Sonntag, 23. Oktober 2016

[Kurzrezension] The Darkest Part of the Forest

The Darkest Part of the ForestChildren can have a cruel, absolute sense of justice. Children can kill a monster and feel quite proud of themselves. A girl can look at her brother and believe they’re destined to be a knight and a bard who battle evil. […] in the strange town of Fairfold where humans and fae exist side by side. […] but Hazel knows how dangerous they can be, and she knows how to stop them. Or she did, once. At the center of it all, there is a glass coffin in the woods. It rests right on the ground and in it sleeps a boy with horns on his head and ears as pointed as knives. Hazel and Ben were both in love with him as children. The boy has slept there for generations, never waking. Until one day, he does… (Quelle)

The Darkest Part of the Forest | Holly Black | YA, Fantasy | Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | Hardcover, 336 Seiten | leichtes Englisch | ♥♥♥♥ | ISBN: 9780316213073 | Weitere Infos

Sonntag, 16. Oktober 2016

[Buchrezension] Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two (Harry Potter, #8)Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, a new play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. […]
It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children. While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places. (Quelle)

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child | John Tiffany, Jack Thorne | YA, Fantasy | Little, Brown Book Group | Hardcover, 343 Seiten | leichtes Englisch | ♥♥♥ | ISBN: 978-0751565355 | Weitere Infos

Mittwoch, 12. Oktober 2016

[Kurzrezension] Magonia

Magonia (Magonia, #1)Aza Ray is drowning in thin air. Since she was a baby, Aza has suffered from a mysterious lung disease that makes it ever harder for her to breathe, to speak—to live. So when Aza catches a glimpse of a ship in the sky, her family chalks it up to a cruel side effect of her medication. But Aza doesn't think this is a hallucination. She can hear someone on the ship calling her name. Only her best friend, Jason, listens. Jason, who’s always been there. Jason, for whom she might have more-than-friendly feelings. But before Aza can consider that thrilling idea, something goes terribly wrong. Aza is lost to our world—and found, by another. (Quelle)

Magonia | Maria Dahvana Headley | YA, Fantasy | Harper Collins | Hardcover, 309 Seiten | einfaches Englisch | ♥♥♥♥,♥ | ISBN: 9780062320520 | Weitere Infos

Freitag, 9. September 2016

[Buchrezension] Stars Above

Stars Above (The Lunar Chronicles, #4.5)The universe of the Lunar Chronicles holds stories—and secrets—that are wondrous, vicious, and romantic. How did Cinder first arrive in New Beijing? How did the brooding soldier Wolf transform from young man to killer? When did Princess Winter and the palace guard Jacin realize their destinies?
With nine stories—five of which have never before been published—and an exclusive never-before-seen excerpt from Marissa Meyer’s upcoming novel, Heartless, about the Queen of Hearts from Alice in Wonderland, Stars Above is essential for fans of the bestselling and beloved Lunar Chronicles. (Klappentext)

Sonntag, 4. September 2016

[Kurzrezension] Tiger Lily

Tiger LilyBefore Neverland faded into myth, it was a remote and dangerous island filled with deadly mermaids, psychotic pirates, and watchful faeries. And before Peter Pan belonged to Wendy, he belonged to the girl with the crow feather in her hair … Tiger Lily.When fifteen-year-old Tiger Lily meets the alluring teenage Peter deep in the forbidden woods, the two form a bond that's impossible to break, but also impossible to hold on to. As the leader of the Lost Boys, the most fearsome of Neverland's inhabitants, Peter is an unthinkable match for Tiger Lily. With her betrothal to another man and deadly enemies threatening to tear them apart, the lovers seem doomed. But it's the arrival of an English girl named Wendy Darling that leads Tiger Lily to discover that the most dangerous enemies lurk inside even the most loyal and loving heart. Klappentext

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