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    Book review: This is how you lose the Time War

    Book review of This is how you lose the Time War This is my book review of the sci-fi novel This is how you lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone. I ordered this book online after seeing it mentioned in a booktube video. (However, I cannot remember which video). This is how you lose the Time War “Among the ashes of a dying world, an agent of the Commandant finds a letter. It reads: Burn before reading. Red and Blue, two rival agents hellbent on securing the best possible future for their warring factions, strike up an unlikely correspondence. But what started as a taunt, a battlefield…

  • Book review Heksens Storm Lene Krog
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    Bog anmeldelse: Heksens Storm

    Bog anmeldelse af Heksens Storm Heksens Storm af Lene Krog er andet bind i fantasy serien Pigen fra Månehøjen. Jeg har modtaget bogen som et anmeldereksemplar af forlaget Ulven og Uglen. Heksens Storm – Pigen fra Månehøjen 2 “Tanken om hævn var altid en tro følgesvend. Og i dag var tanken insisterende. Den ville føres ud i livet, og det skulle være lige nu. Vidar Baltzer er overvundet, men Caris Bellis er ikke. Hendes fortsatte søgen efter den ønskede marling trækker et spor af ødelæggelse efter sig, godt hjulpet på vej af udøde og sorte ånder. Men Merian vil finde marlingen først, og hun håber, at Caris’ død kan hæve…

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    Book review: A Place Called Perfect

    Book review of A Place Called Perfect This is my book review of A Place called Perfect by Helena Duggan. I picked up the book because the cover reminded me of The Uncommoners by Jennifer Bell, and I liked that series. Even though this book is for children/tweens, I wanted to read it because it looked fun and interesting. Find it right here on Amazon * A Place called Perfect “Violet never wanted to move to Perfect. Who wants to live in a town where everyone has to wear glasses to stop them going blind? And who wants to be neat and tidy and perfectly behaved all the time? Violet quickly…

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    Book review: The Theater and its double

    Book review of The Theater and its double “The Theatre and its double” by Antonin Artaud is a collection of letters and manifests, in the book I’ve got. It relates the theatre in its broadest sense, to all sorts of phenomenons and events. All wrapped up in Artauds personal attitude towards what constitutes theatre. The theater and its double by Antonin Artaud “The Theater and Its Double is far and away the most important thing that has been written about the theater in the twentieth century…. It should be read again and again …. Artaud oozed magical desires. He was the metaphysician of the theater. – Jean-Louis Barrault. A collection…

  • 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…

  • 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…