Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

A book recommended by a friend. Book #9 out of 12 for Project 2022. Since I am on a science fiction kick my friend thought I would enjoy this book. In order to win the fortune of a billionaire after he dies, the man creates a video game with games that must be completed in… Continue reading Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

A classic. Book number 7 out of 12 for my 2022 book project. Dr. Watson is sent to the moors to watch over the last heir of the Baskerville family after the violent death of Sir Charles Baskerville. They are trying to find out whether the family curse, a hound who has been haunting the… Continue reading The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

A Botanist’s Guide to Parties and Poison by Kate Khavari

A random book from the library. Book #6 out of 12 for the year. I scrolled through my library's ebook app Libby for as long as I could handle until I found this one. Saffron is a woman in a man's academic world in the 1920s. Her father was a famous botanist and professor and… Continue reading A Botanist’s Guide to Parties and Poison by Kate Khavari

Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

A graphic novel. Book number 4 from my 12 book project. History of the author’s childhood in Iran. Persepolis refers to the ancient capital of the Persian empire. Warning: This is going to be a short review. This was my first graphic novel and it was very good. To be honest, I thought it was… Continue reading Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

The Falcon Thief by Joshua Hammer

The Falcon Thief: A True Tale of Adventure, Treachery, and the Hunt for the Perfect Bird is a thrilling book. Heists/thefts. Second book from my 12 categories. I chose this category specifically because the book fit the criteria. A South African (Jeffrey Lendrum) who steals rare bird eggs from the wild and the British detective… Continue reading The Falcon Thief by Joshua Hammer