#5 – The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (My 100 Favorite Books)

I’m currently reading this book for the third time.  Maybe that’s all I need to say for why it makes my top five.  The first time I read it, I had heard it was a classic.  But it is not an easy read and I am not sure I was able to follow it well.  […]

#75 – The Sherlock Holmes Stories by Arthur Conan Doyle (My 100 Favorite Books)

Arthur Conan Doyle wrote four Sherlock Holmes novels and dozens of short stories.  All four novels are pretty good, though if I recall, I like Hound of the Baskervilles and A Study in Scarlet the best.  The short stories are mostly fun, a few are pretty weird.  Overall though, these are enjoyable stories and its […]

The MaddAddam Trilogy – Dystopia for Grown Ups

Before I begin this review, let me address my young adult friends for a minute.  A few years ago you read The Hunger Games and loved it.  I enjoyed the trilogy too, even though the very end was a bit disappointing.  Then you went looking for more dystopia so you moved on to Divergent.  I am […]