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“Gone Away Girl” by Juliette Caron

"Good girls go to heaven, but bad girls go everywhere," states the legendary quote by Helen Gurley Brown. I absolutely loved how Juliette Caron proved the opposite in her book “Gone Away Girl”. Chloe is seventeen, and she is a good girl. She makes a tough choice not every “bad” girl gathers enough courage to make.... Continue Reading →

“The Thorn Birds” by Colleen McCullough

This isn’t a story of forbidden love between a girl from Australia and a priest. “The Thorn Birds” by Colleen McCullough is so much more. To be honest, Maggie and Ralph de Bricassart’s love story plotline was the one that fascinated me the least in this book. If anything, it even annoyed me a little. Reading... Continue Reading →

“On Chesil Beach” by Ian McEwan

There was something unpleasantly disturbing about this book that didn’t let me fully enjoy reading it. I couldn’t make myself care about the characters, even though their inner struggles and reasons why they are the way they are were well depicted by the author. Edward and Florence, both in their early twenties and virgins, are... Continue Reading →

“Masked Intent” by Kimberly Greer

Have you ever wondered what hides behind a polished façade of a womaniser? In literature and onscreen the men who refuse to commit and form a long-term relationship are usually depicted from the perspective “I’ve chosen it myself because it’s cool and I need nobody in my life”. James Bond doesn’t count – he has... Continue Reading →

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