One of the booktubers I follow recommended Doon to her viewers, and when she described it I got interested. Like really interested, I went home and order it immediately. It was something about a secret kingdom in Scotland that really caught my liking and I was so excited to read it. So no need to explain it was a couple of really though weeks while waiting for it to arrive. (more…)
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Six of Crows is set in the same world as Bardugo’s Grisha trilogy and gives us another glimpse into this magical and often brutal place. This time the background is Ketterdam, a busy harbor town with criminality around every corner. One is the criminal genius Kaz Brekker, and he’s just gotten the biggest heist ever. Now all he need is some people to help him….
Well, the story is all over the place and there wasn’t a character I really connected with and cared about. Nina was way to obesedd with Matthias, a man who’s work is to murder grishas (which she is). Talk about liking to playing with the fire. The part they tries to get him out of prison though was kind of amusing. Only the spy Inej made me excited to read about what happens to her in this crazy heist. Also about the heist, it took forever to happen and when it finally happen it wasn’t as magnificent as I had hopped for, which was a shame.
But overall a pretty okay story, well the ending was nothing to cheer about, but as with my experience with the Grisha trilogy it wasn’t until the third book I really came to love the story. So there’s still time for these guys to make a better relationship with me.
I waited what felt like forever for a new book by Vanessa Diffenbaugh. After The Language of Flowers came into my life I needed more stories from this author, and now I got it!
The Lunar Chronicles is one of my favorite book series, and any new story from this universe is like a treat. It would give more depths to the characters and making me understand them better. Well, or so I thought when I began reading Stars Above… (more…)
So Code name Verity is one of my all times favorite book. Ever since I read it back then for the first time it left me wanting more. But at the time there wasn’t another one available in my country leading to a long hiatus before I read another book by Elizabeth Wein. When time come to it the choice stod between Rose under Fire, or Black Dove, White Raven. I decided on the first on since it takes place during WWII, same time period as Verity. (more…)
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