Romance al estilo highlander – “Una prueba de amor”, de Megan Maxwell

¡Hola lector@s! Hoy os traigo una reseña en la que voy a fangirlear un poquito de Megan Maxwell, una escritora de novela romántica que me gusta mucho (¡y eso que yo no soy muy fan de lo romántico!).

Megan Maxwell es una escritora medio española medio estadounidense (¡qué suerte!). Empezó a publicar novelas románticas en 2010, ganando premios y publicando hasta el día de hoy.

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Viaje a la Inglaterra clásica – “Se busca Au Pair”, de Carlos Mayo

En esta reseña no voy a hablar del final, pues me parecería de mal gusto hacer un spoiler de este calibre, ya que en este caso haría de este libro una lectura completamente diferente.

Carlos Mayo (Carlos Martínez Mayor), es un periodista, filólogo y escritor nacido en 1990. Se graduó en Periodismo y Filología Catalana por la Universidad de Valencia.

En 2013, Mayo publica su primera obra titulada Carreteras Secundarias, por la que ganó el XV Premio Odisea de Literatura. También ha escrito libros infantiles, pero el que nos interesa hoy es su última publicación: Se busca Au Pair, así que, sin más dilación, hablemos de esta maravillosa novela.

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Are we going mad? – “Escape form Asylum”, by Madeleine Roux

Beware, spoilers ahead! I talk about the end of the book, so if you haven’t read this book and are thinking of reading it, you might want to skip the last paragraph.

Hello folks! To this day, we have already seen two reviews of Roux’s books: Asylum and Sanctum. Which one I liked better? Can’t really say… Both of them!

This book is technically the first one in the story, but it got published after the three main novels “Asylum”, “Sanctum” and “Catacomb”. She published “Escape from Asylum” in 2016. This novella that lets us know how it was like to live in the asylum with Warden Crawford, the mad doctor we keep hearing stories but never met before.

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Getting lost in the Wood… – “Uprooted”, by Naomi Novik

Before we start with the review, note that it contains some spoilers. So, if you haven’t read the book, you should probably close this window!

Our Dragon doesn’t eat the girls he takes, no matter what stories they tell you outside our valley.

This is how the book begins, and this is the first thing we learn about the Dragon. He is a wizard, and his duty is to protect the villages from the Wood. But before we start with what is it about, let’s talk about the creator of this novel: Naomi Novik.

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Is it really haunted? – “The Haunting of Hill House”, by Shirley Jackson

Before we start with the review, note that it contains some spoilers. So, if you haven’t read the book, you should probably close this window!

Having said that, I’d like to declare myself as a lover of classic horror and mystery. That being said, I find the idea of old haunted mansions, abandoned hospitals, psychiatrics and cemeteries, the perfect setting for a scary novel. And Shirley Jackson’s novels seem to be the perfect fit for me.

Ghosts, poltergeists or mentally ill people are the perfect characters that include my ideal novel, so in this case, if you’ve read the book, you’ll know that we have a few of these things: Hill House and Eleanor Vance.

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