Book review: Encyclopedia Brown and the case of the soccer scheme

Title: Encyclopedia Brown and the case of the soccer scheme Author: Donald J. Sobol Publisher: Dutton children’s books   The lead character in this story is a teenager, Leroy. His nickname is Encyclopedia because he is very knowledgeable. His father is the chief of police in the town of Idaville. Sometimes Encyclopedia Brown would assist… Continue reading Book review: Encyclopedia Brown and the case of the soccer scheme

The magic mirror in the modern era

Once upon a time there was a magic mirror. This mirror was able to know who the most beautiful woman was in the world.   The evil queen, stepmother of Snow White, used to admire herself in the mirror, asking, “Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?”   After the… Continue reading The magic mirror in the modern era

Book review: Bridget Jones: The edge of reason (by Helen Fielding)

Title: Bridget Jones: The edge of reason Author: Helen Fielding Publisher: Picador   This novel is written in the form of a diary. It starts with the lead character, Bridget Jones, feeling excited because she was in a relationship for 4 weeks and 5 days with a man named Mark Darcy. Bridget Jones was happy… Continue reading Book review: Bridget Jones: The edge of reason (by Helen Fielding)

Book review: Shopaholic to the stars (by Sophie Kinsella)

Title: Shopaholic to the stars Author: Sophie Kinsella Publisher: Bantam Press   Becky has moved from Britain to Hollywood, following her husband’s new job as the manager of a Hollywood star. She has to make adjustments for her daughter’s schooling and finding a new job. She dreams of working together with Nenita Dietz, the queen… Continue reading Book review: Shopaholic to the stars (by Sophie Kinsella)

Book review: Gray Mountain (John Grisham)

Title: Gray Mountain Author: John Grisham Publisher: Dell   Samantha was working in a large law firm in New York that paid her handsomely. Then came the unexpected crisis that followed after the collapse of Lehman Brothers. It brought a halt to her promising career. The law firm downsized, and she, together with a few… Continue reading Book review: Gray Mountain (John Grisham)