The book starts with an old lady and her cats but quickly progresses to a fairytale touched up by an apocalyptic approach. For anybody reading this book there’s a risk of hitting an occult overdose at some point. Continue reading Lucid dreams of an eccentric person or ‘The Hearing Trumpet’ by Leonora Carrington
Review of a beautifully written eventless novella whose graphic sex scenes still don’t outweigh the dullness of the whole book. Continue reading All quiet on Chesil Beach
This day last month I wrote my first post. It feels a lifetime away. There have been fifteen titles altogether. Five of them are actual books and ten of them are audiobooks. The recap of the first month is in the post. Continue reading My blog is one month old!
Review of a recently published book where cardboard characters dance along predictable lines while helping out damsels in distress. Continue reading ‘Sold on a Monday’ is better not bought on any day
The Third Policeman is like Alice in Wonderland where Alice is a one-legged criminal and the Wonderland is macabre. Yet you will laugh so much you will scare people around. More about the book in the post. Continue reading If Alice in Wonderland had a wooden leg
I’m a witch with a bicycle instead of a broom. I took my new book for a ride and for a photoshoot. Read on to see my home and to learn about the book. Continue reading Trevor Noah’s awesome book in a beautiful place
You always know when you are reading a good book. It doesn’t feel like a book. You see no traces of backstage manipulations, no tricks, no author. The story is alive on its own. Read the review of an awesome book about life, love and music Continue reading The book you read is the Air You Breathe
Do they write these books for a target audience? Is the audience supposed to be interested in clothes, sex scenes, babies and “slick bodies under shower water”? ‘The Girl Before’ is just one more book from “thriller factory”. Continue reading Sex, freaks, no rock and roll
Only some of the characters are idiots. The villain becomes obvious twenty percent into the book but you still can’t guess what’s going on so you have a reason to go on with the book. Suddenly, eighty percent into the book it becomes clear why you can’t guess what’s going on. Apparently, the book is of a different genre altogether! Read for a spoiler-free review. Continue reading Behind her Eyes is another disappointment
My cat Pirate presents a newly arrived paperback! It’s ‘The Hearing Trumpet’ by Leonora Carrington. It’s special at least because it’s available only as a physical copy. There’s no Kindle version. More photos inside! Continue reading My paper book has arrived!
Sometimes the word “a book” does not describe a creation well enough. All books are different but some books are more than books. Apart from telling you a story, they bring a whole new world along with them. A review of a book that tells a magical story about a river, a mother and a daughter. Continue reading Everything Under by Daisy Johnson
If Stephen King suddenly got very much into drama, but lost all his talent for building characters and dialogues he could write ‘Sometimes I Lie’. Continue reading Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney