23 July 2015

Game of Thrones and Writing Advice


  Because it's late at night and I am feeling sleepy, instead of giving new advice on writing, I will copy-paste an old post from my blog. I still firmly believe in what I wrote back in March, and as we say, "Repeatition is the mother of learning" (a very bad ...

01 September 2015

Cheesecake and Me


There is only one thing better than reading a book, and that is reading a book with a nice slice of something sweet and tasty :D Voila'! My new creation!   No idea why I used to think that making a cheesecake has to be something complicated. I'd order it at bakeries ...

07 September 2015

Murder, Lies and Chocolate (Death by Chocolate Book 2) by Sally Berneathy


Title: Murder, Lies and Chocolate (Death by Chocolate  Book 2)  Amazon Link: http://www.amazon.com/Murder-Lies-Chocolate-Death-Book-ebook/dp/B008QPW5J0/ Genre: Mystery, Cozy This was the 2nd book in the Death by Chocolate series, but stands on its own and doesn’t require you to read the first to understand who’s who. It also spoils the first book (naming the baddy ...

02 October 2015

The Martian by Andy Weir


Title: The Martian Amazon Link: http://www.amazon.com/Martian-Andy-Weir-ebook/dp/B00FAXJHCY Genre: Sci-fi I love Sci-fi. Both to read and to watch. I love the oldies: Yefremov, Azimov, Bradbury, Heinlein, Clarke… I haven’t had much luck with contemporary Sci-fi, but what I can’t find in today’s books I find in today’s movies. I love anything science fiction, if it doesn’t ...

06 October 2015

Five Weeks in the Amazon: A backpackers journey: life in the rainforest, Ayahuasca, and a Peruvian shamans ancient diet by Sean Michael Hayes


  Title: Five Weeks in the Amazon Amazon Link: http://www.amazon.com/Five-Weeks-Amazon-backpackers-rainforest-ebook/dp/B00PM987W2 Genre: Memoir, Biography, Travel Pages: 274 Status: Did Not Finish I gave up at 48%. I honestly tried, and I hate not finishing a book, but I can’t read this book anymore. “Five Weeks in the Amazon” is tedious. It was supposed to be a story of self-discovery, but ...

01 August 2016

Throttle by Stephen King and Joe Hill


Title: Throttle by Stephen King and Joe Hill Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/Throttle-Kindle-Single-Joe-Hill-ebook/dp/B007QXV9S6/ Genre: Mystery, Suspense, Thriller Pages: 50                               Status: Finished Recommended for awisls: Recommended When 50 paged short story is sold alone, I expect it to be a powerful thing. Otherwise, why would you sell it alone, instead of combining it with a few other stories, ...

18 November 2016

And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini


Title: And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/Mountains-Echoed-Khaled-Hosseini-ebook/dp/B009XIXVU6/ Genre: Contemporary Fiction Pages: 404                             Status: Finished Recommended for awisls: Recommended This was my first Hosseini book. All I knew about him was that he was a traditionally published author with highly rated books. While Hosseini’s genre isn’t the one I usually prefer I ...