Book Review: 2014 Revue

And so ends year two of book reviews.  You can also check out my 2013 Revue if you are so inclined.  My book reading suffered greatly this year due to an extremely distracted mind due to personal issues and I’m sure the reviews reflect that slightly.  C’est la vie.  I read 19 books this year.  What a paltry sum.  I continued my life long quest to read all the books that I should have read a long time ago.  8 of my 19 books fell into that category.  Here’s a recap with links to the reviews.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot – 4/5 stars

The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie – 3/5 stars

Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe – 5/5 stars

Pirate Cinema by Cory Doctorow – 2/5 stars

Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift – 2/5 stars

The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner by James Hogg – 2/5 stars

Treasure Island by Robert Lewis Stevenson – 5/5 stars

The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. – 3/5 stars

Redshirts by John Scalzi – 3/5 stars

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley – 3/5 stars

Dracula by Bram Stoker – 3/5 stars

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn – 3/5 stars

Mr. Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder by Lawrence Weschler – 4/5 stars

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman – 5/5 stars

Wuthering Heights by Emile Bronte – 3/5 stars

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte – 4/5 stars

Zoe’s Tale by John Scalzi – 3/5 stars

The Human Division by John Scalzi – 4/5 stars

Against a Dark Background by Ian M. Banks – 3/5 stars