A Return Of A Dangerous Circle Of It

Have you ever felt mistrust and an urgent itch to flee from a person who is traditionally considered a funny and amicable type? This is exactly what I feel about the clown from my childhood and now I know why. Stephen King has explained the reason in depth and width in his one of the…

It All Starts With A Spare Limb

God bless J.K. Rowling aka Robert Galbraith’s productivity! Cormoran Strike is back with a new case in Career of Evil. It’s a third novel in this grumpy detective’s series (after The Cuckoo’s Calling and The Silkworm) and it perfectly fits into the scope of the term “page-turner”. An overweight ex-military policeman Cormoran Strike who have…

The Truth Typed by Miss Rose

And all that jazz… It‘s not Great Gatsby shining with the vanity of endless parties. But the spirit of 1920s, dwelling with the impact of the Prohibition Era giving way to a kind of charming bootlegging and conspiracy is definitely there. Suzanne Rindell‘s debut novel The Other Typist is a perfect reflection of the jazz…

The Devil’s New Clothes

My novel summers… Consumed one by one books are taken out and put back on the shelf without second thoughts and sentiments. But with summer slipping away you finally skim the pile of sandy, sea salt savoring novels and instinctively feel an urge to reflect, as though this could somehow bring summer back, well, at…

Do Not Text When Drunk – Read Bridget’s Texts Instead

She‘s 51 and she‘s back. Scattered, clumsy, still naive and witty. Bridget Jones is again Mad About The Boy. Helen Fielding returns with the third book about her comic heroine. And this one is as fun to read as the previous two. Diary style still causes that guilty but exciting emotion of peeking into someone‘s…

Pallid Shining of Doctor Sleep

When you hear about a planned sequel of the movie, you doubtfully expect it to exceed your expectations: the follow-up rarely outshines the original. But what about a sequel to a well known book written after almost forty years, the author of which is his majesty Stephen King? First published in 1977, The Shining became…

The Man With The Dream Behind

The one good thing about movie adaptations of the world famous literature is fostering to read it. Well, at least they do the trick for me, personally. When first seeing the trailer of The Great Gatsby I was not thinking, whether DiCaprio was fit for the role but trying to remember the plot read at…