Review: Jojo Moyes – The giver of stars

Review: Jojo Moyes – The giver of stars

It has been a few years since I read a book by Jojo Moyes. To be exact, that was Me before you in 2016. After this book, I didn’t pick up any other book by this author, although I bought The horse dancer. In October 2019, The giver of stars was released and this synopsis sounded interesting. Books, horses and horse riding? Count me in!

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Review: Nino Haratischwili – The Eighth Life (For Brilka)

Review: Nino Haratischwili – The Eighth Life (For Brilka)

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.

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Mini-Reviews: Sparrow // Circe

Mini-Reviews: Sparrow // Circe

A few months ago I stumbled upon the book Sparrow by Sarah Moon. I was not that sure whether I wanted to read it, but decided to give it a go. On the other hand, Circe by Madeline Miller has been on my tBR for more than a year. Two totally different books, but I will bring them together in this mini-reviews post.

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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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Recensie: Margaret Atwood – The Testaments

Recensie: Margaret Atwood – The Testaments

Eindelijk was het zover, The testaments, het langverwachte vervolg op The handmaid’s tale verscheen op 10 september. Nadat ik The handmaid’s tale in juli had gelezen, werd ik erg nieuwsgierig naar het vervolg. Het einde had immers een flinke cliffhanger. Werd er in The testaments voortgeborduurd op deze cliffhanger?

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Recensie: Lykele Muus – We doen wat we kunnen

Recensie: Lykele Muus – We doen wat we kunnen

De auteur Lykele Muus was voor mij een onbekende. Naast auteur is Lykele Muus theatermaker en acteur, maar ook daar ging geen lampje bij me branden, ik wist niet waar ik hem van zou kunnen kennen. Toen ik het meeleesproject rondom We doen wat we kunnen op Hebban voorbij zag komen werd ik nieuwsgierig. De flaptekst van het boek sprak mij aan, dit moest wel een rollercoaster worden toch?

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