Kategori: Tentacle Words – the Swedish Bookworm
Some sun, some rain – that’s one way of describing not only my two week sailing but also my BookCation this far. Tonight I’m sitting safely in my own, not rocking bed even if it feels like it, trying to…
This is far from your everyday read and really recommend you take a long Sunday in your favourite couch and just read. But read slow, you have to be there from the very first words on the very first page.
The family is broke and when the only way to save their problems seems to be to sell it – to a bloody Englishman! – the sisters and their mother is confronted with some tough decisions. Will it tare them apart, or can the big Christmas party save them?
Seven years ago i fell in love. Utterly and completely. The beautiful language of Erin Morgensterns and her magical storytelling swept me of my feet.
The combination of a bet, a cold case and the French je ne c’est quoi feels so good. With his somewhat odd hero May tells us about a missing person case that turns into a hunt for a murderer.
Both Råttkungen and The Doll Factory are very skillfully written and it’s hard, nearly impossible to stop reading – the best thing you can say about a book if you ask me.
Sleep is undoubtedly a thrilling book, although the concept of the remote island in this case totally cut of from the rest of the world is old, it doesn’t make it any less scary. And why would it, it’s a brilliant concept and the suggestive, desolate environment of the island at the top of Scotland is undeniably making its mark.
All in all Nightflyers was a pleasant surprise, definitely more thrilling and scary than I expected.
The Lambs of God is no cute Disney versions that’s being told. Oh no. These stories would have made the Grimm brothers proud. They’re scary, bloody, raw and really, really good.
It’s a cozy little story about a small town, love, books with just a hint of magic. If these ingredients appeals to you, then you should definetly read The Book Charmer av Karen Hawkins.