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The Fifth Gospel by Ian Caldwell #BookReview

The Fifth Gospel by Ian Caldwell #BookReview

“2004. As Pope John Paul II’s reign enters its twilight, a mysterious exhibit is under construction at the Vatican Museums. A week before it is scheduled to open, its curator is murdered. The same night, a violent break-in rocks the home of the curator’s research […]

The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle #BookReview

The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle #BookReview

Probably you heard of it. The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle. As it was all the craze a few years ago when Oprah added it to her Book Club. I have to admit I had high hopes for it, but they were met, and […]

One Early Morning by Virginia Baily #BookReview

One Early Morning by Virginia Baily #BookReview

A very interesting book. Amazing start, sending shivers down your spine from the first pages. Good writing indeed. I’m talking about Early One Morning by Virginia Baily. Amazing storytelling and great and powerful characters. Rome, October 1943 We start in a Nazi invaded Rome. A story […]

The Gustav Sonata by Rose Tremain #review

The Gustav Sonata by Rose Tremain #review

Beautiful! Just finished The Gustav Sonata by Rose Tremain and I have to admit it’s one of those books that you don’t want to finish. Very easy and enjoyable to read. It’s the story of Gustav, a Swiss boy we follow from kindergarten onwards. From […]

Stasi Child by David Young #review

Stasi Child by David Young #review

Stasi Child is an interesting thriller from David Young that starts with a body being found in East Berlin. We get in that world along with Karin Müller, the detective in charge of the investigation. And we soon learn it’s a tough world. Not many […]

The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton #Review

The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton #Review

I had heard a lot of good things about this book before getting my hands on it. I was not disappointed, to be honest. A very interesting book, full of surprises and secrets. It’s a book that looks into the new life of Nella Brandt […]

Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth #review

Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth #review

A very exciting book from the author of the Divergent Series. Carve the Mark is set a new interesting world. We have nine planets, gifts, nations, war. A true page turner indeed. So I was interested to see how this book would turn out. A book […]

The Other Mrs Walker #review

The Other Mrs Walker #review

A debut novel from Mary Paulson-Ellis, The Other Mrs Walker starts at the beginning of the cold New Year with a death. The book depicts the life of a family that has a complicated relationship. We go along with Margaret looking for clues and trying […]

The Revolving Door of Life #review

The Revolving Door of Life #review

The Revolving Door of Life (44 Scotland Street) by Alexander McCall Smith Found this book recently and I have to admit that the title winked at me. It’s an interesting book. The start may be a bit weird, up to the point when you get […]

Sapiens by Yuval Harari Book Review

Sapiens by Yuval Harari Book Review

A permanent revolution Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari is an interesting history book. A book that I came across some weeks ago. It’s a historic view of the humankind and how we, as species came to be as we are […]