The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

37545217Title: The Woman in the Window

Author: A.J. Finn

Pub Date:  January 2018

My Rating: ★★★★☆

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Synopsis from Goodreads:

What did she see?

It’s been ten long months since Anna Fox last left her home. Ten months during which she has haunted the rooms of her old New York house like a ghost, lost in her memories, too terrified to step outside.

Anna’s lifeline to the real world is her window, where she sits day after day, watching her neighbours. When the Russells move in, Anna is instantly drawn to them. A picture-perfect family of three, they are an echo of the life that was once hers.

But one evening, a frenzied scream rips across the silence, and Anna witnesses something no one was supposed to see. Now she must do everything she can to uncover the truth about what really happened. But even if she does, will anyone believe her? And can she even trust herself?

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Words in the Title – ‘rights’

words in the title

This will the most random way of finding new exciting reads. Each week I’ll choose some random word and I’ll try to find books with this word in the title that I find interesting. This might result in my TBR growing exponentially. Each week though, I’ll first look if there’s a book that I already read that has this word in the title.

This week’s word is: RIGHT(s)


– Books I’ve read –

I haven’t read any book with the word ‘rights’ in the title. Seriously, I must be choosing all the wrong words. All the 400 books on my read shelf on Goodreads, and I again cannot find one that has the word of the week in the title!

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Fresh Complaint by Jeffrey Eugenides

33844793Title: Fresh Complaint

Author: Jeffrey Eugenides

Pub Date:  October 2017

My Rating: ★★★☆☆

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Synopsis from Goodreads:

The first collection of short fiction from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jeffrey Eugenides

Jeffrey Eugenides’s bestselling novels have shown that he is an astute observer of the crises of adolescence, sexual identity, self-discovery, family love, and what it means to be an American in our times. The stories in Fresh Complaint continue that tradition. Ranging from the reproductive antics of ‘Baster’ to the wry, moving account of a young traveler’s search for enlightenment in ‘Air Mail’ (selected by Annie Proulx for The Best American Short Stories, 1997), this collection presents characters in the midst of personal and national crises. We meet a failed poet who, envious of other people’s wealth during the real-estate bubble, becomes an embezzler; a clavichordist whose dreams of art collapse under the obligations of marriage and fatherhood; and, in ‘Bronze,’ a sexually confused college freshman whose encounter with a stranger on a train leads to a revelation about his past and his future. Narratively compelling, beautifully written, and packed with a density of ideas that belie their fluid grace, Fresh Complaint proves Eugenides to be a master of the short form as well as the long.

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Words in the Title – ‘free’

words in the title

This will the most random way of finding new exciting reads. Each week I’ll choose some random word and I’ll try to find books with this word in the title that I find interesting. This might result in my TBR growing exponentially. Each week though, I’ll first look if there’s a book that I already read that has this word in the title.

This week’s word is: FREE


– Books I’ve read –

I haven’t read any book with the word ‘free’ in the title.

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Everless by Sara Holland

36475035Title: Everless

Author: Sara Holland

Pub Date:  January 2018

My Rating: ★★★★☆

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Synopsis from Goodreads:

Time is a prison. She is the key. Packed with danger, temptation and desire – a perfect read for fans of The Red Queen.

In the land of Sempera, the rich control everything – even time. Ever since the age of alchemy and sorcery, hours, days and years have been extracted from blood and bound to iron coins. The rich live for centuries; the poor bleed themselves dry.

Jules and her father are behind on their rent and low on hours. To stop him from draining himself to clear their debts, Jules takes a job at Everless, the grand estate of the cruel Gerling family.

There, Jules encounters danger and temptation in the guise of the Gerling heir, Roan, who is soon to be married. But the web of secrets at Everless stretches beyond her desire, and the truths Jules must uncover will change her life for ever … and possibly the future of time itself.

‘Sara Holland is a fierce storyteller. An intoxicating blend of blood, secrets, and haunting mythology, Everless gives new and terrifying meaning to the phrase running out of time.’ Stephanie Garber, New York Times and Sunday Times bestselling author of Caraval

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Books coming out in 2018 by authors I love

I don’t want to miss on a new release from my favourite authors, or authors that are not on my favourite list but whose books I liked and maybe their next release will make me fall in love with their writing. So here’s a list of books coming out in 2018 written by authors I love (or just like, but hey, their new book sounds exciting!).

Feel Free
by Zadie Smith

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Yes! A new book by Zadie Smith! Too bad it’s just collection of essays, I’d prefer fiction novel, but I’m not gonna complain too much.

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Words in the Title – ‘birth’

words in the title

This will the most random way of finding new exciting reads. Each week I’ll choose some random word and I’ll try to find books with this word in the title that I find interesting. This might result in my TBR growing exponentially. Each week though, I’ll first look if there’s a book that I already read that has this word in the title.

This week’s word is: BIRTH


– Books I’ve read –

I haven’t read any book with the word ‘birth’ in the title.

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