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Book Review: Macbeth by Jo Nesbø

This is a dark, violent, grimy and foggy tale, a noir tale of madness which only gets more and more paranoid as the story evolves.

Book Review: Nemesis by Jo Nesbø

I did not read this book in English, which gave me a different perspective on the Harry Hole novels. For example, the name itself in English is Harry Hole, but translated in another language with different emphasis and sounds it is more like Hari Hølā (Hoo-laa), a little point which I really enjoyed. Of course, the Norwegian names were difficult to pronounce, but that is part of the charm of translated novels.

Book Review: The Bat by Jo Nesbø

About: The Bat by Jo Nesbø is the first novel in the Harry Hole series. The series has been translated to several languages and even being made into a movie. My rat­ing for The Bat— 4 Buy this book in paper or elec­tronic for­mat* More Books by Jo Nesbø Thoughts: The Bat by Jo Nesbø […]

Book Review: The Devil’s Star by Jo Nesbø

I got this book for free as part of the TLC Book Tour promotion. My rating for The Devil’s Star – 4 About: “The Devil’s Star” by Norwegian author Jo Nesbø (Website | Facebook)is the third in the Harry Hole series. This novel  was published in Norway in 2003, but just recently arrived in the […]

Twitter Update for Week Ending 15 March, 2014

This year the Jewish holiday of Purim and the Ides of March were on the same day (15 March). Purim is one of my favorite holidays, commemorates the how Queen Esther saved the Jewish people in the ancient Persian Empire(Iran) where a plot had been formed to destroy them. The story is told in the Biblical Book of Esther and […]

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 12 October, 2013

Author Q&A with Sara Blædeltinyurl.com/9l7vslg #BookReview Convince Me to Read: INFERNObookriot.com/2013/10/11/con… Thoughts on: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy — Book 2 Part 1 tinyurl.com/72dzgmw#BookReview The 16 Best Things About Being In A Book Club buzzfeed.com/ariellecaldero… via @Arielle07 FIRST LOOK: Katniss, Peeta, Effie, and Finnick as Barbie dolls — VIDEOpopwatch.ew.com/2013/10/08/hun… 10 reasons why Alice Munro is a geniusfw.to/U2ihtda Top […]

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 12 December, 2013

This week the pressure at work has eased a bit (just a bit) but a little is better than none. I finished a book called A Land More Kind Than None by Wiley Cash (review next week), a very high-rated book (which is one of the reasons I joined the tour), it was one of […]

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 8 September, 2012

I have about 25 books to read on my nightstand and probably a good 150 on my nook, yet when I took the kids to the library yesterday – I picked up three more. This is becoming a problem. Last week we went to a fair – I picked up a book there at a […]

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 28 July, 2012

This week I the blog celebrated it’s 2nd birthday. I cannot believe it’s been two years, for the occasion I held a one day giveaway where the winner got to pick any book, $20 and under, from Amazon. The winner picked Pegasus Falling a wonderful WWII book I recommended a few weeks ago. I only asked one thing from giveaway […]

Twitter Roundoup for Week Ending 28 April, 2012

2001 Newbery Honor Book: Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate Dicamillo – goo.gl/Td4JT #Kindle Daily Deal Fun Facts Friday: Katherine Anne Portertinyurl.com/748mpv5 #BookReview The Death of Bram Stoker and the Birth of Horror|BOOK RIOTbookriot.com/2012/04/27/the… Riot Recommendation: Contemporary Literature for High School Students | BOOK RIOT ow.ly/azsVn 100th Anniversary of Bram Stoker’s Death: On Bram Stoker’s ‘Dracula’manoflabook.com/wp/?p=5650 #Dracula#Stoker Via @nprnews: ‘Headhunters’: The Caper […]

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