It has been a while since I actually wrote a review and I have many many books to catch up on. So, it’s time for a bunch of the smallest of mini-reviews, because I have nothing to say about these books except for a star rating. Let’s see how this goes!Keep Reading »
After about 1.5 years, the wait was finally over and we were able to continue reading in “The Legacy of Orïsha” series. Children of virtue and Vengeance got its release last December and because this was my only anticipated book for that month, I wanted to read it as soon as possible. Was it worth the long wait? Please beware of spoilers of Children of blood and bone within the synopsis.Keep Reading »
When I saw the Dutch translation of Bex Hogan’s Viper in the upcoming releases sections everywhere early November, I was not sure whether I wanted to read it or not. However, I tried it, because this book kept me curious. Did I like it as much as I’d expected? Time for a bullet point review!Keep Reading »
Finally, the wait is over and the third and final installment in the Iskari series by Kristen Ciccarelli is here. I have been waiting for The Sky Weaver since the start of this year and I read it nearly as soon as it got released.Keep Reading »
Merry Christmas everyone! I will spoil you with some extra blog posts today, among which is this one with 3 mini-reviews. One of them is a Christmas story, so go ahead and enjoy!Keep Reading »
The Eighth life (for Brilka) by Nino Haratischwili kept crossing my path for a while now, maybe a year or two, but I never picked it up. Let’s be honest, it’s a beast of a book, the Dutch version has 1,275 pages. The English one is 300 pages shorter – don’t ask me why -, but I wanted to read this family chronicle i my native language. After reading reviews of Haratischwili’s signing sessions in Amsterdam and The Hague back in November, I caved and bought the book and read it soon after.Keep Reading »
Back in 2013, I accidentally discovered the Rizzoli & Isles series by Tess Gerritsen. I really liked these books, which led to me finishing and catching up on the entire series within a year. Besides, I read some other books by this author, with different experiences however. So when I got the chance to get a review copy of The shape of night, I immediately jumped on it out of curiosity.Keep Reading »
Radio silence by Alice Oseman has been on my TBR for nearly 2 years now. I always intended to listen to the audiobook, but surprise surprise, that never happened. So I finally bought the ebook and actually read it.Keep Reading »
A while ago, I came across The seven or eight deaths of Stella Fortuna by Juliet Grames. I knew I wanted to read this book, but I just didn’t feel like buying it. Fortunately, it was included in October’s Bookchoice selection, so I went ahead and grabbed it.
- Trigger warnings: (mention of) rape
At the beginning of this month, Now is everything by Amy Giles got its Dutch release. From the moment I saw the synopsis, I knew that I wanted to read this book. I did nearly as soon as I bought it and I have no regrets.
- Trigger warnings: physical and emotional abuse, mention of (committing) suicide