Skip to content

Tangerine: The Talented Mr Ripley goes to Tangier

I finished Christine Mangan’s Tangerine last week and can’t stop thinking how strikingly similar it was with The Talented Mr Ripley. I can’t believe  it’s NOT mentioned on the blurb as the publishers are so eager to label books as “for fans of such and such”! If you liked Ripley, you’ll love this book. I  found Mangan’s writing very similar to Patricia […]

Read More →

#MiniReviewMonday : Mini Reviews

Originally posted on UmutReviews:
Hello friends! It’s another Monday and I hope you had a great weekend with lots of great books 🙂 Today I’m joining my blogger friend Ova’s fun meme: Mini Review Mondays. She has a great idea of bundling together reviews of some books she read, as it’s hard to write detailed reviews for every single book…

Read More →

Similar Sundays – More Lookalike Book Covers

    On this lovely sunday it’s mother’s day in the UK so happy mum’s day to everyone who is either biological or emotional mum- no matter if you have a child or an animal 🙂 Hope everyone is spending good time either with loved ones or good memories. So I am going to continue similar book covers theme! Our Endless Numbered Days vs The Winter’s Child The same style of design is used in both covers, although they do not immediately remind me of each other. Probably because colours are different! Our Endless Numbered Days by Claire Fuller Peggy Hillcoat is eight years old when her survivalist father, James, takes her from their home in London to a remote hut in the woods and tells her that the rest of the world has been destroyed. Deep in the wilderness, Peggy and James make a life for themselves. They repair the hut, bathe in water from the river, hunt and gather food in the summers and almost starve in the harsh winters. They mark their days only by the sun and the seasons. When Peggy finds a pair of boots in the forest and begins a search for their owner, she unwittingly begins to unravel the series of events that brought her to the woods and, in doing so, discovers the strength she needs to go back to the home and mother she thought she’d lost. After Peggy’s return to civilization, […]

Read More →