The Girl on the Train * Paula Hawkins

I absolutely loved this book. I saw the movie years ago and it was always on my “To Read” list since but as things go, I can never pick up “hyped” books without feeling some sort of disappointment. This was the exception. The three women in the book are inter-connected by houses that look alike,Continue reading “The Girl on the Train * Paula Hawkins”

Annihilation (Southern Reach #1) by Jeff VanderMeer

I’ve seen the movie first and ’cause I’ve had issue with the structure of it, I postponed reading the book (which I already had!) for nearly a year. That was very wrong of me and I’ll tell you why: the book was awesome and there’s so much more detail in there explaining parts of theContinue reading “Annihilation (Southern Reach #1) by Jeff VanderMeer”

Red Sparrow – Jason Matthews * Book Review

In present-day Russia, ruled by blue-eyed, unblinking President Vladimir Putin, Russian intelligence officer Dominika Egorova struggles to survive in the post-Soviet intelligence jungle. Ordered against her will to become a “Sparrow”, a trained seductress, Dominika is assigned to operate against Nathaniel Nash, a young CIA officer who handles the Agency’s most important Russian mole. SpiesContinue reading “Red Sparrow – Jason Matthews * Book Review”

Flowers for Algernon * Daniel Keyes

I ran into this book recommendation on Reddit of all places, talking about IQ, EQ and other interesting things. I had it on my radar and I decided to bite the bullet and read it over a week. I was totally mistaken on how long it actually took me to finish it – 2 daysContinue reading “Flowers for Algernon * Daniel Keyes”

The Turn of the Screw * Henry James

After watching The Haunting Of Bly Manor (Netflix, 2020), I decided to finally read the Turn of the Screw on which the “splendid” show was based on. Written in 1898, the story follows a governess as she moves to an old mansion to care for two children and becomes convinced the place is haunted. ThereContinue reading “The Turn of the Screw * Henry James”

The Fifth Wave BY RICK YANCEY

Psss… Hey you! I heard you liked sci-fi movies involving an alien invasion. Wanna hear what this book is all about? Aliens invade the earth in five steps, using electromagnetic pulse, induced tsunamis, and a pandemic. They must have their own reasons for this methodical but inefficient campaign, and the motivations of aliens could indeedContinue reading “The Fifth Wave BY RICK YANCEY”