This is a new book about mafia, namely an outstanding accounting about the Sicilian mafia you must absolutely read. In my new book review, indeed, I decided to discuss about A Dead Every Now and Then, a poignant accounting about the death threats and the assaults of the Mafia against a reporter in Sicily. As a Sicilian, I felt the duty to review this book on the mafia on my book site, in order to let you know not only a literary masterpiece, but ...

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The Retreat is the best psychological thriller of 2019 written by British novelist Mark Edwards. Here, I wrote my review about this gripping thriller. First of all, you must know that the book has been released only last year, on May, 2018 and already has had tons of positive customer reviews on Amazon. I am also one of these customers, but I wrote and published my review on my book site, not on Amazon. I bought the Kindle edition of The Retreat,...

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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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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...

Best books on depression
Essays / October 6, 2012

What are the best books on depression? They can help you  better know and deal with this painful illness? Before replying to these questions, you must know that depression is a mental disorder which affects millions of persons in the world. We can affirm this illness is the main disease of the modern world. Nobody can be excluded from depression because that is evil in the human soul. I consider depression like the absolute evil, a ter...

To find e-book reading software for blind persons
Ebooks / October 6, 2012

Reading is wonderful when it is possible to do it, but if a person suffers for a low vision or is totally blind how is it possible to read a good e-book? The problem does not exist about mainstream book, but only for e-books which can be read only by a software called e-reader.   An e-reader is a device that allows to read any type of book in electronic format, that is e-book. Most e-books are not available for blind persons, both ...

E-books to learn a new language
Ebooks / October 6, 2012

Would you like to speak Italian or Chinese or another language in a fast and fun way? We are sure of this, because to learn a new language is a fantastic experience. When you learn a foreign language, you get to have a great knowledge with the possibility to communicate with more persons around in the world.   But, often, It is not easy to find valid sources to learn a new language in a fast and fun way. Before all, when you think ...

The best biographical book on Marilyn Monroe
Biography / September 2, 2012

Which is the best biography on Marilyn Monroe? Many books have been written about the most famous and loved actress in the world. Many words have been written on her tormented life, her childhood, film career, relationships with men and her tragic death.   The high sources on Marilyn make quite difficult to find a serious and well written biography. During the years, thousands books , stories and reviews on Marilyn’s life have be...