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Moriarty (Sherlock Holmes, #2)
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
All the Bright Places
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
Rivers of London (Peter Grant, #1)
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
Herbstblond: Die Autobiographie
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
The Snow Queen
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 Sense of an Ending
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
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)
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
Oath of Office (Dr. Lou Welcome, #1)
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
The Gargoyle
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
Die Falle
Ein Debut-Roman, von dem ich mich gerne hätte begeistern lassen. Die Buch-im-Buch Struktur ist eine interessante Idee, und Raabe konzentriert sich auf ...more
Mar 24, 2015
Feb 23, 2015
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
So - what's left at the end of the trilogy? A ray of hope amidst a lot of bloodshed, manipulation and loss. A surprising ending, that had me enraged a ...more
Jan 16, 2012
Jan 04, 2012
Thirteen Reasons Why
(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
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
Step on a Crack
I listened to the audiobook narrated by Xe Sands and BECAUSE of Xe Sands. After tweeting back and forth with her for a while, I was curious to listen ...more
not set
Jan 17, 2012
Die Bestimmung: Insurgent - Tödliche Wahrheit (Divergent #2)
Wenn man Teenager hat, guckt man schon mal Teenie-Filme. So geschehen mit DIE BESTIMMUNG – DIVERGENT von Veronica Roth, beruhend auf dem gleichnamigen ...more
not set
Apr 13, 2015
Der Augenjäger
Nach dem AUGENSAMMLER war der AUGENJÄGER unumgänglich. Und tatsächlich bilden die zwei ein schönes Paar. Sie unabhängig voneinander zu lesen, ist mögl ...more
Nov 12, 2011
Nov 12, 2011
Relic (Pendergast, #1)
My first Preston/Child, and I intentionally started with the Pendergast series.

All in all, a suspenseful, pseudo-scientific thriller/horror story with
Aug 26, 2011
Aug 25, 2011
Midnight Rising (Midnight Breed, #4)
MIDNIGHT RISING is exactly what you expect from a MIDNIGHT BREED book - passion, love, the fight of Good vs. Evil. A sinister, sexy love story tetheri ...more
Feb 13, 2012
Feb 10, 2012
First Drop (Charlie Fox Thriller, #4)
I have to say I was underwhelmed by this book (I listened to the audio version). Reviews have been mainly in favor of the series, and now I'm wonderin ...more
Jan 25, 2012
Jan 19, 2012
The Serpent's Kiss (Seamus Moynihan, #1)
I listened to the German audiobook version called 'Toxic', and it turned out to be a solid thriller. A series of religiously and sexually motivated mu ...more
Feb 15, 2012
Feb 09, 2012
Keep Me Safe (Slow Burn, #1)
Now I remember why I rarely ever read a romantic suspense novel. This one combined all the terrible tropes that so often come with the genre: a weak f ...more
Feb 17, 2015
Feb 09, 2015
First of all, I downloaded this book in the assumption it was a thriller, not knowing it belonged in the 'romantic suspense' category. Hence, I was a ...more
Feb 09, 2012
Feb 02, 2012
Zorn: Wie sie töten
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
Das Alphabethaus
This is NOT one of the character-driven, intensely paced Carl Morck thrillers. DAS ALPHABETHAUS was written BEFORE that series, and it is a completely ...more
Feb 22, 2012
Feb 15, 2012
The Fault in Our Stars
Needless to say, I cried hard tears over this book. Listening to it in the audio version, perfectly delivered by Kate Rudd, didn't make the ride any e ...more
Feb 03, 2012
Jan 27, 2012
Before I Go To Sleep
The premise - reminiscent of the 'Groundhog Day' film, but with a dark, dark twist - is a fascinating one: Waking up every morning, without a memory. ...more
Oct 29, 2011
Oct 26, 2011
Ein typischer Preston/Child: Es geht los mit einem grausigen Todesfall, der Fragen offen lässt. Dann folgt die Einführung der Hauptpersonen, ein gedul ...more
Jan 03, 2012
Dec 23, 2011
Stinking Rich And Just Plain Stinky
Harry Rowohlt hat dieses Buch von Philip Ardagh übersetzt und liest es in der Audioversion vor. Was bedeutet, dass Jung und Alt eine köstliche Lesung ...more
Jul 2012
Jun 19, 2012
Schwarzer Schmetterling
A French thriller - it's been forever since I read/listened to one, and the idea alone was enticing. I just love the sound of French names and places, ...more
Apr 06, 2012
Mar 24, 2012
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