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Rezension: „These Vicious Masks“ von Tarun Shanker und Kelly Zekas

England, 1882. Evelyn is bored with society and its expectations. So when her beloved sister, Rose, mysteriously vanishes, she ignores her parents and travels to London to find her, accompanied by the dashing Mr. Kent. But they’re not the only ones looking for Rose. The reclusive, young gentleman Sebastian Braddock is also searching for her, claiming that both sisters have special healing powers. Evelyn is convinced that Sebastian must be mad, until she discovers that his strange tales of extraordinary people are true—and that her sister is in graver danger than she feared. Meine Rezension zu „These Vicious Masks“ Inhalt […]

28. Mai 2016         

Rezension: „Morning Star“ von Pierce Brown

Der dritte Teil der Red-Rising-Trilogie, zur Rezension des ersten Teils „Red Rising“ und zur Rezension des zweiten Teils „Golden Son“. Darrow would have lived in peace, but his enemies brought him war. The Gold overlords demanded his obedience, hanged his wife, and enslaved his people. But Darrow is determined to fight back. Risking everything to transform himself and breach Gold society, Darrow has battled to survive the cutthroat rivalries that breed Society’s mightiest warriors, climbed the ranks, and waited patiently to unleash the revolution that will tear the hierarchy apart from within.   Finally, the time has come.   But […]

4. März 2016         

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         

Rezension: „Uprooted“ von Naomi Novak

„Our Dragon doesn’t eat the girls he takes, no matter what stories they tell outside our valley. We hear them sometimes, from travelers passing through. They talk as though we were doing human sacrifice, and he were a real dragon. Of course that’s not true: he may be a wizard and immortal, but he’s still a man, and our fathers would band together and kill him if he wanted to eat one of us every ten years. He protects us against the Wood, and we’re grateful, but not that grateful.“ Agnieszka loves her valley home, her quiet village, the forests […]

20. Oktober 2015         
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