Books I read – Jan

3. The Torment of others by Val McDermid

(page – 554 , genre – thriller , psychological thriller , crime)
+well writtenΒ  psychological insights
+parallel narration
+a wide range of characters

-Nothing in particular

Rating : 4.5/5
(- 0.5 to give away the killer name and still have 50 pages to read till the end :P)

 

2.The Secret Country by Jane johnson

The secret Country
The secret Country

(Pages – 256 , Genre – Children, magic)

+ kids, pets, magical country, villain uncle
+ illustrations

– a little too predictable (basically its for kids till age 13)

PS : Its book 1 of the secret country triology.

Rating : 3/5

1.The Holcroft Covenant by Robert Ludlum

Holcroft Covenant
Holcroft Covenant

( Pages 494 , Genre – Spy , thriller )

+ Fast narration
+ Self revealing layers in the story
+ well crafted action scenes.

– A little confusing if you get distracted too much while reading

Rating : 4/5

Currently Reading :

Urban Shots ( 29 urban tales by 13 writers)

 

Urban Shots

 

Faith of the Fallen by Terry goodkind

 

book 5

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0 thoughts on “Books I read – Jan”

  1. The Holcroft Covenant is truly well crafted had read it couple of weeks back, and it keeps u glued to the imaginations :).. I am sure will read some of the books which gonna be up here on ur blog this year πŸ™‚ …

  2. Just received “The Hobbit” from flipkart. Will start reading from today. Hope I get into a habit soon. πŸ™‚

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