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All the Bright Places
it was amazing
Tough stuff: Teenage suicide, depression, grief, bipolar disorder. Which, in a YA novel, could turn into hopeless Too-Muchness and kitsch, but, luckil ...more
Jan 14, 2015
Nov 04, 2014
Zum Buch:

“Auerhaus”. Als Kind der 80er und Anglistin braucht mein Hirn nur Sekundenbruchteile, um die Verbindung zum Chartbreaker der Band ‘Madness’ z
Jul 30, 2015
Jul 26, 2015
Oath of Office (Dr. Lou Welcome, #1)
it was amazing
It's been a while since I've enjoyed a thriller as immensely as I did this one. Maybe because after reading about so many psychopaths and supernatural ...more
Mar 06, 2012
Feb 15, 2012
Moriarty (Sherlock Holmes #2)
really liked it
A Sherlock Holmes story without Sherlock Holmes. And without Dr. Watson, for that matter. A book titled 'Moriarty' that has (almost) no Moriarty in it ...more
Jan 06, 2015
Nov 09, 2014
liked it
NICEVILLE didn't live up to my expectations of an intense thriller with significant horror elements. Instead, it turned out to be a slow burning, comp ...more
Feb 25, 2012
Feb 05, 2012
Rivers of London (Peter Grant, #1)
really liked it
The Peter Grant series (with RIVERS OF LONDON being the first installment) is like nothing else I've read or listened to before. If I was to sum it up ...more
Oct 26, 2012
Oct 08, 2012
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
it was amazing
What a wonderful, dark, wickedly funny fairy-tale for grown-ups! For the kind of grown-ups who remember being seven and being afraid of the things in ...more
Jun 24, 2013
Jun 04, 2013
it was ok
Ein über weite Strecken langatmiger Plot, in simplem Stil geschrieben, mit einer unsympathischen Hauptfigur im Zentrum. Die spannenden Zutaten – gerad ...more
Sep 19, 2016
Sep 10, 2016
Herbstblond: Die Autobiographie
really liked it
Es ist keine Übertreibung: Ich bin mit Thomas Gottschalk groß geworden. Samstags abends wurde in den 80ern frisch gebadet und mit einem Teller voller ...more
May 2015
Apr 29, 2015
really liked it
PONDEROSA beginnt mit einem Zitat aus DAS ALSO IST MEIN LEBEN von Steven Chbosky, und schlägt damit direkt seine Hände in mein Hirn. DAS ALSO IST MEIN ...more
Mar 21, 2016
Mar 19, 2016
Monster 1983 – Die komplette 2. Staffel (Monster 1983, #11-20)
it was amazing
Staffel 2 von MONSTER 1983 nimmt die ganzen wunderbaren Zutaten aus Staffel 1 – Figuren, Sprecher, Atmosphäre, Musik, das Monster, viele Fragen – und ...more
Nov 05, 2016
Nov 05, 2016
Memory Man (Amos Decker, #1)
liked it
Nach anfänglich nervenden Redundanzen entwickelt sich Amos Decker zu einer Figur, der man gerne durch den Fall folgt. Seine neurologische Besonderheit ...more
Apr 02, 2017
Mar 25, 2017
Baba Dunjas letzte Liebe
it was amazing
Zum Hörbuch:

In Tschernowo ticken die Uhren anders. In diesem kleinen Dorf in der verstrahlten “Todeszone” um Tschernobyl, weitab vom Rennen und Rausch
Feb 04, 2016
Jan 30, 2016
Altes Land
really liked it
Eine Geschichte über zwei zwei Frauen, die fliehen und lange brauchen um anzukommen. Ein Roman mit zwei Seiten: Die eine wie eine knorrige alte Geschi ...more
Jun 15, 2015
Jun 13, 2015
The Snow Queen
liked it
A typical Cunningham: dark, beautiful prose so beautifully sculpted, one risks forgetting the story while getting lost in the language.

Not as touching
Aug 18, 2014
Apr 28, 2014
The Thirteenth Tale
it was amazing
This was the first English audiobook I ever listened to - a recommendation from a friend, and it couldn't have been a better one.
For days, I lost myse
not set
Aug 25, 2011
Love May Fail
liked it
Another Quick-ish trip down the road with a selected ensemble of emotionally harmed freaks. There are magic moments in this one that'll make you nod a ...more
Jul 20, 2015
Jul 18, 2015
A Rare Book of Cunning Device (Peter Grant, #5.6)
really liked it
Loads of fun in a regrettably short Peter Grant mini story. Sort of an ode to librarians and their natural habitat combined with a creature hunt. The ...more
May 20, 2017
May 20, 2017
The Sense of an Ending
liked it
I'd been prepared to love THE SENSE OF AN ENDING, especially after listening to an audio clip of this book. And, naturally, I went with the audio vers ...more
Mar 15, 2012
Mar 11, 2012
it was amazing
A must for every Macbeth fan! Entirely enthralling in content and narration. The writers give Macbeth and his entourage flesh and bones, taking the pl ...more
Sep 26, 2011
Aug 26, 2011
Gotteslüge (Faris Iskander, #2)
really liked it
Holla, das fängt bombig an: Mit einem Schnappschuss von Spezialagent Faris Iskander, eine Sprengstoffweste umgeschnallt, die er jeden Augenblick zünde ...more
Mar 22, 2015
Mar 21, 2015
A Life in Parts
really liked it
As a huge fan of "Breaking Bad" and of Bryan Cranston's intense performance, listening to his autobiography "A Life In Parts" was a must. As it turns ...more
Jan 21, 2017
Jan 21, 2017
The Widow
it was amazing
About The Widow:
Glen Taylor, suspected child abductor, is instantly killed when stepping in front of a bus. Now we will never know if he did, indeed
Apr 13, 2016
Mar 21, 2016
The Gargoyle
it was amazing
My Book of the Year 2010. Left me in a trance for days.

This debut novels certainly has flaws. Especially the last third can't hold up to the breathta
Jun 2010
Aug 25, 2011
The Girls
it was amazing
Emma Cline has written a sharply shimmering debut novel that is not so much about a Manson Family-like cult and their violent escalation, but about a ...more
Jul 08, 2016
Jun 25, 2016
Tage des letzten Schnees
really liked it
Wehmütig-kühle skandinavische Krimis können nicht nur geborene Skandinavier schreiben. Das beweist wieder einmal der deutsche Autor Jan Costin Wagner, ...more
May 25, 2015
May 24, 2015
Zorn: Wie sie töten
liked it
Der Fall an sich kommt spät in die Gänge, er kommt es aber. Es fehlen ihm Brillianz und Tiefe, und von Komplexität kann diesmal keine Rede sein. Die L ...more
Nov 05, 2014
Nov 01, 2014
Thirteen Reasons Why
it was amazing
(for my extended German review of this audiobook, go to

A girl commits suicide and leaves tapes to explain why, naming the ones
Oct 03, 2012
Jul 29, 2012
The Book Thief
it was amazing
Few books bring me to my knees. This one did. I found myself lost and sobbing in my bedroom after reading the heart wrenching last quarter of 'The Boo ...more
not set
Aug 27, 2011
Reliquary (Pendergast, #2)
really liked it
I'd heard RELIQUARY was a weak rehash of RELIC, and I was surprised that, in fact, I thought it was the better one of the two.

Sure, the theme IS a re
Oct 10, 2011
Aug 27, 2011
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