Book Review, Dutch, Post, Young Adult

Recensie “Op de rand van het niets” van Corinne Duyvis

Titel: Op de Rand van het Niets Auteur: Corinne Duyvis Publicatie: HarperCollins Publicatie Datum: Genre: Sciencefiction Spoilers: Nee Rating: 5/5 "Amsterdam, 2035 Terwijl een vernietigende komeet recht op de aarde afsnelt, wacht de zestienjarige Denise gespannen op het moment van de inslag. De gelukkigen zijn al vertrokken in ruimteschepen, op weg naar een nieuwe bestemming,… Continue reading Recensie “Op de rand van het niets” van Corinne Duyvis

Book Review, Post, Young Adult

Review “Gideon Smith and the Mechanical Girl” by David Barnett

Title: Gideon Smith and the Mechanical Girl Author: David Barnett Publication: Snowbooks Ltd Publication Date: September 2013 Genre: Steampunk/Science Fiction Spoilers: NO Rating: 4/5 “19th-century London is the centre of a vast British Empire. Airships ply the skies and Queen Victoria presides over three-quarters of the known world. London might as well be a world away from… Continue reading Review “Gideon Smith and the Mechanical Girl” by David Barnett

Book Review, literature, Post

Review “Fatherland” by Robert Harris

Title: Fatherland Author: Robert Harris Publication: Arrow Publication date: April 26th 2012 (original in 1992) Genre: Alternate History Spoilers: Maybe a little, but nothing major Rating: 3/5 “It is twenty years after Nazi Germany's triumphant victory in World War II and the entire country is preparing for the grand celebration of the Führer's seventy-fifth birthday,… Continue reading Review “Fatherland” by Robert Harris

Book Review, Post, Young Adult

Review “Furthermore” by Tahereh Mafi

Title: Furthermore Author: Tahereh Mafi Publication: Dutton Books Publication date: August 30th 2016 Genre: Fantasy Spoilers: NO! Rating: 5/5 “Alice Alexis Queensmeadow 12 rates three things most important: Mother, who wouldn’t miss her; magic and color, which seem to elude her; and Father, who always loved her. Father disappeared from Ferenwood with only a ruler, almost three years ago. But… Continue reading Review “Furthermore” by Tahereh Mafi

Book Review, Post, Young Adult

Review “RoseBlood” by A.G. Howard

Title: RoseBlood Author: A.G. Howard Publication: Harry N. Abrams Publication date: January 10th 2017 Genre: Fantasy Spoilers: NOPE Rating: 3/5 “In this modern day spin on Leroux’s gothic tale of unrequited love turned to madness, seventeen-year-old Rune Germain has a mysterious affliction linked to her operatic talent, and a horrifying mistake she’s trying to hide.… Continue reading Review “RoseBlood” by A.G. Howard

Geen categorie, Personal, Post

My best rated books of 2017!

Happy Newyear everyone! It’s 2018 and I wanted to do a little recap for 2017. I started this blog in april and I haven’t written reviews for all the books I’ve read (yet). I might still do so, but I don’t have enough time yet. So here are the books that I’ve given a 5… Continue reading My best rated books of 2017!

Book Review, Dutch, literature, Post

Recensie “De Mensengenezer” van Koen Peeters

Titel: De Mensengenezer Auteur: Koen Peeters Publicatie: De Bezige Bij Publicatie datum: 6 april 2017 Genre: Contemporaty Spoilers: Misschien? Dit is niet een boek waarin spoilers gegeven kunnen worden, denk ik, maar ik ga wel op de inhoud in. Rating: 4/5 "Een verdwijnend boerenbestaan, een koloniaal en schuldbeladen verleden en in het menselijk hart een… Continue reading Recensie “De Mensengenezer” van Koen Peeters

Book Review, non fiction, Post

Non-Fiction November: How Fiction Works

Title: How Fiction Works Author: James Wood Publisher: Vintage Published: Genre: Non-Fiction Rating: 2/5 “In the tradition of E. M. Forster's Aspects of the Novel and Milan Kundera's The Art of the Novel, How Fiction Works is a scintillating and searching study of the main elements of fiction, such as narrative, detail, characterization, dialogue, realism,… Continue reading Non-Fiction November: How Fiction Works

Book Review, Dutch, non fiction, Post

Non-Fictie November: Haak je eigen Kerststal

Titel: Haak je eigen Kerststal Auteur: Christel Krukkert Publicatie: Forte Publicatie datum: 2013 Genre: Non-Fictie (Knutsel/Handwerkboek) Rating: 5/5 Deze recensie voor Non-Fictie November heb ik in samenwerking met MadeByRianne (mijn moeder) geschreven. Ze maakt allerlei gebreide en gehaakte werkjes, zoals poppenkleertjes, babymutsjes en ook hele poppetjes, zoals op de foto’s te zien is. Kijk op… Continue reading Non-Fictie November: Haak je eigen Kerststal

Personal, Post

Wishlist top 10!

I’ve decided that I cannot buy any more books until January. Except next Friday when I will be going to a sale at a publishers. I mean, I have to buy something there, right? I know it will be a challenge, but I really want to cut down on my TBR pile and there just… Continue reading Wishlist top 10!