Lullaby by Leïla Slimani (alternate title: The Perfect Nanny) Published: 2018 by Faber & Faber Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller Pages: 216 Format: Paperback ISBN: 9780571342464 Goodreads Book Depository Amazon Kinokuniya From the description provided at the back of this book and the many high ratings and positive reviews, you’d think that Leïla Slimani’s Lullaby will be another gripping, anxiety-inducing and…… Continue reading Lullaby by Leïla Slimani
Hello everyone 💜💜💜 It’s been a while since my last Random Talk, and whew, am I glad that I’ve finally gotten used to my IRL job! But that aside, I’ve recently had fortune shine on me and another one of my favorite authors actually initiated conversation (or maybe they didn’t but I couldn’t just like their…… Continue reading How Does One Face a Favorite Author (or just authors one admires in general) Without Freaking Out?
The Secret Runners of New York by Matthew Reilly Expected Publication: 2019 by Hot Key Books Genre(s): Young Adult, Dystopian Pages: 341 Format: Paperback, ARC ISBN: 9781471407956 Goodreads Book Depository Amazon Kinokuniya Thank you so much Pansing for sending me the ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review! Matthew Reilly’s The Secret Runners of New York will be…… Continue reading [ARC] The Secret Runners of New York by Matthew Reilly
Wolverine: The Long Night by Marvel and Stitcher Released: 2018 Genre(s): Fiction, Superhero Duration: 5.91 hours (not including pilot episode) Format: Podcast Language: English Goodreads Spotify Apple Podcasts Stitcher Brought to us by Marvel and Stitcher, Wolverine: The Long Night, is my first complete listen to a podcast and perhaps the best ever podcast I have the pleasure of…… Continue reading Wolverine: The Long Night by Marvel and Stitcher
Coin Locker Babies by Ryū Murakami Published: 2013 by Pushkin Press Genre(s): Fiction Pages: 512 Format: Kindle ASIN: B00BQAVA34 Goodreads Book Depository Amazon Kinokuniya Coin Locker Babies begins with a woman checking to see if her recently-suffocated baby (later known as Kiku, one of our protagonists) is alive or not. It’s one of the more off-putting scenes in…… Continue reading Coin Locker Babies by Ryū Murakami