Recensie: Whichwood

31563982Auteur: Tahereh Mafi
Titel: Whichwood
Serie: Furthermore #2, maar leest ook prima als je het eerste deel niet gelezen hebt
Genre: YA Fantasy
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 2017
ISBN: 9781101994795
Aantal pagina’s: 368
Gelezen: November 2018
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Omslagtekst:
A new adventure about a girl who is fated to wash the bodies of the dead in this companion to Furthermore.

Our story begins on a frosty night…

Laylee can barely remember the happier times before her beloved mother died. Before her father, driven by grief, lost his wits (and his way). Before she was left as the sole remaining mordeshoor in the village of Whichwood, destined to spend her days washing the bodies of the dead and preparing their souls for the afterlife. It’s become easy to forget and easier still to ignore the way her hands are stiffening and turning silver, just like her hair, and her own ever-increasing loneliness and fear.

But soon, a pair of familiar strangers appears, and Laylee’s world is turned upside down as she rediscovers color, magic, and the healing power of friendship.
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Recensie: This is kind of an epic love story

36203673Auteur: Kheryn Callender
Titel: This is kind of an epic love story
Genre: YA, contemporary
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 2018
ISBN: 9780062820242
Aantal pagina’s: 304
Gelezen: Februari 2019
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Omslagtekst:
Nathan Bird doesn’t believe in happy endings.

Although he’s the ultimate film buff and an aspiring screenwriter, Nate’s seen the demise of too many relationships to believe that happy endings exist in real life.

Playing it safe to avoid a broken heart has been his MO ever since his father died and left his mom to unravel—but this strategy is not without fault. His best-friend-turned-girlfriend-turned-best-friend-again, Florence, is set on making sure Nate finds someone else. And in a twist that is rom-com-worthy, someone does come along: Oliver James Hernández, his childhood best friend.

After a painful mix-up when they were little, Nate finally has the chance to tell Ollie the truth about his feelings. But can Nate find the courage to pursue his own happily ever after?
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Recensie: It only happens in the movies

34564400Auteur: Holly Bourne
Titel: It only happens in the movies
Genre: YA contemporary, romance
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 2017
ISBN: 9781474921329
Aantal pagina’s: 410
Gelezen: februari 2019
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Omslagtekst:
Audrey is over romance. Since her parents’ relationship imploded her mother’s been catatonic, so she takes a cinema job to get out of the house. But there she meets wannabe film-maker Harry. Nobody expects Audrey and Harry to fall in love as hard and fast as they do. But that doesn’t mean things are easy. Because real love isn’t like the movies…

The greatest love story ever told doesn’t feature kissing in the snow or racing to airports. It features pain and confusion and hope and wonder and a ban on cheesy clichés. Oh, and zombies… YA star Holly Bourne tackles real love in this hugely funny and poignant novel.  Lees verder

Romantische boeken voor Valentine’s Day

7451ad4f-de40-41f1-8634-049478014a27Happy Valentine’s Day! Of je er nu van houdt of het allemaal alleen maar commerciële onzin vindt, is het wel de perfecte dag om romantische boeken te lezen. Zelf ben ik nu bezig in This is kind of an epic love story van Kheryn Callender, een boek dat ook perfect is voor Valentijnsdag. Naast dit boek heb ik nog wat leuke aanraders voor vandaag. Lees verder voor mijn favoriete romantische boeken!
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Recensie: Undercover princess

34042261Auteur: Connie Glynn
Titel: Undercover Princess
Serie: Rosewood Chronicles #1
Genre: YA, fantasy, schoolverhaal, chicklit, fantasy
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 2017
ISBN: 9780062847805
Aantal pagina’s: 448
Gelezen: Februari 2019
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Omslagtekst:
When fairy tale obsessed Lottie Pumpkin starts at the infamous Rosewood Hall, she is not expecting to share a room with the Crown Princess of Maradova, Ellie Wolf. Due to a series of lies and coincidences, 14-year-old Lottie finds herself pretending to be the princess so that Ellie can live a more normal teenage life.

Lottie is thrust into the real world of royalty – a world filled with secrets, intrigue and betrayal. She must do everything she can to help Ellie keep her secret, but with school, the looming Maradovian ball and the mysterious new boy Jamie, she’ll soon discover that reality doesn’t always have the happily ever after you’d expect…

A thrilling world of parties, politics and bad ass princesses, this is the first book in the brand new series THE ROSEWOOD CHRONICLES.
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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 exact opposite of okay

35817737Auteur: Laura Steven
Titel: The exact opposite of okay
Genre: YA, contemporary
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 2018
ISBN: 9781405288446
Aantal pagina’s: 335
Gelezen: Juli 2018
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Omslagtekst:
Izzy O’Neill is an aspiring comic, an impoverished orphan, and a Slut Extraordinaire. Or at least, that’s what the malicious website flying round the school says. Izzy can try all she wants to laugh it off – after all, her sex life, her terms – but when pictures emerge of her doing the dirty with a politician’s son, her life suddenly becomes the centre of a national scandal. Izzy’s never been ashamed of herself before, and she’s not going to start now. But keeping her head up will take everything she has…

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Recensie: Aristotle & Dante discover the secrets of the universe

12000020Auteur: Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Titel: Aristotle & Dante discover the secrets of the universe
Genre: YA
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 2012
ISBN: 9781442408920
Aantal pagina’s: 359
Gelezen: November 2018

Omslagtekst:
Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common. But as the loners start spending time together, they discover that they share a special friendship—the kind that changes lives and lasts a lifetime. And it is through this friendship that Ari and Dante will learn the most important truths about themselves and the kind of people they want to be.

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Recensie: Turtles all the way down

35504431Auteur: John Green
Titel: Turtles all the way down
Genre: YA, contemporary
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 2017
ISBN: 9780525555360
Aantal pagina’s: 288
Gelezen: April 2018
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Omslagtekst:
Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the short distance and broad divides that separate them from Russell Pickett’s son, Davis. Aza is trying. She is trying to be a good daughter, a good friend, a good student, and maybe even a good detective, while also living within the ever-tightening spiral of her own thoughts.
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Recensie: One of us is lying

32571395Auteur: Karen M. McManus
Titel: One of us is lying
Genre: YA, contemporary, thriller, whodunnit
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 2017
ISBN: 9781524714680
Aantal pagina’s: 361
Gelezen: Juli 2018
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Omslagtekst:
The Breakfast Club meets Pretty Little Liars, One of Us Is Lying is the story of what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. Everyone is a suspect, and everyone has something to hide.
Pay close attention and you might solve this.
On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention.
Bronwyn, the brain, is Yale-bound and never breaks a rule.
Addy, the beauty, is the picture-perfect homecoming princess.
Nate, the criminal, is already on probation for dealing.
Cooper, the athlete, is the all-star baseball pitcher.
And Simon, the outcast, is the creator of Bayview High’s notorious gossip app.
Only, Simon never makes it out of that classroom. Before the end of detention, Simon’s dead. And according to investigators, his death wasn’t an accident. On Monday, he died. But on Tuesday, he’d planned to post juicy reveals about all four of his high-profile classmates, which makes all four of them suspects in his murder. Or are they the perfect patsies for a killer who’s still on the loose?
Everyone has secrets, right? What really matters is how far you would go to protect them.”

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