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I cant even believe how fast I am reading books nowadays. Needless to say that I am back to me reading wise.

I have finished 3 books and I am starting to read a 2 new ones.

From my last book post, I am only starting with The Girl On The Train so I will start with that one. And I will try my best to not give as much spoilers


The Girl On The Train
by Paula Hawkins

The story of Rachel Watson is read by millions already and was made into a film that star Emily Blunt. Although it is famous and a bestseller I havent had a chance to read any review about it. I think its me knowing that I want to read it one day. I love Rachel. She so flawed and so real. Her decisions might be erratic in the book and I think that is how I will react too. I love her realness and how she cares for people. I like the book but didnt not love it as much as I would like as I know early on who did it! All the event covering, hiding who the real killer is futile on me. I didnt feel the suspense that one should feel in books like this. I am looking forward to Paula Hawkins' next book and I wish that it would be better than this one.


I'm Travelling Alone
by Samuel Bjork

The first time that I have read a work by him. As any lead character Mia and Munch as flawed. But I think that is what made them more human. Little girls are dying and they need to stop the killer. Unlike The Girl On The Train, it is really hard for me to guess who the killer is in this book. I am wracking my brains out on teh clues given and like the characters it is leading me nowhere.

I love the extra details and the lives entwined in the case. I love Lukas the most. He is an assistant to the pastor. I love how he saw the real evil in the end. I am so surprise to find out who kills in this book and I am glad because thats the way I like my crime and thiller book! I am looking forward to the next book in this series and I hope that the person who borrowed The Owl Always Hunts at Night. I hope its another suspenseful read!


The Couple Next Door
by Shari Lapena

A fast read. Like Samuel Bjork, I have no clue who the kidnapper is! An engaging book as I can feel how tired the characters are and how hopeless they are. This one story that you can red in a long travel and you can finish fast as I read this in one night. The story is okay but I think the ending was made more dramatic just to make it end with a bang? But I think it is not needed. I think she could have handled it better. Have you read this book? Do you think the ending is needed or just created for sensationalism?


Currently reading Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll and Girls by Emma Cline. Both books are a promising read. Luckiest Girl Alive is a bit of a hard read because of the topic but I am wishing that I will have snough strength to finish it. I cant wait to share with you my take on them next time!

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( 6 comments — Leave a comment )
indah nuria Savitri
May. 21st, 2017 10:17 pm (UTC)
I have watched the movie, the Girl on the train. It's really an interesting plot..
May. 22nd, 2017 09:09 am (UTC)
I've not seen any of these titles. I'll have to keep an eye out. Enjoy your reading! #MMBC
May. 22nd, 2017 10:05 am (UTC)
I do love reading, but am quite sporadic with it. I really like the look of the books you've shared though, so will make a note to put them on my reading list. #MMBC
May. 22nd, 2017 11:00 am (UTC)
I tend to steer away from books that have already been made into films, even if I've not seen the film you still learn too much about the plot. I'm glad you are enjoying your reading though, I'm starting to read a bit more now too.
May. 22nd, 2017 01:41 pm (UTC)
I have read three of your books, all fantastic I may add. Never heard of I'm Travelling Alone book so going to write that down on my list of books to read X #mmbc
Debbie Roberts
May. 28th, 2017 12:45 pm (UTC)
Hi Merlinda, we have The Girl On The Train on our bookshelf, but I've yet to read it. It may be sad, but these days I prefer reading on my Kindle, which I find easier on the eyes (my eyesight isn't what it once was). I think I'd enjoy any of the books you've reviewed.

I enjoy reading every day, but go through phases when I get through books quickly and other times when it seems to take an age!

Thank you for linking up with the #MMBC.

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