February reads

I can’t believe it’s already February (almost). January was a pretty good reading month for me. I had 12 books on my to-be-read list of January and managed to complete 10 of them which is quite the success I would say. I recently got a Labrador puppy and life has been quite chaotic as you…

If I stay by Gayle Forman (Book Review)

If I Stay by Gayle Forman My rating: 3 of 5 stars What this book is about: Mia is a 17-year-old high school student and cello player since she was very young. Her parents whom she loves very much were badass punk rockers in their youth and they are still kind of crazy (in a…

The Lees of Laughter’s End by Steven Erikson (Book Review)

The Lees of Laughter’s End by Steven Erikson What this book is about (it’s suggested that you first read the first novella of the series, Blood Follows): Mysterious sorcerer Bauchelain and his creepy eunuch companion Korbal Broach are travelling on the ship Suncurl with their new mancervant, famous for his bad luck, Emancipor Reese. When…

Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness (Book Review)

Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness My rating: 4 of 5 stars What this book is about (assuming you’ve read The Knife of Never Letting Go and The Ask and the Answer!) Todd and Viola have just managed to overpower Mayor Prentiss but now they have bigger problems coming their way. A huge army of…

Outback Promise by Maggie Bolitho (Book Review)

Outback Promise by Maggie Bolitho My rating: 3 of 5 stars What this book is about: In this book, we follow Ros (Rosalyn), a 45 year old woman who is married to Grady. Grady has asked his wife to join him on a 3-month adventure on the outback of Australia and she reluctantly agrees. This…

January Book Haul 2016

Today I have a belated Christmas and birthday book haul to present and I got some very exciting books. So let’s begin! First of all, I got this beautiful Harry Potter set as a birthday present in these amazing hardcovers in the British edition. Namely it contains: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Harry Potter…

Night and the Enemy by Harlan Ellison (Book Review)

Night and the Enemy by Harlan Ellison My rating: 2 of 5 stars What this graphic novel is about: The human species is in war with an alien humanoid species, the Kybans. The war is cruel and extends to include other planets, tribes and peoples in its catastrophy. We follow five short stories of different…

Deal Breakers by Laura Lee (Book Review)

Deal Breakers by Laura Lee My rating: 1 of 5 stars What this book is about: Riley is a handsome guy who can have any girl he wants. One day he spots Devyn at the University campus and decides that he wants to have her. But Devyn explicitly tells him that she does not want…

Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs (Book Review)

Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs My rating: 3 of 5 stars What this book is about (assuming you’ve read Miss Peregrine‚Äôs Home for Peculiar Children and Hollow City, so spoilers for those two books ahead!): Jacob, Emma and Addison the dog are left in the subway station. Their friends have all been taken by…

The Core of the Sun by Johanna Sinisalo (Book Review)

The Core of the Sun by Johanna Sinisalo My rating: 2 of 5 stars What this book is about: This is the story of Vanna who lives in eusistocratic Finland pretending to be an eloi. The Finnish government has decided that in order to preserve the best characteristics of human kind docile, submissive women (elois)…

Blood Follows by Steven Erikson (Book Review)

Blood Follows by Steven Erikson My rating: 4 of 5 stars What this book is about: We are in Lamentable Moll where a series of murders – 11 so far – have taken place over the course of 11 nights. The people are panicking and Sergeant Guld is appointed the task of finding the killer…

New Book Releases (January 2016)

I found a few interesting books being published this month on goodreads and decided to share them with you according to their genre. Fiction My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elisabeth Strout This book is also on my to-be-read list for January and it deals with the relationship between a mother and her daughter. Elizabeth…