Recensie Variant lost van Kaydence Snow

Recensie Variant lost van Kaydence SnowVariant lost by Kaydence Snow
Series: The Evelyn Maynard trilogy #1
Published by Self published on 12 november 2018
Genres: reverse harem
Pages: 372
Format: Kindle
four-half-stars

When Evelyn Maynard receives a scholarship to the exclusive Bradford Hills Institute, she’s determined to make a fresh start. The Institute is world renowned for educating and training Variants – the 18% of the population fortunate enough to have superhuman abilities. As a human, she’s lucky to be admitted.

She’s done with fake identities, running and lying but once again she finds herself surrounded by secrets.

Some she’s been keeping her whole life.

Some have been kept from her.

Some she finds herself dragged into…

Ethan, Josh, Tyler and Alec have some of the rarest Variant abilities Evelyn has ever seen. They fascinate, intrigue and attract her, but is it their abilities, their own secrets or something more that Evelyn can’t seem to stay away from? The secrets they keep could drag Evelyn so deep into their dangerous and exciting world that she’ll never be the same.

And the answers she finds could get them all killed.

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Recensie: You may now kill the bride van R.L. Stine

Recensie: You may now kill the bride van R.L. StineYou may now kill the bride by R.L. Stine
Series: Return to Fear street #1
on 24 juli 2018
Genres: young-adult, Horror
Pages: 352
Format: paperback
four-stars

NEW Fear Street stories with a retro look, perfect for fans of Stranger Things!

Two sisters, divided by time. Each with a terrible resentment she can barely contain.

Two Fear family weddings, decades apart... Each bride will find that the ancient curse that haunts the Fears LIVES ON. It feeds off the evil that courses through their blood. It takes its toll in unexpected ways, and allows dark history to repeat itself.

In this all-new Fear Street story, family ties bind sisters together—till DEATH do they part

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four-stars

Recensie: Lockwood & Co 4: The creeping shadow van Jonathan Stroud

Recensie: Lockwood & Co 4: The creeping shadow van Jonathan StroudThe creeping shadow by Jonathan Stroud
Series: Lockwood & Co #4
Published by Disney Hyperion on 13 september 2016
Genres: middle grade
Pages: 445
Format: paperback
five-stars

After leaving Lockwood & Co. at the end of The Hollow Boy, Lucy is a freelance operative, hiring herself out to agencies that value her ever-improving skills. One day she is pleasantly surprised by a visit from Lockwood, who tells her he needs a good Listener for a tough assignment. Penelope Fittes, the leader of the giant Fittes Agency wants them--and only them--to locate and remove the Source for the legendary Brixton Cannibal. They succeed in their very dangerous task, but tensions remain high between Lucy and the other agents. Even the skull in the jar talks to her like a jilted lover. What will it take to reunite the team? Black marketeers, an informant ghost, a Spirit Cape that transports the wearer, and mysteries involving Steve Rotwell and Penelope Fittes just may do the trick. But, in a shocking cliffhanger ending, the team learns that someone has been manipulating them all along. . . .

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five-stars

Recenie: Lockwood & co 3: The hollow boy van Jonathan Stroud

Recenie: Lockwood & co 3: The hollow boy van Jonathan StroudThe Hollow Boy by Jonathan Stroud
Series: Lockwood & Co #3
on 16 augustus 2016
Genres: middle grade
Pages: 385
Format: paperback
five-stars

As a massive outbreak of supernatural Visitors baffles Scotland Yard and causes protests throughout London, Lockwood & Co. continue to demonstrate their effectiveness in exterminating spirits. Anthony Lockwood is dashing, George insightful, and Lucy dynamic, while the skull in the jar utters sardonic advice from the sidelines. There is a new spirit of openness in the team now that Lockwood has shared some of his childhood secrets, and Lucy is feeling more and more as if her true home is at Portland Row. It comes as a great shock, then, when Lockwood and George introduce her to an annoyingly perky and hyper-efficient new assistant, Holly Munro.

Meanwhile, there are reports of many new hauntings, including a house where bloody footprints are appearing, and a department store full of strange sounds and shadowy figures. But ghosts seem to be the least of Lockwood & Co.'s concerns when assassins attack during a carnival in the center of the city. Can the team get past their personal issues to save the day on all fronts, or will bad feelings attract yet more trouble?

Danger abounds, tensions escalate, and new loyalties form in this third delightfully terrifying adventure in the critically acclaimed Lockwood & Co. series.

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five-stars

Recensie: King van T.M. Frazier

Recensie: King van T.M. FrazierKing by T.M. Frazier
Series: King #1
Published by SVM Publishing on 8 Oktober 2018
Genres: romance, Dark romance
Pages: 269
five-stars

Dakloos. Hongerig. Wanhopig.
Doe herinnert zich niet meer wie ze is of waar ze vandaan komt.

King is een beruchte beroepscrimineel die net is vrijgekomen uit de gevangenis. Iemand bij wie je niet in het krijt wil staan, tenzij je bereid bent hem terug te betalen met bloed, met zweet, met seks, of een combinatie van deze drie.

Kings toekomst staat op het spel. Die van Doe ligt verankerd in het verleden. Wanneer hun levens met een knal samenkomen, moeten ze leren dat je soms, om vast te kunnen houden, eerst los moet laten.

Warning: This book contains graphic violence, consensual and nonconsensual sex, drug use, abuse, and other taboo subjects and adult subject matter. Although originally slated to be a standalone, KING is now a two part series.

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Recensie: All I want van J. Daniels

Recensie: All I want van J. DanielsAll I want by J. Daniels
Series: Alabama Summer #2
on 20 november 2014
Genres: romance
Pages: 281
Format: paperback
five-stars

Luke Evans is a heartbreaker.
I didn’t want to give mine to him. Not when he kept me out.
He gave me enough, just enough to make me fall in love with him. I say this to convince myself. But I know the truth.
I would’ve fallen in love with him at a distance.
Handing my heart over to Luke was the easiest thing I’ve ever done. I was naive when I wished for more, when I hoped he wanted the same things I did.
I try to hate him. I try to forget him.
But it’s not that easy.
Love is a ruthless bitch, and I’m her latest victim.

Tessa Kelly is a man-eater.
When she sets her sights on you, she doesn’t just consume your heart, she goes for your soul.
What we had was perfect, real, and all I would ever want.
But she destroyed it.
She destroyed us.
I try to hate her. I try to forget her.
But it’s not that easy.
Love is for people who have hope, and I have none.

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five-stars

Recensie: Two dark reigns van Kendare Blake

Recensie: Two dark reigns van Kendare BlakeTwo dark reigns by Kendare Blake
Series: Three dark crowns #3
on 4 september 2018
Genres: fantasy
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover
five-stars

#1 New York Times bestselling author Kendare Blake returns with the highly anticipated third book in the Three Dark Crowns series!

Katharine sits on the throne, Mirabella and Arsinoe are in hiding, and an unexpected renegade is about to wage a war of her own. The crown has been won, but these queens are far from done.

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five-stars

Recensie City of ghosts van Victoria Schwab

Recensie City of ghosts van Victoria SchwabCity of ghosts Series: Cassidy Blake #1
Published by scholastic on 28 augustus 2018
Genres: Paranormal
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover
five-stars

Cassidy Blake's parents are The Inspectres, a (somewhat inept) ghost-hunting team. But Cass herself can REALLY see ghosts. In fact, her best friend, Jacob, just happens to be one.

When The Inspectres head to ultra-haunted Edinburgh, Scotland, for their new TV show, Cass—and Jacob—come along. In Scotland, Cass is surrounded by ghosts, not all of them friendly. Then she meets Lara, a girl who can also see the dead. But Lara tells Cassidy that as an In-betweener, their job is to send ghosts permanently beyond the Veil. Cass isn't sure about her new mission, but she does know the sinister Red Raven haunting the city doesn't belong in her world. Cassidy's powers will draw her into an epic fight that stretches through the worlds of the living and the dead, in order to save herself.

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five-stars

Becoming us ( London lovers #1 ) van Amy Daws

Becoming us ( London lovers #1 ) van Amy DawsBecoming us by Amy Daws
Series: London Lovers #1
Published by stars hollow publishing on 13 januari 2015
Genres: romance, contemporary
Pages: 306
Format: Kindle
four-stars

~The college prequel to the London Lovers Series~

The dreaded friend-zone...
The last place Finley ever want to be with college basketball God, Jake LaShae. She is losing her mind trying to figure out what this guy wants from her. Between their late night phone calls, cuddle sessions and him showing up at parties, causing a scene, his mixed signals are giving her whip lash.

When a mind-blowing betrayal knocks the wind out of Finley and she thinks she can’t feel any lower, Brody stumbles into her path—barefoot and charmingly sexy.

This boy next door is a breath of fresh air. And he’s not shooting her any mixed signals.

But even he has a past. A past that makes him anything but perfect.

When Finley begins to think she’s found the one in Brody, will Jake try to make one final play and ruin the game for everyone?

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four-stars