How do you begin to write a review about a series that have been so well-known for such a long time? The majority of the bibliophilic world is familiar with Anne Rice. She is the person who gave us the series of novels about the sensual, smart, and – let’s face it- sometimes evil vampire Lestat. So, from the gifted writer who gave us lots and lots of incredible reading time, here comes the next book in the series: Blood Communion. Continue reading “Lestat is back! Blood Communion, by Anne Rice”
The two of them live worlds apart. That is not an exaggeration. X is a prisoner of the Lowlands, and will be so for the rest of his existence. Zoe lives a normal life in Montana. But neither of them is happy as long as they aren’t together. This time, X has a plan. And it is not a very solid one. Continue reading “The Brink Of Darkness, by Jeff Giles”
Violet North is brilliant. She is also inconvenient to her family.
Abandoned in a small house and left to fend for herself, no one expected that she would become a resourceful, fierce person, and the creator of a massively successful book series. But that is not the most important part of her story; that part will come when a stranger and a dog come to stand at her door. Continue reading “Moments that define us: The map of us”
Frankie’s life has turned flat- and books are her only consolation.
Yes, she has a job she loves at her best friend’s bookstore. But her love life has never been the same ever since Ads left her almost three years ago. She has also stopped writing since her second book was rated horribly by critics. Let’s just say that she’s not living her best life right now.
But just as she started to feel like this will be her life from now on, a gorgeous man steps into the bookstore. But, alas! He heads towards the YA novels: the one genre Frankie finds horrible. Among sweet coincidences and hilarious situations, Frankie and Sunny will come closer together. Continue reading “The Book Ninja”
It has been a few months since teenager Virginia decided that her life will change for the better. She thinks that she’s more confident about her appearance now. She also has a boyfriend (yes, it’s official!), Froggy, and the family problems revolving around her brother’s “ordeal” seem to belong to the past.
But what if this kind of life isn’t what she wants anymore?
What if her feelings for Froggy have faded away? Even her parents constantly try to put her on a diet and urge her to lose weight. If everyone thinks that way about her and she breaks up with Froggy, will she ever find another person that likes her again? And then there’s Sebastian: that smart, adorable geek she met one day by chance, making her life exciting again! Continue reading “The Universe Is Expanding, And So Am I”
City after city falls to the Greeks and is burnt down to ashes. Briseis, the wife of Lyrnesuss’s king, is held captive along the rest of the womenfolk. She becomes a slave. As her luck has it, she is given as a prize to the very same man that killed her brothers and husband: the infamous Achilles.
And so starts the story of one of the most time-consuming and epic wars of all time. And war is believed to be a matter for the Man. Women are to be silent. But this time we see it all through the eyes of a woman; a slave woman, nonetheless, and one who used to be the wife of a king. Continue reading “Trojan War retold: The Silence of the Girls”
A long, long time ago, people believed in deities and heroes very different from what people worship nowadays. Every culture has its stories, its heroes and its Gods. Follow along as Korwin Briggs introduces us to some of those very interesting figures.
Her child is missing – and no one is looking for him anymore
It’s been five years since teenager Joel Harper went missing. No signs about what has happened to him have ever been uncovered. But Susannah Harper firmly believes that her only child is still alive. So, when a fortune teller predicts that her child will come back to her on the night of next Christmas Eve, Susannah will start having eerie encounters. Maybe the fortune teller was not a con artist, after all. Continue reading “A desperate mother’s search: The Winter’s Child”
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