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By SAMAMA, Jan 19 2020 08:21PM

I never knew Peru, Lima was such a pretty and classy place for vacation until I read Murder in Lima. I know, I know, the name of the novel describes the exact opposite of ‘a good place for vacation’, but apart from the suspense and murder, the author also described the city wonderfully. He did not leave behind the flaws while describing Lima and that somehow made the whole city seem more realistic in my mind while I was reading the book.

I loved how classy and fashion conscious all the characters in this book were, and interesting! The mysterious character of Kurt Hammer made him my favorite personality in the whole book.

I did wish Frank Hansen and Kurt were more emotionally available at some points in the story, and I wish the book also had a chapter where it showed how drinking alcohol was not the right or healthy way to handle grief.

Apart from that, the book was interesting and suspenseful. As Murder in Lima was the second book from a series, I made sure to add the first book, ‘Trouble in Trondheim’, in my wish list. Even though I understood little bits of what had gone down in the first book enough to start the story from the second, I still want details!

3 out of 5 stars.

By SAMAMA, Dec 17 2019 07:11PM

Did the Fear Street series finally lose its magic after entertaining us for so long? Or is it just me who has changed?

Have I grown too old for the Fear Street series or is this Fear Street novel just not as good as the other ones?

These questions kept swimming in my mind as I kept reading The Lost Girl by R.L Stine.

I’ve always loved the fear street series, every single book from that series felt like a thrilling adventure within my grasp, and I always knew I’d love whichever book I picked from this series.

But somehow, I couldn’t feel the same for The Lost Girl. It was good, yes, but it just didn’t feel thrilling enough. The characters were supposed to be around 16, but... they all sounded like a bunch of 12 year olds. The story was predictable – and if you know me, you know how I barely ever get my predictions right in the mystery books I read. There were some gruesome parts in this book that kind of frightened me, so I would like to give in extra credits for that.

I’ll give this book 2.7 out of 5 stars. ⭐️⭐

P.S. I found two punctuation mistakes in the book which I had fixed immediately with my black pen and pretended I never noticed. 🌚

By SAMAMA, Dec 10 2019 12:01PM

As I finished the first chapter of Out There, I quickly realized I shouldn’t have picked this book up, because it was a complete waste of my time. I really didn’t want to give this book a bad review, but then again, I had to as it really couldn’t entertain me one bit. I fell asleep 3 hours prior to my sleeping time. You can understand how boring the book was by that info.

The grammatical and punctuation errors bothered me SO much it began disturbing my brain. The story was so silly, and in all the wrong ways - so much so that I had to skim through the whole damn book.

Sorry, but I’m giving this book a 1 out of 5 stars. ⭐