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Rivers of London (Peter Grant, #1)
3.91
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 Snow Queen
3.06
A typical Cunningham: dark, beautiful prose so beautifully sculpted, one risks forgetting the story while getting lost in the language.

Not as touching
...more
Aug 18, 2014
Apr 28, 2014
 
The Sense of an Ending
3.68
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
 
Macbeth
3.80
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
 
Oath of Office (Dr. Lou Welcome, #1)
3.63
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
3.96
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
...more
Jun 2010
Aug 25, 2011
 
Thirteen Reasons Why
4.06
(for my extended German review of this audiobook, go to http://wp.me/p27BkT-nW)

A girl commits suicide and leaves tapes to explain why, naming the ones
...more
Oct 03, 2012
Jul 29, 2012
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
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
 
The Book Thief
4.36
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
4.04
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
 
Relic (Pendergast, #1)
3.98
My first Preston/Child, and I intentionally started with the Pendergast series.

All in all, a suspenseful, pseudo-scientific thriller/horror story with
...more
Aug 26, 2011
Aug 25, 2011
 
Der Augenjäger
4.16
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
 
Midnight Rising (Midnight Breed, #4)
4.23
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)
3.98
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
 
Lethal
4.01
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
 
The Serpent's Kiss (Seamus Moynihan, #1)
3.74
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
 
The Fault in Our Stars
4.42
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
 
Das Alphabethaus
3.69
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
 
Zorn: Wie sie töten
3.60
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
 
Before I Go To Sleep
3.83
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
 
Riptide
3.90
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
3.86
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
3.83
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
 
Dark Lover (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #1)
4.23
(to read an extended German version of this review, go to http://buchstapelweise.wordpress.com/)

After reading several of the MIDNIGHT BREED series' bo
...more
Jul 07, 2012
Jun 24, 2012
 
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)
4.06
(read this review in German here: http://wp.me/p27BkT-dW)

This audiobook was suggested to me by Kelli @oddiophile. I'd requested suggestions for 'somet
...more
May 08, 2012
Apr 24, 2012
 
24 Declassified: Head Shot
3.27
While Marc Cerasini and John Whitman nicely transferred the show's fast pace and suspense to their 'Declassified' contributions (albeit leaving out ch ...more
not set
Sep 04, 2011
 
Erbarmen (Sonderdezernat Q, #1)
3.96
Für mich werden Thriller ja erst wirklich zu 5-Sterne-Büchern, wenn es trotz Spannung gelingt, den Charakteren genug Zeit und Raum für Tiefe zu lassen ...more
Sep 05, 2011
Aug 25, 2011
 
Alas, Babylon
4.05
(To read an extended German review of this book, go to http://buchstapelweise.wordpress.com/...)

ALAS, BABYLON won the Audies Award 2012 in the 'fictio
...more
Jun 24, 2012
Jun 06, 2012
 
Niceville
3.20
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
 
Der Augensammler
4.06
Mein erster Fitzek. Spannend! Ein bisschen ging mir die Esotherik-Schiene des Buches auf die Nerven, und teilweise waren doch etwas verwirrende Sprüng ...more
Nov 03, 2011
Oct 26, 2011
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