Review: Erin Stewart – Scars like wings

Review: Erin Stewart – Scars like wings

A while back, I stumbled upon Scars like wings by Erin Stewart. I immediately added it to my TBR, because such stories interest me. First of all, I haven’t read any book about a burn survivor in Young Adult bfore. Furthermore, this story shows courage and empowerment, themes that are explored more and more these days.

  • Representation: Burn survivor, anxiety, insecurity, depression
  • Trigger warnings: Graphic description of burns and scars, (re-experiences of) a traumatic experience, bullying, suicide attempt
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Mini-review: Cassandra Clare -Clockwork Prince

Mini-review: Cassandra Clare -Clockwork Prince

2019 is the year I finally started reading the books by Cassandra Clare. I read them in recommended order, so I read the first three books of The mortal instruments and then I dove into The infernal devices. I just finished the second book in this series.

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The Friday Five: authors who should form a writers duo

The Friday Five: authors who should form a writers duo

The Friday Five is a weekly meme hosted by Joost @ Nerdygeekyfanboy in which several Dutch bloggers make top 5 lists according to a certain topic. I haven’t participated in a while because the topics were not that appealing to me, but this week’s topic, suggested by Joany @ Craving Pages, sounded really interesting. We all know Erin Watt, Nicci French and Chrristina Lauren, all examples of author duo’s. Which authors do I think should form a duo, Project-based or forever?

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Review: Renée Ahdieh – The Beautiful

Review: Renée Ahdieh – The Beautiful

When I first saw The Beautiful appearing on social media, I was curious. It’s about vampires and I really wanted to go back in the days and read a good young adult novel about vampires. All reviews I’ve read were glowing, so I decided to go ahead and read it.

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WWW-Wednesday #33 | 6 November 2019

WWW-Wednesday #33 | 6 November 2019

WWW-Wednesday is a meme I’ve seen on a lot of blogs, so I have no idea who came up with it first. The purpose of this meme is pretty simple: tell us what you have read last week, what you are currently reading and what you will be reading next. You do so by answering the following questions:

  • What have you read last week?
  • What are you currently reading?
  • What will you be reading next?

WWW-Wednesday is a meme I’ve seen on a lot of blogs, so I have no idea who came up with it first. The purpose of this meme is pretty simple: tell us what you have read last week, what you are currently reading and what you will be reading next. You do so by answering the following questions:

  • What have you read last week?
  • What are you currently reading?
  • What will you be reading next?

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Mini reviews: The seven sisters serie by Lucinda Riley

Mini reviews: The seven sisters serie by Lucinda Riley

I’m known for reading a lot of Young Adult books, but I like to expand my horizon and to read different genres as well. It was in September 2018 that I started reading The Seven Sisters by Lucinda Riley, because everyone kept raging about it in a good way and the books were literally everywhere. However, I deleted my first review of the first book because A) it was trash and B) I found it more suitable to write one giant review post with all mini reviews. This blog post will be updated and re-published once I finish The sun sister, which will be out here in February 2020. And then again once the seventh book in this series is out.

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Gelezen in | oktober 2019

Gelezen in | oktober 2019

Oktober was niet zo’n fijne leesmaand voor mij. Volgens mij heb ik deze maand wel het minst aantal boeken van het jaar gelezen. Ik zat een beetje in een dip – zowel qua vermoeidheid als qua lezen – en heb twee ploeterboeken gehad. Tijdens de reguliere herfstvakantie had ik ook vrij genomen en toen kwam de leesflow weer een beetje terug, gelukkig maar. Kijk je mee naar wat ik de afgelopen maand heb gelezen?

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(EN) Review: Brandon Sanderson – Skyward

(EN) Review: Brandon Sanderson – Skyward

It has been a while, but I’m going to try and write more English reviews again. So, let’s start with Skyward by Brandon Sanderson. Can you believe that this is my first book by this authro? He has written and published so many books already and I haven’t read any of them. Well, I finally listened to the Skyward audiobook and I don’t understand why I didn’t pick up one of Sanderson’s books before.

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Flashback Friday: Hoeveel heb ik eigenlijk gelezen? #4

Flashback Friday: Hoeveel heb ik eigenlijk gelezen? #4

Op de blog van Kwante kwam ik de serie “shopaholic exposed” tegen. Zij heeft het weer van Candyce & Isabelle, waar deze serie “looking back on our bookhauls” heet. Het komt erop neer dat je naar je oude bookhauls gaat kijken en checkt hoeveel je van die toen gekochte of gekregen boeken al hebt gelezen. Ik mag met mijn enorme hauls ook wel eens op de biechtstoel, dus ik neem deze serie over en laat deze maandelijks, op de eerste vrijdag van de maand, terugkeren op mijn blog. Ten behoeve van de toegankelijkheid voor met name mensen met een visuele beperking vind je links naar recensies in de buttons onder de betreffende boeken.

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Bookhaul | oktober 2019

Bookhaul | oktober 2019

Ik had er in mijn vorige bookhaul al voor gewaarschuwd, september was stilte voor de storm. En wat voor een storm was oktober. Ik was eind september jarig en kreeg heel veel boekenbonnen die ik nog niet allemaal heb opgemaakt. Dat zou ook een beetje te gek geworden zijn. Daarnaast wilde ik zo ongeveer het hele Bookchoice pakket van oktober hebben en kwam ik er achter dat ik in september een boek vergeten was toe te voegen in mijn bookhaul van die maand. Kortom, oktober was een hele volle maand. Wel met allemaal boeken waar ik al langer op zat te wachten. Ben je klaar voor deze grote bookhaul?

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