Book Review│The Shining

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the-shiningAuthor: Stephen King (French translator: Joan Bernard) // First published:  January 1977 // Genre: Horror
This edition: 574 pages, published 1986 by J’ai Lu // Get it @TheBookDepository

Read in October 2016

Synopsis (from Goodreads)

Danny was only five years old but in the words of old Mr Halloran he was a ‘shiner’, aglow with psychic voltage. When his father became caretaker of the Overlook Hotel his visions

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Review│The Green Mile

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the-green-mileAuthor: Stephen King (French Translator: Philippe Rouard) // First published:  September 1996 // Genre: Horror
This edition: 509 pages, published in July 2000 by J’ai Lu // Get it @TheBookDepository

Read in October 2016

Synopsis (from Goodreads)

Welcome to Cold Mountain Penitentiary, home to the Depression-worn men of E Block. Convicted killers all, each awaits his turn to walk the Green Mile, keeping a date with “Old Sparky,”

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Review│Dark Matter

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dark-matterAuthor: Blake Crouch // First published:  July 2016 // Genre: Science Fiction
This edition: 340 pages, published in July 2016 by Crown // Get it @TheBookDepository

Read in September 2016

Synopsis (from Goodreads)

“Are you happy with your life?” Those are the last words Jason Dessen hears before the masked abductor knocks him unconscious. Before he awakens to find himself strapped to a gurney, surrounded by strangers in

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Review│Sleeping Giants (Themis Files #1)

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sleeping-giantsAuthor: Sylvain Neuvel // First published:  April 2016 // Genre: Science Fiction
This edition: 304 pages, published in April 2016 by Del Rey // Get it @TheBookDepository

Read in September 2016

Synopsis (from Goodreads)

A girl named Rose is riding her new bike near her home in Deadwood, South Dakota, when she falls through the earth. She wakes up at the bottom of a square hole, its walls

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Review│A Monster Calls

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a-monster-callsAuthor: Patrick Ness // First published:  May 2011 // Genre: Fantasy
This edition: 206 pages, published in March 2013 by Candlewick Press // Get it @TheBookDepository

Read in September 2016

Synopsis (from Goodreads)

At seven minutes past midnight, thirteen-year-old Conor wakes to find a monster outside his bedroom window. But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting– he’s been expecting the one from his nightmare, the nightmare he’s had

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Review│Assassin’s Apprentice (Farseer #1)

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assassins-apprenticeAuthor: Robin Hobb // First published:  April 1995 // Genre: Fantasy
This edition: 392 pages, published in March 2014 by Harper Voyager // Get it @TheBookDepository

Read in August 2016

Synopsis (from Goodreads)

Young Fitz is the bastard son of the noble Prince Chivalry, raised in the shadow of the royal court by his father’s gruff stableman. He is treated like an outcast by all the royalty except the

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