The President Is Missing

The President Is Missing
Bill Clinton and James Patterson


Genre(s) | Thriller
Goodreads Rating | 4.02
Humpo Show Rating | 3.00
Published: 2018
Publisher: Century

A collaboration between former President Bill Clinton, and the biggest-selling thriller writer of-all-time James Patterson. It sounds like the stuff of dreams, but I’m afraid for me it was underwhelming. Our protagonist, President Duncan, is facing an almighty threat to the country he is sworn to lead, protect and serve. An enemy of America has created a weapon that will bring the country to its knees, over the course of three days, the President has to find a way to prevent the unimaginable from happening.  Continue reading

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And Then There Were None (2015) ★★★★½

And Then There Were None (2015) ★★★★½
Channel: BBC One
Starring: Douglas Booth, Charles Dance, Maeve Dermody, Burn Gorman, Anna Maxwell Martin, Sam Neil, Miranda Richardson, Toby Stephens, Noah Taylor, Aidan Turner
Creator: Sarah Phelps (based on Agatha Christie’s novel)
Humpo Show Rating | 9.0

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I avoided watching the BBC miniseries of And Then There Were None, as I had received the Agatha Christie novel as a present, and I wanted to read that first. When it was aired, there were some dissenting voices that criticised the changes made and the dark tone that was adopted by series creator, Sarah Phelps. This is one of my favourite books, and Phelps, as well as a stellar cast, help to pull off a suspenseful drama that full of interesting characters. The plot is simply ingenious, and is one of Christie’s darker stories, and the final solution left me completely floored. Continue reading

Ultimate TBR

Unread Books List

I have written a Guest Post for the lovely Katie on her blog, please do visit her blog and check out her posts, reviews, book hauls, book unhauls, bookish photography and tags. This is a post on all the books I am desperate to read. including: classics, recently popular books, and books that plenty have read. Be sure to post a comment if there are any books that you can’t believe you haven’t read yet!

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Forever and a Day ★★★★☆

Forever and a Day ★★★★☆
Anthony Horowitz


Genre(s) | Espionage, Thriller
Goodreads Rating | 4.18
Humpo Show Rating | 4.20 
Published: 2018
Publisher: Jonathan Cape

007 is dead. 

A British Secret Service Agent is found dead in the waters of Marseille. M, the head of the Secret Service, has entrusted the task of finding out who killed 007 to a newly promoted agent, who also has the task of uncovering the shady and intriguing happenings of the criminal network in the French Riviera. That man is James Bond. In his first official outing as a double-0 agent with a ‘licence to kill’, his investigations bring him face to face with a Corsican drug lord, an American millionaire, and a seductive but dangerous ex-spy.  Continue reading

World Cup Film Tag

THE WORLD CUP FILM TAG

With less than a week until the first game of the FIFA World Cup that is held in Russia this year, I thought it would be a good idea to combine my love of football (soccer for my American followers) with my love of films, by doing this fun tag. I look forward to seeing everyone’s answers if you decide to do the tag, if you haven’t been tagged and want to do it, please do it as I am interested in reading everyone’s answers. Please do tag me in your post so I can sneakily read your answers and get some inspiration for films that are set in countries I haven’t seen. Continue reading

World Cup Book Tag

THE WORLD CUP BOOK TAG

With less than a week until the first game of the FIFA World Cup that is held in Russia this year, I thought it would be a good idea to combine my love of football (soccer for my American followers) with my love of books, by doing this fun tag. I look forward to seeing everyone’s answers if you decide to do the tag, if you haven’t been tagged and want to do it, please do it as I am interested in reading everyone’s answers. Please do tag me in your post so I can sneakily read your answers and get some inspiration for reading books that are from or set in countries I haven’t read from. Continue reading