RSS

Tag Archives: crime novels

{Review} Reykjavík Nights: Murder in Reykjavík – Arnaldur Indriðason

The week before last we had something of an Indian Summer. As the mercury hit the mid-20s for the 3rd day in a row I picked up this book: the title evoking endless nights and mankind’s darker side. Did it live up to expectations? Read the rest of this entry »

Advertisements
 
Leave a comment

Posted by on May 24, 2016 in 2016 Reading Challenge

 

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

12 in 12

As hosted by booksonthenightstand

NB: unreviewed books in italics. Click on the titles to read the reviews!

Category One, ‘Through the Grapevine’ (Books recommended by others)

1) Reading Lolita in Tehran – Azar Nafisi
2) Little Women – Louisa May Alcott
3) The Alchemist – Paolo Coelho
4) Fifty Shades of Grey – E.L. James
5) Fifty Shades Darker – E.L. James
6) Fifty Shades Freed – E.L. James
7) The Help – K. Stockett

Cat. 2, ‘ Homocidal Tendancies’ (Crime novels)
1) The Maltese Falcon – D. Hammett
2) Death comes to Pemberley – P.D. James
3) The New York Trilogy – Paul Auster

Category Three, ‘Not just a pretty face’ (Non-fiction books)
1) Geisha – Lisa Dalby
2) Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman- Robert K Massie
3) The Story of Malta – Maturin Murray Ballou
4) Backpacked – A Reluctant Trip Across Central America – Catherine Ryan Howard

Category Four, ‘Young at Heart’ (YA/ childrens’ books)
1) Clockwork Prince – Cassandra Clare
2) The Hatchling – K. Lasky
3) The First Collier – K. Lasky
4) The Coming of Hoole – K. Lasky
5) Exile – K. Lasky
6) The River of Wind – K. Lasky
7) Golden Tree – K. Lasky
8) To Be a King – K. Lasky
9) Sierra Brulante – Pierre Pelot

 
Leave a comment

Posted by on March 9, 2012 in 12 in 12

 

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

 
%d bloggers like this: