The Godfather

By Mario Puzo

“Italians have a little joke, that the world is so hard a man must have two fathers to look after him, and that’s why they have godfathers.” ― Mario Puzo, The Godfather

 

Being the most accurate depiction of the underground world of the mafia ever written, there is no doubt The Godfather is the classic by excellence.

Set between the 1940’s and 1950’s, this book tells us the story of the Corleone family, Continue reading

Descent

By J.D. Netto

“Other parts of the body can be broken and mended, but the wounded heart can never fully heal. Even eternity isn’t enough time to repair the damage.” – Lucifer

 

A while ago, I read a very interesting theory about human character. It stated human beings normally possess three different masks: one they show to the world, one their close relatives perceive, and a final one they only see themselves, which ends up being the purest form of their character. In the previous novels, Continue reading

The Gathering of Shadows

By J.D. Netto

“When the stars blood drink. When the moon red turns. When the snow melts away. That’s when Elysium will burn.”

 

Why hadn’t I read this book before? It literally came out almost a year ago and it had been sitting in my book shelf ever since…until now. This third installment of The Whispers of the Fallen series has been my ultimate favourite so far! Continue reading

The Whispers of the Fallen: Rebellion

By J.D. Netto

“Courage is the greatest weapon we could ever hope to wield.” […] “We must believe that we can be a light amidst this darkness.” – J.D. Netto

We all know it: the feeling of disappointment when you read the sequel of a book you love only to find out it’s not what you thought it would be. Well, if you expected that from The Whispers of the Fallen series, then let me tell you how wrong you are. Continue reading

The Whispers of the Fallen

By J.D. Netto

“It is only by choice that our true nature is revealed.” – J.D. Netto

 

The Whispers of the Fallen series has been a whole experience for me. I came across this series a few years ago (I believe J.D. was still working on the second book), and I’ve been a fan of both the books and the author ever since. I’ve admired every step of his journey to shape and give life Continue reading