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Four Past Midnight

"And didn't they say that, although curiosity killed the cat, satisfaction brought the beast back?"― Stephen King Why I’m Reading this Book? I don't need any excuse to read Stephen King . Whenever I'm disappointed in books and have strings of bad books in a row, I turn to Mr. King. Only reason I sometimes hesitate… Continue reading Four Past Midnight

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The Promises We Make in December

"I was just a kid , and I didn't understand yet that dying people say things they don't mean, and they make promises they can't keep."― T.W. Grim  Why I’m Reading this Book? I'm a long time listener of NoSleep podcast. It's a horror podcast and sometimes some story really strikes a note. Story that I… Continue reading The Promises We Make in December

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The Judge’s list

“Fierce obsession with anything, and especially something as traumatic as a murder, was not healthy.”― John Grisham Why I’m Reading this Book? This was the book which prompted me to read Whistler first. I kept seeing its promotion on kindle and I thought the premise was intriguing. Whistler wasn't interesting enough, but I'm getting on with… Continue reading The Judge’s list

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The Birds: and Other Stories

“I saw myself, for the first time, as a very worthless, very trivial human being, traveling here and there about the world to no purpose, doing unnecessary business with other human beings as worthless as myself, and to no other end but that we should be fed and clothed and housed in adequate comfort until… Continue reading The Birds: and Other Stories

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The Guest List

“In my experience, those who have the greatest respect for the rules also take the most enjoyment in breaking them.”― Lucy Foley Why I’m Reading this Book? I first came to know about this book when it was announced as a Goodreads choice award winner in Mystery and Thriller section for 2020. Then I signed up… Continue reading The Guest List