Review: Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Book: Uprooted Author: Naomi Novik Pages: 448 (Paperback) Publisher: Pan Macmillan Published: 12th May, 2016 ISBN: 1447294146 Synopsis: Agnieszka loves her valley home, her quiet village, the forests and the bright shining river. But the corrupted Wood stands on the border, full of malevolent power, and its shadow lies over her life. Her people rely… Continue reading Review: Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Review: I believe in a thing called Love by Maurene Goo

Book: I believe in a thing called love Author: Maurene Goo Pages: 325 (Paperback) Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Published: May 30th, 2017 ISBN: 978-0374308193 Synopsis: Desi Lee knows how carburetors work. She learned CPR at the age of five. As a high school senior, she has never missed a day of school and has… Continue reading Review: I believe in a thing called Love by Maurene Goo

20 years of Harry Potter: a story

Hoohoo, this is a very special blog post for me. Why? It is a very special day. Exactly 20 years ago, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was published. Wow, Harry Potter is not even one year older than me. Why do I realize this just now? Anyways, it is all about Harry Potter today.… Continue reading 20 years of Harry Potter: a story

Review: The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

Book: The Star-Touched Queen Author: Roshani Chokshi Pages: 325 (Paperback) Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin Published: 28th March, 2017 Synopsis: Maya is cursed. With a horoscope that promises a marriage of Death and Destruction, she has earned only the scorn and fear of her father's kingdom. Content to follow more scholarly pursuits, her whole world is… Continue reading Review: The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

Review: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Book: Illuminae (Illuminae Files #1) Authors: Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff Pages: 604 (Hardcover) Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Published: 20th October, 2015 Synopsis: This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations… Continue reading Review: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Rezension: Geheimauftrag Mauritius von Patrick O’Brian

Buch: Geheimauftrag Mauritius (Aubrey/Maturin #4) Autor: Patrick O'Brian Seitenzahl: 400 (Taschenbuch) Verlag: Ullstein Veröffentlicht: 1. August 2001 Inhalt: Der Auftrag, den Captain Jack Aubrey erhält, ist mehr als riskant, denn er soll die wichtigsten französischen Stützpunkte im Indischen Ozean - La Réunion und Mauritius - für die Briten erobern. Obwohl die Chancen mehr als schlecht… Continue reading Rezension: Geheimauftrag Mauritius von Patrick O’Brian

ATWI100D – Countries & Books

This is the post where I will list countries and the books set in them. Of course, you do not have to read the books on this list, you can read others as well. These are just recommendations if you don't know where to start. I'll update it whenever I can and get new recommendations.… Continue reading ATWI100D – Countries & Books

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