Skulduggery Pleasant. Resurrection

33229456

Skulduggery Pleasant is dead.

Valkyrie Cain is cool.

Omen Darkly is neither.

This cannot end well …

I was actually scared to start ‘Resurrection’ because so much time had passed since ‘The Dying of the Light’, both in the story but also in real life. But I knew I HAD to read it. To be honest, I didn’t even read the blurb, I just ordered it. I had no idea what it would be about, only that five years had passed and there was a new character called Omen Darkly.

Be warned, this will be a lengthy review as I have a LOT to say about this book! I’ll keep it spoiler-free, though so a friend of mine (looking at you, Barbara) won’t rip my head off. 😀

Continue reading

Feet of Clay

845c797a508d9850adfaa6b4824e33c6

Synopsis: Well, many things happen all at once all the time in Ankh-Morpork. The Patrician, Lord Vetinari was poisoned but lives. Three old men with no apparent connection to one another are murdered. Golems are behaving weirdly. Commander Sir Samuel Vimes of the City Guard takes on every case because crime cannot go unpunished and, honestly, there is nobody else.

Continue reading

The Tapestry. The Hound of Rowan

Hound_of_Rowan

Synopsis: Max McDaniels’ life changes when he discovers a magical tapestry at the museum. Shortly after he is offered a scholarship at Rowan Academy, a school for Mystics. Max struggles with new school subjects as well as his own powers awakening. But Rowan is not as safe as assumed when strange creatures manage to breach its borders. Together with his roommate David Menlo, Max discovers that the demon Astaroth is rising again.

Continue reading

Der Wald der träumenden Geschichten

u1_978-3-596-85670-1

Vielen lieben Dank, Herr Jobst von Fischer für das tolle Leseexemplar!

Inhalt: Seit jeher haben Der Wald und Die Welt friedlich nebeneinander existiert. Doch dann beginnen in Der Welt Menschen zu Verschwinden. Sie hören einfach auf zu sein. Der Waisenjunge Max Mulligan macht sich auf in den Wald des Anfangs, um seine wahren Eltern zu finden. Nur wenn er erfährt, wer er wirklich ist, kann er das Verschwinden aufhalten.

Continue reading

Das verschwundene Buch

Das verschwundene Buch

Inhalt: Seit Wochen freuen sich die Geschwister Alba und Diego auf ‘Die schönste Geschichte aller Zeiten’, die nun endlich in die Buchhandlungen kommen soll. Doch dann verschwinden alle Buchstaben und Bilder aus dem Buch! Die gesamte Buchwelt ist in Gefahr und plötzlich passieren in den klassischen Geschichten seltsame Dinge. Kätpt’n Hook bekämpft das Krokodil nun mit einer Laserpistole. Mit Magie schafft es Tante Tea, Alba und Diego in ‘Peter Pan’ zu schmugglen, um den Lauf der Geschichte wieder gerade zu rücken.

Continue reading

W.A.R.P. The Reluctant Assassin

 

Synopsis: Teen FBI-Agent Chevron Savano can think of better ways to spend her time than guarding an old time machine. Until of course it spits out a dead man and Riley, a boy on the run from his master. Now Chevie has to protect them both from Albert Garrick who followed Riley into the wormhole to kill his principled apprentice. The safest place or rather time seems to be Victorian London.

Continue reading