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Review: Unorthodox by Deborah Feldman

Unorthodox by Deborah Feldman 3 out of 5 stars Before the German translation of Unorthodox was released in 2016, the whole controversy surrounding it had completely passed me by. So it was not the whole hullabaloo that was made about it but the … Continue reading

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Review: Nina LaCour – We Are Okay

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour 4 out of 5 stars Contemporary YA is not really my genre. And it’s fairly rare that any book in that genre catches my attention. For me to want to read it there has … Continue reading

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Review: Nathan Hill – The Nix

The Nix by Nathan Hill 5 out of 5 stars Wow! This book! It’s only March but The Nix might become my number one read of 2017! It surprised me; it kept coming back to me even when I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Review: Melanie Raabe – The Trap

The Trap (orig. Die Falle) by Melanie Raabe 2 out of 5 stars Initially, I wanted to give this a one-star rating but the fact that I actually wanted to know how it ends merits another star in my opinion. It’s … Continue reading

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Mini-Review: Blake Crouch – Dark Matter

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch 2 out of 5 stars —Minor spoilers ahead— A word I  came across in a lot of reviews of this: mindbending. People seem to think this is the weirdest book they’ve read in a long time. … Continue reading

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Review: Han Kang – The Vegetarian

The Vegetarian by Han Kang 3 out of 5 stars This novel made me really uncomfortable. I’m not saying it’s bad or badly written. I quite liked the sparse language and the weird premise. You won’t be surprised if I tell you that … Continue reading

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Mini-Review: Warren the 13th and the All-Seeing-Eye

Warren the 13th and the All-Seeing-Eye by Tania Del Rio and Will Staehle 4 out of 5 stars A creepy old Grand Hotel. Check. Witches and magic. Check. Monsters in the cellar. Check. Secret hidden heirlooms. Check. Tim-Burtonesque illustrations and plot. Double-check. This book really … Continue reading

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