Book Review: Mr Mercedes by Stephen King

Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King My rating: 3 of 5 stars Book synopsis: Recently retired detective Hodges has left the force with a few open cases and has been living deep in depression, daily contemplating suicide, for months. When one of his old, unsolved cases, Mr Mercedes who ran over people standing in line at…

The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley by Hannah Tinti (Book Review)

The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley by Hannah Tinti My rating: 4 of 5 stars Book synopsis: Loo has adjusted in a life on the move, new apartments, new schools, spending nights in motels with her dad only to pack up a few days later to leave again. It’s been like this her whole life….

The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton (Book Review)

The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton My rating: 4 of 5 stars Book synopsis: On the night of Walter Moody’s arrival at Hokitika, in the hopes of making a fortune in the gold mines and tired after his long journey there, he makes his way in to the Crown Hotel where he finds an assemble of…

Swimming Lessons by Claire Fuller (Book Review)

Swimming Lessons by Claire Fuller My rating: 4 of 5 stars Book synopsis: Gil Coleman ended up bruised and battered in the hospital after desperately trying to follow his dead wife who he saw from his window looking out the street. He is returned to his house, a previously Swimming Pavillion by the sea-shore, where…

Birthday Book Haul (December 2016)

Welcome, to the last book haul of the year! We made it, already, to the last month of 2016 and while one would expect that a birthday book haul would include a massive collection of new books, I am proud to say that this month I got a pretty decent stack. Swimming Lessons by Claire Fuller…

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins (Book Review)

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins My rating: 3 of 5 stars Book synopsis: Rachel takes the train to work early in the morning every day and most of the times, the old, rusty line comes to a stop at Witney allowing Rachel a brief glimpse at the houses across the train tracks….

Book Haul (November 2016)

We are steadily heading towards the end of the year and I’m proud to say that November has been a modest book buying month for me – compared to the previous extravaganza hauls I posted! After my October post (A very crucial bookish realisation) about how buying books should be a more well-thought process for…

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch (Book Review)

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch My rating: 5 of 5 stars I suggest you skip the synopsis and go into this story completely blind. What this book is about: It’s Thursday night, a family dinner night for the Dessen household. Jason loves Thursday nights, loves cooking and spending time with his wife Daniela and son…

New Book Releases (October 2016)

Hello friends, happy October! While we may have a new exciting month ahead of us, this has not been such an interesting release time for me. With a couple of appealing new book coming out in various genres, this is mainly a month with great Middle Grade books and a big adult fiction name, Jodi Picoult,…

Book Haul (September 2016)

Since I didn’t do a book haul for August beware: This is going to be a huge one! I’ll start of in the chronological order in which I acquired the books and we’ll go on from there. So let’s do this: The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton The Miniaturist has been on my radar for quite…

New Book Releases (September 2016)

How is summer over already? September means back to school or back to work for most of us. But September should also be fun and to make this month less stressful and more carefree we can always turn to books. Here are the new book titles coming out during the month of September: Fiction Jerusalem…

New Book Releases (August 2016)

It’s this time of the month again for us to check out some of the new book releases for the month of August! 🙂 Fiction All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood (release date: 9th of August) To start this month’s new releases and suggestions, we have a debut novel that sounds like a…