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Review: "Radio Silence" by Alice Oseman

Title: Radio Silence Author:  Alice Oseman Publication:  2016 Genre: Romance, YA, Fiction, Contemporary, LGBT Stars: 3/ 5
Synopsis What if everything you set yourself up to be was wrong? Frances has always been a study machine with one goal, elite university. Nothing will stand in her way; not friends, not a guilty secret – not even the person she is on the inside.
But when Frances meets Aled, the shy genius behind her favorite podcast, she discovers a new freedom. He unlocks the door to Real Frances and for the first time she experiences true friendship, unafraid to be herself. Then the podcast goes viral and the fragile trust between them is broken.
Caught between who she was and who she longs to be, Frances’ dreams come crashing down. Suffocating with guilt, she knows that she has to confront her past… She has to confess why Carys disappeared… Meanwhile at uni, Aled is alone, fighting even darker secrets. It’s only by facing up to your fears that you can overcome them. And it’s only by being y…

Autumn Book Recommendation 2017

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Hello, my lovely Bookworms.
First of all, I have to announce that this week is the 2nd anniversary of this blog. I can not believe, that I’m doing this for two years already. Moreover, I can not believe, that I nearly forgot it. I just recognized, that last years autumn recommendation was also published on the anniversary, so I was slightly scared that I already missed it this year. However, for the fact, that autumn is my favorite season of the year and that I’m looking forward for this recommendation all year, I thought that this could become a thing. Which is also good for my, not to forget the anniversary by accident.
So, here we are, so let’s pour yourself a nice cup of tea or coffee, whatever you like, and enjoy this years autumn recommendation.
Classics
Title: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Author: Washington Irving Genre: Fiction, Mystery, Classic, Short Stories Published: 1820
Synopsis Sleepy Hollow is a strange little place...some say bewitched. Some talk of its haunted valleys and stre…

August Book Haul 2017

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Hello, Bookworms.
This month it's all about Classics, Crime and Thrillers. I'm getting myself prepared for autumn and I'm really excited to dive deep into my "autumn TBR". Well, I don't have a real TBR but I have some books in mind, that I definetly want to read this fall, including The Turn Of The Screw by Henry James and The Restless Death by Simon Beckett.

Futhermore, I'm extremely happy about my copies of  Dolores Clairborne and Jane Eyre. They are both first prints of the German editions. Jane Eyre has been printed 1986 and Dolores Clairborne 1993. I absolutly love old book and my most precious books, next to the ones mentioned above, are a copy of  Trucks by Stephen King from 1986 a copy of the fairy tales by the brothers Grimm from the early 1960s, which belonged to my mother when she was a child.


Title: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and other Stories Author: Washington Irving Genre: Fiction, Mystery, Classic, Short Stories Published: 2012


Synopsis Washingto…

Review: "Attachments" by Rainbow Rowell

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Title: Attachments Author:  Rainbow Rowell Publication:  2012 Genre: Romance, Adult, Fiction, Contemporary Stars: 3.9/ 5


Synopsis Beth Fremont and Jennifer Scribner-Snyder know that somebody is monitoring their work e-mail. Everybody in the newsroom knows. It's company policy. But they can't quite bring themselves to take it seriously. They go on sending each other endless and endlessly hilarious e-mails, discussing every aspect of their personal lives.
Meanwhile, Lincoln O'Neill can't believe this is his job now- reading other people's e-mail. When he applied to be "internet security officer," he pictured himself building firewalls and crushing hackers- not writing up a report every time a sports reporter forwards a dirty joke.
When Lincoln comes across Beth's and Jennifer's messages, he knows he should turn them in. But he can't help being entertained-and captivated-by their stories.
By the time Lincoln realizes he's falling for Beth, it's wa…

July Book Haul 2017

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Hello Bookworms. This book haul mostly contains books I bought with the gift cards I got for my birthday and some reduced books from my favorite online shop. I’m also getting myself prepared for autumn. Therefore, I ordered Riding the Bullet, Pet Sematary, my most favorite Stephen King book, and The Outsiders by S.E.Hinton. Furthermore, I had the misfortune that my pre-ordered copy of All That She Can See by Carrie Hope Fletcher was delivered one and a half weeks after the release. But now it’s mine  and I’m happy.
Title: All That She Can See Author: Carrie Hope Fletcher Genre: Magical Realism, Contemorary, YA, Adult, Romance, Fiction Published: 2017

Synopsis Feelings are part of life - feelings are life. If you take away what people feel, you take away anything meaningful. Wanting to diminish the evil in this world is a good cause, one I have fought for the majority of my life, but not like this . . .
Cherry has a hidden talent. She can see things other people can't and she decided a long…

July Wrap Up 2017

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Hello, Bookworms. Without a doubt, July was a good reading month for me. I really enjoyed my summer TBRs. All the books I read where light and fast reads, which didn't failed my expectations. 
Books I Read

"Winters' Snow" by Carrie Hope Fletcher
"Doon" by Carey Corp, Lorie Langdon
"Attachment" by Rainbow Rowell 
"To All The Boys I've Loved Before" by Jenny Han

Review: "Doon" by Carey Corp, Lorie Langdon

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Title: Doon [Doon #1] Author: Carey Corp, Lorie Langdon Publication:  2013 Genre: YA, Romance, Fantasy, Fiction Stars: 4.5/ 5

Synopsis Veronica doesn't think she's going crazy. But why can't anyone else see the mysterious blond boy who keeps popping up wherever she goes? When her best friend, Mackenna, invites her to spend the summer in Scotland, Veronica jumps at the opportunity to leave her complicated life behind for a few months.
But the Scottish countryside holds other plans.
Not only has the imaginary kilted boy followed her to Alloway, she and Mackenna uncover a strange set of rings and a very unnerving letter from Mackenna's great aunt—and when the girls test the instructions Aunt Gracie left behind, they find themselves transported to a land that defies explanation. Doon seems like a real-life fairy tale, complete with one prince who has eyes for Mackenna and another who looks suspiciously like the boy from Veronica's daydreams. But Doon has a dark underbelly a…