Adrienne Moss

 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 63% (15 of 24)
Location: Durango, CO
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 496,819 - Total Helpful Votes: 15 of 24
Broken Music by Sting
Broken Music by Sting
4.0 out of 5 stars GREAT BOOK, Feb. 4 2005
I have to say that "BROKEN MUSIC" is the best music biography I have personally read in years purely because it doesn't follow the paint by numbers philosophy of "how I became a star and why you should love me" writing that many biographies take. Sting has crafted an actual entertaining book that could be about anyone's life, it just happens to be his. It takes the luster off his stardom and ironically propels him further onto a pedestal in my eyes as a result.
Atonement by Ian McEwan
Atonement by Ian McEwan
"ATONEMENT" is a highly provocative novel of complex plots and characters. You have to pay attention to truly enjoy it, but that shouldn't be a problem because the writing is engrossing enough to make you want to do that. It would be easy to compare it to "MY FRACTURED LIFE" because of the use of nontraditional protagonists, however I prefer to challenge that "ATONEMENT" and any other book be judged individually. "ATONEMENT" and "MY FRACTURED LIFE" are both excellent and I recommend them both, but not for their similarities, but for their inherent uniqueness. The should be read as individual books and judged as individual books. From my… Read more
The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
You need to judge "THE FIVE PEOPLE YOU MEET IN HEAVEN" for what it is, a book. It is unfair to judge it as a fact-finding prophecy about the laws of Heaven. It's not. It's a book. "OH GOD" with George Burns was not an analysis of God either. It was a movie. They are for ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES!
Beyond that, you also need to judge "THE FIVE PEOPE YOU MEET IN HEAVEN" as a book unto itself. It is difficult to compare it to books like "SECRET LIFE OF BEES" or "MY FRACTURED LIFE" because despite the fact they are all great books, they are all individual and unique books and should be read and judged individually.
Of them, "THE FIVE… Read more