Tag Archives: realism

Simon vs. the homo sapiens agenda

Title: Simon vs. the homo sapiens agenda Author: Becky Albertalli Source: library Simon Spier is sixteen and trying to work out who he is – and what he’s looking for. But when one of his emails to the very distracting … Continue reading

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Gabriel’s gift

The book I picked out of my 1001 book jar in july was Gabriel’s gift by Hanif Kureishi. I knew it probably wouldn’t be like a lot of the other books I read, and I was right. We meet Gabriel, … Continue reading

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The sea of tranquility

RUN FIRST AND RUN FAST. That’t the advise Nastya gives to some girls after she has shoved them some self-defense moves. Or, more accurately, she writes it down for them to read. Nastya doesn’t talk. She used to, but about … Continue reading

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The tragedy paper

I’ve read my first e-book! I thought it would be weird reading on my phone, but it was ok. The book I chose was The tragedy paper by Elizabeth LaBan. (It reminded me a little bit about Looking for Alaska … Continue reading

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The age of miracles

Brilliant, just brilliant! An amazing, but somehow a little disturbing story, a little scary. It’s like science fiction; the author must have had an amazing ability to be creative, because it can’t possibly have any truth to it; can it? … Continue reading

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Red rising

Red rising is a book by Pierce Brown. In my opinion quite a brilliant book because you can read it in different ways. It can be read as just an incredible and amazing story, by an author with an impressive … Continue reading

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Playground

The title Playground sounds nice right? It sounds like it’s going to be about kids playing and having fun, maybe with som exiting happening to make a good plot for the book. At least that was my first thought, well, … Continue reading

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