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  • The Black Cat reviews

    The Black Cat Book Reviews

    Edgar Allan Poe

    "The Black Cat" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe. It was first published in the August 19, 1843, edition of The Saturday Evening Post. It is a study of the psychology ...

  • La Metamorfosis reviews

    La Metamorfosis Book Reviews

    Franz Kafka

    El mismo Franza Kafka (18831924) declaró que toda su obra procede de los conflictos con su padre y de sus tenaces meditaciones sobre las misteriosas misericordias y las ilimitadas ...

  • The Beautiful and Damned reviews

    The Beautiful and Damned Book Reviews

    F. Scott Fitzgerald

    F. Scott Fitzgerald’s second novel, published in 1922, examines how decadence and nostalgia affect the marriage between Anthony and Gloria Patch during the Roaring Twenties.

  • The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman reviews

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Book Reviews

    Laurence Sterne

    Ostensibly Tristram's narration of his life story, one of the central jokes of the novel is that the main character cannot explain anything simply without making explanatory d...

  • Metamorphosis reviews

    Metamorphosis Book Reviews

    Franz Kafka

    This edition of The Metamorphosis has been lovingly reproduced to take advantage of iPad technology. It’s layout is clean and contemporary, with a 16pt Georgia font, and 1.5 linesp...

  • The Moon is Down reviews

    The Moon is Down Book Reviews

    John Steinbeck

    "The Moon is Down" is a novella written by John Steinbeck and was published in 1942 during the height of World War II. Set in an unnamed European country occupied by an u...

  • The Portrait of a Lady reviews

    The Portrait of a Lady Book Reviews

    Henry James

    When Isabel Archer, a young American woman with looks, wit, and imagination, arrives in Europe, she sees the world as a place of brightness, of free expression, of irresistible act...

  • Other World reviews

    Other World Book Reviews

    Garden Urthark

    Set mainly in and around Washington, DC, at the end of the second and beginning of the third millennium and on an unknown planet in a timeless zone reachable by humans only after d...

  • Digital Dorian Gray reviews

    Digital Dorian Gray Book Reviews

    Oscar Wilde

    Digital Dorian Gray is meant to introduce readers to a new experience of Oscar Wilde’s classic novel. If you have never read the “poisonous book” À Rebours , seen the “hon...

  • Mansfield Park reviews

    Mansfield Park Book Reviews

    Jane Austen

    An Apple Books Classic edition. Jane Austen’s novels are known for providing a witty and satirical glimpse into the interior lives of Victorianera women. Mansfield Park , one of he...

  • Dream Interpretation reviews

    Dream Interpretation Book Reviews

    Leah Jane Esau

    Short fiction nominated for the 2014 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers Jury Citation: "Compressed and expansive at the same time, Dream Interpretation is a story ...

  • The Germany and the Agricola of Tacitus reviews

    The Germany and the Agricola of Tacitus Book Reviews

    Cornelius Tacitus

    "The Agricola" is both a portrait of Julius Agricola the most famous governor of Roman Britain and Tacitus' wellloved and respected fatherinlaw and the first detai...

  • The Pit and the Pendulum reviews

    The Pit and the Pendulum Book Reviews

    Edgar Allan Poe & David Ramsay, Jr.

    This edition of Poe's classic short story features a striking cover and beautiful typography throughout. Includes a brief author bio, synopsis, and full text of "The Pit ...

  • Existential Terror and Breakfast reviews

    Existential Terror and Breakfast Book Reviews

    M.P. Fitzgerald

    Malcolm Steadman will dial the suicide hotline in 90 days. Also pancakes. Malcolm Steadman is a completely average everyman whose life goal is to fit in. This is too much to ask fo...

  • Aliens reviews

    Aliens Book Reviews

    William McFee

    The story of two Carville brothers, one of them a seafaring man whose Italian wife and two little boys live next door to the artist and his friends in a small New Jersey town the o...

  • Dom Casmurro reviews

    Dom Casmurro Book Reviews

    Machado de Assis

    Uma das maiores obras da literatura brasileira e mundial. Dom Casmurro é considerado por muitos a obra prima de Machado de Assis e é referência obrigatória na nossa literatura.

  • Following the Equator, Complete reviews

    Following the Equator, Complete Book Reviews

    Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

    Twain was practically bankrupt in 1894 due to a failed investment into a "revolutionary" typesetting machine. In an attempt to extricate himself from debt of $100,000 (eq...

  • The Story Girl reviews

    The Story Girl Book Reviews

    L.M. Montgomery

    It narrates the adventures of a group of young cousins and their friends who live in a rural community on Prince Edward Island, Canada.

  • Take Us to a Better Place reviews

    Take Us to a Better Place Book Reviews

    Madeline Ashby, Hannah Lillith Assadi, Calvin Baker, Frank Bill, Yoon Ha Lee, Karen Lord, Mike McClelland, Achy Obejas, David A. Robertson & Martha Wells

    A profound and unforgettable original story collection about wellbeing and the future of health and the planet. With a foreword by bestselling author Roxane Gay and an introduction...

  • Hard Times reviews

    Hard Times Book Reviews

    Charles Dickens

    A bitter and scathing satire on the belief in "Facts, nothing but Facts" in education, the results developed in a tale of deep and pathetic interest.

  • The Valley of the Moon reviews

    The Valley of the Moon Book Reviews

    Jack London

    The story of a workingclass couple, Billy and Saxon Roberts, struggling laborers in Oakland of the 1900's, who leave city life behind to search Central and Northern California...

  • Adjective Narcissism reviews

    Adjective Narcissism Book Reviews

    J.W. Carey

    Within Adjective Narcissism, Carey pushes the boundaries of typically held beliefs, abusing the nature of his broken protagonist to question himself, the obligatory narcissim his p...

  • A Lone Tree Falls reviews

    A Lone Tree Falls Book Reviews

    Michael Graeme

    Former intelligence analyst, George Swift, is on the trail of the secret beyond all secrets. Retired from the service, he returns to his childhood village, to find it impoverished,...

  • The Metamorphosis reviews

    The Metamorphosis Book Reviews

    Franz Kafka

    Gregor Samsa wakes one morning to find himself transformed into a giant insect. His astonishment with this discovery wanes, however, when the drudgeries of his daily existence begi...

  • On the Decay of the Art of Lying reviews

    On the Decay of the Art of Lying Book Reviews

    Mark Twain

    In the essay, Twain laments the four ways in which men of America's Gilded Age employ man's 'most faithful friend'. He concludes by insisting that: the wise thi...

  • El Maestro del Amor reviews

    El Maestro del Amor Book Reviews

    Don Nieve

    (Historia de Autoayuda, Autoestima, y Humor) Un joven se ve abocado a una terrible depresión, con motivo de su reciente separación, tras muchos años de relación con su primera pare...

  • Coin coin le vilain petit canard reviews

    Coin coin le vilain petit canard Book Reviews

    Christophe Siébert, Nicolas Le Golvan, Olivier Bkz, Clélie Vian, Xavier Bonnin, Laurent Voh An, Celine Mayeur, Joëlle Pétillot, Cyril Namiech & Antonella Fiori

    "Ce sont les trucs qui ne ressemblent à rien de ce qu’on voit, les choses sur lesquelles on détourne le regard, qu’on s’abstient de commenter, les êtres dépenaillés, les erreu...

  • The Global View reviews

    The Global View Book Reviews

    W.L. Liberman

    Young Ephraim Goldman is the author of a perennial bestseller. A celebrated academic lion, he hobnobs with the movers and shakers of his era, such as Einstein, Berenson and Bertran...

  • The Tale of Genji reviews

    The Tale of Genji Book Reviews

    Murasaki Shikibu

    The Tale of Genji is a classic work of Japanese literature written in the early 11th century by the noblewoman and ladyinwaiting Murasaki Shikibu. The original manuscript, created ...

  • New Chronicles of Rebecca reviews

    New Chronicles of Rebecca Book Reviews

    Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin

    Additional episodes in the girlhood of the delightful little heroine at Riverboro which were not included in the story of "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm," and they are as ch...

  • The Song of the Cardinal reviews

    The Song of the Cardinal Book Reviews

    Gene Stratton-Porter

    A love ideal of the Cardinal bird and his mate, told with delicacy and humor.

  • El Periquillo Sarniento reviews

    El Periquillo Sarniento Book Reviews

    El Pensador Mexicano

    Considerada su obra cumbre, en el prólogo de este primer tomo, el autor nos invita a leer su obra con estas palabras: "Esta obrita no es para los sabios, porque éstos no ceces...

  • Demos reviews

    Demos Book Reviews

    George Gissing

    It tells the story of a young, lowerclass, Radical workingman, Richard Mutimer, who unexpectedly inherits a large fortune. He becomes the leader of a soc...

  • Dark That Day, After All reviews

    Dark That Day, After All Book Reviews

    Jason McIntyre

    Excerpted from the anthology NIGHTS GONE BY by #1 Kindle Suspense author Jason McIntyre, this is the story of two old souls connecting under darkening skies. On this day, as they p...

  • The Jew and Other Stories reviews

    The Jew and Other Stories Book Reviews

    Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev

    The novel modelled by author's hands, the Russian novel, became the great modern instrument for showing the very age and body of the time his form and pressure. To reproduce h...

  • Poisoned Parrots reviews

    Poisoned Parrots Book Reviews

    Felix Lane

    'The nature of  The Poisoned Parrot  can grind you down, and it is very hard not to believe what it says.' Oliver Mo...

  • Christmas for the Byrds reviews

    Christmas for the Byrds Book Reviews

    Ember-Raine Winters

    Kate I had a great life. A great job, and the best friends a girl could ask for. The only thing missing? Adam. That all changed in an instant. How was I supposed to be a mother to ...

  • Three Soldiers reviews

    Three Soldiers Book Reviews

    John dos Passos

    This is a grimly realistic depiction of army life, the story follows a trio of idealistic young men as they contend with the regimentation, violence, and boredom of military servic...

  • Thoughts Left Unsaid reviews

    Thoughts Left Unsaid Book Reviews

    Alex Exley

    “Thoughts Left Unsaid” is a mainstream story about two middleaged men, David and Phil, friends since college, who have recently had rough patches in their marriages, including an a...

  • The Wishing Tree reviews

    The Wishing Tree Book Reviews

    Kay Bratt, Amanda Prowse, Tammy L. Grace, Barbara Hinske, Camille Di Maio & Ashley Farley

    Wishes in branches tied with string. Someone's hopes. Another's dreams.   Welcome to Linden Falls, Vermont, the picturesque small town that everyone dreams of li...

  • Flametti reviews

    Flametti Book Reviews

    Hugo Ball

    Flametti zog die Hosen an, spannte die Hosenträger und brachte durch mehrfaches Wippen der Beine die etwas straff ansetzende Hosennaht in die angängigste Lage. Er zündete sich eine...

  • The Narcissist reviews

    The Narcissist Book Reviews

    David Antonelli

    Jean is a young aspiring “American in Paris” whose entire existence is turned on its head when he returns from Algeria to be with his lover Jillian only to have her vanish mysterio...

  • Death in Venice reviews

    Death in Venice Book Reviews

    Thomas Mann

    A famous author in his early fifties travels to Venice alone and succumbs to a deep obsession with an exquisitely beautiful adolescent boy in Thomas Mann's iconic novella. Fea...

  • Of Mice and Men reviews

    Of Mice and Men Book Reviews

    John Steinbeck

    Of Mice and Men is a novella written by John Steinbeck. Published in 1937, it narrates the experiences of George Milton and Lennie Small, two displaced migrant ranch workers, who m...

  • The Trembling of a Leaf reviews

    The Trembling of a Leaf Book Reviews

    William Somerset Maugham

    It is a collection of short stories set in the South Pacific. All deal with similar themes: the relationship between the islands’ native population and the foreigners (mostly Briti...

  • A Daughter of the Land reviews

    A Daughter of the Land Book Reviews

    Gene Stratton-Porter

    Katherine Bates, household slave, though daughter of a land king, sets out against odds to win what she wishes from life: home, children, and two hundred acres of land. Being a Bat...

  • A volta ao mundo em 80 dias reviews

    A volta ao mundo em 80 dias Book Reviews

    Jules Verne

    A Volta ao Mundo em 80 Dias, de Júlio Verne (Jules Verne), é uma aventura que roda o mundo, ou parte dele, e, na companhia de Phileas Fogg e Passepartout, duas figuras extraordinár...

  • An Excerpt from The Ocean at the End of the Lane reviews

    An Excerpt from The Ocean at the End of the Lane Book Reviews

    Neil Gaiman

    "A novel about the truthssome wonderful, some terriblethat children know and adults do not.” Time Magazine “They say you cannot go home again, and that is as true as a knife ....

  • Jane Eyre reviews

    Jane Eyre Book Reviews

    Charlotte Brontë

    An Apple Books Classic edition. Charlotte Brontë’s classic is like three novels in one. Above all, it’s a haunting Gothic tale set in an ancient and remote manor house, a story ful...

  • Le vicomte de Bragelonne, Tome III. reviews

    Le vicomte de Bragelonne, Tome III. Book Reviews

    Alexandre Dumas

    "Voyageurs qui voyagez en Sicile, au nom du ciel, prenez un speronare. . . Avec un speronare, vous mangerez toutes les fois que vous n'aurez pas le mal de mer ; dans les ...

  • Germinal reviews

    Germinal Book Reviews

    Émile Zola

    Germinal est un roman d'Émile Zola publié en 1885. Il s'agit du treizième roman de la série des RougonMacquart. Étienne Lantier, fils de Gervaise Macquart (voir l'As...

  • Beasts of Tarzan reviews

    Beasts of Tarzan Book Reviews

    Edgar Rice Burroughs

    As THE BEASTS OF TARZAN begins, Tarzanas Lord Greystokeis settled in civilized London. But two of his enemies, Nikolas Rokoff and henchman Alexis Paulvitch, are on his trail. The p...

  • Collected Short Stories volume I reviews

    Collected Short Stories volume I Book Reviews

    Barry Rachin

     Pearl Singleton, a forest ranger at the Pemberton Wildlife Preserve, is going to show eighteen year old Shawn Mariano her Osborne Smoke Finder, all six varieties of New England f...

  • Ethan Frome reviews

    Ethan Frome Book Reviews

    Edith Wharton

    Ethan Frome is set in a fictional New England town named Starkfield, where an unnamed narrator tells the story of his encounter with Ethan Frome, a man with dreams and desires that...

  • The Physiology of Marriage, Part 1 reviews

    The Physiology of Marriage, Part 1 Book Reviews

    Honoré de Balzac

    The woman who may be induced by the title of this book to open it, can save herself the trouble; she has already read the work without knowing it. A man, however malicious he may p...

  • Cannery Row reviews

    Cannery Row Book Reviews

    John Steinbeck

    "Cannery Row" is a novel by John Steinbeck that takes place during the Great Depression in Monterey, California. Published in 1945, this iconic work is a vivid and affect...

  • The Things We Leave Behind reviews

    The Things We Leave Behind Book Reviews

    Tanya Anne Crosby

    Zoe Rutherford has come to the end of her rope. Her relationship with Chris has reached the breaking point and it is time to leave. But can she leave? And if she does, what is she ...

  • The Fall of the House of Usher reviews

    The Fall of the House of Usher Book Reviews

    Edgar Allan Poe & David Ramsay, Jr.

    This edition of Poe's classic short story features a striking cover and beautiful typography throughout. Includes a brief author bio, synopsis, and full text of "The Pit ...

Best Paid Literary Books of 2024

  • The Black Cat reviews

    The Black Cat Book Reviews

    Edgar Allan Poe

    "The Black Cat" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe. It was first published in the August 19, 1843, edition of The Saturday Evening Post. It is a study of the psychology ...

  • La Metamorfosis reviews

    La Metamorfosis Book Reviews

    Franz Kafka

    El mismo Franza Kafka (18831924) declaró que toda su obra procede de los conflictos con su padre y de sus tenaces meditaciones sobre las misteriosas misericordias y las ilimitadas ...

  • The Beautiful and Damned reviews

    The Beautiful and Damned Book Reviews

    F. Scott Fitzgerald

    F. Scott Fitzgerald’s second novel, published in 1922, examines how decadence and nostalgia affect the marriage between Anthony and Gloria Patch during the Roaring Twenties.

  • The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman reviews

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Book Reviews

    Laurence Sterne

    Ostensibly Tristram's narration of his life story, one of the central jokes of the novel is that the main character cannot explain anything simply without making explanatory d...

  • Metamorphosis reviews

    Metamorphosis Book Reviews

    Franz Kafka

    This edition of The Metamorphosis has been lovingly reproduced to take advantage of iPad technology. It’s layout is clean and contemporary, with a 16pt Georgia font, and 1.5 linesp...

  • The Moon is Down reviews

    The Moon is Down Book Reviews

    John Steinbeck

    "The Moon is Down" is a novella written by John Steinbeck and was published in 1942 during the height of World War II. Set in an unnamed European country occupied by an u...

  • The Portrait of a Lady reviews

    The Portrait of a Lady Book Reviews

    Henry James

    When Isabel Archer, a young American woman with looks, wit, and imagination, arrives in Europe, she sees the world as a place of brightness, of free expression, of irresistible act...

  • Other World reviews

    Other World Book Reviews

    Garden Urthark

    Set mainly in and around Washington, DC, at the end of the second and beginning of the third millennium and on an unknown planet in a timeless zone reachable by humans only after d...

  • Digital Dorian Gray reviews

    Digital Dorian Gray Book Reviews

    Oscar Wilde

    Digital Dorian Gray is meant to introduce readers to a new experience of Oscar Wilde’s classic novel. If you have never read the “poisonous book” À Rebours , seen the “hon...

  • Mansfield Park reviews

    Mansfield Park Book Reviews

    Jane Austen

    An Apple Books Classic edition. Jane Austen’s novels are known for providing a witty and satirical glimpse into the interior lives of Victorianera women. Mansfield Park , one of he...

  • Dream Interpretation reviews

    Dream Interpretation Book Reviews

    Leah Jane Esau

    Short fiction nominated for the 2014 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers Jury Citation: "Compressed and expansive at the same time, Dream Interpretation is a story ...

  • The Germany and the Agricola of Tacitus reviews

    The Germany and the Agricola of Tacitus Book Reviews

    Cornelius Tacitus

    "The Agricola" is both a portrait of Julius Agricola the most famous governor of Roman Britain and Tacitus' wellloved and respected fatherinlaw and the first detai...

  • The Pit and the Pendulum reviews

    The Pit and the Pendulum Book Reviews

    Edgar Allan Poe & David Ramsay, Jr.

    This edition of Poe's classic short story features a striking cover and beautiful typography throughout. Includes a brief author bio, synopsis, and full text of "The Pit ...

  • Existential Terror and Breakfast reviews

    Existential Terror and Breakfast Book Reviews

    M.P. Fitzgerald

    Malcolm Steadman will dial the suicide hotline in 90 days. Also pancakes. Malcolm Steadman is a completely average everyman whose life goal is to fit in. This is too much to ask fo...

  • Aliens reviews

    Aliens Book Reviews

    William McFee

    The story of two Carville brothers, one of them a seafaring man whose Italian wife and two little boys live next door to the artist and his friends in a small New Jersey town the o...

  • Dom Casmurro reviews

    Dom Casmurro Book Reviews

    Machado de Assis

    Uma das maiores obras da literatura brasileira e mundial. Dom Casmurro é considerado por muitos a obra prima de Machado de Assis e é referência obrigatória na nossa literatura.

  • Following the Equator, Complete reviews

    Following the Equator, Complete Book Reviews

    Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

    Twain was practically bankrupt in 1894 due to a failed investment into a "revolutionary" typesetting machine. In an attempt to extricate himself from debt of $100,000 (eq...

  • The Story Girl reviews

    The Story Girl Book Reviews

    L.M. Montgomery

    It narrates the adventures of a group of young cousins and their friends who live in a rural community on Prince Edward Island, Canada.

  • Take Us to a Better Place reviews

    Take Us to a Better Place Book Reviews

    Madeline Ashby, Hannah Lillith Assadi, Calvin Baker, Frank Bill, Yoon Ha Lee, Karen Lord, Mike McClelland, Achy Obejas, David A. Robertson & Martha Wells

    A profound and unforgettable original story collection about wellbeing and the future of health and the planet. With a foreword by bestselling author Roxane Gay and an introduction...

  • Hard Times reviews

    Hard Times Book Reviews

    Charles Dickens

    A bitter and scathing satire on the belief in "Facts, nothing but Facts" in education, the results developed in a tale of deep and pathetic interest.

  • The Valley of the Moon reviews

    The Valley of the Moon Book Reviews

    Jack London

    The story of a workingclass couple, Billy and Saxon Roberts, struggling laborers in Oakland of the 1900's, who leave city life behind to search Central and Northern California...

  • Adjective Narcissism reviews

    Adjective Narcissism Book Reviews

    J.W. Carey

    Within Adjective Narcissism, Carey pushes the boundaries of typically held beliefs, abusing the nature of his broken protagonist to question himself, the obligatory narcissim his p...

  • A Lone Tree Falls reviews

    A Lone Tree Falls Book Reviews

    Michael Graeme

    Former intelligence analyst, George Swift, is on the trail of the secret beyond all secrets. Retired from the service, he returns to his childhood village, to find it impoverished,...

  • The Metamorphosis reviews

    The Metamorphosis Book Reviews

    Franz Kafka

    Gregor Samsa wakes one morning to find himself transformed into a giant insect. His astonishment with this discovery wanes, however, when the drudgeries of his daily existence begi...

  • On the Decay of the Art of Lying reviews

    On the Decay of the Art of Lying Book Reviews

    Mark Twain

    In the essay, Twain laments the four ways in which men of America's Gilded Age employ man's 'most faithful friend'. He concludes by insisting that: the wise thi...

  • El Maestro del Amor reviews

    El Maestro del Amor Book Reviews

    Don Nieve

    (Historia de Autoayuda, Autoestima, y Humor) Un joven se ve abocado a una terrible depresión, con motivo de su reciente separación, tras muchos años de relación con su primera pare...

  • Coin coin le vilain petit canard reviews

    Coin coin le vilain petit canard Book Reviews

    Christophe Siébert, Nicolas Le Golvan, Olivier Bkz, Clélie Vian, Xavier Bonnin, Laurent Voh An, Celine Mayeur, Joëlle Pétillot, Cyril Namiech & Antonella Fiori

    "Ce sont les trucs qui ne ressemblent à rien de ce qu’on voit, les choses sur lesquelles on détourne le regard, qu’on s’abstient de commenter, les êtres dépenaillés, les erreu...

  • The Global View reviews

    The Global View Book Reviews

    W.L. Liberman

    Young Ephraim Goldman is the author of a perennial bestseller. A celebrated academic lion, he hobnobs with the movers and shakers of his era, such as Einstein, Berenson and Bertran...

  • The Tale of Genji reviews

    The Tale of Genji Book Reviews

    Murasaki Shikibu

    The Tale of Genji is a classic work of Japanese literature written in the early 11th century by the noblewoman and ladyinwaiting Murasaki Shikibu. The original manuscript, created ...

  • New Chronicles of Rebecca reviews

    New Chronicles of Rebecca Book Reviews

    Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin

    Additional episodes in the girlhood of the delightful little heroine at Riverboro which were not included in the story of "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm," and they are as ch...

  • The Song of the Cardinal reviews

    The Song of the Cardinal Book Reviews

    Gene Stratton-Porter

    A love ideal of the Cardinal bird and his mate, told with delicacy and humor.

  • El Periquillo Sarniento reviews

    El Periquillo Sarniento Book Reviews

    El Pensador Mexicano

    Considerada su obra cumbre, en el prólogo de este primer tomo, el autor nos invita a leer su obra con estas palabras: "Esta obrita no es para los sabios, porque éstos no ceces...

  • Demos reviews

    Demos Book Reviews

    George Gissing

    It tells the story of a young, lowerclass, Radical workingman, Richard Mutimer, who unexpectedly inherits a large fortune. He becomes the leader of a soc...

  • Dark That Day, After All reviews

    Dark That Day, After All Book Reviews

    Jason McIntyre

    Excerpted from the anthology NIGHTS GONE BY by #1 Kindle Suspense author Jason McIntyre, this is the story of two old souls connecting under darkening skies. On this day, as they p...

  • The Jew and Other Stories reviews

    The Jew and Other Stories Book Reviews

    Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev

    The novel modelled by author's hands, the Russian novel, became the great modern instrument for showing the very age and body of the time his form and pressure. To reproduce h...

  • Poisoned Parrots reviews

    Poisoned Parrots Book Reviews

    Felix Lane

    'The nature of  The Poisoned Parrot  can grind you down, and it is very hard not to believe what it says.' Oliver Mo...

  • Christmas for the Byrds reviews

    Christmas for the Byrds Book Reviews

    Ember-Raine Winters

    Kate I had a great life. A great job, and the best friends a girl could ask for. The only thing missing? Adam. That all changed in an instant. How was I supposed to be a mother to ...

  • Three Soldiers reviews

    Three Soldiers Book Reviews

    John dos Passos

    This is a grimly realistic depiction of army life, the story follows a trio of idealistic young men as they contend with the regimentation, violence, and boredom of military servic...

  • Thoughts Left Unsaid reviews

    Thoughts Left Unsaid Book Reviews

    Alex Exley

    “Thoughts Left Unsaid” is a mainstream story about two middleaged men, David and Phil, friends since college, who have recently had rough patches in their marriages, including an a...

  • The Wishing Tree reviews

    The Wishing Tree Book Reviews

    Kay Bratt, Amanda Prowse, Tammy L. Grace, Barbara Hinske, Camille Di Maio & Ashley Farley

    Wishes in branches tied with string. Someone's hopes. Another's dreams.   Welcome to Linden Falls, Vermont, the picturesque small town that everyone dreams of li...

  • Flametti reviews

    Flametti Book Reviews

    Hugo Ball

    Flametti zog die Hosen an, spannte die Hosenträger und brachte durch mehrfaches Wippen der Beine die etwas straff ansetzende Hosennaht in die angängigste Lage. Er zündete sich eine...

  • The Narcissist reviews

    The Narcissist Book Reviews

    David Antonelli

    Jean is a young aspiring “American in Paris” whose entire existence is turned on its head when he returns from Algeria to be with his lover Jillian only to have her vanish mysterio...

  • Death in Venice reviews

    Death in Venice Book Reviews

    Thomas Mann

    A famous author in his early fifties travels to Venice alone and succumbs to a deep obsession with an exquisitely beautiful adolescent boy in Thomas Mann's iconic novella. Fea...

  • Of Mice and Men reviews

    Of Mice and Men Book Reviews

    John Steinbeck

    Of Mice and Men is a novella written by John Steinbeck. Published in 1937, it narrates the experiences of George Milton and Lennie Small, two displaced migrant ranch workers, who m...

  • The Trembling of a Leaf reviews

    The Trembling of a Leaf Book Reviews

    William Somerset Maugham

    It is a collection of short stories set in the South Pacific. All deal with similar themes: the relationship between the islands’ native population and the foreigners (mostly Briti...

  • A Daughter of the Land reviews

    A Daughter of the Land Book Reviews

    Gene Stratton-Porter

    Katherine Bates, household slave, though daughter of a land king, sets out against odds to win what she wishes from life: home, children, and two hundred acres of land. Being a Bat...

  • A volta ao mundo em 80 dias reviews

    A volta ao mundo em 80 dias Book Reviews

    Jules Verne

    A Volta ao Mundo em 80 Dias, de Júlio Verne (Jules Verne), é uma aventura que roda o mundo, ou parte dele, e, na companhia de Phileas Fogg e Passepartout, duas figuras extraordinár...

  • An Excerpt from The Ocean at the End of the Lane reviews

    An Excerpt from The Ocean at the End of the Lane Book Reviews

    Neil Gaiman

    "A novel about the truthssome wonderful, some terriblethat children know and adults do not.” Time Magazine “They say you cannot go home again, and that is as true as a knife ....

  • Jane Eyre reviews

    Jane Eyre Book Reviews

    Charlotte Brontë

    An Apple Books Classic edition. Charlotte Brontë’s classic is like three novels in one. Above all, it’s a haunting Gothic tale set in an ancient and remote manor house, a story ful...

  • Le vicomte de Bragelonne, Tome III. reviews

    Le vicomte de Bragelonne, Tome III. Book Reviews

    Alexandre Dumas

    "Voyageurs qui voyagez en Sicile, au nom du ciel, prenez un speronare. . . Avec un speronare, vous mangerez toutes les fois que vous n'aurez pas le mal de mer ; dans les ...

  • Germinal reviews

    Germinal Book Reviews

    Émile Zola

    Germinal est un roman d'Émile Zola publié en 1885. Il s'agit du treizième roman de la série des RougonMacquart. Étienne Lantier, fils de Gervaise Macquart (voir l'As...

  • Beasts of Tarzan reviews

    Beasts of Tarzan Book Reviews

    Edgar Rice Burroughs

    As THE BEASTS OF TARZAN begins, Tarzanas Lord Greystokeis settled in civilized London. But two of his enemies, Nikolas Rokoff and henchman Alexis Paulvitch, are on his trail. The p...

  • Collected Short Stories volume I reviews

    Collected Short Stories volume I Book Reviews

    Barry Rachin

     Pearl Singleton, a forest ranger at the Pemberton Wildlife Preserve, is going to show eighteen year old Shawn Mariano her Osborne Smoke Finder, all six varieties of New England f...

  • Ethan Frome reviews

    Ethan Frome Book Reviews

    Edith Wharton

    Ethan Frome is set in a fictional New England town named Starkfield, where an unnamed narrator tells the story of his encounter with Ethan Frome, a man with dreams and desires that...

  • The Physiology of Marriage, Part 1 reviews

    The Physiology of Marriage, Part 1 Book Reviews

    Honoré de Balzac

    The woman who may be induced by the title of this book to open it, can save herself the trouble; she has already read the work without knowing it. A man, however malicious he may p...

  • Cannery Row reviews

    Cannery Row Book Reviews

    John Steinbeck

    "Cannery Row" is a novel by John Steinbeck that takes place during the Great Depression in Monterey, California. Published in 1945, this iconic work is a vivid and affect...

  • The Things We Leave Behind reviews

    The Things We Leave Behind Book Reviews

    Tanya Anne Crosby

    Zoe Rutherford has come to the end of her rope. Her relationship with Chris has reached the breaking point and it is time to leave. But can she leave? And if she does, what is she ...

  • The Fall of the House of Usher reviews

    The Fall of the House of Usher Book Reviews

    Edgar Allan Poe & David Ramsay, Jr.

    This edition of Poe's classic short story features a striking cover and beautiful typography throughout. Includes a brief author bio, synopsis, and full text of "The Pit ...