Stephen King – I know what you want * Night shift

From the Night Shift comes another wonderful creepy story about a couple in love. Well, when they met they weren’t a couple. And when they broke up, they had a story to tell to raise the hair up on your arms. I know what you need. Like the voice of a submarine captain tolling offContinue reading “Stephen King – I know what you want * Night shift”

Stephen King * The night shift * The man who loved flowers

if there is anything more beautiful than springtime, it’s young love The Man Who Loved Flowers In May 1963 a man buys flowers for his girlfriend, Norma. As he walks into an alley, he sees a woman walking down the alleyway, and he rushes up to her. He calls her name, and she looks around.Continue reading “Stephen King * The night shift * The man who loved flowers”

Stephen King * The running man (Bachman books)

There are a few Stephen King books which I read in an afternoon or two and the Bachman books are some of them. I loved “Rage” and Blaze and Thinner and also the Running man. The book was adapted into a movie starring Arnold Schwarzenegger but I must say I loved the book more. In the yearContinue reading “Stephen King * The running man (Bachman books)”

The scenes from “The book thief” that made me cry

As I think I have mentioned the other day, I am in the process of reading the beautiful “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak. It’s a unique kind of book, set in Nazi Germany and there are a lot of scenes filled with meaning that just made me cry like a baby. But Rudy SteinerContinue reading “The scenes from “The book thief” that made me cry”

The book thief – the story of the second world war from the eyes of a German girl

Duden Dictionary Meaning #1 Zufriedenheit – happiness: coming from happy – enjoying pleasure and contentment. Related words: joy, gladness, fortunate, prosperous. I am slowly falling in love with this book. I have it in paperback format but I could never bring myself to open it. I have seen the movie a few years back andContinue reading “The book thief – the story of the second world war from the eyes of a German girl”

Dean Koontz * Deeply Odd

“The world howls for social justice, but when it comes to social responsibility, you sometimes can’t even hear crickets chirping.” I have loved this book much as I loved most of the Dean Koontz books I have read (and I have read my fair share of them). Oddie is back and while he was youngContinue reading “Dean Koontz * Deeply Odd”

Blood Canticle (The Vampire Chronicles) by Anne Rice

Lestat is back with a vengeance and in thrall to Rowan Mayfair. Both demon and angel, he is drawn to kill but tempted by goodness as he moves among the pantheon of Anne Rice’s unforgettable characters. Julien Mayfair, his tormentor; Rowan, witch and neurosurgeon, who attracts spirits to herself, casts spells on others and findsContinue reading “Blood Canticle (The Vampire Chronicles) by Anne Rice”

Anne Rice * Blackwood Farm Book Review

From the Vampire Chronicles comes this wonderful book about Tarquin Blackwood, the last heir to the Blackwood fortune and young master of Blackwood farm and how he’s become a vampire, in love with one of the Mayfair witches and tortured by a spirit called Goblin. The book is wonderful (maybe because of its narcissism, self-obsessionContinue reading “Anne Rice * Blackwood Farm Book Review”

Susan Elizabeth Phillips * What I did for love

I think I’m becoming a fan of Susan Elizabeth Phillips! Her books are always so dramatic and the love stories so intense, I have to leave at least a couple of months between the books. As a quick list, here are the books I read so far and their reviews: Ain’t She Sweet * SusanContinue reading “Susan Elizabeth Phillips * What I did for love”

Jeffrey Archer * To Cut a Long Story Short Book review

I have never been so enthralled to hear 14 short stories of Jeffrey Archer again (after the deceptively good Cat O’Nine Tales). Had this as an audiobook playing in my car while driving up north and the entire journey was made ever so entertaining! Short stories — To Cut a Long Story Short: Death SpeaksContinue reading “Jeffrey Archer * To Cut a Long Story Short Book review”