Book Review / The Pastures of Heaven by John Steinbeck

My Rating: 3 of 5 Stars Page Count: 201 Date Finished: July 22, 2017   This right here is more like the Steinbeck I know and love. The Pastures of Heaven was likely the world's first encounter with how strong his social narrative could be in respect to small town people. The Pastures of Heaven, …

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Book Review / Cup of Gold by John Steinbeck

I wasn't feeling this one. I was hesitant going in because the subject matter isn't something I care all that much about. The whole pirate thing I'm not naturally enthusiastic about. However, I do believe if a book is engaging enough I'm usually able to connect with it in some way no matter the subject. …

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Book Review / The Long Walk by Richard Bachman

My Rating: 3 of 5 Stars Page Count: 370 Date Finished: April 8, 2017 My feet hurt. A thriller in every sense of the word. A dark, sadistic, excruciating, psychological thriller. 100 teenage boys are invited to compete in the annual Long Walk in an alternative, dystopian America. It is the largest event in the country …

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Book Review / The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

My Rating:  5 of 5 Stars Page Count: 214 Finished Reading: March 29, 2017 Holden, Holden, Holden. I wish I could share a smoke with this kid and tell him to chill out, it's gonna be okay and just listen, something most people don't seem to do. Just kidding, I don't smoke. Anyway, I completely …

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