American Gods – Neil Gaiman

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American Gods is both bizarre and brilliant, and a fun ride of a read. Our likeable protagonist, Shadow, meets crazy characters and wacky moments ensue on a strange journey across the country. However, the ideas of the book run much deeper than just a cross country adventure. It is a story of layered themes and … Continue reading American Gods – Neil Gaiman


The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Arthur Conan Doyle

Perhaps the most famous detective in literary history, Sherlock Holmes along with his trusty sidekick Watson, requires no introduction. Arthur Conan Doyle wrote 62 Holmes cases (stories) between 1887 and 1927. This particular collection of 12 short stories remains a highly recommended classic. It's hard not to marvel at the problem solving prowess of Mr … Continue reading The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Arthur Conan Doyle

The English Patient – Michael Ondaatje

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The English Patient is enchanting. A profound and captivating Booker Prize winning novel. The story brims with sensuality and meanders through beautifully written words, ultimately searching for the identity of all involved - not just the mysterious patient in the bed upstairs. This is no straightforward plot. Each of the four main characters has their … Continue reading The English Patient – Michael Ondaatje