Book Review: The Magician

The MagicianThe Magician

Author: D.A. Pupa
Release Date: July 10, 2014
Genre: Psychological-Thriller. Mystery. Suspense.
Edition: Ebook (Mobi)
Pages: 316
Publisher: Wing Span press
Source: Author, loved reading it Dave 🙂
Buy it here: Amazon
Add it to your TBR list here: Goodreads


Hurricane Sandy ravages the Jersey Shore while simultaneously providing the backdrop for a horrible crime. A serial killer takes advantage of the night’s ferocity and inflicts his own damage. The madman then disappears leaving a famed F.B.I. agent broken in the process. Frank Sorello retires from the Bureau only to be drawn back into the game after a bestselling novel by a new author raises suspicions about details inside the book. Is the homicidal maniac announcing his return or is it purely a coincidence? The intrigue builds as a young man with an intellect rivaling that of Einstein and Da Vinci is tragically connected to the Bureau’s top agent. As the investigation is renewed, the murders begin once again. While the mystery unravels no one is truly safe; neither the gated communities of Hollywood nor the hallowed grounds of an Ivy League University provide refuge from what lies waiting in the shadows. The suspense mounts as the hunt gets ever more personal when the agent’s current romantic interest becomes a target. Sorello vows to put an end to the killer’s reign in this fast-paced thriller . . .

But the killer has other plans.


5 Stars

I will keep this review short, sweet and spoilers free 😉

The Magician is an amazing story to read and I would give it 10 awesome stars in Goodreads if I could. I enjoyed every second of reading this book, from start to finish (I even read it twice) 😉

The plot caught my attention from the first few pages and since then, I was glued to the book. I’ve missed reading a good book and I normally wouldn’t read a psychological thriller, but I am so happy I did!

The plot builds up so smoothly, I truly enjoyed reading the story. The characters felt so real to me, making the book even better. I loved how the author ended each chapter, it was awesome!

The author made the main character Frank so strong but also very human, with flaws. This made me connect with Frank so much easier. James (the antagonist) was written so perfectly that I connected with him immediately, something I never thought I could (OMG).

I loved the pov changes as well, even though in most cases I don’t like it, but here… It was done perfectly. When the author showed us the killer, I was hooked, craving for more. I loved how original it was and how perfectly it was executed.

You can find everything in this book: Love, murders, revenge, obsession, and pain. All these elements are so well written, that you are literally on the edge of your seat, craving for more, calling out load for each twist in the story or at each end of a chapter.

Trust me when I say… You will want more!

Overall: The book is a fast-paced read and very intense. Also… Have you seen this fantastic/amazing cover? Wow ❤

Amazing book to read, thank you, Dave 🙂 Can’t wait for the next one 😉

Life’s unpredictable patterns had a strange way of forming a connected web.

– By Dave Pupa (The Magician)

Thank you so much for reading ❤

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Book Review: Breakfast Is Severed

It was a nice read, but… 🙂

The Reading Bud


Author: TyCobbsTeeth
Release: August 29th 2014
Series: None
Genre: Mystery | Thriller | Suspense
Edition: Kindle (Mobi)
Pages: 321
Publisher: HotPepper Publishing
Source: Author
Buyithere: Amazon





It’s a very short story, more like a teaser for the full length book to come. The premise of the story looks very interesting and I think I would like to read the full book and see where and how things will change. It was a bit confusing for me with all the action, but the reason for it was not sure to me. It was a very fast paced read as you are thrown to story in mid action.


The main character David Cameron, seems like a strong character, but again it was too short and a lot of details about him were missing, for me.



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Book Review: Delusional

My Book review of Delusional is up 🙂

The Reading Bud


Author: Scott Spotson and Sue PublicoverReleaseDate: September 8th 2013
Series: None
Genre: Thriller | Mystery | Romance
Edition: Kindle
Pages: 3600
Publisher: Createspace
Source: Author
Buyithere: Amazon


When rising marketing executive Patricia Fowler falls for Paul Blast, a married co-worker, she tries to put her life into perspective—a task that becomes increasingly difficult when she starts having eerie hallucinations. Patricia’s dreams of a happily ever after turn into one nightmare after another as she battles threats that go beyond her imagination.

Is her new love behind the torment? After all, his former girlfriend ended up in an asylum.

Or could Paul’s wife be more than a bored, spoiled, rich girl?

Meanwhile, the FBI is trying to track down a thief who magically appears and disappears, taking priceless gems and artwork with her.

“Delusional” is a fast-paced…

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