books & reading reviews
Book Review: As Red As Blood by Salla SimukkaMonday, April 03, 2017
As per usual, I wasn't sure what to expect when I picked up As Red As Blood by Salla Simukka . I've only ever read a handf...
So anyways, As Red As Blood follows 17 year old Lumikki, who stumbles across an insane amount of blood-covered money in the dark room at her private school. This leads her to getting wound up in a situation she doesn't want to be in, but feels obligated to help with.
I don't know how to tell you much more about the story without spoiling it, but I would definitely say it's worth reading. It's the first in a trilogy, so it leaves just enough questions unanswered at the end to make you want to dive in further and read more.
I will definitely be picking up the next two in the series.
To classify this book, I would say it's a YA thriller/crime novel. Honestly, the translation did not effect the story at all. I really enjoyed this book, and would recommend it.
Have you read any books that were not originally written in English? What were your thoughts?
I received this book free from Blogging for Books in exchange for an honest review. As always, all opinions are 100% my own.