https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F13U7QIN9xs In which I come back after two years (TWO YEARS) and review The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League by Jeff Hobbs and give it 4 stars because it was an “insightful and intimate portrait” of one man’s life and an all-around great read. … Continue reading Video Review: Biographies!
Title: As Long as You Love Me Author: Ann Aguirre Rating: ★★½ Summary: Most people dream about getting out of Sharon, Nebraska, but after three years away, Lauren Barrett is coming home. She has her reasons – missing her family, losing her college scholarship. But then there's the reason Lauren can't admit to anyone: Rob Conrad, her best … Continue reading Review: As Long as You Love Me by Ann Aguirre
In which I review A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal by Ben Macintyre and give it 2-2.5 stars because it was "interesting but not interesting enough," the narrative was slow and jumpy, and the ending was anticlimactic. Watch it below or check out my other videos at YouTube.
In which I review The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson and give it 2.5 stars for its unnecessary setting in real-time, "obscenely specific details," and badly written POV shifts despite the novel's three-dimensional characters and fast-paced plot. Watch it below or check out my other videos at YouTube.