What I learnt from reading murder mysteries set in university campuses

The "learnings" were derived from 3 books that focused on the murder mysteries set in university campuses: The Secret History by Donna Tartt, Book of Mirrors by E.O. Chirovici, and The Truants by Kate Weinberg.

Children from books who teach us valuable life lessons

As June is the month of celebrating childhood in many countries around the world, I join the party by sharing with you stories of amazing children and teenagers from books. This post presents a list of children, main characters in fiction and non-fiction books, each one portraying valuable life lessons.

The story of a Sherlock girl growing up: The Little Friend by Donna Tartt (book review)

After being mesmerized by "The Secret History" by Donna Tartt and rather captivated by "The Goldfinch" by the same author, I had to read also the third book written by Tartt - "The Little Friend". Given the previous two experiences, I had high hopes towards this book ... as dear Shakespeare said "Expectation is the root of all heartache".

Let’s talk about “The Secret History” and “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt

I started 2020 in style - in February I read "The Secret History" by Donna Tartt, the book that became one of my favourite books of all time. As I also read "The Goldfinch" quite recently (in 2019), I identified interesting common aspects but also differences between the two books. These aspects are briefly described … Continue reading Let’s talk about “The Secret History” and “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt

What I’m reading in February 2020

Hello and welcome to my third WWW Wednesday! For those who are not familiar with WWW Wednesday, it is a post hosted by Sam@Taking on a World of Words, consisting of 3 questions about the past, current and future reads. So if you want to find out what I read in February, keen on reading 🙂 … Continue reading What I’m reading in February 2020