Fantasy

Immortal Longings – Chloe Gong

Immortal Longings by Chloe Gong is a Shakespeare retelling of Antony and Cleopatra, targeting an adult audience this time. I have to admit I didn’t really like her YA retelling of Romeo and Juliet, but an adult retelling of a play I actually do like (I cannot emphasize how much I hate Romeo and Juliet),… Continue reading Immortal Longings – Chloe Gong

Fantasy, Historical Fiction

The Invisible Hour – Alice Hoffman

The Invisible Hour by Alice Hoffman is a book about books. The love for books, the way they can save a person or impact a life. And for that message alone, I’d like to give it all the stars. But it’s also about a mother’s love in more than one way (there is also a… Continue reading The Invisible Hour – Alice Hoffman

Disability Rep, Nederlands, Young Adult

As Long As the Lemon Trees Grow / Zolang de citroenbomen bloeien – Zoulfa Katouh

Nederlands staat hieronder. As Long As the Lemon Trees grow is one of those books that should be mandatory reading, if I were not against forcing books upon people. Ok so just picture me gently pushing this book into your TBR pile. Because it needs to be read and these truths need to be wider… Continue reading As Long As the Lemon Trees Grow / Zolang de citroenbomen bloeien – Zoulfa Katouh

Historical Fiction, Nederlands, Young Adult

De queeste van Adrian Montague – Mackenzi Lee

Als groot fan van deze serie heb ik het idee dat ‘ie met elk boek beter wordt! En dat geldt dan ook zeker voor De Queeste van Adrian Montague. We beginnen in Engeland, waar Adrian in het geheim een beetje in opstand komt tegen zijn vader door politieke pamfletten te schrijven over rechten voor arbeiders.… Continue reading De queeste van Adrian Montague – Mackenzi Lee