Duet Reviews #1: Choose your next read, in only 5 mintues!

We, as book bloggers, love to read and review books. But what we do (which is reviewing) is not a chore. We do it to have fun, express our opinions, and help other book-lovers choose reading-worthy books.
We are not supposed to review EVERY book we read, but since I love you so much! I decided to do a cool double review, whenever I can.
Duet Reviews will be featuring two books every week with a very short review of each, to let you choose your next read in only 5 minutes!

Name of book: The Call of The Wild
Author: Jack London
Genre: Fantasy
Source: Borrowed

'Deep in the forest a call was sounding, and . . . he felt compelled to turn his back upon the fire, and to plunge into the forest.'

Half St. Bernard, half sheepdog, Buck is stolen away from his comfortable life as a pet in California and sold to dog traders. He soon finds himself aboard a ship, on its way to Northern Canada. Surrounded by cruelty, Buck's natural instincts and behaviour begin to emerge as he works as a mail carrying sled dog, scavenging for food, protecting himself against other dogs and sleeping out in the cold snow.

Sold to a group of American gold hunters who are inexperienced living in the wilderness, the dogs are treated badly and as misfortune besets them, Buck is saved by John Thornton. Indebted to his new master, Buck remains by Thornton's side, saving him from drowning and protecting him with fierce loyalty throughout their time together. However, Buck can not deny the strong lure of the wilderness around him.

Exciting and action-packed, THE CALL OF THE WILD explores the timeless relationship between man and dog, and the inevitable draw of primitive instincts that pull Buck away from civilization and humanity towards the lawless and harsh wilderness.

Rating: 2 Stars out of Five
     I borrowed this book from a friend. I'm not a very good fan of Jack London. But I have to say that I LOVED his other novel, White Fang. White Fang was exceptional, emotional, and captivating. But The Call of The Wild was not for me, it was just boring. If you are a paranormal or contemporary fan, you should try this! It will be very different from anything you have ever read before...

Name of book: The Lady In White
Author: Colin Campell
Genre: Horror, Fantasy
Source: Borrowed

Is it coincidence or is he losing his mind? While researching a new program, John, a successful television producer, comes across a story about a ghostly hitch-hiker. Soon he realizes that the story of the Lady in White bears many similarities to part of his own life. Returning to London from a holiday in Ireland, John begins to ask himself some uncomfortable questions. 

Rating: 3 Stars out of Five
    I am a HUGE fan of horror. I just love how my skin tingles and my heart pounds when I read those scary, horror novels. Just like every human being should have a daily dose of humour, he/she should also have a daily dose of horror. My favorite horror author is  Edgar Allan Poe, he is the KING of horror.  No one can write as well as Poe, not even Colin Campbell. But still, The Lady  In White was SCARY, literally! I loved the idea, the storyline is very well developed  but the end was just not meaningful! The end was not satisfying at all. But if you want a  darkly enjoyable read, this will be the one!

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