Contemporary · Mystery

The Secret History by Donna Tartt

I honestly don’t understand the hype with this book. For me it was overhyped, filled with details and moments that just disconnected me completely from the plot. I grew bothered at some parts and had to force myself to finish. The characters are complex but mostly whiny, contradictory and very much lost in life, something… Continue reading The Secret History by Donna Tartt

Contemporary · Mystery

Magpie Murders (Susan Ryeland #1) by Anthony Horowitz

I'm ashamed to say that this is the first novel of Anthony Horowitz I've read so far, but I'm also glad I picked this one to begin. This a complex novel with two murders taking place bot in the real world and the fictional one. Masterfully done. Susan Ryeland is the editor and copywriter of… Continue reading Magpie Murders (Susan Ryeland #1) by Anthony Horowitz

Contemporary · Mystery

The Dinner Guest by B.P. Walter

I can't honestly don't know where to start with this one, I have mixed feelings. In summary, four people enter the dinning room one night: a gay couple Charlie and Matthew and their son Titus, and a woman, Rachel, a complete stranger. Only three people come out alive. Charlie finds himself slumped beside his husband’s… Continue reading The Dinner Guest by B.P. Walter

Contemporary · Historical

Hearts Set Free by Jess Lederman

Hearts Set Free is a contemporary Christian novel about belief, and how God brings light during the darkest times. This novel tells the three tales of men and women through the dark journeys of their lives through the path of light, from loneliness to unshaken faith. In 1930, a small church looks for a new… Continue reading Hearts Set Free by Jess Lederman

Contemporary · Fantasy

The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

A great story-line, a fresh and original idea: a great novel. Have you ever thought about the day of your death? Have you considered the consequences, how that little piece of information could influence the rest of your life? In the year of 1969, four siblings are told by a fortune-teller the exact date of… Continue reading The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

Adventure · Contemporary · Romance

The Venus Zone by James Leader

Another great novel! I’ve read other works from this author and just like the others, it was a delight to read. Thibault's life is running smoothly: he has been accepted into Oxford University and he’s going on a road trip through Europe with his strange uncle Henry. Until life takes a turn that is starting with… Continue reading The Venus Zone by James Leader