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Rojo como la sangre (Lumikki Andersson #1)

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Lumikki Andersson tiene 17 años, va a una escuela de arte y no le gusta meterse en asuntos ajenos. Pero un día encuentra en el instituto 500 euros de procedencia dudosa. Esto la hará verse envuelta, sin desearlo, en mitad de una operación de bandas rusas y estonias de tráfico de drogas. Comienza un juego de persecuciones y huídas que acabará llevándola a la mansión del leg ...more
Paperback, 312 pages
Published September 23rd 2014 by La Galera (first published February 20th 2013)
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Lauren Redmond no, there is really no love story. its all mystery and intrigue mostly, but the main character does reminisce once or twice over a past relationship…moreno, there is really no love story. its all mystery and intrigue mostly, but the main character does reminisce once or twice over a past relationship she has once had, but that been said there is no real love story in the book.(less)
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Eleni Ouzouni
“A noose around the neck was still a noose even if it was encrusted with diamonds.”

H Salla Simukka είναι γνωστή Φιλανδέζα συγγραφέας ενώ η τριλογία της Snow White έχει αποσπάσει τις καλύτερες κριτικές στην χώρα της αλλά και έξω από αυτήν. Ένα πάντρεμα σκανδιναβικής αστυνομικής λογοτεχνίας με ya fantasy.

Πρωταγωνίστρια μας είναι η δεκαεπτάχρονη Χιονάτη(Lumikki) που ζει στο Tampere της Φιλανδίας και φοιτά στην σχολή καλών τεχνών. Προτιμάει να μένει μόνη της απομονωμένη από τις κοινωνικές κλίκες κ
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Sarah
(Source: I received a digital copy of this book for free on a read-to-review basis. Thanks to Amazon Publishing and NetGalley.)

I found this book really boring. It didn’t suck me in, I didn’t really get the fairy-tale references, and the main character made some pretty suspect decisions. The other characters all seemed less than intelligent, and why anyone would think that finding a bag full of blood-covered money was a good thing I don’t know.
I really don’t want to read the sequel.
4 out of 10
Dede
Dec 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I`M SO IN LOVE WITH THIS BOOK! ♥



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Vaso
Oct 30, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Μια μαθήτρια που προσπαθεί να περνά απαρατήρητη, βρίσκεται μπλεγμένη άθελά της σε μια υπόθεση διαφθοράς. Η ιστορία κυλάει γρήγορα, χωρίς να έχει το "κάτι" διαφορετικό.
mary
Jan 13, 2014 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Η σκανδιναβική αστυνομική λογοτεχνία έχει κατακτήσει τα τελευταία χρόνια τα ράφια των ελληνικών βιβλιοπωλείων και όχι άδικα αφού όλοι φαίνεται να την αγαπούν ιδιαιτέρως εκτός ίσως από μένα.Όταν λοιπόν κυκλοφόρησε το «κόκκινη σαν το αίμα» μου κέντρισε το ενδιαφέρον μιας και πρόκειται για εφηβική σειρά με νεαρούς ήρωες, οπότε όχι τόσο έντονα αστυνομική.Δυστυχώς πρέπει να ομολογήσω πως αυτή η πρώτη μου επαφή με αυτό το είδος λογοτεχνίας δεν ήταν καθόλου μα καθόλου καλή.
Η Χιονάτη είναι μια νέα και δ
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Jolene
1.5 Stars

Lumikki is a loner. She has built walls around herself as a form of survival. She was ruthlessly bullying during elementary/middle school years and couldn't even find solace at home. To her, home was just as bad but for different reasons. She knew her parents loved her, but always felt they kept her at arms length. Now she is living alone while she attends a prestigious art school. Here she has finally been able to find a place where she is truly happy, the school's dark room. She is on
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Matthew Schultz
If I was a teenager, or maybe even early 20's, I would probably give this book 4 stars, or possibly even 4 1/2. But as an adult and a writer, there were a great many details (in plot and writing style) that bugged me, and I feel 3 stars is being slightly generous. It is difficult to know whether these annoyances are because of the author herself, or because of the translation, which can sometimes screw things up. I am trying to be fair here.

As with all the books I receive through Amazon's Kindle
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C.G. Drews
I completely enjoyed this! I wasn't sure what to expect (all the reviews were in Finnish) but I know that I love books with fairy tale twists and I adore mystery/thrillers. (Plus I haven't read enough!) The first chapter made me dubious, but then INTRODUCING Lumikki! And the book escalated to awesome.

It's written in a more "thriller/mystery" style. So there's more POVs than just Lumikki and it's in 3rd person. I'm not keen on multiple POVs. I just don't connect to characters you only see fo
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Mai Laakso
Salla Simukan Punainen kuin veri aloittaa nuorille tarkoitetun Lumikki Anderssonista kertovan trilleritrilogian. Lumikki Anderssson on suomenruotsalainen 17-vuotias lukiolainen. Lumikki kävi Tampereella lukiota, sillä kotikaupunkiin Hämeenlinnaan liittyi vakavia ristiriitoja, jotka hän halusi jättää taakse ja aloittaa puhtaalta pöydältä.

Samassa hän tajusi, että jotain oli vialla. Jokin oli väärin. Joku oli liian lähellä.
Hän tajusi sen liian myöhään.

Ongelmat eivät jätä Lumikkia rauhaan Tampereel
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Shaikhah
Dec 14, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
الحمد لله ... انتهيت ....

عندما بدات الكتاب لم يعجبني حيث كان مملا قليلا ... ولَم تعجبني شخصية لوميكي......ولكن بعد ذلك تعودت عليها والاحداث بدات تصبح مثيرة ...

الشيء الوحيد الذي لم يعجبني انه لا يوجد فاصل عندما تعود للزمن للوراء وفيما بعد تعود للواقع ..

انتظر الجزء الثاني والثالث لمعرفة ماذا سيحدث لها ...
Iliana Simeonova
Jan 05, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
И първата книга за годината е прочетена.
„Червена като кръв“ е интересна книга, притежаваща в себе си щипка от мистерия, криминале, загадки и тайни.
Много харесах, че действието в книгата се развива във Финландия, защото за първи път чета книга с развиване на действието там. Зареди да го кажа студа, който излиза от книга зареди мястото на развитие на действието книгата е много подходяща за тези няколко дни.
Настане на топло до камината с чаша колещ шоколад и изглед към прозореца ще се насладите н
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Andzhelika
Dec 06, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Цялото ревю:
http://booksomnia.com/chervena-kato-k...

„Червена като кръв“ е книга за грешните избори и тежките последствия от тях. Книга за това как погрешно взетите решения на различни хора, на пръв поглед нямащи нищо общо помежду си, могат да се съберат в едно като парченца от пъзел, а картината се получава студена и кървава. Съвсем не е гледка за обикновени тинейджъри, каквито са и главните герои в книгата – Лумики, Елиза, Туука и Каспър.
Tedy
Dec 03, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Bulgarian review: https://bookishipster.wordpress.com/2...

Actual rating: 3.5 stars.

Now that's a really quick read! I'll probably spend more time writing its review than i spend reading it. It was fast-paced, quite entertaining and overall good. It wasn't something spectacular or amazing, but i still liked it. The fact that it is finnish was also really interesting - i found the descriptions of the places and the whole atmosphere really enjoyable. I didn't really connect to any of the characters
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Sophia Sardothien
This book is so dull, I guess perhaps is the translation that made this book so lacking?

Thank you netgalley for proving me this book
Nina-Tala (JustAddAWord) Shannak
Hmmm. I quite like this one!

When I initially picked up AS RED AS BLOOD, the first issue I ran into, believe it or not, was the fact that it was pitched as Six of Crows meets Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. And I know that pitches are usually so very off, and that they mean nothing, but the comparison to SoC a)made me miss that series so much, and b)gave me the impression that AS RED AS BLOOD was either very confident, or is going to be setting itself up for failure.

Apparently, ARaB is very confid
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Kelly
This YA novel in translation from Finnish has many of the hallmarks of the series it's been compared to, Stieg Larsson's The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. That's not a bad thing, though. The writing here is tighter, though it follows some of the same overly-detailed contours which make me wonder if that's a particular writing style or done purposefully to be similar to Larsson's series.

Lumikki lives by herself in a small apartment while she's attending an arts school. When she stumbles upon mone
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Maria Espadinha
Aug 08, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A estória:

Um thriller com suficientes peripécias para nos prender a atenção

( 3 estrelas )


A protagonista:

Uma rapariga solitária com um passado algo negro que cresce ajudando os outros e enfrentando corajosamente os seus medos.
Uma personagem interessante

( mais uma estrela )


O resultado final:

Um bom livro para quem gosta de thrillers. Aconselho a lê-lo na praia, num dia de chuva ou numa noite de insónia!

( são 4 estrelas )
Eline
Dec 24, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Meh
Olivia
Jan 03, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: fans of mystery and those in search of stories set in other countries
Shelves: arc
4.5 stars

Thanks Penguin Teen for the early copy of the US edition! This doesn't affect my review or opinions.

This is out 1/17 in the US and already is out internationally!

I didn't think I would like this book. At best I thought it would be a quick, average read. While it isn't a favorite, I'm surprised by how much I enjoyed it. It's my first mystery in some time and after this I'll have to look for more. I can't think of any books to compare it to, but it was a fun, intense, and mysterious story
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Matti Karjalainen
Salla Simukan "Punainen kuin veri" (Tammi, 2013) on nuorille aikuisille suunnattu romaani kansainvälisen huumekaupan kiemuroihin sotkeutuvasta lukiolaistytöstä Lumikki Anderssonista. Vauhtia ja vaarallisia tilanteita riittää talvisissa tamperelaismaisemissa. Jokunen ruumiskin saadaan.

Kuten päähenkilön ja kirjan nimistä voi päätellä, viitataan juonessa klassisiin satuihin. Fantasiamaailmoissa ei silti seikkailla eikä paria komeaa pytinkiä kummoisempia satulinnoja rakennella, vaan tyylilaji on rea
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~♥~ happinesslife
Jun 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
http://yourhappinesslife.blogspot.com...

La verdad es que realmente no sabía que esperar de este libro antes de leerlo pero lo que me he encontrado me ha gustado mucho, asique espero que la segunda parte vaya a mejor.
La verdad es que los personajes me han gustado aunque me han cautivado Lumikki y Elisa, Lumikki es una chica muy fuerte que se enfrenta a lo que sea , en cambio Elisa, es una niña de papá demasiado asustada, me ha parecido un detalle la amistad que se forja entre ambas.
Como ya he dic
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Maria Dobos
Jun 14, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Stieg Larsson în varianta light. ;))

Recunosc că mi-a plăcut destul de mult, dacă aș fi citit-o în "tinerețe", cred că i-aș fi dat cinci steluțe.

Roșu ca sângele se încadrează în specificul literaturii scandinave: o doză de mister, personaje puternic individualizate și adesea solitare, acțiune antrenantă și, bineînțeles, câteva scene macabre sau sângeroase.

Deși nu pot spune că m-a impresionat în mod deosebit subiectul, Lumikki Andersson este fără îndoială un personaj interesant, puternic și b
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Meli
Aug 27, 2015 rated it it was ok
Shelves: de-lo-peor
Una vez que le agarré el ritmo me resultó entretenido, pero esperaba MUCHÍSIMO más, porque las criticas son alucinantes.

Me resultó completamente incongruente (sobre todo Lumikki) y predecible. Tiene montones de clichés y una resolución sacada de la galera sin demasiadas explicaciones.

Me gustó el estilo de la autora, muy poético (contradictoriamente por momentos demasido simple y plano).

Es una lectura medianamente interesante y entretenida, pero no más que eso. Estoy triste. Tenía LAS expectativa
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TimeyWimeyBooks
I think this is more for the really "young adult" crowd in a literal sense. Some YA lit is well suited for everyone, no matter the age. But this one not so much. I was kind of bored with it, not that much happened. I also think the author tried to hard to make her mysterious and also tried to hard to make her seem bad-ass, better than everyone else.
Joost
Lumikku Anderson is een rustig meisje die probeert niet op te vallen op school. Ze bemoeit zich niet met anderen en zit op de middelbare school in Finland. Alles lijkt vlekkeloos te verlopen, totdat ze briefjes van vijfhonderd ontdekt in de donkere kamer van haar school. Ze komt erachter dat drie klasgenoten het geld hebben gevonden en Lumikki komt in de wereld van drugshandel en criminaliteit terecht, wat erg gevaarlijk kan zijn...

Om te beginnen moet ik Clavis complimenteren met de geweldige co
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Kate~Bibliophile Book Club
Anyone who reads my blog knows that the colder the location of a book, the higher the likelihood that I will want to read it! That’s no different here because as soon as I saw Finland I was sold!
I don’t usually read YA, in fact I can probably count on one hand how many YA books I’ve read in recent years so that was the only thing making me wonder whether or not I’d enjoy this book as its a little different to my usual reads.
Lumikki is a fun character. She reminds me of Lisbeth Salander, a compa
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Megalion
I'm not sure how it happened but I thought this book was something along the lines of dystopian fiction.

Not at all. It's a YA crime thriller set in Finland. Which is awesome for suomiphiles like myself. Really appreciate having hits from other countries being translated for English speaking readers.

So as a YA crime story. It was interesting. I suspect my three star rating was because I didn't successfully shake off the surprise mentioned above.

One thing that must be kept in mind, there will b
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Paulo Pires
Jan 09, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: blog
3.9
« Lumikki Andersson 17 anos, inteligente, independente, com escassos recursos financeiros é uma "outsider"que privilegia a descrição. Aperfeiçoou ao longo do tempo formas de passar despercebida e assim não atrair excessivas atenções sobre si mesma.

No entanto, a surpreendente descoberta de notas ensanguentadas e a sua curiosidade levam-na a mergulhar no mundo do crime.


Este livro é direccionado para jovens adultos (YA), e é, na minha opinião, uma excelente porta para o sub-genéro literário do
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Selma
Feb 20, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Jednom davno živjela je djevojčica koja se nije bojala.
Djevojčica je trčala onako kako trče osobe koje se ne boje padanja. Njezine su sitne, snažne i spretne noge skakale preko kamenja i panjeva. Uzdala se u to da će je noge odvesti kamo god poželi.
Djevojčica se smijala smijehom osobe koja se još nije upoznala sa poniženjem. Njezin je smijeh nastajao duboko u njezinom želucu.Ispunjavao joj prsa, žuborio u grlu i izljevao se preko jezika.
Djevojčica je vjerovala onako kako vjeruju oni kojima se
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EN: Salla Simukka is Finnish writer and translator who lives in Tampere. She has studied Nordic philology, Finnish language, general literature, creative writing and women's studies at the University of Turku.

Besides books, Simukka writes book reviews for the newspapers Helsinkin Sanomat and Hämeen Sanomat.

FI: Salla Simukka on Tampereella asuva suomalainen kirjailija ja suomentaja. Hän on opiskell
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“You aren't those words. You aren't the shouts and names. You aren't the awful things spat at you like flavorless gum. You aren't the punches or the bruises they cause. You aren't the blood running from your nose. You aren't under their control. You are not theirs.

Inside you is always the part of you that no one can touch. You are you. You are your own and inside you is the universe. You can be whatever you want. You can be anyone.

Don't be afraid. You don't have to be afraid anymore.”
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