Book Review: The Fifth Column by Andrew Gross #bookstagram

Synopsis of The Fifth Column by Andrew Gross The Fifth Column written by Andrew Gross is a three-part spy thriller centred around the protagonist (Charles Mossman). The first part of the story has Charles Mossman in a bar in 1939 after losing his job and having trouble with his wife. He gets drunk, nearly addicted… Continue reading Book Review: The Fifth Column by Andrew Gross #bookstagram

Book Review: Life Undercover by Amaryllis Fox #booktwitter

Synopsis of Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA by Amaryllis Fox You would think Life Undercover by Amaryllis Fox would be all about her fascinating and exciting life in the CIA. You would imagine that Amaryllis Fox would be a woman James Bond running around, doing spy things and catching bad guys in… Continue reading Book Review: Life Undercover by Amaryllis Fox #booktwitter

Book Review: The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter #booktwitter

Synopsis of The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter is a gruesome, in-your-face, high-pitched crime thriller. But it is also about how an incredibly disturbing and life-threatening situation more than 28 years ago has affected the lives of two sisters (Charlie Quinn and Sam Quinn) in both seen and unseen… Continue reading Book Review: The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter #booktwitter

Prey by Michael Crichton (A Book Review)

Synopsis of the Book ‘Prey’ By Michael Crichton Michael Crichton’s novel ‘Prey’ is essentially about a swarm of rogue microrobots that have escaped from the lab and the attempt of a few scientists trying to retrieve them from the Nevada desert. The nanorobot Swarm is self-reproducing, self-sustaining and learns from experience like real-life A.I. The… Continue reading Prey by Michael Crichton (A Book Review)

Why does the West Rule for now? (Book Review)

Why Does the West Rule for Now?? (Book Review) I have just finished reading the book: Why does the West Rule For Now? and it has been a very exciting read. The first half or more of the book is quite a long history lesson and then we get some speculative talk of the future.… Continue reading Why does the West Rule for now? (Book Review)

The Vegetarian by Han Kang (translated by Deborah Smith) – #BookReview

Synopsis of The Vegetarian (by Han Kang): In The Vegetarian (by Han Kang, translated by Deborah Smith), Yeong-hye and her husband lived an ordinary life before the nightmares began. But when splintering, blood-soaked images start haunting her thoughts, Yeong-hye decides to purge her mind and renounce eating meat. In a country where societal mores are strictly obeyed,… Continue reading The Vegetarian by Han Kang (translated by Deborah Smith) – #BookReview

The Hole by Hye-Young Pyun (Translated by Sora Kim-Russell) #BookReview

Synopsis of The Hole (by Hye-Young Pyun): A Bestseller in Korea, a Psychological Thriller about Loneliness and the Dark Truths We Try to Bury In this tense, gripping novel by a rising star of Korean literature, Ogi has woken from a coma after causing a devastating car accident that took his wife’s life and left… Continue reading The Hole by Hye-Young Pyun (Translated by Sora Kim-Russell) #BookReview

The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin – #BookReview

Synopsis of The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth Series): This is the way the world ends. Again. Three terrible things happen in a single day. Essun, a woman living an ordinary life in a small town, comes home to find that her husband has brutally murdered their son and kidnapped their daughter. Meanwhile, mighty Sanze… Continue reading The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin – #BookReview

The Good Son Book Review – #YouJeongJeong

Synopsis of The Good Son: In The Good Son, The Talented Mr. Ripley meets The Bad Seed in this breathless, chilling psychological thriller by the bestselling novelist known as “Korea’s Stephen King”. You Jeong Jeong is the master of creating thriller novels in Korea. Who can you trust if you can’t trust yourself? Early one morning, twenty-six-year-old Yu-jin… Continue reading The Good Son Book Review – #YouJeongJeong

The Impossible Fairytale by Han Yujoo – #BookReview

Synopsis of The Impossible Fairytale: The Impossible Fairytale tells the story of the nameless ‘Child’, who struggles to make a mark on the world, and her classmate Mia, whose spoiled life is everything the Child’s is not. At school, adults are nearly invisible, and the society the children create on their own is marked by… Continue reading The Impossible Fairytale by Han Yujoo – #BookReview