Review 02: Dedication (Nicola ..

Posted April 14, 2013 by Ana in Reviews | 6 Comments
Review 02: Dedication (Nicola Kraus & Emma McLaughlin)

I want those last few hours of my life back. I’m sorry I ever picked up this book on a whim. I wanted to throw this book out the window. Querido can attest to my strongly-worded rants about this book. Don’t worry, I will attempt to keep the language down. :) Kate, our protagonist, started off okay for me. She’s a successful thirty-year-old with a great career working as a sustainable development consultant, and even a blossoming romance with a man that we never get to meet. I liked this Kate! I was excited. I wanted her to chew out […]

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Review 01: A Pocket Full of Ry..

Posted April 12, 2013 by Ana in Reviews | 6 Comments
Review 01: A Pocket Full of Rye (Agatha Christie)

Oh boy, my first review on this blog! Alright, let’s do this. I’ve always had such an affinity for mystery novels, especially ones like Sherlock Holmes or the books of Agatha Christie. Their protagonists relied not just on physical evidence, but also carefully teasing and gleaning information from the others. Don’t get me wrong, I love watching CSI too, but there’s just something gripping about reading a story where mind games are the main stage. Technically, this novel is part of the Miss Marple series. However, the elderly gumshoe is not really the star of the show. I found this […]

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