Recensie: Hex

32063288Auteur: Thomas Olde Heuvelt
Titel: Hex
Genre: Horror, thriller, fictie
Taal: Nederlands
Jaar: 2013
ISBN: 9789024573349
Aantal pagina’s: 343
Gelezen: Juli 2019
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Omslagtekst:
Het pittoreske dorpje Beek is in de greep van de zeventiende-eeuwse Wylerheks, die met haar dichtgenaaide mond en ogen de bewoners de stuipen op het lijf jaagt. Haar aanwezigheid is een lang bewaard geheim, maar wanneer een groep jongeren viral besluit te gaan, laat de heks de gemeenschap afglijden naar middeleeuwse praktijken…
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Zomertip: I see London, I see France

I See London, I See France (I See London, I See France, #1) Auteur: Sarah Mlynowski
Titel: I see London, I see France
Genre: YA, contemporary
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 2017
ISBN: 9780062397072
Aantal pagina’s: 378
Gelezen: Juli 2019
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Omslagtekst:
Nineteen-year-old Sydney has the perfect summer mapped out. She’s spending the next four and half weeks traveling through Europe with her childhood best friend, Leela. Their plans include Eiffel-Tower selfies, eating cocco gelato, and making out with très hot strangers. Her plans do not include Leela’s cheating ex-boyfriend showing up on the flight to London, falling for the cheating ex-boyfriend’s très hot friend, monitoring her mother’s spiraling mental health via texts, or feeling like the rope in a friendship tug-of-war.

As Sydney zigzags through Amsterdam, Switzerland, Italy, and France, she must learn when to hold on, when to keep moving, and when to jump into the Riviera…wearing only her polka-dot underpants.

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Recensie: Schaduwkoningin

36663611Auteur: Garvin Pauw
Titel: Schaduwkoningin
Genre: Crap Fantasy
Taal: Nederlands
Jaar: 2018
ISBN: 9789492115515
Aantal pagina’s: veel te veel 567
Gelezen: April 2018
♥ (al is zelfs dit nog te veel…)

Omslagtekst:
In de Valta, een enorm sprookjeswoud waar lang geleden een duistere macht is binnengevallen, proberen de riviernimfen Nîve en Nakisa wanhopig iets te maken van hun bedreigde bestaan. Wanneer het noodlot hun thuisdorp treft, lijkt de vergiftiging die de Valta teistert ook hen te raken. De duistere veldheer Isinger stuurt zijn beul Fellkra, een donkere nimf, op hen af. Nîve krijgt tijdens een schermutseling Fellkra’s zwaard in handen, waardoor het lot een vreemde wending neemt. Heeft Nîve het zwaard gestolen of is het Fellkra die ervoor zorgt dat haar zwaard bij Nîve in handen valt?

De dans van de drie nimfen om het zwaard staat centraal in hun tocht richting de “Licht-Val”, de enige nog staande vesting van de nimfen. Dat is de laatste plek waar misschien nog hulp te vinden is voor het redden van hun wereld. Of ligt die hoop bij Nîve in handen?
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Recensie: Geekerella

30724132Auteur: Ashley Poston
Titel: Geekerella
Genre: YA, sprookjesadaptatie, contemporary
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 2017
ISBN: 9781594749476
Aantal pagina’s: 
230
Gelezen: mei 2018
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Omslagtekst:
Geek girl Elle Wittimer lives and breathes Starfield, the classic science-fiction series she grew up watching with her late father. So when she sees a cosplay contest for a new Starfield movie, she has to enter. The prize? An invitation to the ExcelsiCon Cosplay Ball and a meet-and-greet with the actor slated to play Federation Prince Carmindor in the reboot. With savings from her gig at the Magic Pumpkin food truck and her dad’s old costume, Elle’s determined to win – unless her stepsisters get there first.

Teen actor Darien Freeman used to live for cons – before he was famous. Now they’re nothing but autographs and awkward meet-and-greets. Playing Carmindor is all he has ever wanted, but Starfield fandom has written him off as just another dumb heartthrob. As ExcelsiCon draws near, Darien feels more and more like a fake – until he meets a girl who shows him otherwise. But when she disappears at midnight, will he ever be able to find her again?

Part-romance, part-love letter to nerd culture, and all totally adorbs, Geekerella is a fairy tale for anyone who believes in the magic of fandom.
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Recensie: People like us

35356380Auteur: Dana Mele
Titel: People like us
Genre: YA mystery, thriller
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 2018
ISBN: 9781524741709
Aantal pagina’s: 378
Gelezen: Mei 2018
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Omslagtekst:
Kay Donovan may have skeletons in her closet, but the past is past, and she’s reinvented herself entirely. Now she’s a star soccer player whose group of gorgeous friends run their private school with effortless popularity and acerbic wit. But when a girl’s body is found in the lake, Kay’s carefully constructed life begins to topple.

The dead girl has left Kay a computer-coded scavenger hunt, which, as it unravels, begins to implicate suspect after suspect, until Kay herself is in the crosshairs of a murder investigation. But if Kay’s finally backed into a corner, she’ll do what it takes to survive. Because at Bates Academy, the truth is something you make…not something that happened.
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Recensie: Geek Girl

13621089Auteur: Holly Smale
Titel: Geek Girl
Serie: Geek Girl #1
Genre: Contemporary jeugd
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 2013
ISBN: 9780007489442
Aantal pagina’s: 378
Gelezen: April 2018
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Omslagtekst:
Harriet Manners knows a lot of things.

She knows that a cat has 32 muscles in each ear, a “jiffy” lasts 1/100th of a second, and the average person laughs 15 times per day. What she isn’t quite so sure about is why nobody at school seems to like her very much. So when she’s spotted by a top model agent, Harriet grabs the chance to reinvent herself. Even if it means stealing her Best Friend’s dream, incurring the wrath of her arch enemy Alexa, and repeatedly humiliating herself in front of the impossibly handsome supermodel Nick. Even if it means lying to the people she loves.

As Harriet veers from one couture disaster to the next with the help of her overly enthusiastic father and her uber-geeky stalker, Toby, she begins to realise that the world of fashion doesn’t seem to like her any more than the real world did.

And as her old life starts to fall apart, the question is: will Harriet be able to transform herself before she ruins everything?
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Filmrecensie: Instant Family

Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Gustavo Quiroz, Isabela Moner, and Julianna Gamiz in Instant Family (2018)Director: Sean Anders
Titel:
 Instant family
Genre: 
Drama, comedy
Duur:
1h 58 min
Release datum: 
31 januari 2019
Acteurs: 
Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Isabella Moner
Gezien:
15 februari 2019
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Samenvatting
Married couple Pete and Ellie Wagner, feeling a void in the marriage, visit a foster care center. Two social workers, Karen and Sharon, guide the hopeful parents on the steps to getting into becoming adoptive parents. The couples are brought to a fair where they have the chance to go up to kids that they are interested in adopting. Pete and Ellie walk by the teenagers, although Ellie shows hesitance over raising a teen, but one of the teens, Lizzie, informs Ellie that they all know no one wants to adopt the teens. Pete and Ellie talk to Karen and Sharon over potentially taking in Lizzie. The social workers inform the couple that Lizzie’s mother is a drug addict who is currently in jail, and she set their home on fire because she left the crack pipe lit. It also turns out that Lizzie has two younger siblings, Juan and Lita. Although this seems like more of a challenge for Pete and Ellie, they agree to meet the siblings. Pete and Ellie have Thanksgiving dinner with Ellie’s family, where they all make comments about never having confidence in the Wagners adopting kids. Ellie has enough and decides that they will go through with the foster care to prove that they can be good parents…
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