Book Review- The Emerald Atlas by John Stephens

Posted May 29, 2011 by Kara in Uncategorized / 1 Comment
Book Review- The Emerald Atlas by John Stephens

The Emerald Atlas by John  StephensMy rating: 3 of 5 stars Summary: John Stephens’ aptly-titled new fantasy trilogy begins auspiciously with a nimble, fast-paced tale of three siblings. Kate, Michael, and Emma have suffered through ten years of odious orphanage “care”; now they have slipped into the care of the eccentric, disturbingly mysterious Dr. Pym. more »

In My Mailbox #1

Posted May 28, 2011 by Kara in Uncategorized / 3 Comments
In My Mailbox #1

This is probably one of the few memes I will be participating  in. I think this one is really important though because it gives readers a chance to see new books and the books I will be reviewing on this blog. I may not participate every week yet, it just depends what I get every more »

Review of Geisha: A Life by Mineko Iwasaki

Posted May 27, 2011 by Kara in Uncategorized / 2 Comments
Review of Geisha: A Life by Mineko Iwasaki

Geisha, A Life by Mineko IwasakiMy rating: 4 of 5 stars Summary: The geisha has long been a mystery to those in the West. In her compelling memoir, Mineko, often called the best geisha of her generation, reveals the secretive world that inspired a bestselling fictional counterpart, Arthur Golden’s bestselling Memoirs of a Geisha. Mineko’s more »