Books Under The Tree: Books for Adventurers

Nilanjana Sudeshna "Jhumpa" Lahiri  -author of Interpreter of Maladies, winner of the  2000 Pulitzer Prize- said: "that's the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet". Here some ideas for the adventurous reader. A Father, a Daughter, and an Unforgettable Journey into the Alaskan Wild by James Campbell Buy on Amazon.com | BookDepository…

Harry Potter Has Fangs

Vampire Boy, by Aric Cushing Halloween is just around the corner, and like every year I like to sneak into the kids section at the library and take a look around.. besides some classics I found great new releases,  Vampire Boy by Aric Cushing being one of them. When Alex Vambarey…

The Perfect Book Club Reading

Missing Parts, by Lucinda Berry Reading solo is dated. Book Clubbing is the new trend. Everyone has one these days: from Oprah to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. Even Hollywood stars such as Reese Witherspoon, Gwyneth Paltrow and Lena Dunham love to share their book recommendations on socials. I love book clubs and -besides running my own…

Haunted Places

Almost Dark, by Letitia Trent It's a sunny day in New York City and I am happily browsing in my favourite bookstore. The breath-taking skyline outside and the familiar smell of coffee and printed paper inside is what makes my morning so special. Books are everywhere. Classics, thrillers, fantasy, sci-fi, romance.…

Dark Web

Dark Web Rising, by Eugene T. Schurter What a fantastic story! I am amazed at the talent of Eugene T. Schurter in writing this original, fast-paced and engaging sci-fi novel. Dark Web Rising balancing on the edge of fiction and reality between advanced coding, nano tecnology and space colonization succeeds where sometimes other sci-fi…

Malleus Maleficarum: The Witch Hammer, by Jacob Sprenger , Heinrich Kramer

Written by Inquisitors Jacob Sprenger and Heinrich Kramer, the Malleus Maleficarum (latin for “The Hammer of Witches”) is one of the most famous medieval treatises on witches,  guilty for having sawn death and despair more than any other book ever written. First published in Germany in 1487, the Malleus Maleficarum was the ultimate, irrefutable, unarguable authority for every magistrate of that time. The book…

Saat des Satans

Seed of Satan, by Simon Laffy Seed of Satan is an examination of human identity during World War One, questioning the notions of honour and betrayal, of nation and family. Throughout the actual fighting, the story focuses on the air campaign and the way that ordinary civilians became legitimate targets of war, while scientists and laboratory technicians made rapid…

Growing Up Sucks

This is Not a Test, by Liv Wigen Carswell Between all eight stages that exist in human life, adolescence marks what is perhaps the most obvious of all starts to a new stage of life. Fired with rising passion, the adolescents throw themselves wholeheartedly into the exploration of life, moved…

Escaping Reality

Phoenix (Paradon #1), by Daccari Buchelli The past few years have been extremely good for fans of fantasy. As today we  still are in the middle of an unprecedented fantasy boom; sales continue to rise year on year and it is now the biggest genre in publishing. Why this genre…

Power Your Happy

Power Your Happy. Work Hard, Play Nice, and Build Your Dream Life, by Lisa Sugar Popsugar.com is the first website I check every morning. If you're not familiar with this amazing platform you're really missing great contents. People at Popsugar are passionate, move fast, welcome change, and love to win. They are supportive, kind…

That Classic Vibe

The Dressmaker and Her Daughters, by Anna St. George The Dressmaker and Her Daughters reminded me of one of my absolute favourite book: Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott. Four young sisters, a loving family and strong characters that face great obstacles with faith and infinite hope. I couldn't go wrong, right? Wrong.…

Fire Your Imagination

Hurst, by Robin Crumby Set in the aftermath of a pandemic virus, Hurst is a story about good vs evil -a cross between 'Lord of the Flies' and 'The Hunger Games'. Following the outbreak of the Millennium Virus, the story takes place at the splendid Hurst Castle -a fortress built by Henry VIII in 1544 to defend…

The Voice of America

When Millennials Rule: The Reshaping of America, by David and Jack Cahn On their best days, Millennials have been called narcissists, fame-obsessed and lazy. And "apparently" there's nothing we can do to make people think otherwise -they have data to prove that. (*) When I was researching for Millennials: Are You One of Us? what I…

Lost Signals

Lost Signals, edited by Max Booth III and Lori Michelle Coming today -August 02- Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing brings you Lost Signals, a tome of horror fiction featuring radio waves, numbers stations, rogue transmissions, and other unimaginable sounds you only wish were fiction. Forget about what’s hiding in the shadows, and start…
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