November wrap-up

This has been a very productive month for me – I have read a total of ten books! I have hosted a giveaway around the third week and written my first book review in this blog, too. Along with social engagements, I am glad to be able to read a lot. Now, I only have eight more books to read before I reach my 2012 reading challenge. Yay! To cut the chase, here are the books I have read this November. 1.       A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini Rating: 4/5 I bought a hardbound copy of this book on Read More …

The Torturer’s Daughter by Zoe Cannon – author interview and book review

THE TORTURER’S DAUGHTER BY ZOE CANNON Summary When her best friend Heather calls in the middle of the night, Becca assumes it’s the usual drama. Wrong. Heather’s parents have been arrested as dissidents – and Becca’s mother, the dystopian regime’s most infamous torturer, has already executed them for their crimes against the state. To stop Heather from getting herself killed trying to prove her parents’ innocence, Becca hunts for proof of their guilt. She doesn’t expect to find evidence that leaves her questioning everything she thought she knew about the dissidents… and about her mother. When she risks her life Read More …