Review of Jack London’s “Call of the Wild and White Fang” and why I think it should be classified as a dog training guide


The Call of the Wild/White Fang by Jack London My rating: 5 of 5 stars Classic and a great read!!! I read it long time ago as a child and in Russian. Reading it this time, as an adult, makes these stories more meaningful and thought provoking. It saddens me that these days kids/teens read... Continue Reading →

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Slapstick by Kurt Vonnegut


Slapstick by Kurt Vonnegut My rating: 4 of 5 stars Another pleasure from the master of satire. Although I must say it does not rank up with some of my favorites like Cat's Cradle, it is still a fun quick read. It immerses you into Vonnegut's twisted genius and forces the reader to question the... Continue Reading →

A beautifully creepy fairy tale “Coraline” by Neil Gaiman


Coraline by Neil Gaiman My rating: 5 of 5 stars Great read. It's suppose to be a kid's book but, as everything Neil Gaiman, it is wonderful read for an adult with a deep and meaningful social criticism. Short and pleasant, the imagery delivered in the story is creepy and mesmerizing. View all my reviews

“The Graveyard Book” by Neil Gaiman book review


The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman My rating: 5 of 5 stars Yet again a beautifully written story by Gaiman. One of the most endearing and touching endings I've read in a long time. It is a wonderful read for adults and one day I'll read it to my kid. (Got to acquire one first)... Continue Reading →

Harry Potter saga completed! What a journey!!!


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling My rating: 5 of 5 stars Wow!!! What a journey!!!The last book was definitely amazing. The final revelations were deep and complete. We are treated to a well detailed and encompassing explanation of the events and mysteries of Harry Potter's life and the struggle against the... Continue Reading →

Harry Potter should have practiced BJJ or my review of The Order Of the Phoenix Book #5


With Book 5 under my belt, I have to say that the story is getting darker and more sinister. I loved the ending and it definitely left me eager to read the next books. However, I believe Harry should have practiced some Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in the DA club as it would have come useful... Continue Reading →

My journey in Harry Potter land continues…


With Prisoner of Azkaban chase complete and my understanding of hippogryphs highly improved, I am moving on to the darker chapters of the saga. Loving the journey and the feeling of a kid in the land of wizards and witches. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling My rating: 5 of 5... Continue Reading →

Everything should be Illuminated through the book


I've watched the movie and read the book http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSUOYY4oukc I watched the movie first and while loving it, after I read the book it became apparent that the movie was missing a lot of the content and context. Here is my brief review of the book Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer My rating: 4... Continue Reading →

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