Archiv für die Kategorie 3,5 Sterne

Rezension: „Winter“ von Marissa Meyer

Der vierte Teil der Lunar Chronicles, erscheint auf Deutsch als „Wie Schnee so weiß“ am 29. Januar 2016. Die Rezension enthält Spoiler zum ersten Band „Cinder“. This is not the fairy tale you remember. But it’s one you won’t forget. Princess Winter is admired for her grace, kindness and beauty, despite the scars on her face. She’s said to be even more breath taking than her stepmother, Queen Levana … When Winter develops feelings for the handsome palace guard, Jacin, she fears the evil Queen will crush their romance befor it has a chance to begin.  But there are stirrings […]

23. Dezember 2015         

„An Ember in the Ashes“ von Sabaa Tahir

Dieses Buch wurde in Deutschland unter dem Titel „Elias & Laia – Die Herrschaft der Masken“ veröffentlicht. Es belegte bei den Goodreads Choice Adwards den zweiten Platz in der Kategorie „BEST DEBUT GOODREADS AUTHOR“. Laia is a slave. Elias is a soldier. Neither is free. Under the Martial Empire, defiance is met with death. Those who do not vow their blood and bodies to the Emperor risk the execution of their loved ones and the destruction of all they hold dear. It is in this brutal world, inspired by ancient Rome, that Laia lives with her grandparents and older brother. The family ekes […]

1. Dezember 2015         

„Bitterblue“ von Kristin Cashore

Die Bücher der „Graceling Realm“-Reihe sind Companions und keine Trilogie. Dennoch empfiehlt es sich die Reihenfolge der Veröffentlichung beim Lesen einzuhalten und mit „Graceling“ zu beginnen. Enter the Graceling Realm and let it work its magic . . . When Queen Bitterblue took the throne of Monsea, she was a child, and her advisers ran the kingdom for her. Now she is beginning to question their decisions, especially how they handle the legacy of her father Leck, who who ruled through his Grace — a special talent for mind-altering — and his taste for darkness and violence. Bitterblue needs to […]

23. Juli 2015         

„The Little Android“ von Marissa Meyer

Die Kurzgeschichte spielt zeitlich vor dem ersten Teil der Lunar Chronicles und ist daher spoilerfrei für die Reihe. The Little Android is a retelling of The Little Mermaid, set in the world of The Lunar Chronicles by New York Times-bestselling author Marissa Meyer. When android Mech6.0 saves the life of a handsome hardware engineer, her body is destroyed and her mechanics discover a glitch in her programming. Androids aren’t not meant to develop unpractical reasoning or near-emotional responses…let alone fall in love. Während die anderen Androiden im Hangar stumpf vor sich hinarbeiten, hat Android Mech6.0 Gefühle, Träume und Wünsche. Als […]

3. Oktober 2014         

„One Perfect Summer“ von Paige Toon

Eine unvergessliche Sommerliebe. Ever wondered what happened to your first love? Alice is 18 and about to start university while Joe’s life is seemingly going nowhere. A Dorset summer, a chance meeting, and the two of them fall into step as if they have known each other forever. But their idyll is shattered unexpectedly. Alice heads off to Cambridge and slowly picks up the pieces of her broken heart. When she catches the attention of Lukas – gorgeous, gifted, rich boy Lukas – she is carried along by his charm, swept up in his ambitious plans for a future together.  […]

16. Januar 2014         
Seite 1 von 41234