Aquila

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Inhalt: Die Studentin Nika wacht ohne Erinnerung an die vergangenen zwei Tage in ihrer Wohnung in Siena auf. Ihre Mitbewohnerin ist fort, sowie Nikas Schlüssel, ihr Pass und Handy. In ihrer Hosentasche findet sie einen Zettel mit rätselhaften Botschaften in ihrer eigenen Handschrift. Auf dem Spiegel wartet eine Drohung auf sie: LETZTE CHANCE.

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Illuminae

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Spoiler-free review!

Synopsis: 2575. When Kerenza IV is invaded by mega-corporation BeiTech, Kady and Ezra only just make it off planet. Battlecarrier Alexander has been damaged in the assault and is unable to properly defend itself or the fleet. And BeiTech ship Lincoln is on their heels to make sure no witnesses remain. On board the Hypatia Kady immediately begins hacking into the ship’s classified data to uncover the truth of the attack and what secrets Command is keeping.

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Skulduggery Pleasant. Resurrection

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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. 😀

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Fangirl

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Synopsis: Ever since Cath and her twin sister Wren had enrolled in university, Wren has been distancing herself from Cath. She wants to go out, meet new people and have fun while Cath mostly hides in her room and writes fanfiction. She feels safe in her writing where she controls every dialogue and every social situation. Sooner or later, however, Cath will have to come out of hiding and navigate both her social and family life as well as tackle college challenges. Cath faces new experiences, new people and first love even.

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Die Buchspringer

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Inhalt: Amy Lennox kann ihr Glück kaum fassen. Sie stammt aus einer Familie von Buchspringern, die seit Jahren zwischen die Seiten schlüpfen und in der Literatur nach dem Rechten sehen. Amy kommt genau richtig, denn ein Störenfried stellt die Buchwelt auf den Kopf: Gold verschwindet aus Ali Babas Schatzkammern, Alice verpasst das Kaninchen und Dorian Gray kommt sein Bildnis abhanden. Amy ist entschlossen, den Täter zu fassen. The game is afoot, Watson!

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Half a War

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Synopsis: Princess Skara of Throvenland is forced to flee her home as Grandmother Wexen sends her bloodhound Bright Yilling to conquer Throvenland’s fortress and kill the king. Disguised as a slave Princess Skara reaches the hall of her cousin Queen Laithlin were King Uthil and King Gorm are busy tearing each other’s throats out – despite their alliance. As the only living descendant of the crown, Queen Skara joins the war table to bring Grandmother Wexen and the High King to their knees. After all, half a war is fought with words.

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