It is regarded as the most controversial book about the heart of the Catholic Church, namely the Vatican. I am discussing about In the Closet of the Vatican, the book written by French journalist Frederic Martel and this is my review about this controversial essay. First of all, you must know that the disclosure of the work has been authorized by Pope Francis. This is, at least, the first shocking revelation made by the author in the pages of his...

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The Painted Bridge is the debut novel by Wendy Wallace, a British freelance journalist and a writer.  In this review, I just discussed about this book.  When I read the novel, I cried and not because it was a bad fiction book,  but because it was a poignant masterpiece. Set in the age of Queen Victoria, this historical novel depicts the female condition in London during the XIX century. That is the same condition described by Virginia Wolf in ...

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What happens when Capitalism is closely intertwined with Art? And what happens when Art is linked to  people murdered or kidnapped? That is the literary framework of  a stunning mystery written by Vincent Panettiere and titled The Scopas Factor.  The novel I reviewed is not only a mystery, but a modern spy story, where  I saw many underlying messages.  From the first to the last page.   The Scopas Factor is the story...

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The Broken Girls is the title a mystery novel written by Simone St. James. In my review, I discussed about the success of this book and about its underlying messages. Yes, hidden messages addressed to readers who loved and will love this story (like me). Released in March of the past year, The Broken Girls has been regarded as the most addictive mystery novel of 2018. I also think it is a great and very interesting story under many standpoints. I...

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Origin is the latest book written by the famous novelist Dan Brown. That is the seventh thriller novel and the fifth with Robert Langdon as a protagonist.  If you want to know more about this novel, read my review. I read this novel in the past weeks, in one breath. I never read the other books by Dan Brown, but only seen the movies. Well, after reading Origin, I think that the movie directors or screen players didn’t read the novels by Dan Br...

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If you are looking for books in Italian, I advise that you read L’amore rubato by Dacia Maraini. I read this book recently, because as an Italian book lover, I need to read and review books in Italian, sometimes. L’amore rubato (The Stolen Love in English) is a collection of tales written by the most famous living Italian novelist in the world, namely: Dacia Maraini. Currently there is no translation into other languages, and not even...

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The Missing Girl is the debut novel by Jenny Quintana. The Kindle edition of this mystery thriller has been released on September 1, 2018, while the paperback will be available on September 20, 2018. And yet, the book is already a best seller  regarded as the most addictive mystery novel of the year. How it was possible? Read my review to discover it. The Missing Girl is unusually and fully different from other mystery novels. The plot tells abo...

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Invisible by James Patterson and David Ellis is a novel with the same style of the Tv series called Criminal Minds. That is a mystery thriller that I read with no real interest at first. The mystery is not my favourite genre, but as soon as I read and browsed the first page, I have been forced to change my mind. Here is why you should read my review about Invisible . Let’s start from the plot. Invisible is set in the US, where an arsonist s...

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Sleeping Beauties is the title of one of the latest novels by Stephen King. Here is my review about the novel. In reality, the book has been written along with Owen, the son of Stephen King. I must admit that I noticed that the book has been written by four hands. This is the plot. A day, in a village called Aurora, women get affected from a strange flu. It occurs with strange symptoms and fluffy wires that wrap women from the head to the feet, w...

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December, 21, 2012: the books about the truth
Essays / October 11, 2012

Do you remember the Apocalypse? That is the last book of Bible where are told important facts, such as catastrophes, upheavals, planets and moon which fall on Earth. Similar happenings could occur on December, 21, 2012, as Maya Calendar says.   But these “revelations” could not be true. About this afraid date, it has been said anything, but not the truth. Calendar Maya is a tool that ancient people used to set own rules of live...

An original idea to sell books
News / October 8, 2012

To get fame and glory one person does anything, Even to sell  books. The original idea I am going to reveal in this post is really one and original in its type. That is a book written with an ink that deletes automatically after three months. Is it possible to exist a book with an expiration term? My answer is Yes!   The idea come from an Argentine publisher who released a book that deletes after a very few months. This initiative...

The best fiction book of 2012
Fiction / October 6, 2012

We don’t know if it is a best seller book, but we are sure it is the best fiction book of 2012. We are talking about Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo.   The story her author told, speaks in a clear terms of radical changes of twenty first century, an age made of deep conflicts and contradictions. This book tells about Asha and a muslem teenager called Abdul. They live by ...

Educational books for children
Children's books / October 6, 2012

Our sons are like a white paper, where a parent can write anything: good or evil. A bad example can product a bad person. That is the rule in the world. Many parents, perhaps for job tasks, cannot find the time to educate their children. Can a book to help them to educate their sons better ? Yes, It can, but without to consider that like a parents substitute. A book can’t ever take the place of a mother or a father. Parents can to use...

Raffaele Sollecito book
News / October 6, 2012

Honor Bound: My Journey to Hell and Back with Amanda Knox. This is the title of a book written by Raffaele Sollecito and Andrew Gumble, where the young Italian native reveals intime details about the most cruel and unresolved crime of all times.   The book was released the last weeks, but published only in Usa and not in Italy, where Italian justice are thinking to change the verdict of appeal where Raffaele and his former Amanda K...

Biographical books on Michael Jackson
Biography / October 6, 2012

Publishers  heard  the taste of business when Michael Jackson died.  After a few days from his death, many writers began to create several biographical books on Michael Jackson.  Even a Chinese author wrote a book on the famous pop star. This book was published  48 hours after the Jakson’s death. An very and own record of business,  I can’t say other, however Chinese people work hard. But  it is probable that many books were ...

Books to resolve sexual problems in marriage
Essays / October 6, 2012

To resolve sexual problems in marriage a couple doesn’t need Viagra o Cialis, but to read a good book about this topic. Marriage is the most beautiful experience of life, but only you are able to live sex in a natural and free way. Living a free sex doesn’t mean to play around your partner, but making love without afraid and other taboo.   Sex problems in marriage affect both men and women. It often is non easy to explain the s...

Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King
Horror / October 6, 2012

Full dark No stars . This is the title of last book by Stephen King. Published in 2010 and already read by more than one million of readers, this book is considered a very novelty in the literary world of this author.   After fantasy and horror, King moved on a new way of writing which transforms realty in horror. Some readers don’t like this work, because they are used to old works by Stephen King. Full Dark, No Stars consists o...

How to find books about treatments for depression
Essays / October 6, 2012

Depression is a mental disorder which affects millions of persons in the world, every year. Nobody can be excluded from this disease because this is an evil of the soul. I consider depression like the absolute evil, a terrible form of self destruction without a specific reason. Today it is still impossible to know the real truth of this disorder. And for this raison, so many people, among men and women, have been remaining for years wit...