Tag Archives: adventure

Don Quixote

A Five Star Pick I’m going way back for this one.  Yes, it is a classic but I just read it this year.  It took me a few months to finish it too.  Not because it was boring or I … Continue reading

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The Abominable

Movel of the month After reading this story, I have been swept up in the world of mountain climbing jargon and am reminded just how dangerous mountains are—even for experienced mountaineers.  Despite its beauty and because of its world record … Continue reading

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Night Vision

Movel of the Month If you have read The Millennium trilogy by Steig Larsson, you may liken a character from that book to a specific body-building, steroid junkie in this novel.  His name is Harris Squires and he is in … Continue reading

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Jack and the Beanstalk

Book vs. Movie      Fee, Fi, Fo, Fum!  I smell a totally different story than what I am used to.  From the short fairy tale of Jack and the Beanstalk, the only thing the movie stays true to is the … Continue reading

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Luka and the Fire of Life

Five Star Pick If you want something like The Life of Pi but written for people of all ages to enjoy, this book is a keeper!  The novel is so entertaining, cute and funny that you root for the 12 year old … Continue reading

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Map of Bones

HisLit Death.  Adventure.  Secret cults.  A map leading to an unknown place that is hiding treasures?  Do you like action similar to Indiana Jones?  Well, this should feed your appetite.   Gray Pierce and a few members from the SIGMA force have … Continue reading

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