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Trapped inside her house by her own mind… The woman in the window by A.J. Finn. bookerina.com

The woman in the window

Trapped inside her house by her own mind…   WHAT IS IT ABOUT? Anna Fox suffers from agoraphobia, meaning she can’t leave her own house. Every time that she tries to, she ends up having a huge panic attack.…

They should have talked about Kevin before it was too late.We need to talk about Kevin by Lionel Shriver- bookerina.com book review

We need to talk about Kevin

They should have talked about Kevin before it was too late. WHAT IS IT ABOUT Marriage and parenting should be life’s ultimate bliss… right? But what if your child is acting like a sociopath. And what if your husband…

Haruki Murakami does with words what a toddler does with sprinkles on a cupcake. He creates something beautiful out of organized chaos. Dance Dance Dance by Haruki Murakami- bookerina.com

Dance Dance Dance

Haruki Murakami does with words what a toddler does with sprinkles on a cupcake. He creates something beautiful out of organized chaos. When I read it, I did not know that Dance Dance Dance is the last book in…

Before we were yours by Lisa Wingate is a story based on chilling real life events. –bookerina.com

Before we were yours

Before we were yours is a story based on chilling real real-life events.   WHAT IS IT ABOUT This book is a story based on an actual event that took place between 1920 and 1950. Georgia Tann ran a…

Inside the mind of Aza is a terrible place to be. Turtles all the way down by John Green book review on bookerina.com.

Turtles all the way down

Inside the mind of Aza is a terrible place to be.   WHAT IS IT ABOUT The latest John Green novel got published in October 2017. We know John Green from The Fault In Our Stars. Turtles all the…

"The old man and the sea" will sweep you right into the thrills of catching the big one.  Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man And The Sea - bookerina.com

The Old Man And The Sea

“The old man and the sea” will sweep you right into the thrills of catching the big one.     WHAT IS IT ABOUT:  Ernest Hemingway wrote “The old man and the sea” in 1951. It is about an old…

Miss Peregrine’s home for peculiar children is a spectacularly peculiar book indeed. -bookerina.com

Miss Peregrine’s home for peculiar children

Miss Peregrine’s home for peculiar children is a spectacularly peculiar book indeed.   WHAT IS IT ABOUT? Jacob Portman assumed that his grandfather only made up his fantastical stories. No way there could be peculiar children living in a…

This little book is surprisingly refreshing and hilarious. It was worth every single minute of laughing out loud. I could pee on this By Francesco Marciulano -bookerina.com

I could pee on this (and other poems by cats)

This little book is surprisingly refreshing and hilarious. It was worth every single minute of laughing out loud.   WHAT IS IT ABOUT? If you love cats, then you will love I could pee on this. It is full…

What happens when a group of young boys tries to start their own government on a deserted island? Chaos and anarchy, of course. Lord of the flies by William Golding -bookerina.com

Lord of the flies

What happens when a group of young boys tries to start their own government on a deserted island? Chaos and anarchy, of course. WHAT IS IT ABOUT?   William Golding wrote Lord of the flies in 1954. The story…

This is one of the most beautiful books I have ever read. Kafka on the shore by Haruki Murakami -bookerina.com

Kafka on the shore

This is one of the most beautiful books I have ever read. WHAT IS IT ABOUT? Kafka on the shore is a book with two distinct plotlines. At first, it seems as if the one has nothing to do…

Horror comes in the shape of a clown... and it has never been scarier. Read more about IT by Stephen King on bookerina.com.

IT

Horror comes in the shape of a clown… and it has never been scarier.   WHAT’S ‘IT’ ABOUT? Stephen King wrote IT in 1986. The story tells us the story of a thing that disguises itself as a clown.…

What would a post-apocalyptic South Africa look like? And how long would it take for its people to regroup? Read more about Fever by Deon Meyer on bookerina.com

Fever

What would a post-apocalyptic South Africa look like? And how long would it take for its people to regroup? WHAT ITS ABOUT: A fever has swept over the whole world, causing a huge amount of earth’s population (about 90%)…

Digital Fortress will have you speed reading right through the book. Read more about Digital Fortress on bookerina.com

Digital Fortress

The world’s best code breaking machine encounters an unbreakable code… it is up to one woman to break the code before it’s too late. WHAT’S IT ABOUT   Digital Fortress is about a woman named Susan Fletcher. She is a…

Be sure to read this book in the broad daylight! Read more about Bag of Bones by Stephen King on bookerina.com

Bag of Bones

Be sure to read this book in the broad daylight!   Bag of Bones is one of those books that makes you wonder whether you really need to use the bathroom in the middle of the night. Because you…

Get sucked right into ancient Egypt, and the epic lives of the Egyptian royals. Read more about Desert God by Wilbur Smith on bookerina.com

Desert God

Get sucked right into ancient Egypt, and the epic lives of the Egyptian royals. WHAT IS IT ABOUT? We met Taita, the Pharaoh’s slave and brilliant advisor in Wilbur Smith’s book, River God. In Desert God, Taita is on…

You won’t go to sleep until you finished this book! Read more about Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson on bookerina.com

Before I Go To Sleep

You won’t go to sleep until you finished this book! THE PLOT Before I Go To Sleep is about Christine Lucas. She wakes up every day thinking that she is a twenty-something-year-old woman. In fact, she is forty-seven. Christine…

It is impossible to read Bridget Jones’s Diary without laughing out loud. Read more about Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding on bookerina.com.

Bridget Jones’s Diary

It is impossible to read Bridget Jones’s Diary without laughing out loud. WHAT IS IT ABOUT? Bridget Jones is a thirty-something-year-old single lady. She keeps a diary (Bridget Jones’s Diary) about her life. It starts out with her new…

When you mix science and politics, you get deception. Read more about Deception Point by Dan Brown on bookerina.com

Deception Point

When you mix science and politics, you get deception.   WHAT IS IT ABOUT Deception Point revolves around a claim made by NASA that they have found proof of extraterrestrial life. A meteorite that landed in the Milne Ice…

This young adult dystopian novel is as unpredictable and surprising as it is great. Read my book review of The Mark by Edyth Bulbring on bookerina.com

The Mark

This young adult dystopian novel is as unpredictable and surprising as it is great. WHAT’S IT ABOUT The Mark plays off in the year 264 PC. The world as we know it doesn’t exist anymore. All animals except for…

Prepare to cry. A lot. Read more about The Fault In Our Stars by John Green on bookerina.com

The Fault In Our Stars

Prepare to cry. A lot. WHAT IT’S ABOUT The fault in our stars is about Hazel, a terminal cancer patient. She lives with the knowledge that she will die soon. A medical breakthrough gives her a few more years…