Recensie Gebroken ( Slated #2 ) van Teri Terry

Recensie Gebroken ( Slated #2 ) van Teri TerryGebroken by Teri Terry
Series: Slated #2
Published by Imagine on 14 juni 2019
Genres: Dystopian
Pages: 448
Format: paperback
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Ik zou door moeten zijn na wat ik gisteren deed: vernietigd door de chip die ze in mijn hoofd aanbrachten toen ik werd Gewist.
Kyla hoort zich niets te herinneren van voordat ze werd Gewist. Maar de duistere geheimen uit haar verleden zitten nog ergens diep in haar verstopt. Als haar oude en nieuwe leven zich met elkaar vermengen, raakt ze verstrikt in een levensgevaarlijke strijd tegen de Hoeders - zonder enig idee wie ze wel en niet kan vertrouwen. Ondertussen heeft ze maar één echte missie: Ben vinden.
In dit aangrijpende vervolg op Gewist dwingt een charismatische maar gevaarlijke man uit haar verleden Kyla een keuze te maken.

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Recensie Cosplayed Laura Maisano

Recensie Cosplayed Laura MaisanoCosplayed by Laura Maisano
Published by Rayha Studios on 29-08-2017
Genres: young-adult, contemporary
Pages: 198
Format: e-book
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To battle her anxiety, Audrey Warren spends conventions in the shelter of her uncle’s failing comic booth, but once she’s convinced to give cosplay a try, everything changes. Dressing as Sailor Moon gives her confidence, and she rocks the con floor with moon prism power…that is, until a group of elitist geek girls corner her and set off a panic attack.

Fellow cosplayer, Kyle Porter, comes to her rescue! However, it soon turns out her savior is the one in need of saving. Kyle’s dad puts the D in dysfunction when he yanks Kyle into his truck and drives away. Audrey must summon real courage to both save her uncle’s store and rescue her dude in distress—all with only twenty-seven bucks in the bank.

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recensie: The devouring gray van Christine Lynn Herman

recensie: The devouring gray van Christine Lynn HermanThe devouring gray by Christine Lynn Herman
Series: The devouring gray #1
Published by Titan books on 16 april 2019
Genres: young-adult, Paranormal
Pages: 400
Format: paperback
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Branches and stones, daggers and bones,
They locked the Beast away.

After the death of her sister, seventeen-year-old Violet Saunders finds herself dragged to Four Paths, New York. Violet may be a newcomer, but she soon learns her mother isn't: They belong to one of the revered founding families of the town, where stone bells hang above every doorway and danger lurks in the depths of the woods.

Justin Hawthorne's bloodline has protected Four Paths for generations from the Gray—a lifeless dimension that imprisons a brutal monster. After Justin fails to inherit his family's powers, his mother is determined to keep this humiliation a secret. But Justin can't let go of the future he was promised and the town he swore to protect.

Ever since Harper Carlisle lost her hand to an accident that left her stranded in the Gray for days, she has vowed revenge on the person who abandoned her: Justin Hawthorne. There are ripples of dissent in Four Paths, and Harper seizes an opportunity to take down the Hawthornes and change her destiny-to what extent, even she doesn't yet know.

The Gray is growing stronger every day, and its victims are piling up. When Violet accidentally unleashes the monster, all three must band together with the other Founders to unearth the dark truths behind their families' abilities—before the Gray devours them all.

ISBN: 9781789090253

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Recensie: Aurora rising ( The Aurora Cycle #1 ) van Jay Kristoff en Amy Kaufman

Recensie: Aurora rising ( The Aurora Cycle #1 ) van Jay Kristoff en Amy KaufmanAurora Rising by Jay Kristoff, Amy Kaufman
Series: The Aurora Cycle #1
Published by Knopf books for young readers on 7 mei 2019
Genres: young-adult, sci-fi
Pages: 473
Format: Hardcover
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From the internationally bestselling authors of THE ILLUMINAE FILES comes an epic new science fiction adventure.

The year is 2380, and the graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are being assigned their first missions. Star pupil Tyler Jones is ready to recruit the squad of his dreams, but his own boneheaded heroism sees him stuck with the dregs nobody else in the Academy would touch…

A cocky diplomat with a black belt in sarcasm
A sociopath scientist with a fondness for shooting her bunkmates
A smart-ass techwiz with the galaxy’s biggest chip on his shoulder
An alien warrior with anger management issues
A tomboy pilot who’s totally not into him, in case you were wondering

And Ty’s squad isn’t even his biggest problem—that’d be Aurora Jie-Lin O’Malley, the girl he’s just rescued from interdimensional space. Trapped in cryo-sleep for two centuries, Auri is a girl out of time and out of her depth. But she could be the catalyst that starts a war millions of years in the making, and Tyler’s squad of losers, discipline-cases and misfits might just be the last hope for the entire galaxy.

They're not the heroes we deserve. They're just the ones we could find. Nobody panic.

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Recensie: De laatste zes van Alexandra Monir

Recensie: De laatste zes van Alexandra MonirDe laatste zes by Alexandra Monir
Series: De laatste zes #1
Published by Imagine on 15 maart 2019
Genres: young-adult
Pages: 384
Format: paperback
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Terwijl de aarde wordt geteisterd door aardbevingen, orkanen en overstromingen worden vierentwintig van de slimste tieners ter wereld geselecteerd om één van de plekken te bemachtigen op het ruimteschip naar Europa - de maan van Jupiter. Daar zullen ze een nieuwe kolonie stichten.

Voor de Italiaanse wedstrijdzwemmer Leo is deze missie precies wat hij nodig heeft na het verlies van zijn familie. Maar Naomi, een Iraans-Amerikaans wetenschapsgenie, heeft weinig vertrouwen in de missie.

Leo en Naomi staan aan het begin van een genadeloze strijd die hen tot het uiterste zal drijven. Maar pas wanneer er steeds minder finalisten overblijven en hun lot dichterbij komt, beseffen de twee wat er precies op het spel staat…

ISBN: 9789463334648

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Recensie: Gewist van Teri Terry

Recensie: Gewist van Teri TerryGewist by Teri Terry
Series: Slated #1
Published by Imagine on maart 2019
Genres: young-adult, Dystopian
Pages: 432
Format: paperback
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four-stars

Kyla heeft geen verleden meer. Haar persoonlijkheid is uitgevlakt, haar herinneringen zijn voor altijd verloren.

Ze is Gewist.

Volgens de regering was ze een terrorist en verdient ze een tweede kans - zolang ze zich aan de regels houdt. Maar door Kyla's hoofd galmen echo's van vroeger. Ze wordt voorgelogen, niets is wat het lijkt. Wie kan ze vertrouwen in haar zoektocht naar de waarheid?

ISBN: 9789463334594

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Recensie: King of scars van Leigh Bardugo

Recensie: King of scars van Leigh BardugoKing of Scars by Leigh Bardugo
Series: Nikolai Duology #1
Published by Imprint on 29 januari 2019
Genres: fantasy, young-adult
Pages: 527
Format: Hardcover
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Nikolai Lantsov has always had a gift for the impossible. No one knows what he endured in his country’s bloody civil war—and he intends to keep it that way. Now, as enemies gather at his weakened borders, the young king must find a way to refill Ravka’s coffers, forge new alliances, and stop a rising threat to the once-great Grisha Army.

Yet with every day a dark magic within him grows stronger, threatening to destroy all he has built. With the help of a young monk and a legendary Grisha Squaller, Nikolai will journey to the places in Ravka where the deepest magic survives to vanquish the terrible legacy inside him. He will risk everything to save his country and himself. But some secrets aren’t meant to stay buried—and some wounds aren’t meant to heal.

ISBN: 9781510104457

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Recensie: Verschijning van Joany de Vries

Recensie: Verschijning van Joany de VriesVerschijning by Joany de Vries
Published by Uitgeverij Volt Genres: young-adult, Paranormal
Pages: 304
Format: paperback
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Jeanne Weeber is de dochter van ‘s werelds populairste YouTube-ghosthunter. Met een team bestaande uit Jeanne, haar vader Howard, zijn rechterhand Nick en clown / cameraman Mirza reizen ze van hot naar her om spooklocaties te onderzoeken. Meestal blijkt er niets bovennatuurlijks aan de hand te zijn, maar aangezien spoken goed zijn voor toerisme, zijn Howard en zijn team tegen een vergoeding wel bereid om wat bewijsmateriaal te fabriceren

Als het team een opdracht uit Nederland krijgt aangeboden neemt Jeanne de opdracht stiekem aan. Ze wil altijd al graag naar Nederland; het land waar haar moeder, die ze nooit heeft gekend, vandaan komt. Ze reist in haar uppie af naar Eindhoven, waar ze wordt opgepikt door Wietse, haar online gevonden gastheer in Oss.

Samen gaan ze op zoek naar Jeanne’s moeder. Dat levert een zoektocht op die leidt langs ouija-borden, op hol geslagen kuddes wisenten en mogelijk sinistere huisdieren, waardoor Jeanne begint te vermoeden dat ze dit keer écht op een bovennatuurlijk mysterie is gestuit.

ISBN: 9789021415796

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Recensie: The princess of Baker street van Mia Kerick

Recensie: The princess of Baker street van Mia KerickThe princess of Baker street by Mia Kerick
Published by Harmony Ink Press on 22 januari 2019
Genres: young-adult, contemporary
Pages: 180
Format: Kindle
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When she was a child, Joey Kinkaid, assigned as a boy at birth—wearing Mom’s purple sundress and an imaginary crown—ruled the Baker Street neighborhood with a flair and imagination that kept the other kids captivated. Day after day, she led them on fantastic after-school adventures, but those innocent childhood days are over, and the magic is gone. The princess is alone.

Even Eric Sinclair, the Prince Eric to Joey’s Princess Ariel, has turned his back on his former friend, watching in silence as Joey is tormented at school. Eric isn’t proud of it, but their enchanted youth is over, and they’ve been thrust into a dog-eat-dog world where those who conform survive and those who don’t… well, they don’t. Eric has enough to deal with at home, where his mother has abandoned him to live in isolation and poverty.

But Eric can’t stay on the sidelines forever. When Joey finally accepts her female gender and comes to school wearing lip gloss, leggings, and a silky pink scarf, the bullies readily take the opportunity she hands them, driving Joey to attempt suicide and leaving Eric at a crossroads—one that will influence both their lives in not just the present, but the future.

Is there a chance the two teens can be friends again, and maybe even more?
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ISBN: 9781640803947

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Recensie: Amber & Dusk van Lyra Selene

Recensie: Amber & Dusk van Lyra SeleneAmber & Dusk by Lyra Selene
Series: Amber & Dusk #1
Published by scholastic on 27 november 2018
Genres: fantasy
Pages: 359
Format: Hardcover
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four-stars

Sylvie has always known she deserves more. Out in the permanent twilight of the Dusklands, her guardians called her power to create illusions a curse. But Sylvie knows it gives her a place in Coeur d'Or, the palais of the Amber Empress and her highborn legacies.

So Sylvie sets off toward the Amber City, a glittering jewel under a sun that never sets, to take what is hers.

But her hope for a better life is quickly dimmed. The empress invites her in only as part of a wicked wager among her powerful courtiers. Sylvie must assume a new name, Mirage, and begin to navigate secretive social circles and deadly games of intrigue in order to claim her spot. Soon it becomes apparent that nothing is as it appears and no one, including her cruel yet captivating sponsor, Sunder, will answer her questions. As Mirage strives to assume what should be her rightful place, she'll have to consider whether it is worth the price she must pay.

ISBN: 9781338210033)

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