• Cover: Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
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    Book review: Kafka on the shore

    Book review of Kafka on the Shore This is my book review of Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami. I have read “Hardboiled wonderland and the end of the world” before, as my first Murakami book. I loved that one, so I wanted to read more by the same author. So I picked up Kafka on the Shore, for my next Murakami read. Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami “Kafka Tamura runs away from home at fifteen, under the shadow of his father’s dark prophecy. The ageing Nakata, tracker of lost cats, who never recovered from a bizarre childhood affliction, finds his pleasantly simplified life suddenly turned upside…

  • The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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    Book review: The Little Prince

    Book review of The Little Prince This is a book review of The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery in the English translation. I bought the book in the Wordsworth Edition as I thought it was super cute. I’ve heard about it often and thought I’d give it a read. Find it right here on Book Depository or Amazon [affiliate links] The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery “With a timeless charm it tells the story of a little boy who leaves the safety of his own tiny planet to travel the universe, learning the vagaries of adult behaviour through a series of extraordinary encounters. His personal odyssey culminates in…

  • Marilla of Green Gables by Sarah McCoy
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    Book review: Marilla of Green Gables

    Book review of Marilla of Green Gables This is my book review of Marilla of Green Gables. I bought the book when I was acquiring the books in the Little House: The Rose Years series, and thought I’d throw that one in there as well. I saved some money on shipping buying more at once, and I had seen the book around. Marilla of Green Gables by Sarah McCoy is set to be a prequel to the well-known and well-loved story of Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery. I read the Anne of Green Gables books growing up and I loved them. So naturally, I wanted more and…

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    Book review: Maybe a Fox

    Book review of Maybe a Fox The book Maybe a Fox has been on my shelf for a few years. Written by Kathi Appelt and Alison McGhee, it’s a book about coping with loss, seen from a childs perspective. The cover of the book drew me in and after reading the blurp on the back, I had to have it. I bought the book in a beautiful but small bookshop in Stamford, England. Maybe a Fox “Jules adores her older-by-one-year sister, Sylvie. Sylvie: beautiful like their mother, supreme maker of tiny snow families, faster than fast. Sylvie: gone. Into thin air, Sylvie goes missing, and as Jules stumbles in grief,…

  • Blodets Sti af Tobias Stenbæk Bro
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    Book review: Blodets sti af Tobias Stenbæk Bro

    Book review: Blodets sti af Tobias Stenbæk Bro *This book review of Blodets Sti by Tobias Stenbæk Bro will be in Danish since the book is only published in Danish* Jeg modtog et anmeldereksemplar fra Turbine forlaget mod en ærlig anmeldelse af værket. Bogen er senere flyttet til Forlaget Ulven og Uglen. Se også min anmeldelse af Væddermændenes Nat, første bog i serien. Blodets Sti af Tobias Stenbæk Bro “3 brødre. 2 hemmeligheder. 1 sejrherre. De tre riddersønner Rodrik, Cedrik og Stormfrik er på flugt fra de maskerede mænd der brændte deres fødehjem, Ravnehøj, ned til grunden og slog deres fader ihjel. Men brødrene er også på jagt efter svar. For…

  • Væddermændenes nat af Tobias Stenbæk Bro
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    Book review: Væddermændenes Nat

    Book review: Væddermændenes Nat – Et varsel om Storm 1 *This book review of Væddermændenes Nat will be in Danish since the book is only published in Danish* Jeg modtog et anmeldereksemplar fra Turbine forlaget mod en ærlig anmeldelse af værket. Bogen er senere flyttet til Forlaget Ulven og Uglen. Væddermændenes Nat af Tobias Stenbæk Bro “3 brødre 2 hemmeligheder 1 sejrherre Væddermændenes nat er første bind i den dystre fantasyserie Et varsel om Storm; en fortælling om blodige magtkampe, skjult forræderi og fortiede hemmeligheder. Et varsel om Storm er historien om tre riddersønner, hvis drømme brister og ambitioner iturives, da de må forlade deres faders gård og flygte ud…

  • Book review rotherweird by Andrew Caldecott
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    Book review: Rotherweird

    Book review of Rotherweird by Andrew Caldecott This is a book review of Rotherweird by Andrew Caldecott. A book about a weirdly whimsical and secluded town with plenty of Tudor age secrets. Rotherweird is the first part of a trilogy. Find it right here on Book Depository or Amazon [affiliate links] Summary I have humbly borrowed this blurp from the back of the book: “1558: Twelve children, gifted far beyond their years, are banished by their Tudor queen to the town of Rotherweird. Some say they are the golden generation; some say the devil’s spawn. But everyone knows they are something to be revered – and feared. Four and a…

  • Book review Circe by Madeline Miller
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    Book review: Circe by Madeline Miller

    Book review of Circe by Madeline Miller This is my book review of Circe by Madeline Miller. It’s a retelling of the story of Circe, who was believed to be one of the first witches in greek mythology. Summary of Circe “In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child—not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power—the power of witchcraft, which can transform rivals into monsters and menace the gods themselves.” The description of Circe above is…