fiction · Horror · Mystery & Thriller · Short Stories

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

fiction · Mystery & Thriller · Small Book

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

Award Winners · comic · fiction · Graphic Novel

Lore Olympus: Volume One

“Hades, all the fine suits in the world won't change the fact that you stink of death.”― Rachel Smythe Why I’m Reading this Book? I'm incorrigible in my quest of reading Goodreads choice award winners for this year. Even though , two of them, "Beautiful world, where are you" and "The final girl support group" disappointed… Continue reading Lore Olympus: Volume One

fiction · Mystery & Thriller

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

Award Winners · fiction · Horror

The Final Girl Support Group

“Sometimes you need the money more than you need to live with yourself.”― Grady Hendrix Why I’m Reading this Book? This book is the Goodreads Choice Awards winner in Horror category. Other award winning book I read was beautiful-world-where-are-you and it was a total bust. But I still naively believe that there must be something in these books… Continue reading The Final Girl Support Group

Award Winners · fiction

Beautiful World, Where Are You

““That's the thing about work, if it was any good you'd do it for free.””― Sally Rooney Why I’m Reading this Book? This book is the Goodreads Choice Awards winner in Fiction category. Last year Midnight library was the winner and I liked it, so I thought to end the year with an award winning book.… Continue reading Beautiful World, Where Are You

Classic · fiction · Small Book

The Five People You Meet in Heaven

“All endings are also beginnings. We just don't know it at the time.”― Mitch Albom Why I’m Reading this Book? This is another book from the list I’m following, . It did seem interesting as it’s talking about life after death, also it was a small book, so I started... Synopsis Story of Eddie, who is maintenance… Continue reading The Five People You Meet in Heaven

Cultural · fiction · Graphic Novel · Library Challenge · Small Book

The Arrival

― Shaun Tan Why I’m Reading this Book? I’m reading this book as part of my Omaha public library challenge for 2021 under the ‘about Refugees or the Immigrant Experience’ category.  Synopsis This book is without words. An immigrant story is told in pictures. But story is so poignant that words really don’t feel necessary. My Review…… Continue reading The Arrival