. I do, however, award half stars. BECAUSE there is actually a lot more that goes into choosing the star rating.What you see is ultimately a physical representation, of the average number, generated by seven different categories, each on… Continue reading How I Rate My Books / the Escap(p)e method

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Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid ~ A Review

Summary: This book is written like an autobiographical interview of all the members and surrounding crew in the chart topping band Daisy Jones & the Six. Following multiple view points we witness the evolution of this band from it's origins in the late 70's through it's carrier. We learn about the fights, the make ups,… Continue reading Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid ~ A Review