Book review: The Last Child

Posted on Monday, May 31st, 2010

Everybody will still remember John Hart’s New York Times bestselling debut “The King of Lies”. His only dream is to become a good writer and to get published. In 2008 he is rewarded for this talent by winning the Edgar Award for this novel “Down River”. Two years later he’s back with “The Last Child”.

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Book review: Strength in What Remains

Posted on Saturday, May 15th, 2010

Strength in What Remains is New York Times bestselling author Tracy Kidder’s finest work so far and it is praised by many reviewers for being one of the best books of 2009 overall.

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Book review: The Red Pyramid (The Kane Chronicles, Book 1)

Posted on Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Rick Riordan is the author of the New York Times bestselling ‘Percy Jackson and the Olympians’ series for children. Now he released his first book of ‘The Kane Chronicles’. The adventure begins with ‘The Red Pyramid’.

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Book review: Matterhorn, A Novel of the Vietnam War

Posted on Monday, May 10th, 2010

Amazon Best Books of the Month, March 2010: Matterhorn is a marvel–a living, breathing book with Lieutenant Waino Mellas and the men of Bravo Company at its raw and battered heart. Karl Marlantes doesn’t introduce you to Vietnam in his brilliant war epic–he unceremoniously drops you into the jungle, disoriented and dripping with leeches, with [...]

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Book review: The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest

Posted on Sunday, May 9th, 2010

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest is the third and last novel in Stieg Larsson’s world famous Millennium Trilogy. However, this novel is more than merely the final volume in the trilogy.“Millennium III” is the last novel completed by Larsson before his sudden death in 2004. There are rumours of an unfinished work, but [...]

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Book review: Island Beneath the Sea

Posted on Saturday, May 8th, 2010

Island Beneath the Sea, written by New York Times bestselling author Isabel Allende, tells the story of a mulatta woman, a slave and concubine, determined to take control of her own destiny. Allende, four years after Ines of My Soul, returns with another historical novel ranging from the sugar plantations of Saint-Domingue to the lavish [...]

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Book review: House Rules

Posted on Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

House Rules is written by New York Times bestseller author Jodi Picoult. She studied writing at Princeton University to earn her bachelor’s degree. She completed her master studies at the Harvard University.

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Book review: The solitude of prime numbers

Posted on Thursday, April 29th, 2010

The solitude of prime numbers is the first novel of Paolo Giordano. While studying for a doctorate in Physics he won the Premio Strega. He is the youngest writer ever to win the most important literature price of Italy.

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