Blog Post, Book Reviews

Chosen Ones― Veronica Roth ― “Nature is bloody, and as a whole, it favors strength over compassion.”

I have always admired Veronica's work and writing. I have love Divergent dearly, and I have defended it since I read them, so when HMH granted my wish to read this book in exchange for an honest review, I felt excited to read myself to sleep. When it comes to Chosen Ones, I was excited… Continue reading Chosen Ones― Veronica Roth ― “Nature is bloody, and as a whole, it favors strength over compassion.”

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Lie with Me by Philippe Besson: “But that only makes it worse: a real heterosexual boy would never allow that kind of thing to be said about him.”

I am not sure if I could deem myself an expert in any particular genre, but I have no problem admitting I am a lover of LGBTQI stories — mainly gay romances. Although I was born in the ‘90s, I find myself drawn to the LGBTQI novels of the decade before. There is something sweet… Continue reading Lie with Me by Philippe Besson: “But that only makes it worse: a real heterosexual boy would never allow that kind of thing to be said about him.”

Audiobook Review, Book Reviews, Know More About Us, Random Bookish Thoughts

Too much time in your hands? Then find your comfort reading chair and just listen to these audiobooks and Audible Original Stories!

My first time... was not a nice experience! My first time was messy and totally out of sync with me. It was so bad that I had to say "stop, I can't do this anymore" and I had to delete that book from my app and look for another one! How atrocious that first audiobook… Continue reading Too much time in your hands? Then find your comfort reading chair and just listen to these audiobooks and Audible Original Stories!

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Get your reading corner ready for these 5 comfort books! While Social Distancing!

I have been watching the news a lot - which is not good for my psyche... and I think it is not good for anybody´s psyche - and although I have been busy working from home and studying from home, I feel a bit overwhelmed with all that is happening with the covid19  (coronavirus), the… Continue reading Get your reading corner ready for these 5 comfort books! While Social Distancing!

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The Kill Club by Wendy Heard ― Are anti-vaxxers living God’s way?

Imagine getting a call offering you the resolution of one of your biggest problems, and the only thing you have to do will be to return the favor by getting rid of someone else’s biggest problem. A win-win situation, right? or so Jazz thought. Buy it here for $16 Jazz has this one-time-life-changing option to… Continue reading The Kill Club by Wendy Heard ― Are anti-vaxxers living God’s way?

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Visit France from your couch during social distancing times with these 5 France based novels!

​Oh! Mon amour! I find myself longing the long Parisian streets, the fancy restaurants, and the incredible shows of the city of love! (Read this in a horrible and fake French accent) The incredible revolutionary city that welcomes everybody who wants to visit it! The exquisite menus full of macaroons, crepes, croissants, and of course,… Continue reading Visit France from your couch during social distancing times with these 5 France based novels!

Audiobook Review, Book Reviews

Phil Stamper ― The Gravity of Us ― “I’m a planner. Plans can change, I’m cool with that, but not having a plan at all? It terrifies me.”

Phil Stamper's debut novel comes with great surprises and such a modern turn and subject matter. The following review of the book "The Gravity of Us" is simply a reaction and the sharing of my experience with the audiobook and what I think in general about it. As the story moves into the incredible lives… Continue reading Phil Stamper ― The Gravity of Us ― “I’m a planner. Plans can change, I’m cool with that, but not having a plan at all? It terrifies me.”

Audiobook Review, Editorial

Alena Dillon ― Mercy House ― “Our Shero”

Many entertainment junkies are looking for reviews of Honey Boy, which has a great rating in Rotten Tomatoes, an accomplishment on its own, and these entertainment fanatics might even be looking for some criticism about the latest Harrison Ford’s new movie “The Call of the Wind”. However, I have not watched any of those so… Continue reading Alena Dillon ― Mercy House ― “Our Shero”

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Stephen King ― Revival ― “A shadow fell over him”

Stephen King is clearly one of the most prominent authors for the incredible amount of titles that he publishes yearly; for example, "The Institute" was published in 2019 and right after that, he announced his upcoming title "If It Bleeds", which I have pre-ordered, and for his success rate of books to movie/TV adaptations. "The… Continue reading Stephen King ― Revival ― “A shadow fell over him”

Book Reviews, Editorial

The controversy of “American Dirt” and alternative reads!

I have read about this topic in multiple sources like Bookst and other sites! Also, I found out that this book was selected as one of the options for Book of the Month for February (with a huge apology from the editors of the subscription box) and also by the Oprah Winfrey´s Book Club. I… Continue reading The controversy of “American Dirt” and alternative reads!