Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children Movie is finally coming!

I was so excited when reading the books thinking on how they could adapt it into a movie and I had to say I sighed happily when I heard Tim Burton is going to be doing it. Here’s the trailer! ‘Air – it’s my peculiarity. If I show you the rest you have to promiseContinue reading “Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children Movie is finally coming!”

GONE GIRL * Gillian Flynn Book review

Do you remember that very cool movie with Ben Affleck? The one that made you doubt your choice of having a relationship with another human being? Well, it was based on a book by Gillian Flynn and, even though the movie was brilliant, the book was better. Follow the story of a couple – Nick andContinue reading “GONE GIRL * Gillian Flynn Book review”

H. Rider Haggard – She

Between the ages of eleven and seventeen, I read M. R. James, the master of the creepy tale, and all of H. G. Wells’s fantastical stories— The War of the Worlds , The Island of Doctor Moreau , The Invisible Man , “The Country of the Blind,” and many more. Arthur Conan Doyle’s The LostContinue reading “H. Rider Haggard – She”

Ender’s Game – Book Review

The reason the Hunger Games was interesting to me were solely due to the tactics Katniss used to stay alive, Well, guess what? Ender Wiggins just pretty much kick this Katniss chick’s butt. Ender almost reminded me of Alexander the Great or Napoleon and I LOVED IT. Ender (Andrew) Wiggins was a breath of freshContinue reading “Ender’s Game – Book Review”

Everything is illuminated * Jonathan Safran Foer

This must be one of the few books where I was thinking “WTF am I reading?” for most of the time. I did not know there was a movie starring Elijah Wood and I had no idea how addictive the book proved to be. It came to me from the Oprah book list and IContinue reading “Everything is illuminated * Jonathan Safran Foer”

The remains of the day * Kazuo Ishiguro

As the Wolf by Wolf book, the action of this lovely story takes place in 1956 and also involves story of travelling across country – this time in a Ford and not on a motorcycle. The similarities stop here as this beautiful tale jumps between past and present in each chapter, depicting the life ofContinue reading “The remains of the day * Kazuo Ishiguro”

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”

Let the right one in – John Ajvide Lindqvist

Let the Right One In (Original Swedish: Låt den rätte komma in), also known as Let Me In, is a 2004 vampire fiction novel by Swedish writer John Ajvide Lindqvist. Centering on the relationship between a 12-year-old boy, Oskar, and a centuries-old vampire in the form of the child, Eli. The story takes place inContinue reading “Let the right one in – John Ajvide Lindqvist”

The Host – Stephanie Meyer

Completely different from Twilight and offering a slightly better love story than Bella and Edward, The Host is a book about an alien species who call themselves “souls” who like to invade unsuspecting planets and attach themselves in the aboriginal life forms and live on their life spans. It’s a story about an invasion aftermath,Continue reading “The Host – Stephanie Meyer”