Monthly Archives: December 2012

Review: Battle Royale by Koushun Takami, Yuji Oniki

Cover (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Book info:Form: pdf formatGenre: YA dystopia/thrillerTarget audience: fans of Japanese culture and dystopia but definitely older YA and adults Synopsis: Welcome to a dystopian East Asian country (like Japan but larger) where people live happily and … Continue reading

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Review: A Kiss for Midwinter by Courtney Milan

Form: e-book, mobi format Genre: historical romance Target audience: adults Series: Brothers Sinister Holiday Novella I got this one from Rameau as a gift – thank you very much my dear! I hope you won’t regret it! ;p Synopsis (from … Continue reading

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Movie review: Lord of War by Andrew Niccol

Directed and written by Andrew NiccolCast:Yuri Orlov: Nicolas CageVitaly Orlov: Jared LetoSimeon Weisz (Yuri’s main rival): Ian Holm Ava Fontaine (wife of Yuri): Bridget MoynahanJack Valentine (Interpol agent): Ethan HawkeDate of release: 2005 Synopsis: Meet Yuri Orlov- an ambitious son of … Continue reading

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Review: The Duchess War by Courtney Milan (Brothers Sinister 01)

Book info: Form: pdf Genre: historical romance  Target audience: adults Synopsis: Once upon a time there was a girl who resembled a mouse. She was small and quiet, her hair was dark blond or light brown – in short mousy … Continue reading

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Review: My Sore Hush-a-Bye by Renata F. Barcelos

Book info: Form:pdf Genre: psychological fiction Target audience: adults and older teenagers A copy of this novel for reviewing purposes was sent to me free of charge by the author  – thank you very much Renata for being so patient … Continue reading

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Review: Dope by Sara Gran

Book info: Genre: crime story noir/thriller Target audience: adults Form: pdf Synopsis: 1950s, New York City, light ages before the famous ‘no tolerance’ policy of Mayor Giuliani. Josephine Flannigan, 36,  tries to make her living as a former heroin addict. … Continue reading

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Movie review: Inception directed by Christopher Nolan

I was reminded about this movie by Heidenkind – go and check the rest of her non-holiday movies list – thanks a lot! I owe you again! Release year: 2010 Written by Christopher Nolan Genre: sci-fi thriller Cast: Dom Cobb: … Continue reading

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Review: Sleight of Hand (Bite Back series 01) by Mark Henwick

A copy of this novel for reviewing purposes was sent to me free of charge by the author via Blodeuedd – thank you very much !  That fact, of course,  didn’t influence my review in any way.  Book info: Form: … Continue reading

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