One False Note: A Review by Eze Diamant

One False Note, written by Gordon Korman, is the second in an adventurous drama multi-author series called The 39 Clues. During the first book, after the death of their grandmother, her will states that Amy and Dan (along with other family members) have a choice to take two million dollars cash or to embark on… Continue reading One False Note: A Review by Eze Diamant

Crime and Punishment: A Review by Paria Jahanbakhsh

I’ve come to the inevitable conclusion that Russian big ’uns may just be where it’s at. “It” being general awesomeness that combines with thought-provoking philosophy, history and readability that makes this novel one of the most enjoyable ones I’ve read in a long while. But of course, there’s a catch. Fyodor Dostoyevsky is not exactly… Continue reading Crime and Punishment: A Review by Paria Jahanbakhsh

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: A Review by Rahul Bhatia

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, by J.K. Rowling, chronicles Harry’s fourth year at Hogwarts, the school for wizards. It is also the fourth book in the series. This time, the story sees Harry being entered as a contestant in the Triwizard Tournament, against his own will. What is this tournament, you might ask?… Continue reading Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: A Review by Rahul Bhatia

The Goldfinch: A Review by Paria Jahanbakhsh

Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel, The Goldfinch, was inarguably the “It novel” of 2013. The novel follows the story of Theo Decker, whose life is violently changed and his mother killed by a terrorist attack in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Somehow, Theo manages to get out on his own, and make off with… Continue reading The Goldfinch: A Review by Paria Jahanbakhsh

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: A Review by Rahul Bhatia

J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban follows the third year of Harry Potter. This novel presents a much more personal threat, as we follow the struggles that Harry must go through.  Additionally, it presents new dynamics unseen before, as Harry’s friends and allies must support him through this tough journey. In this… Continue reading Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: A Review by Rahul Bhatia