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Dienstag, 28. August 2018

[Rezi] Andrew Shvarts - Royal Bastards [Royal Bastards]

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Being a bastard blows. Tilla would know. Her father, Lord Kent of the Western Province, loved her as a child, but cast her aside as soon as he had trueborn children. At sixteen, Tilla spends her days exploring long-forgotten tunnels beneath the castle with her stablehand half brother, Jax, and her nights drinking with the servants, passing out on Jax's floor while her castle bedroom collects dust. Tilla secretly longs to sit by her father's side, enjoying feasts with the rest of the family. Instead, she sits at the Bastards' Table. But when Tilla and Jax is lead the visiting Princess Lyriana on a late-night escapade with their fellow bastards, they stumble upon a crime they were never meant to witness--a brutal coup. The group flees for their lives, relentlessly pursued by murderous mercenaries. The bastards band together, realizing they alone have the power to prevent a civil war that will tear their kingdom apart-if they can warn the king in time. And if they can survive the journey...

Freitag, 26. Januar 2018

[Neuzugänge] Mitbringsel aus England und Rezensionsexemplare

Hallöchen zusammen,
ich bin zurück aus meinem Auslandssemester und habe mir vorgenommen jetzt wieder regelmäßiger zu bloggen. Ich hoffe, dass dies auch klappt. Bisher sind in der letzten Woche bereits meine Rezensionen zu "Batman: Nightwalker" und "Königlich verliebt" erschienen, weitere werden folgen. Wie es mit der Serienwoche weitergeht, kann ich euch noch nicht sagen. Momentan fehlt mir ein wenig die Motivation alles zeitnah zu schauen. Der Netflix-Monat allerdings soll Ende diesen Monats wieder erscheinen. 
Heute allerdings habe ich euch erstmal meine Neuzugänge der letzten Monate mitgebracht. Neben Rezensionsexemplaren, welche in meiner Abwesenheit eintrafen, gibt es auch eine Menge Bücher, die ich in England gekauft habe. Ihr glaubt gar nicht, wie billig dort Bücher sind. Der Traum eines jeden Studentens.

Dienstag, 24. Januar 2017

[Rezi] Melissa de la Cruz - The Isle of the Lost [Descendants]

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Evil tree. Bad Apple?
Twenty years ago, all the evil villains were banished from the kingdom of Auradon to the Isle of the Lost–a dark and dreary place protected by a force field that makes it impossible for them to leave. Stripped of their magical powers, the villains now live in total isolation, forgotten by the world.
Mal learns from her mother, Maleficent, that the key to true darkness, the Dragon’s Eye, is located inside her scepter in the forbidden fortress on the far side of the island. The eye is cursed, and whoever retrieves it will be knocked into a deep sleep for a thousand years. But Mal has a plan to capture it. She’ll just need a little help from her “friends.” In their quest for the Dragon’s Eye, these four kids begin to realize that just because you come from an evil family tree, being good ain’t so bad.
    

Freitag, 8. Juli 2016

[Rezi] Teri Terry - Book of Lies

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Quinn und Piper sind Zwillinge, doch sie sind sich noch nie begegnet. Erst als ihre Mutter bei einem tragischen Unfall stirbt, treffen sich die Schwestern auf der Beerdigung. Piper ist begeistert und fasziniert. Für sie ist Quinn der Schlüssel zu einem uralten Familiengeheimnis. Doch Quinn ist voller Misstrauen. Warum wurde sie ihr Leben lang von ihrer Schwester ferngehalten? Schlummert in ihr tatsächlich eine dunkle Seite, vor der sie ihre Mutter und Großmutter immer gewarnt haben? Ist sie eine Gefahr für Piper? Während Quinn ihre Vergangenheit hinter sich lassen will, vergräbt sich Piper immer tiefer in die Mythen und Prophezeiungen, die sich um ihre Familie ranken – und tritt damit ein Inferno los.

Mittwoch, 15. Juni 2016

[Rezi] Jodi Meadows - The Mirror King [The Orphan Queen]

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Princess Wilhelmina is ready for her crown, but declaring herself queen means war. Her magic is uncontrollable and now there’s a living boy made of wraith—destructive and deadly, and willing to do anything for her.
Caught between what she wants and what is right, Wilhelmina realizes the throne might not even matter. Everyone thought the wraith was years off, but already it’s destroying Indigo Kingdom villages. Princess Wilhelmina’s ability might be just the thing to help reclaim her kingdom—or ruin it forever.

Freitag, 10. Juni 2016

[Rezi] Jodi Meadows - The Orphan Queen [The Orphan Queen]

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When Princess Wilhelmina was a child, the Indigo Kingdom invaded her homeland. Ten years later, Wil and the other noble children who escaped are ready to fight back and reclaim Wil’s throne. To do so, Wil and her best friend, Melanie, infiltrate the Indigo Kingdom palace with hopes of gathering information that will help them succeed.
But Wil has a secret—one that could change everything. Although magic has been illegal for a century, she knows her ability could help her save her kingdom. But magic creates wraith, and the deadly stuff is moving closer and destroying the land. And if the vigilante Black Knife catches her using magic, she may disappear like all the others...

Dienstag, 23. Februar 2016

[Rezi] Wendy Toliver - Red's Untold Tale [Once Upon A Time]

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Red is 16 and lives with Granny in a cottage in the village, where boarding up the house and hiding during Wolfstime is a means of survival. Red help's Granny with Granny's baked good business, catering as well as door-to-door sales.
Red has a constant internal battle between her wild side and her strict, overprotective upbringing, and the issue of "control" as she discovers she has a hot temper when the "mean girls" push her too far. ("When we learn to control it, we needn't fear it," Rumpelstiltskin says in the series.) She has flashbacks to her 13th year when she received her cloak and the nickname "Red."
Plagued by nightmares she doesn't understand and a temper she can't control, Red struggles to save Granny's troubled business and to nurture her budding romance with Peter, even as the betrayal of her classmates awakens the wolf within.

Freitag, 7. August 2015

[Blogtour] Mind Games - Interview mit Teri Terry

Hallöchen ihr Lieben,
vielleicht hattet ihr mitbekommen,
dass heute früh ein Ersatzbeitrag online ging,
da das Interview noch fehlte.
Inzwischen hat sich aufgeklärt, dass das Internet
die Mail der Autorin gefressen hat und sie meine Nachrichten
erst heute früh sah.
Das Gewinnspiel und Lösungswort findet ihr weiterhin im Ersatzbeitrag,
das Interview ist jetzt quasi ein kleines Extra.

Montag, 30. März 2015

[Rezi] Mary Smith - A Royal's Love [Unit Matched]

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Hidden behind the walls of Unit, Vermont is what many believe to be a religious cult. However, inside these walls lie the secrets to why Unit may be one of the most beautiful towns around. Residing inside the gates are the descendants of Mother Nature, who help keep the balance of Earth.
Among these descendants, Xaviera Anderson reigns as the Princess to Unit. Her life was much the same, until today, her eighteenth birthday. Today is different because she's to be Matched with one of the Unit males who her parents have chosen for her. Once Matched, Xaviera has to go through a decision period. She must decide if she wants this life or leave Unit powerless to be a normal human.
It is not until she's tested by the ones she trusts that Xaviera questions her faith in people and that of Mother Nature.

Montag, 23. März 2015

[Rezi] Victoria Aveyard - Red Queen [Red Queen]

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Graceling meets The Selection in debut novelist Victoria Aveyard's sweeping tale of seventeen-year-old Mare, a common girl whose once-latent magical power draws her into the dangerous intrigue of the king's palace. Will her power save her or condemn her?
Mare Barrow's world is divided by blood—
those with common, Red blood serve the Silver- blooded elite, who are gifted with superhuman abilities. 
Mare is a Red, scraping by as a thief in a poor, rural village, until a twist of fate throws her in front of the Silver court. Before the king, princes, and all the nobles, she discovers she has an ability of her own.
To cover up this impossibility, the king forces her to play the role of a lost Silver princess and betroths her to one of his own sons. As Mare is drawn further into the Silver world, she risks everything and uses her new position to help the Scarlet Guard—a growing Red rebellion—even as her heart tugs her in an impossible direction. 
One wrong move can lead to her death, but in the dangerous game she plays, the only certainty is betrayal.

Dienstag, 27. Januar 2015

[Rezi] Holly Black & Cassandra Clare - The Iron Trial [Magisterium]

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Think you know magic? Think again.
The Magisterium awaits...
Most people would do anything to get into the Magisterium and pass the Iron Trial.
Not Callum Hunt.
Call has been told his whole life that he should never trust a magician. 
And so he tries his best to do his worst – but fails at failing.
Now he must enter the Magisterium. It's a place that's both sensational and sinister. 
And Call realizes it has dark ties to his past and a twisty path to his future.
The Iron Trial is just the beginning. 
Call’s biggest test is still to come...