⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: Born into a Jewish ghetto in Hungary, as a child, Elie Wiesel was sent to the Nazi concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald. This is his account of that atrocity: the ever-increasing horrors he endured, the loss of his family and his struggle to survive in a world that stripped him of humanity, … Continue reading Review: Night by Elie Wiesel
⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: What if a tiny, shadow elite rule the world from a secret room? In Them Jon Ronson sets out to find this room, with the help of the extremists - Islamic fundamentalists, neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klansmen - that believe in it. Along the way, he is chased by men in dark glasses, unmasked as a … Continue reading Review: Them by Jon Ronson
⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: "My father had more than fifty children." So begins the haunting memoir of Anna LeBaron, daughter of the notorious polygamist and murderer Ervil LeBaron. With her father wanted by the FBI for killing anyone who tried to leave his cult--a radical branch of Mormonism--Anna and her siblings were constantly on the run with … Continue reading Review: The Polygamist’s Daughter by Anna LeBaron
⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: In February 1959, a group of nine experienced hikers in the Russian Ural Mountains died mysteriously on an elevation known as Dead Mountain. Eerie aspects of the incident, unsettling and unexplained causes of death, a strange final photograph taken by one of the hikers and signs of radioactivity, have led to decades of … Continue reading Review: Dead Mountain by Donnie Eichar
I haven't done a book haul post in a while and that's because I haven't really done any major hauls, however, I did buy a few books last month so I thought I'd do a post to show you what I've bought (even though I shouldn't have), plus I'm adding a bonus gift book I … Continue reading My latest book haul!
Welcome to the non-fiction edition of my TBR posts! As I was looking through my next 10 books for this week's declutter, I noticed that they were ALL true crime books. Actually, the next 13 books books were true crime... so I've decided to do all 13 in one go! Prepare yourself for a long … Continue reading TBR Declutter! – Down the TBR Hole #24 – The True Crime edition!
Synopsis: "On the Saturday morning of January 9, 1993, while Jean-Claude Romand was killing his wife and children, I was with mine in a parent-teacher meeting." So Emmanuel Carrere, acclaimed master of psychological suspense, begins this riveting tale of unfathomable deception. Who could have imagined Romand as a murderer? He was, after all, a noted … Continue reading Review: The Adversary by Emmanuel Carrère