“In the Margins” by Elena Ferrante

"Once written, besides, Neapolitan seems sterilized. It loses passion, loses affect, loses the sense of danger it often communicated to me. In my childhood and adolescence, it was the language of coarse male vulgarity, the language of the violence of men calling to you on the street, or, contrarily the sugary-sweet language with which women... Continue Reading →

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Book review: “The Hollow Gods” by A.J. Vrana

"Seems like everyone’s fucked up, only no one looks it from the outside." ~The Hollow Gods Genre: ~Paranormal ~ Urban Fantasy ~ Fantasy ~ Mystery My rating: 4,5 / 5  Books: 1 / 2  Warning: Deaths / Violence / Oncology / Mental triggers (depression, anxiety) / Swearing  Some people are just meant to write stories for others,... Continue Reading →

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“The Atlas Six” by Olivie Blake

“Funny how that worked; the innocent fragility of being human. There were so many ways to break and so few of them heroic or noble.” Genre: #Fantasy #DarkAcademia #SciFi Books: 1 / 2  Whilst reading this book I had a nudging feeling of reading/watching something similar before. And yeah, read a GR annotation later, it... Continue Reading →

Book review: “Second sister” by Chan Ho-Kei

“Don't underestimate youngsters today, especially in this sick society. From young age, kids must learn how to survive in a jungle of deceitful adults.” Genre: #Mystery #Crime #Detective #AsianLiterature   My rating: 4 / 5  Warning: Suicide, cyber bullying, groping.  What starts as a fairly typical story written by the Asian author, involving - poor family, orphans, suicide, becomes an eye... Continue Reading →

Book review: “Gilded” by Marissa Meyer

More please?  Genre: #YA #Fairytale #Retelling #Fantasy #GermanicFolklore My rating: 5+ / 5  Warning: Some gruesome moments are present in this book / as well as light mutilation   I am familiar with other books written by Marissa Mayer; however, I couldn't call myself her fan before. this book has completely changed my mind about her and what she... Continue Reading →

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