BOOK REVIEW: THE TURN OF THE SCREW BY HENRY JAMES

Title: Turn of the Screw || AuthorHenry James || Audiobook Narrator: Flo Gibson || Genre:  Classic, Gothic, Supernatural, Paranormal ||Year of publication: 1898 || No. of pages: 124|| Available at Amazon.com and Bol.com


James’s great masterpiece of haunting atmosphere and unbearable tension, tells of a young governess sent to a country house to take charge of two orphans, Miles and Flora. Unsettled by a dark foreboding of menace within the house, she soon comes to believe that something, or someone, malevolent is stalking the children in her care. Is the threat to her young charges really a malign and ghostly presence, or a manifestation of something else entirely?

(synopses courtesy of penguin books)

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FROM PAGE TO SCREEN – ALL THE BOOK ADAPTATIONS YOU CAN WATCH IN SEPTEMBER

There are a lot of things that dictate what ends up on my monthly TBR-list, but off late nothing has shaped it the way Netflix does. The amount of books and graphic novels that are being adapted to Netflix original movies and series have increased at a rate that I, frankly, can’t keep up with. The aforementioned also applies to streaming services like Apple TV, Amazon, HBO and Peacock. However, for September 2020 I’d like to focus on Netflix, simply because they offer an excellent blend of genres.

So without further ado ….  

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MY READING PLANS FOR JULY

Hello fellow bibliophiles,

What are y’all up to?! 😊

Me … I guess I am slowly getting out of some sort of reading slump. This wasn’t a regular slump though and probably quarantine and/or black lives matter related. That being said … now feels like the best time to start doing whatever needs to be done to become whole again. For the month of July this means that I will carve out a substantial amount of time for reading.

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THIS IS HOW YOU LOSE THE TIME WAR – AMAL EL-MOHTAR & MAX GLADSTONE

Title: This is how you lose the time war || Author: Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone|| Audiobook Narrator: Emily Woo Zeller, Cynthia Farrell|| Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Time Travel, LGBT || Publisher: Quercus || Year of publication: 2019|| No. of pages: 208|| Available at Amazon.com , Bookdepository and Bol.com


This is the story of Red and Blue, two time-traveling agents from warring futures, who while working their way through the past, start to exchange letters—and fall in love.

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