Before anything, I'd like to say that even though this blog is written in English, I recommend you to do as I did and read the books I criticise in their original language (if you can). This way you'll like them much more and you'll find astute word games and double meanings which will help you read the book in all of its potential.

January 15, 2014

Ingo - Helen Dunmore


This magical adventure will take its readers, which would ideally be girls between the ages of 9 and 13, to an exciting, colorful world under the sea. This series of books is extremely fun, and it is very easy to

January 07, 2014

The Scarlet Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne


This book hides, in a story of love, scandal and guilt, the relationship between society and the individual. It tells the story of a woman who becomes an adulterer while her husband is missing and is discovered because, as a consequence, she has a child. This woman is then publicly shamed and separated from society; and the story is about her reaction

January 03, 2014

Divergent, Insurgent and Allegiant - Veronica Roth


This is a trilogy plagued by the feeling of power that emanates from the main character in The Hunger Games, and the heart-stealing romance of the Twilight series. The first book, Divergent, is by far the most pleasing and the last one, Allegiant, is the one which displeases the most; although this doesn't mean that the first one is the best of the three. Simply, the first one is the happiest one and, as the trilogy advances, the books become sadder. Nevertheless,

December 26, 2013

Ender's Game - Orson Scott Card


The story told by this novel is extremely moving and unpredictable. It hooks the reader and fills him with curiosity and excitement. Nevertheless, I must comment that, for me, it is in too