Book Review : The Wish Granter

Author: C.J. Redwine The world has turned upside down for Thad and Ari Glavan, the bastard twins of Súndraille’s king. Their mother was murdered. The royal family died mysteriously. And now Thad sits on the throne of a kingdom whose streets are suddenly overrun with violence he can’t stop. Growing up ignored by the nobility,…

Book Review : The Curious Incident of the dog in the night-time

Author : Mark Haddon It is a very enlightening book about children with special needs, in this case, Autism. Personally, I have not met an autistic child or anybody with autism. Although I have met a sweet little girl with special needs and I must say it is not easy. After playing with her for…

Book Review : The Voyeur’s Motel

Author: Gay Talese If not for the Osaka Book Group, I probably would not have read this book.  First of, I had not idea what Voyeur meant and was comfortable reading it in the train and in the office 🙂  It was an interesting read.  Show what kind of weirdness humans would do to satisfy…

Book Review : Descartes Highland

Description: Two men, each unaware of the other, share a common family secret: they were sold for adoption by their American father shortly after their births in the Philippines. Three alternating stories interweave the experiences of father Andrew Breszky and the two sons who try to connect and piece together the puzzle of their reckless,…

Book Review : The Folded Earth

Desperate to leave a private tragedy behind, Maya abandons herself to the rhythms of the little village, where people coexist peacefully with nature. But all is not as it seems, and she soon learns that no refuge is remote enough to keep out the modern world. When power-hungry politicians threaten her beloved mountain community, Maya…