Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

Two young women from totally different backgrounds are thrown together during World War II: one a working-class girl from Manchester, the other a Scottish aristocrat, one a pilot, the other a wireless operator. Yet whenever their paths cross, they complement each other perfectly and before long become devoted friends. But then a vital mission goesContinue reading “Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein”

Stephen King * Dreamcatcher

“Wanting more is just a recipe for heartache.” This must be among my top 5 favourite Stephen King Books. It’s got everything I love about a good story: memorable characters, aliens, mind control, a twist and amazing dialogue. The movie wasn’t that bad either! Even though this is one of the very few stories whoseContinue reading “Stephen King * Dreamcatcher”

The Secret Lives of Bees * by Sue Monk Kidd

It came to my mind when I saw Oprah’s book list of books to read that I have heard of “The secret lives of bees” but I never knew what it was about. Beekeepers? The lives of bees? I never expected to read  a touching story of growing up and taking responsability, racism in AmericaContinue reading “The Secret Lives of Bees * by Sue Monk Kidd”

Stephen King's IT (The Clown That Loved Too Much)

7 children brought together by an immortal monster re-unite in Derry, Maine after 27 years to kill it for good. I would not understand, even know, why they would call this a novel when it was such a good horror story.A Novel: fictitious prose narrative of book length, typically representing character and action with someContinue reading “Stephen King's IT (The Clown That Loved Too Much)”