Poëzieweek TBR

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Vanaf 31 januari tot en met 6 februari is het poëzieweek. Ik ben zelf best wel fan van poëzie, maar ik moet er wel voor in de stemming zijn. Er zijn wel echt heel veel prachtige bundels te vinden. Hieronder wat bundels die ik graag nog zou willen lezen volgende week!

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Recensie: The Isle of the Lost

22639095Auteur: Melissa de la Cruz
Titel: The isle of the lost
Serie: Descendants #1
Genre: Jeugd, fantasy
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 2015
ISBN: 9781484720974
Aantal pagina’s: 311
Gelezen: April 2018
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Omslagtekst:
Twenty years ago, all the evil villains were banished from the kingdom of Auradon and made to live in virtual imprisonment on the Isle of the Lost. The island is surrounded by a magical force field that keeps the villains and their descendants safely locked up and away from the mainland. Life on the island is dark and dreary. It is a dirty, decrepit place that’s been left to rot and forgotten by the world.

But hidden in the mysterious Forbidden Fortress is a dragon’s eye: the key to true darkness and the villains’ only hope of escape. Only the cleverest, evilest, nastiest little villain can find it…who will it be?

Maleficent, Mistress of the Dark: As the self-proclaimed ruler of the isle, Maleficent has no tolerance for anything less than pure evil. She has little time for her subjects, who have still not mastered life without magic. Her only concern is getting off the Isle of the Lost.

Mal: At sixteen, Maleficent’s daughter is the most talented student at Dragon Hall, best known for her evil schemes. And when she hears about the dragon’s eye, Mal thinks this could be her chance to prove herself as the cruelest of them all.

Evie: Having been castle-schooled for years, Evil Queen’s daughter, Evie, doesn’t know the ins and outs of Dragon Hall. But she’s a quick study, especially after she falls for one too many of Mal’s little tricks.

Jay: As the son of Jafar, Jay is a boy of many talents: stealing and lying to name a few. Jay and Mal have been frenemies forever and he’s not about to miss out on the hunt for the dragon’s eye.

Carlos: Cruella de Vil’s son may not be bravest, but he’s certainly clever. Carlos’s inventions may be the missing piece in locating the dragon’s eye and ending the banishment for good.

Mal soon learns from her mother that the dragon’s eye is cursed and whoever retrieves it will be knocked into a deep sleep for a thousand years. But Mal has a plan to capture it. She’ll just need a little help from her “friends.” In their quest for the dragon’s eye, these kids begin to realize that just because you come from an evil family tree, being good ain’t so bad.
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Recensie: Calling Mrs Christmas

17984768Auteur: Carole Matthews
Titel: Calling Mrs Christmas
Genre: Romance
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 2013
ISBN: 9780751545586
Aantal pagina’s: 452
Gelezen: December 2018
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Omslagtekst:
Cassie Smith has been out of work for a while but she has an idea. Drawing on her love of Christmas, she begins charging for small things: wrapping presents; writing cards; tree-decorating. She’s soon in huge demand and Cassie’s business, Calling Mrs Christmas, is born.

Carter Randall wants to make Christmas special for his children so he enlists Cassie’s help, and his lavish requests start taking up all her time. Thank goodness she can rely on her partner Jim to handle the rest of her clients.

When Carter asks Cassie to join them on a trip to Lapland, she knows she shouldn’t go. As much as tries, Cassie can’t deny how drawn she is to Carter and everything he has to offer, but she still loves her warm-hearted Jim. Suddenly Cassie finds herself facing a heart-breaking choice that could change her entire life.  Lees verder

Filmrecensie: Nobody’s fool

Whoopi Goldberg, Omari Hardwick, Tika Sumpter, and Tiffany Haddish in Nobody's Fool (2018)Director: Tyler Perry
Titel:
 Nobody’s fool
Genre: 
Drama, comedy, romance
Duur:
Te lang 1h 50 min
Release datum: 
17 januari 2019
Acteurs: 
Tifany Haddish, Tika Sumpter en Whoopi Goldberg
Gezien:
17 januari 2019

Samenvatting:
A woman is released from prison and reunites with her sister. She soon discovers that her sister is in an online relationship with a man who may not be what he seems.
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Recensie: Nevermoor

38352645Auteur: Jessica Townsend
Titel: Nevermoor, the trials of Morrigan Crow
Serie: Nevermoor #1
Genre: Jeugd, fantasy,
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 2018
ISBN: 9781510103825
Aantal pagina’s: 384
Gelezen: Oktober 2018
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Omslagtekst:
Morrigan Crow is cursed. Having been born on Eventide, the unluckiest day for any child to be born, she’s blamed for all local misfortunes, from hailstorms to heart attacks–and, worst of all, the curse means that Morrigan is doomed to die at midnight on her eleventh birthday.

But as Morrigan awaits her fate, a strange and remarkable man named Jupiter North appears. Chased by black-smoke hounds and shadowy hunters on horseback, he whisks her away into the safety of a secret, magical city called Nevermoor.

It’s then that Morrigan discovers Jupiter has chosen her to contend for a place in the city’s most prestigious organization: the Wundrous Society. In order to join, she must compete in four difficult and dangerous trials against hundreds of other children, each boasting an extraordinary talent that sets them apart–an extraordinary talent that Morrigan insists she does not have. To stay in the safety of Nevermoor for good, Morrigan will need to find a way to pass the tests–or she’ll have to leave the city to confront her deadly fate.
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Veni, Vidi, Venetië!

20878086-6b10-444d-b974-9e5f4d5d0a20Het is alweer een tijdje terug dat ik naar Venetië ging, samen met vriendlief voor onze 4 year anniversary. En hoewel ik toch altijd kwijlend kijk naar reisblogs – bloggers die geld verdienen door veel te reizen en daar over te bloggen/vloggen – vergeet ik zelf altijd mijn reisblogjes hier te plaatsen. En dat terwijl het zo leuk is! Venetië was een prachtige stad en ik wil mijn ervaringen en foto’s dan alsnog graag met jullie delen!
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Filmrecensie: A Star is Born

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga in A Star Is Born (2018)Director: Bradley Cooper
Titel:
A Star is Born
Genre:
Muziek, drama, romance
Duur:
2h 16 min
Release datum: 
4 oktober 2018
Acteurs: 
Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper
Gezien: 
9 december 2018
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Samenvatting
Seasoned musician Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) discovers-and falls in love with-struggling artist Ally (Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer – until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally’s career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.
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