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Waiting on Wednesday: The Age of Reinvention

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The Age of Reinvention


Written by: Karine Tuil
Publisher: Atria Books
Release Date: December 1st, 2015 
Genres: Fiction, Roman, Cultural Fiction, France
Pages: 419
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Summary:
"Top Manhattan criminal defense attorney Sam Tahar seems to have it all: fame, fortune, an enviable marriage to a prominent socialite, and two wonderful children. But his success is built on a life - he isn't the person he pretends to be. Growing up a poor Tunisian immigrant, crammed inside the walls of a grimy Paris apartment tower, Samir Tahar seemed destined for life as either a drug dealer or a delivery man - until he decided "he was going to cut through the bars of his social jail cell, even if he had to do it with his teeth". At law school in Montpelier, France, he became fast friends with jewish student Sam…

Waiting on Wednesday: All the Winters After

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Lets just... talk about this book without going on and on as usual!


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All the Winters After


Written by: Seré Prince Halverson
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
Release Date: February 16th, 2016 
Genres: Fiction, Family story
Pages: 370
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Summary: 
Alaska doesn't forgive mistakes.
That's what Kachemak Winkel's mother used to tell him. A lot of mistakes were made that awful day twenty years ago, when she died in a plane crash with Kache's father and brother - and Kache still feels responsible.
He fled Alaska for good, but now his aunt Snag insists on his return. She admits she couldn't bring herself to check on his family's house in the woods -not even once since he's been gone. 
Kache is sure the cabin has decayed into a pile of logs, but he finds smoke rising from the chimney and a my…

Top 10 Tuesday: My Top 10 favorite Quotes

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted over at Brokeandbookish.com, so clearly not my idea!

I do enjoy memorable writing the best. And i do honestly remember the if i enjoyed the writing style just as well -if not better- then the actual story of a book. If i loved the writing i will remember the book. Or something like that. 

I just notice the writing of a book, more the many other people that I talk books with!

But i am horrible with quotes. Overall i mean. I do know one or two, but overall? Horrible with quotes. 

So this took me a lot longer then it should have, especially with the amount of books that i read this year up until this point.

Also lets be honest, i have a lot of Rowling quotes because i read those books so often that even I can remember what she said! So don't judge! 

I will also not keep it to only book quotes. I will try my best. But honestly? I would be surprised if i get half of the quotes on here from books. Because i said, i am not good with quotes and the few th…

Waiting on Wednesday: Beside Myself

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Who needs a good thriller in the new year?



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Beside Myself


Written by: Ann Morgan
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Release Date: January 12th, 2016
Genres:Thriller, Young Adult, Mystery, Psychological thriller, Fiction
Pages: 336
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Summary: 
Beside Myself is a literary thriller about identical twins, Ellie and Helen who swap places aged six. At first it is just a game, but then Ellie refuses to swap back. Forced into her new identity, Helen develops a host of behavioral problems, delinquency and chronic instability. With their lives diverging sharply, one twin headed for stardom and the other locked in a spiral addiction and mental illness, how ill the deception ever be uncovered? 

Way i am waiting.... 
This entire premise of this book just sounds fantastic to me. A book about identical twins swapping places and one goi…

Top 10 Tuesday: 10 Movie adaptation won't be watching

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted over at Brokeandbookish.com, so clearly not my idea!


This weeks topic is actually movie adaptations i am looking forward to or have not yet watched. Well this list could be the second one, but it really isn't because i don't plan on watching any to those movies listed here.


Lets me try to explain this as short as i can.

I kind of hate that every other (or lets be honest and just say that it is more like every 2/3 or 3/4 book!) is made into a movie. 

There were times that movies where written by different people with different story lines then just more or less coping pretty well selling books. And i understand that it is so much easier then to actually having to think of something new and exciting, but come on! it is getting ridiculous!

And i kind of hate it. And by kind of i mean, i hate it! No kind of.

Because it takes some of the fun out of reading and getting others excited about reading a book.

For example when Harry potter first came out …

Waiting on Wednesday: The Good Liar

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Lets keep it very short this week!
I can do it! (this once)


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The Good Liar


Written by: Nicholas Searle
Publisher: Viking
Release Date: January 14th, 2016 
Genres: Fiction, Thriller
Pages: 352
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Summary: 
This is a life told back to front. This is a man who has lied all his life. 
Roy is a conman living in a small English town, about to pull of his final con. He is going to meet and woo a beautiful woman and slip away with her life savings. But who is the man behind the con?
What has he had to do to survive a life of lies?
And who has had to pay the price? 


Way i am waiting.... 
This is a book about a conman. 

That's it. That is my reason that i want to read this book. 

Who doesn't love con-people (as long as they targeting the rich and not those that have no money to begin with!)?

And the simple cover also …

Top 10 Tuesday: Debut Authors of 2015 i want to read before they publish their next book

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Could i have made the title any longer?

Probably, but i try not to.

Okay so the original topic over at Brokeandbookish.com is actually to talk about the Debut authors read this year that you can't wait to see what else their write.

And while I did read a few Debut books this year, I either know when the next book will come out, because i read the first of a series and the next book publication date is already known, or i read authors that Debut Authors but have already said that their next book is in the works.

Or to say it shorter: i read Debut authors but for most of them the next book is already known and so the actual anticipation is just for the actual book and no longer for what they will write next.

So instead i will write about all those new Debuts of this year that i want to read, but haven't yet.


The first 5 are "Adult", the last five "Young Adult". 


1. Church of Marvels by Leslie Parry

This is book has been talked about a lot, especially on Booktube. But…

November 2015 TBR pile

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I honestly have a hard time believing that it is already November. 

But there it is. So here is another TBR post. 

Once again i will start with the Library books, especially since I have quite a lot of those this month -16!- and i have to read all of those at the latest on the 26th. So i will hopefully read those first. 

Oh and by the way, not all of those are new, some of them are repeats from last month. Maybe even the month before because i have not yet read them, or gave them back and checked them out again because i have not yet read them at the month i had already showed them in my TBR. Still, i want to read them -hopefully- this month!


1. Cress - Marissa Meyer

I did not get to this in October, so i want to read it this month. 


2. Since you've been gone - Morgan Matson

Same as the one above. 


3. Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

Another repeat, once again did not make it to this so here it is, once again on a TBR post. 


4. The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova

Yes, this book is so…