Month: June 2017

My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier

Title: My Cousin RachelAuthor: Daphne du MaurierPublished by: Victor Gollancz LtdPublication date: 1951 Read: June 24 – June 28 2017Genre: Mystery Thriller; ClassicPages: 351Mareli’s rating: 5 starsRecommend to: If you can read, you have to read Daphne du Maurier’s books. They don’t come like this anymore.Description: Orphaned at an early age, Philip Ashley is raised by his benevolent older cousin, Ambrose. […]

Posted June 29, 2017

Plaasmoord deur Karin Brynard

Titel: PlaasmoordSkrywer: Karin BrynardUitgewer: Human & RousseauEerste druk: 2009Bladsye: 510 (sagteband)My gradering: 4 SterreGenre: Moord en doodslag, geskiedenis, speurAanbeveel aan: Afrikaanse misdaad en speurverhaal liefhebbers (soos Deon Meyer? Ja!)Kort opsomming: Plaasmoorde het nooit juis vastrapplek gekry in die ylbevolkte Noord-Kaap nie – maar dan word die drie en dertigjarige opkomende skilder Freddie Swarts en haar aangenome dogter aaklig vermoorSpeurder-inspekteur […]

Posted June 28, 2017

Friday Meets – 23 June 2017

Greetings! While most of my fellow bloggers are enjoying the summer and sunshine, some of us here in the Southern hemisphere are freezing. No, we do not go to the gym. We read. The brain needs exercise too.  Meet me on Friday @ Friday 56 for a bit of Book Blogger Hop to kick-start the weekend with Book Beginnings. Friday 56 is […]

Posted June 23, 2017

Top Ten Tuesday – Serious Series I need to read Seriously

It’s Tuesday and time to get serious about reading series’ with Top Ten Tuesday. Seriously, you need to start reading that series you’ve been putting off ever since Eskom first introduced load shedding.  Personally, I don’t read that many series. The problem with a series is you need to read them ALL, for if you […]

Posted June 20, 2017

It's Monday! What are you reading? #7

The problem with Mondays…. Endless. I was actually looking forward to Monday, but then BAM – it just smacks you in the face with all its demands and oh-here’s-another-problem at 08:00 on a Monday morning. But I don’t hate Monday. I honestly don’t. At least not the part where we can talk about books.  We […]

Posted June 19, 2017

The Serial Killer's Daughter by Lesley Welsh

Title: The Serial Killer’s DaughterAuthor: Lesley WelshPublished by: BookouturePublication date: 14 June 2017 Read: June 5 – June 10 2017Genre: ThrillerPages: 343ISBN:  9781786811929Mareli’s rating: 4 starsRecommend to: PSYCHO (Some new killing tips and how to lie about it here)Description: Suzanne’s life changes forever the day she receives a visit from Rose Anderson, the woman who has been living with her estranged father, Don. Don is dead, but Rose […]

Posted June 14, 2017