Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Time Thief

The Time Thief (UK: The Tar Man)

Title: US: The Time Thief, UK: The Tar Man Author: Linda Buckley-Archer Genre: Young Adult/Science Fiction Edition/Pages: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, December 2007/488 pages Rating: ✭✭✭½ Short & Sweet Synopsis: An 18ᵗʰ century super-villian accidentally gets returned to the 21ˢᵗ century, taking the place of the young, modern-day boy who is still trapped in 1763 (ish).  Before you read […]

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson

Title: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Author: Stieg Larsson Genre: Crime/Mystery Edition/Pages: Kindle Edition Rating: ✭✭✭✭✭ Short & Sweet Synopsis: When an esteemed Swedish journalist is falsely convicted of libel, he quits his job and travels to the northern part of the country to solve a 36 year old murder case for the former CEO of one of the […]


Columbine, by Dave Cullen

Title: Columbine Author: Dave Cullen Genre: Non-fiction Edition/Pages: Grand Central Publishing, April 2009/417 pages Rating: ✭✭✭✭✭ Short & Sweet Synopsis: In a sentence, everything you ever wanted to know about the Columbine shooting. If you’re even remotely interested in the Columbine massacre, you should read this book. It’s the only comprehensive book ever published on the attack, and […]

Gideon the Cutpurse

The Time Travelers (UK: Gideon the Cutpurse), by Linda Buckley-Archer

Title: US: The Time Travelers, UK: Gideon the Cutpurse Author: Linda Buckley-Archer Genre: Young Adult/Science Fiction Edition/Pages: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers, June 2006/404 pages Rating: ✭✭✭✭½ Short & Sweet Synopsis: When two British children get sent back to 1763, they must learn to survive in the 18ᵗʰ century and deal with the various friends & […]