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Elias & Laia-In Den Fängen Der Finsternis by Sabaa Tahir

Monday, April 15, 2019
A Reaper at the Gates is written gently as silk and yet so powerful. Good, in this case, I prefer the German cover over the original one, but what matters the most is the story itself. And that one was WOW!

Elias & Laia In Den Fängen Der Finsternis
Author Sabaa Tahir
An Ember In The Ashes #3
Translation Barbara Imgrund
Original Title A Reaper At The Gates
Publisher One on February 28, 2019
Genre Children 14+
Pages 523
Format Hardcover
Source Publisher 

The world will burn. But she will rise from the ashes. The martial empire is on the brink: Emperor Marcus covers the land with the blood of the innocent, while Blood Shrike Helena tries to protect them. Far to the east, Laia knows she has to stop the Nightbringer, and that without Elias. He is bound as a Soul Catcher to the land between the living and the dead. The spiritual realm. Damned to serve unconditionally – even if it means abandoning the woman he loves. Their fate is linked. And they all fight against an ancient power whose destructive power they all underestimate … (personal translation by ©Vi at Inkvotary).

Thoughts

Good, it took me a while to get into the story, to understand all the back and forth during the first few chapters, but then … holy moly!

Zusammen Wie Schwestern by Gayle Forman

Friday, April 12, 2019
This novel, Sisters in Sanity, surprised me. I expected everything, but not what I got. Emotions, passion, strength and the strong will of a teenager who fights for who she is and how she became what she is.

Zusammen wie Schwestern
Author Gayle Forman
Translation Stefanie Schäfer
Original Title Sisters in Sanity**
Publisher Fischer FJB on March 27, 2019
Genre Novel
Pages 281
Format Softcover
Source Publisher 

The 16-year-old Brit Hemphill doesn´t know who she can trust. Convinced that she can not be tamed otherwise, her father has deported her to Red Rock – a so-called treatment facility for troubled girls. Where the therapy consists of insulting and punishing and favoring those girls who talk badly about the others. But then Brit meets V, Bebe, Martha, and Cassie – four girls who keep her from going over the edge. And together they have the chance to stand up to the grim reality of Red Rock and bravely go their own way. 

Thoughts

You shouldn´t judge this novel by its cover. 

Waiting On Wednesday #93 – Children Of Virtue And Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
is a weekly event that was originally hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine. This meme is a place that spotlights upcoming releases that we´re eagerly anticipating with pure joy.

There are a lot of new books coming out each year and some of them catch my attention and will get a spotlight in my Waiting on Wednesday post. While some of them will finally end up here at my place, others won´t.



I am joining Tressa at Wishful Endings and her meme Can´t-Wait Wednesday.

Weekly Book Wrap-Up #69 – Tons Of Dead Fish!

Saturday, April 06, 2019
With the Weekly Book Wrap-Up, I give you a bit of an insight into all the new books that have arrived at my place.

No matter if I won a giveaway, got approved for a reviewer´s copy, an ARC or just bought one myself. Everything that I add to my shelves, in what way ever and read during the past week or am still reading, I will write about it. And maybe I tell you a bit about the upcoming things on Inkvotary, that is if I don´t forget it and have something to share with you *smile*

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