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The Bridge Kingdom

The Bridge Kingdom ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4 out of 5 stars Ithicana and Maridrina are involved in a never-ending conflict. When traditional warfare brought no results, the Maridrinian king reached for less usual means. He gathered his many daughters in an isolated compound, where there were trained to be warriors, assassins, spies and… good wives. The mostContinue reading “The Bridge Kingdom”

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Non fiction: Out of the Silence: After the Crash

Out of the Silence: After the Crash ⭐⭐⭐.5 3.5out of 5 stars In 1972 the plane with the Uruguayan rugby team, their friends and families on board, crashed in the Andes. For over seventy days, the young men who survived the accident were trapped in the mountains, dealing with extreme weather, food shortage and theContinue reading “Non fiction: Out of the Silence: After the Crash”

A Broken Blade

A Broken Blade ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4 out of 5 stars In Elverath, all Halflings born of Mortals and Dark Fae are considered the Crown’s property. Enslaved, the females are trained in the Order to become Shades— perfect spies, warriors and assassins. Keera is the king’s Blade— the leader of the Order. Just when her forced serviceContinue reading “A Broken Blade”

Under One Roof

Under One Roof ⭐⭐⭐.5 3.5 out of 5 stars When Mara’s dear friend and mentor Helena left her a house in her will, the young environmental engineer decided to use a chance to save some money and moved in. The problem is, she actually inherited half of the house that is already occupied by Liam—Continue reading “Under One Roof”

Conversations with friends

Conversations with Friends ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4out of 5 stars Frances and Bobbi have known each other for years. Despite their contradictory characters, they forged a strong emotional bond. Former lovers, they now perform spoken-word poetry together at the scenes of Dublin. They catch the attention of Melissa, a famous journalist. Invited for dinner to discuss futureContinue reading “Conversations with friends”

Reviving the classics: To the Lighthouse

To The Lighthouse ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5 out of 5 stars Mr and Mrs Ramsey spend their summer holidays surrounded by their children and friends. They have walks, talk about philosophy, and indulge in their passions like reading, poetry or painting. The returning topic is a trip to the nearby Lighthouse… This book is difficult to summarise,Continue reading “Reviving the classics: To the Lighthouse”

Dreams of Gods and Monsters

Dreams of Gods and Monsters ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4 out of 5 stars The worlds are on the brink of war. The seraphim enter the mortal world in a glorious procession and head for the Vatican. Posing for the messengers of God, they share with humanity the news of a threat of demons and beasts. Meanwhile, AkivaContinue reading “Dreams of Gods and Monsters”

Days of Blood and Starlight

Days of Blood and Starlight ⭐⭐⭐⭐. 5 4.5 out of 5 stars Days of Blood and Starlight Karou’s days as an art student are behind her. With her memory and identity restored, she tries to accept her challenging past. But she has no time to ponder it or grieve her chimaera family. Following scraps ofContinue reading “Days of Blood and Starlight”

My Evil Mother

My Evil Mother ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5 out of 5 stars A funny and intelligent short story from Margaret Atwood. The narrator of the story was raised up by her controversial single mother. Abandoned by her husband and scorned by all the neighbours, she led an extraordinary life full of herbs and magic. The narrator described herContinue reading “My Evil Mother”

Non fiction: My Life as a POW of the Japanese 1942-1945

My Life as a POW of the Japanese 1942-1945 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4 out of 5 stars My Life as a POW of the Japanese 1942-1945 is a short story, relating the life of Arthur Charles, who has been a Prisoner of War on Java during World War II. The plot describes his life in Japanese prisonContinue reading “Non fiction: My Life as a POW of the Japanese 1942-1945”