23 July 2015

Silent Scream by Angela Marsons


I have to admit I’ve been fooled. Fooled by Amazon reviews. I have long stopped paying attention to reviews, because you never know if they are genuine or not, but this time I stumbled upon a book in the mystery section, which had more than 1000 positive reviews, and very ...

23 July 2015

Wicked Business by Janet Evanovich


Another lesson I need to learn: do not trust the best-seller lists. If someone is a best-selling author, it means absolutely nothing. I know I'll be learning English all my life, and there's no better way than reading acclaimed authors, who are famous for their writing skills and vocabulary. So, ...

01 September 2015

Key Lime Die: A Key West Culinary Cozy by Summer Prescott


Title: Key Lime Die: A Key West Culinary Cozy Book 2 Amazon link: http://www.amazon.com/Key-Lime-Die-West-Culinary-ebook/dp/B013II8PG6/   I had really missed reading a short, cozy mystery, and when my friend Leiah from So I Read This Book Today lent me Key Lime Die, I couldn’t be happier. It was supposed to be one of those fun, ...

28 September 2015

Before The Clock Strikes: A Kyle Simmons Thriller by E.G. Michaels


Title: Before The Clock Strikes: A Kyle Simmons Thriller Amazon Link: http://www.amazon.com/Before-Clock-Strikes-Simmons-Thriller-ebook/dp/B00NTN7M4C Genre: Mystery, thriller, police procedurals I finished this book last night and can’t really remember what it was about. Is it my ADD again? No, not this time. It’s just that I absolutely did not care what was going on in this book. ...

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 ...

16 November 2015

The Bank of the River by Michael Richan


Title: The Bank of the River Amazon Link: http://www.amazon.com/The-Bank-River-Michael-Richan-ebook/dp/B00DC1RTCQ Genre: Horror Pages: 220 Status: Finished I love reading horrors, and I am always looking for new authors. Really, how much more can I read Stephen King? I’m a firm believer that there are other authors who can come up with scary stuff. Sadly, The Bank ...

18 July 2016

Wreckage by Emily Bleeker


Title: Wreckage Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/Wreckage-Emily-Bleeker-ebook/dp/B00NAJZDIM/    Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Suspense Pages: 305                             Status: Finished Recommended for awisls: Not Recommended   This review might contain spoilers. Four people get stranded on an inhabited island. Two of them have been rescued. They are lying about what really happened during the past two years on the island. They say the ...