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One Hundred Years of Solitude, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez … Review by Yokibu Editorial

One Hundred Years of Solitude, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez … Review by Yokibu Editorial
Posted on: November 16, 2021

One Hundred Years of Solitude was written by Spanish-Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez in 1967 and first published in Buenos Aires, Argentina … other notable and influential works of the author include Love in the Time of Cholera (1985)

The Six Sacred Stones by Matthew Reilly … Review by Yokibu Editorial

The Six Sacred Stones by Matthew Reilly … Review by Yokibu Editorial
Posted on: September 30, 2021

“The Six Sacred Stones” is a sequel to internationally bestselling author of action Matthew Reilly’s “The Seven Ancient Wonders” … the second installment to feature super-soldier Jack West Jr. Reilly’s previous New York Times bestsellers include Temple, Ice Station, and Area 7…

Inferno, by Dan Brown … Review by Yokibu Editorial

Inferno, by Dan Brown … Review by Yokibu Editorial
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Inferno is Dan Brown’s sixth novel, and the fourth installment in the series featuring world-renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon—following Angels & Demons, The Da Vince Code, and The Lost Symbol—involving a series of events that occur over a span of 24 hours…

A Brief History of Time, by Stephen Hawking … Review by Yokibu Editorial

A Brief History of Time, by Stephen Hawking … Review by Yokibu Editorial
Posted on: June 30, 2021

Bringing modern science to general readers, by examining current scientific answers to introduce modern physics, is what Stephen Hawking has accomplished with A Brief History of Time. Following are the many reasons why you would like this book…

And the Mountains Echoed, by Khaled Hosseini … Review by Yokibu Editorial

And the Mountains Echoed, by Khaled Hosseini … Review by Yokibu Editorial
Posted on: May 15, 2021

This is the review of Mr. Hosseini’s third novel published in 2013. It begins with the relationship between a little boy Abdullah and his younger sister Pari, who were “everything to each other”, and their abrupt, tragic separation. There are other sibling characters in this story too…

The War of the Worlds, by H. G. Wells … Review by Yokibu Editorial

The War of the Worlds, by H. G. Wells … Review by Yokibu Editorial
Posted on: April 13, 2021

The book we are reviewing this week is an 1898 science fiction novel by Herbert George Wells—acclaimed author of earlier works like The Invisible Man (1897) and The Time Machine (1895)—of 287 pages…

The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho ...Review by Yokibu Editorial

The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho …Review by Yokibu Editorial
Posted on: February 14, 2021

“The Alchemist” is an inspiring story of a dreamy yet ambitious shepherd named Santiago who lives in the rolling hills of Andalusia in Spain. He chooses to be a shepherd as he loves to wander through places…

The Time Machine, by H. G. Wells ...Review by Yokibu Editorial

The Time Machine, by H. G. Wells …Review by Yokibu Editorial
Posted on: January 16, 2021

The Time Machine, by H. G. Wells …Review by Yokibu Editorial.

The Old Man and the Sea, by Ernest Hemingway ...Review by Yokibu Editorial

The Old Man and the Sea, by Ernest Hemingway …Review by Yokibu Editorial
Posted on: December 14, 2020

The “old man” in the story is Santiago, an elderly Cuban fisherman. The “sea” in the story is the Gulf Stream—an intense, warm ocean current in the North Atlantic Ocean, flowing through Florida and Cuba…

Shalya, by Shraddha Anu Shekar... Review by Yokibu Editorial

Shalya, by Shraddha Anu Shekar… Review by Yokibu Editorial
Posted on: November 2, 2020

Shraddha, a student of Vidya Mandir, Chennai, is a 12-year-old mythology enthusiast who calls herself “The Teen Mythologist”…

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