Yes, there are a plethora of blogs and I too subscribe to many of them. However, I noticed I have to subscribe to one blog for movie reviews, one for books and a third for plays. I have so many interests hence the name, Philomath. I enjoy learning about…well, everything. I realized, in the few... Continue Reading →
My rating: 3 out of 5 stars Goodreads rating: 4.0 with 7,211 ratings (as of 3/25/2020) Synopsis from Goodreads: Joona Linna has spent two years in a high-security prison when he is taken off to attend a secret meeting. The police need his help to stop a mysterious killer who goes by the name of the Rabbit Hunter. The only connection between the victims is that they all hear a child chanting a rhyme about rabbits before the killer strikes. A quirk of fate unexpectedly places celebrity chef Rex Müller at the center of events. He is about to spend time with his son Sammy for the first time, but instead of three relaxing weeks, he finds himself in a terrifying fight for survival. Joona Linna and Saga Bauer are forced to work together in secret to put a stop to the Rabbit Hunter before it's too late. You never know what fate has in store for you, or what might catch up with you if you don't start running right now.
My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Goodreads rating: 3.65 with 51 ratings (as of 3/25/2020) Synopsis from Goodreads: Once upon a time, a fairy tale went very wrong! This new twist on a traditional children's story is packed with fun, humour, and energy. Little Rude is incredibly cheeky to everyone that she meets. She doesn't even know the meaning of "please" and "thank you!" However, that could all change when she meets a surprisingly polite wolf on her way to Grandma's house. Will Little Rude's constant insults drive even this newly reformed Big Bad Wolf over the edge? This riotously funny remix on the traditional fairy tale will delight children and adults alike.
My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Goodreads rating: 4.01 with 1,163 ratings (as of 2/27/2020) Synopsis from Goodreads: If you can’t remember it, how do you prove you didn’t do it? Eva Hansen wakes in the hospital after being struck by lightning and discovers her mother, Kat, has been murdered. Eva was found unconscious down the street. She can’t remember what happened but the police are highly suspicious of her. Determined to clear her name, Eva heads from Seattle to London—Kat’s former home—for answers. But as she unravels her mother’s carefully held secrets, Eva soon realizes that someone doesn’t want her to know the truth. And with violent memories beginning to emerge, Eva doesn’t know who to trust. Least of all herself.
My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Goodreads rating: 4.02 with 1,921 ratings (as of 2/24/2020) Synopsis from Goodreads: In this twisty tale from Moore (The Sherlockian), the Academy Award-winning screenwriter of The Imitation Game, young juror Maya Seale is convinced that African American high school teacher Bobby Nock is innocent of killing the wealthy white female student with whom he appears to have been involved and persuades her fellow jurors likewise. Ten years later, a true-crime docuseries reassembles the jurors, and Maya, now a defense attorney, must prove her own innocence when one of them is found dead in Maya's room.
My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Goodreads rating: 4.02 with 821 ratings (as of 2/21/2020) Synopsis from Goodreads: Elle and her friends Mads, Jenny, and Summer rule their glittering LA circle. Untouchable, they have the kind of power other girls only dream of. Every party is theirs and the world is at their feet. Until the night of Elle’s sweet sixteen, when they crash a St. Andrew’s Prep party. The night the golden boys choose Elle as their next target. They picked the wrong girl.