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
‘Laura and Emma’ became my punishment for opting to read a bad book till the end. Although I still can’t decide if it’s a bad book or a new genre. Will plotless genre become a reality show for readers? Continue reading Laura and Emma by Kate Greathead
The book is a fairytale for adults. There are no dragons or harry potters, but its purpose is the same. It soothes and lulls you while telling you a story of kindness where good conquers bad. Continue reading A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman