Review: Amy Giles – Now Is Everything

Review: Amy Giles – Now Is Everything

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
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Review: Holly Black – The Queen Of Nothing

Review: Holly Black – The Queen Of Nothing

On November 19, the final installment of the “the folk of the air” series by Holly Black was released. The queen of nothing was supposed to release in January 2020, but we got lucky and got it two months earlier. I immediately started this book, did I like it as much as I had hoped for? Note: this review contains spoilers for both The cruel prince and The wicked king.

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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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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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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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(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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Mini-recensies: Hartstocht // Shadows // Reveal Me

Mini-recensies: Hartstocht // Shadows // Reveal Me

Vandaag heb ik weer een aantal mini-recensies voor jullie. In deze editie bespreek ik drie novella’s, waarvan ik er eentje al in juli las. Ik wachtte echter even met een recensie tot ik wat meer novella’s zou hebben, want er lag er nog eentje te wachten en er kwam er recent nog eentje uit. Kijk je mee?

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Recensie: Tracy Banghart – Grace and Fury

Recensie: Tracy Banghart – Grace and Fury

Een boek dat vorig jaar een kortstondige hype kende was Grace and Fury van Tracy Banghart. Ik kocht het, want velen waren enthousiast. Ik las het echter niet, maar nu het boek in het Nederlands is verschenen als The Iron Sisters werd het hoog tijd.

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Recensie: Kendare Blake – Two Dark Reigns

Recensie: Kendare Blake – Two Dark Reigns

De geruchtenmachine rondom Three dark crowns draait op volle toeren. Worden de volgende boeken nog vertaald of niet? Ik las Two dark reigns in ieder geval in het Engels. Dit boek is best anders dan zijn voorgangers. Let op: deze recensie bevat spoilers van Koninginnen en Duistere troon.

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