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Recensie: “We zullen niet te pletter slaan” door Nina Polak

Titel: We zullen niet te pletter slaan Auteur: Nina Polak Publicatie: Prometheus Publicatie datum: april 2014 Genre: contemporary Spoilers: Nee Rating: 5/5! “Anna en Schard, dochter en zoon van twee moeders, groeien op in een polder, een idylle van Hollandse tolerantie. Totdat op een gewone dag, om volwassen redenen, en onder luid gejank van de hond,… Continue reading Recensie: “We zullen niet te pletter slaan” door Nina Polak

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Review “All the Birds in the Sky” by Charlie Jane Anders

Title: All the Birds in the Sky Author: Charlie Jane Anders Publication: Tor Books Release Date: January 26th 2016 Genre: Science Fiction/Fantasy Spoilers: No Rating: (2/5) “A novel about the end of the world--and the beginning of our future Childhood friends Patricia Delfine and Laurence Armstead didn't expect to see each other again, after parting… Continue reading Review “All the Birds in the Sky” by Charlie Jane Anders

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Review “The Weight of Feathers” by Anna-Marie McLemore

Title: The Weight of Feathers Author: Anna-Marie McLemore Publication: Thomas Dunne Release date: September 15th 2015 Genre: magical realism Spoilers: No Rating: (4/5) “For twenty years, the Palomas and the Corbeaus have been rivals and enemies, locked in an escalating feud for over a generation. Both families make their living as traveling performers in competing… Continue reading Review “The Weight of Feathers” by Anna-Marie McLemore

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Review “The Loneliness of Distant Beings” by Kate Ling (Ventura Saga #1)

Title: The Loneliness of Distant Beings (Ventura Saga #1) Author: Kate Ling Publication: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Release Date: May 19th 2016 Genre: Science Fiction Spoilers: NO Rating: (1/5) “Even though she knows it's impossible, Seren longs to have the sunshine on her skin. It's something she feels she needs to stay sane. But when you're… Continue reading Review “The Loneliness of Distant Beings” by Kate Ling (Ventura Saga #1)

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Review “The Ask and the Answer” by Patrick Ness (Chaos Walking #2)

Title: The Ask and the Answer (Chaos Walking #2) Author: Patrick Ness Publication: Walker Books Release Date: May 4th 2009 Genre: Science Fiction Spoilers: MAYBE IF YOU HAVEN’T READ THE FIRST NOVEL! Rating: (4/5) “We were in the square, in the square where I'd run, holding her, carrying her, telling her to stay alive, stay… Continue reading Review “The Ask and the Answer” by Patrick Ness (Chaos Walking #2)

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Review “The Knife of Never Letting Go” by Patrick Ness (Chaos Walking #1)

Title: The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking #1) Author: Patrick Ness Publication: Walker Books Release Date: May 5th 2008 Genre: Science Fiction Spoilers: NOPE Rating: (4/5) “Prentisstown isn't like other towns. Everyone can hear everyone else's thoughts in an overwhelming, never-ending stream of Noise. Just a month away from the birthday that will… Continue reading Review “The Knife of Never Letting Go” by Patrick Ness (Chaos Walking #1)

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Review Illuminae by Amy Kaufman & Jay Kristoff (The Illuminae Files #1)

Title: Illuminae (The Illuminae Files #1) Author: Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff Publication: Oneworld Publications Release Date: October 20th 2015 Genre: Science Fiction Spoilers: NO! Rating: (4/5) “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… Continue reading Review Illuminae by Amy Kaufman & Jay Kristoff (The Illuminae Files #1)

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Review “The Talented Mr. Ripley” by Patricia Highsmith (Ripley #1)

Title: The Talented Mr. Ripley (Ripley #1) Author: Patricia Highsmith Publication: Vintage Release Date: August 5th 1999 Genre: Thriller (Crime) Spoilers: NO SPOILERS! Rating: (4/5) “Since his debut in 1955, Tom Ripley has evolved into the ultimate bad boy sociopath, influencing countless novelists and filmmakers. In this first novel, we are introduced to suave, handsome… Continue reading Review “The Talented Mr. Ripley” by Patricia Highsmith (Ripley #1)

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Review Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood

Title: Hag-Seed: The Tempest Retold Author: Margaret Atwood Publication: Hogarth Release Date: October 6th 2016 Genre: Contemporary (Retelling) Spoilers: NOPE Rating: (3/5) “The Tempest is set on a remote island full of strange noises and creatures. Here, Prospero, the deposed Duke of Milan, plots to restore the fortunes of his daughter Miranda by using magic… Continue reading Review Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood

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Review The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma

Title: The Walls Around Us Author: Nova Ren Suma Publication: Algonquin Young Readers Release Date: March 24th 2015 Genre: Thriller Spoilers: NO SPOILERS Rating: (3.5/5) “On the outside, there's Violet, an eighteen-year-old dancer days away from the life of her dreams when something threatens to expose the shocking truth of her achievement. On the inside,… Continue reading Review The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma