LISTENER

Emmerson92

  • 28
  • reviews
  • 2
  • helpful votes
  • 35
  • ratings

Interesting thriller.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-12-2019

A murder told from a different angle. Good perspective & gripping till the end. I didn't see the ending coming, Intricate plot with enthralling twists and turns.

The most pointless book ever.

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-12-2019

Literally NOTHING happens in this story. More like an essay on divorce rather than a novel, and at the end I was left wondering - what was the point in this? 14 hours of my life wasted.

1 person found this helpful

Brilliant and amazing true story.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-12-2019

Not what i was expecting at all - a biography of Sandra and her extraordinary life. A lot can be learned from Sandra, A remarkable story, told with empathy and compassion.

Uplifting and feel good. But a bit strung out.

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-12-2019

Not a huge amount actually happens in this story line, however its an uplifting story about community and loneliness. I personally found the narrator annoying. Loved the premise but got bored throughout and didn't feel any of the characters came alive.

1 person found this helpful

Meh.

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-12-2019

I really thought I'd like this book, but found it underwhelming and predictable. Wouldn't recommend- as there are lots of better thriller novels out there.

Outstanding!! One of my best reads of 2019!!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-12-2019

Told from several perspectives, this book imagines if it was a woman's world. One of those books that keeps you thinking - what if this really happened? A thought provoking read that explores power and gender. Loved it. I loved the way this book turned everything we take for granted on its head. The things that men endure in the book are all the more shocking when applied to a man - BUT are things that actually happen in the real world today, to women! The book helps to highlight the absurdity of the world we live in today, and calls out accepted norms that should be anything but normal. An important read for anyone wondering why we live in a man's world.

Gritty & suspenseful

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-12-2019

A dark and brutal novel, in which estranged sisters are reconnected after more tragedy 20+ years after the murder of their parents. Great plot and characters, I didn't see the ending coming. Really enjoyed, will definitely read more from Karin Slaughter in future.

Fast paced action

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-10-2019

Some parts of this story are a bit far fetched, however its still a great thriller/ spy novel. Loved all the interesting worldwide politics - very relevant to today. Gritty characters and storyline. The movie version of this book is out this year, i'll definitely be keen to see the screen adaptation.

Stunning Novel

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-10-2019

A beautiful & heartfelt story based on Australian landscapes & flowers. Dont let the "flower language" thing put you off - i was worried i wouldn't get it, but its actually beautiful and a great metaphorical tool to illustrate Alice's feelings. This is a story that will stay with you, and a really uplifting tale about resilience and strength. This book is pinned for a TV adaptation in 2020. It will be truly stunning!

meh

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-10-2019

a bit disappointing, I feel like the story was a bit pointless. The story is essentially about a high school project, and tragic love story - however I feel like it didn't really NEED to be so tragic. I didn't really see the point. a good way to bring about awareness of teen MH issues. However I feel like it kind of glorifies suicidal ideation and "teen angst" unnecessarily, as we see so commonly in shows like 13 reasons why/ Riverdale- rather than being empowering.