Welcome back, folks! Book Blog by Cari is back, and is entering a dark phase! Next lined up we have a novel based on true events, The Tattooist of Auschwitz, by Heather Morris, followed by 2 non-fiction books, firstly Dark World, where Zak Bagans tells of his experiences investigating the paranormal, followed by Jamie Bartlett’s The Dark Net, an expose on the internet’s most dangerous subcultures. Stay tuned!
Hi folks, just a heads up to let you know that from this point on and until further notice, my book reviews (and other articles) will be posted on a more sporadic basis. This is to free me up to read longer books, binge-read whole series of books, read unpublished fan fiction, and pursue other interests. I remain open to requests for book reviews from authors/publishers.
Get ready folks! The next batch of books kicks off with a bad boy billionaire romance to potentially rival to 50 Shades. This is swiftly followed by the psychological suspense What Did I Do, where a woman elopes to Sweden following the suspicious death of her husband. Last but certainly not least, we have the bestselling dystopian novel Vox, where women are only allowed to speak 100 words per day. Stay tuned!
Inkitt is a reader-powered publishing app, and what that means for readers, is that you once you sign up you get free access to hundreds of pre-published books. They have just about every genre – and fanfiction too! You can access the books online, including on HTML, iOS, and Android. You can offer feedback to the authors if you so wish. How it works for the authors, is that if they get enough reader engagement, they get their book published. Fun all round!
Hello folks – here’s what’s coming soon on Book Blog by Cari! We have Jon Ronson’s bestseller, The Psychopath Test, which is a non-fiction romp through the “madness industry”. There’s also A Little Less Than Love by Carys Smith – a book about complex relationships. And finally, there’s A Whole New World by Liz Braswell – the first in a series of books telling darker versions of the well-known Disney films, starting with Aladdin! Stay tuned!
Sometimes, you enjoy a book so much, you would happily read it again – here are 3 books I would definitely read again! There’s the Twilight series – the epic tale of love and “vegetarian” vampires, inclusive of action and drama, and an engrossing love triangle. There’s The Zahir by the Paulo Coelho (author of The Alchemist) which will have you deeply reflecting on aspects of your own life. And I really enjoyed The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time – a tale told from the unique perspective of a lad with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Do you have books you would read again? If so, give it a mention in the comments!
Book Review by Cari Mayhew.
This is arguably the best Dan Brown book yet!
I had been a big Dan Brown fan up until I read The Lost Symbol, which is his most tedious Robert Langdon book. But The Origin has made me a fan once again! Continue reading The Origin by Dan Brown.