books for hot summer days

It's that time of the year again. The hottest weekend so far is behind us but it seems to only get warmer and warmer. You still have to work or study or go to school and long for a nice bowl full of ice cream or the cool lake. Fear not, summer holidays come nearer… Continue reading books for hot summer days

AROUND THE WORLD IN 100 DAYS – a reading challenge

HELLO HELLO! I asked on several social media if people would be interesting in travelling the world in a literary way. The answer was most definitely yes, so it is happening: I'm hosting a reading challenge which takes place for a full hundred days! When does the challenge start, when will it end? What is… Continue reading AROUND THE WORLD IN 100 DAYS – a reading challenge

Recipe: Raspberry rolls

ENGLISH BELOW Hallöchen, ihr Lieben! Ich hatte vor ein paar Tagen richtig Lust auf Erdbeeren, wollte aber keinen klassischen Erdbeerkuchen backen und hab mal meine Backbücher durchstöbert. Was ich gefunden hab waren aber Him-, statt Erdbeeren. Und da gefrohrene Himbeeren sowieso Dauergast in meinem Gefrierfach sind, hab ich das gleich mal ausprobiert. Wie immer habe… Continue reading Recipe: Raspberry rolls

Geek Girl by Holly Smale

Book: Geek Girl (Geek Girl #1) Author: Holly Smale Pages: 356 (Paperback) Publisher: Harper Collins Published: February 28th, 2013 Synopsis: Harriet Manners knows that a cat has 32 muscles in each ear, a jiffy lasts 1/100th of a second, and the average person laughs 15 times per day. She knows that bats always turn left… Continue reading Geek Girl by Holly Smale

Flame in the Mist by Renée Ahdieh

Book: Flame in the Mist Author: Renée Ahdieh Pages: 368 (Paperback) Publisher: Putnam Published: May 16th, 2017 Synopsis: The daughter of a prominent samurai, Mariko has long known her place—she may be an accomplished alchemist, whose cunning rivals that of her brother Kenshin, but because she is not a boy, her future has always been… Continue reading Flame in the Mist by Renée Ahdieh

Night Owls by Jenn Bennett

Book: Night Owls Author: Jenn Bennett Pages: 304 (Paperback) Publisher: Simon & Schuster Published: August 13th, 2015 Synopsis: Meeting Jack on the Owl - San Francisco's night bus - turns Beatrix's world upside down. Jack is charming, wildly attractive . . . and possibly one of San Francisco's most notorious graffiti artists. On midnight rides… Continue reading Night Owls by Jenn Bennett

Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde

Book: Queens of Geek Author: Jen Wilde Pages: 288 (Paperback) Publisher: Swoon Reads Published: March 14, 2017 Synopsis: When BFFs Charlie, Taylor and Jamie go to SupaCon, they know it’s going to be a blast. What they don’t expect is for it to change their lives forever. Charlie likes to stand out. SupaCon is her… Continue reading Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde

Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han

Book: Always and Forever, Lara Jean (To all the boys I've loved before #3) Author: Jenny Han Pages: 320 (paperback) Publisher: Scholastic Published: May 4, 2017 note: Review might contain spoilers for book 1& 2 in the series, To All the Boys I've Loved Before and PS: I Still Love You Synopsis: Lara Jean is… Continue reading Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han

April Wrap-up & Book Haul

Hoohoo! It's the 9th of may and I still can't believe it's May already. I mean... how??? Where did the time go? So, it is time for another wrap-up. Somehow I am not satisfied with this reading month, even though I read eight books which is more than enough for me. I don't even know.… Continue reading April Wrap-up & Book Haul

Hallo Leben, hörst du mich?

Buch: Hallo Leben, hörst du mich? Autor: Jack Cheng Seitenzahl: 384 (Gebunden) Verlag: Randomhouse / cbt Erschienen: 6. März 2017 Inhalt: Der 11-jährige Alex macht sich auf eine Reise quer durch den Süden der USA. Warum? Er liebt den Weltraum und will unbedingt seinen goldenen iPod ins Weltall schießen, ähnlich wie es einst sein Held… Continue reading Hallo Leben, hörst du mich?