The Exorcist * Novel by William Peter Blatty

To this day The Exorcist stands as one of the most horrifying movies ever made, a legendary cinematic venture that graphically portrays an epic struggle between human lives and demonic forces. Adapted from William Peter Blatty’s best-selling 1971 novel of the same name, the film was released by Warner Brothers on December 26, 1973 andContinue reading “The Exorcist * Novel by William Peter Blatty”

Life of PI – Yann Martel

I have never fallen in love with a book before as I have with Yann Martel’s Life of PI. When I was a kid, I had tried to read it but found the language too tiresome, too complicated. Recently, I received as a birthday present a limited edition illustrated copy of this wonderful book andContinue reading “Life of PI – Yann Martel”

You – Caroline Kepnes Book Review

Can’t wait to get started! Reading “You” by Caroline Kepnes @kepnesisms #book #obsession — Carra Lucia Books (@BooksCarra) August 15, 2015 YOU is an intensely nerve racking and creepy novel with a touch black humour, leading towards the end that will have you screaming. YOU gives the reader an insight into the theme ofContinue reading “You – Caroline Kepnes Book Review”

Blindness – José Saramago

The winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize for Literature, a novel about the survival against all odds. A city is hit by an epidemic of “white blindness” which spares no one. Authorities confine the blind to an empty mental hospital, but there the criminal element holds everyone captive, stealing food rations and raping women. ThereContinue reading “Blindness – José Saramago”

Dolores Clairborne * Stephen King

Sometimes you have to be a high riding bitch to survive, sometimes, being a bitch is all a woman has to hang on to Delores Claiborne, a cranky old maid for a rich lady, tells the story of her life – from the “accidental” murder of her husband and how he got to inherit millionsContinue reading “Dolores Clairborne * Stephen King”

Cinderella * Complete Story

Once there was a gentleman who married for his second wife the proudest and most haughty woman that was ever seen. She had by a former husband two daughters of her own humor, who were, indeed, exactly like her in all things. He had likewise, by another wife, a young daughter, but of unparalleled goodnessContinue reading “Cinderella * Complete Story”

Full Dark, No Stars (Stephen King Anthology)

Is it possible to fully know anyone? Even those we love the most? What tips someone over the edge to commit a crime? “All right I think we’ve been down here in the dark long enough. There’s a whole other world upstairs. Take my hand, Constant Reader, and I’ll be happy to lead you backContinue reading “Full Dark, No Stars (Stephen King Anthology)”

Hearts in Atlantis – Stephen King Book Review

In “Hearts in Atlantis” Stephen King reaches the maturity every author tries to achieve during his career. Along the five stories existent in the book, King blends in his fantasy magna-opus (The Dark Tower) with some touching tales about discovering life during the sixties in US, and how some of the people of that generationContinue reading “Hearts in Atlantis – Stephen King Book Review”