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Marieke Nijkamp – This Is Where It Ends

Marieke Nijkamp is a Dutch writer and This Is Where It Ends, which came out in 2016, is her debut novel. Soon another standalone novel by her is coming out titled Before I Let Go and it is available for pre-ordering now.

This review will contain spoilers. Continue reading “Marieke Nijkamp – This Is Where It Ends”

Adam Kay – This is going to hurt

I first heard about Adam Kay’s This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor in The Russell Howard Hour and was immediately interested. The whole interview with Adam Kay seemed unbelievable – are there really people that say that doctors want bigger pay and better hours because they are greedy? As it turns out – yes, there are such people. And this is more of a rant about those people than a review.  Continue reading “Adam Kay – This is going to hurt”

Holly Black – The coldest girl in the Coldtown

Holly Black is a bestselling author who writes books for children and young adults. She is the author of many well known books, including The Spiderwick Chronicles which I’ve read as a kid. She is mostly writing fantasy stories and her works have received a lot of award nominations.  Continue reading “Holly Black – The coldest girl in the Coldtown”

Stephen Chbosky – The Perks of Being a Walflower

Stephen Chbosky is an American novelist and screenplay writer, who is best known for his book The Perks of Being a Wallflower and screenplays for Rent (film) and Jericho (TV series). The Perks of Being a Walflower were published in 1999 and since then have been turned into a film starring Emma Watson, Logan Lerman and Ezra Miller and received a lot of love from fans.  Continue reading “Stephen Chbosky – The Perks of Being a Walflower”

Anticipated Releases: February

February – the shortest month of them all has a lot of books to offer. Continue reading “Anticipated Releases: February”

Chuck Palahniuk – Fight Club

Everyone has heard about the Fight Club because the first rule of the Fight Club is… You don’t talk about Fight Club. Continue reading “Chuck Palahniuk – Fight Club”

J.K. Rowling – Fantastic Beasts and where to find them: The original screenplay

November shook the whole world with a new film in the Harry Potter universe. A new screenplay script was also released for the readers, which this time was for a movie.  Continue reading “J.K. Rowling – Fantastic Beasts and where to find them: The original screenplay”

Cathryn Constable – The Wolf Princess

Cathryn Constable was so impressed with a book she received for Christmas that it changed her whole life and started her fascination with Russia. Her debut novel The Wolf Princess came out in 2012, but a new book titled The White Tower will be coming out in January 2017 and although I don’t really know what it’s about, I have a guess that everything happens in Russia.  Continue reading “Cathryn Constable – The Wolf Princess”

Sam Gayton – The Snow Merchant

Sam Gayton writes children books and plays. I had never heard of him until my boyfriend put his book in my hands and said: “You have to read this, this sounds really cool! I’m buying this for you!” Continue reading “Sam Gayton – The Snow Merchant”

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