review: all the bright places by jennifer niven

“We are all alone, trapped in these bodies and our own minds, and whatever company we have in this life is only fleeting and superficial.”

This is a spoiler-free review which can also be viewed HERE.

I’m pretty cautious when it comes to contemporary works. Not because this genre is bad but because it’s normally just not my kind of book. Nonetheless I’ve read some works and when I stumbled over All The Bright Places, I wasn’t quite sure whether to read it or not. Also there was a lot of hype concerning the book which also made me think about reading it. The reviews I saw were mixed but since the better ones seemed to be predominant I gave it a try. The book was often compared to The Fault In Our Stars by John Green – this work is even mentioned on the edition I own – and I have to agree considering some points. From time to time it felt like a re-read BUT I still enjoyed reading All The Bright Places and I want to tell you why.

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review: black widow forever red by margaret stohl

“Enough!” Romanoff barked.

This is a spoiler-free review which can also be viewed HERE.

I’m a huge sucker for everything Marvel. Comics, movies, merch. Everything. But when it comes to the famous Black Widow, I’m going to slay. Natalia Alianovna Romanova is one of my warrior queens and so I was absolutely hyped when I found that Black Widow: Forever Red was actually a thing. Maybe this was my biggest issue. So first things first – this book shouldn’t be read by hard-core Marvel fans. Like – seriously, you should trust me. I feel like I’ve had way too high expectations.

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review: the raven boys by maggie stiefvater

“My words are unerring tools of destruction, and I’ve come unequipped with the ability to disarm them.”

This is a spoiler-free review which can also be viewed HERE.

Talking trees in a magical forest, sleeping kings, a non-psychic psychic, a group of four good-looking high school boys and the feeling of nostalgia besides the pure want of knowledge. If that’s not what you’re looking for in an urban-fantasy book, then shame on both of us. Shame on you that you don’t give this wonderful book a try. Shame on me that I couldn’t convince you otherwise. Because let me say from the bottom of my heart – this was one of the best reads I had in the entire year of 2016. Maggie Stiefvater built a world where one cannot ignore the fact that all of the main characters are equally lovable.

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prologue

After joining #bookstagram a few months ago, I decided real fast that I needed a bigger space to share my love for books. I knew that I needed a blog where I could talk and rant about my feelings as well as share my emotions with other people around the world. WordPress seemed just fine to me and so I started to design a page that fulfilled my wishes. The procrastinator I am, I needed some time (well, more like almost a year to be exact) before finally being able to build something I liked.

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