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message 1: by Lieke (last edited Jan 04, 2017 03:22AM) (new)

Lieke | 709 comments My read list:
52/52

1. A book you meant to read in 2015, but didn't
Harry Potter och Fenixorden by J.K. Rowling
2. A book set in a different continent
The Housekeeper + The Professor by Yoko Ogawa
3. A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2015 (winner or nominated)
Uprooted by Naomi Novik
4. A book by an author you discovered in 2015
A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab
5. A book with a title beginning with the 1st letter of your name
Lang zal ze leven by Koos Meinderts
6. The highest rated on your TBR
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
7. A book about books
Grote verwachtingen by Pieter Steinz
8. A classic book with less than 200 pages
Peter Pan & Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens by J.M. Barrie
9. A book that was mentioned in another book
Gerechtigheid by Stieg Larsson
10. A book by an author you feel you should have read by now
Tigana by Guy Gavriel Kay
11. A book from the Rory Gilmore challenge
Harry Potter och den flammande bägaren by J.K. Rowling
12. A childhood classic
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl
13. Reader’s Choice
Het Bestemde Schip by Robin Hobb
14. A book with one of the five W’s -or H in the title (Who/What/Where/When/Why/How)
Hundraåringen som klev ut genom fönstret och försvann by Jonas Jonasson
15. A book set in the past (more than 100 years ago)
Slaves of Socorro by John Flanagan
16. A book from the top 100 mystery novels
Dracula by Bram Stoker
17. A book with a beautiful cover
Insurgent by Veronica Roth
18. A book on a summer/beach reading list
Going Dutch by Katie Fforde
19. A non-fiction book
Through a Window: My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe by Jane Goodall
20. A book with a first name in the title
Harry Potter och Halvblodsprinsen by J.K. Rowling
21. A book from the Goodreads Recommendations page
A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold by George R.R. Martin
22. The first book in a new to you series
Divergent by Veronica Roth
23. The next book in a series you are reading
Het Dolende Schip by Robin Hobb
24. A "between the numbers" book of a series (0.5, 1,5, 2.5, etc.)
I Am Number Four: The Lost Files: Rebel Allies by Pittacus Lore
25. A book whose main character is in a profession that interests you
Een schaal van wind by Cate Tiernan
26. A book everyone is talking about
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
27. A book with a beautiful title (in your own opinion)
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
28. A biography, autobiography, or memoir
In the Shadow of Man by Jane Goodall
29. A book by an author who writes under more than one name
Harry Potter och Dödsrelikerna by J.K. Rowling
30. A fairytale from a culture other than your own
Grimm Tales: For Young and Old by Philip Pullman
31. A work of young adult fiction
Some Girls Are by Courtney Summers
32. A historical fiction book
Wildcard: Kiss by Jill Mansell
33. The 16th book on your TBR
Het magische schip by Robin Hobb
34. A book about mental illness
Paaz by Myrthe van der Meer
35. An award winning book
Daantje de Wereldkampioen by Roald Dahl
36. An identity book - a book about a different culture, religion or sexual orientation
Reigers vlucht by Sophie Lucas
37. A book that you've seen the movie of but haven't read
Sjakie en de chocoladefabriek by Roald Dahl
38. A book about an anti hero
A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
39. A previous suggestion that did not make it into the list: A book that was turned into a TV series
A Storm of Swords: Steel and Snow by George R.R. Martin
40. A novella from your favorite genre
Secret Histories by Pittacus Lore
41. A book about a major world event (fiction or non-fiction)
Stille getuigen by Gijs Wanders
42. A top 100 fantasy novel
A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin
43. A book about a thing that goes bump in the night
Een ketting van water by Cate Tiernan
44. A book you're embarrassed to read in public
The Trouble With Valentine's Day by Rachel Gibson
45. A book related to a hobby or passion you have
Nergens is ook ergens by Henk de Velde
46. A crime story
The Thornthwaite Inheritance by Gareth P. Jones
47. A book with a type of food/drink in the title
James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
48. A dystopia
Allegiant by Veronica Roth
49. A book with a great opening line
How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff
50. A book originally written in a language other than English
Robijnrood by Kerstin Gier
51. A short story from a well-known author
Blinde wilg, slapende vrouw by Haruki Murakami
52. A book published in 2016
De Klauw by Adrian Stone

The Trouble With Valentine's Day by Rachel Gibson Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1) by George R.R. Martin Harry Potter och den flammande bägaren (Harry Potter, #4) by J.K. Rowling Dracula (Vintage Classics) by Bram Stoker Going Dutch by Katie Fforde Hundraåringen som klev ut genom fönstret och försvann by Jonas Jonasson Harry Potter och Fenixorden (Harry Potter, #5) by J.K. Rowling Robijnrood (Eindeloos verliefd, #1) by Kerstin Gier Lang zal ze leven by Koos Meinderts A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2) by George R.R. Martin Harry Potter och halvblodsprinsen (Harry Potter, #6) by J.K. Rowling Blinde wilg, slapende vrouw by Haruki Murakami Divergent (Divergent, #1) by Veronica Roth Nergens is ook ergens by Henk de Velde In the Shadow of Man by Jane Goodall Harry Potter och dödsrelikerna (Harry Potter, #7) by J.K. Rowling Paaz (Paaz, #1) by Myrthe van der Meer A Storm of Swords Steel and Snow ( A Song of Fire and Ice, # 3.1) by George R.R. Martin Uprooted by Naomi Novik De Klauw (Magycker, #1) by Adrian Stone Insurgent (Divergent, #2) by Veronica Roth Stille getuigen by Gijs Wanders Peter Pan & Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens by J.M. Barrie Grimm Tales For Young and Old by Philip Pullman A Storm of Swords Blood and Gold (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3 part 2) by George R.R. Martin Allegiant (Divergent, #3) by Veronica Roth Grote verwachtingen by Pieter Steinz The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon The Book Thief by Markus Zusak Het magische schip by Robin Hobb Slaves of Socorro (Brotherband Chronicles, #4) by John Flanagan Secret Histories (Lorien Legacies The Lost Files, #4-6) by Pittacus Lore Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell Het Dolende Schip (De Boeken van de Levende Schepen, #2) by Robin Hobb The Housekeeper + The Professor by Yōko Ogawa I Am Number Four The Lost Files Rebel Allies (Lorien Legacies The Lost Files, #10-12) by Pittacus Lore A Gathering of Shadows (Shades of Magic, #2) by V.E. Schwab Daantje de Wereldkampioen by Roald Dahl Sjakie en de chocoladefabriek by Roald Dahl How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff Het Bestemde Schip (De Boeken van de Levende Schepen, #3) by Robin Hobb Through a Window My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe by Jane Goodall The Thornthwaite Inheritance (Thornthwaite, #1) by Gareth P. Jones Some Girls Are by Courtney Summers Een schaal van wind (Vuurbaken, #1) by Cate Tiernan Een ketting van water (Vuurbaken, #4) by Cate Tiernan Reigers vlucht by Sophie Lucas Tigana by Guy Gavriel Kay Gerechtigheid (Millennium, #3) by Stieg Larsson

Other books read:
Kiss by Jill Mansell
A Slip under the Microscope by H.G. Wells
De rode canapé by Michèle Lesbre
De leeuw en zijn hemd by Nelleke Noordervliet
Zink by David van Reybrouck
Universele Reisgids voor Moeilijke Landen by Jelle Brandt Corstius
Broer by Esther Gerritsen
Ja-maar..Omdenken by Berthold Gunster
Woordenvol by Dolf Jansen
Girl at Sea by Maureen Johnson
Frukost klockan 8 by Debbie Macomber
Tisdagarna Med Morrie by Mitch Albom
Het kleine koude front by Michel Krielaars
De piraten van hiernaast by Reggie Naus
Troost by Arie Boomsma
Summer of Love by Katie Fforde
De houdgreep by Joost Zwagerman
Making Your Mind Up by Jill Mansell
Sjakie en de Grote Glazen Lift by Roald Dahl
De GVR by Roald Dahl
Een cirkel van as by Cate Tiernan
Een veer van steen by Cate Tiernan
3PAK by Mirjam Mous ea
The Choice by Nicholas Sparks
De wilde gave by Ursula K. Le Guin
Matilda by Roald Dahl
Starry Night by Debbie Macomber
What I Talk about When I Talk about Running by Haruki Murakami
Beautiful Creatures - Svåra val, magiska hemligheter by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
Vicious by V.E. Schwab
The gospel according to Larry: verbeter de wereld , begin bij je blog by Janet Tashjian
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (narrator Neil Gaiman)

Kiss by Jill Mansell A Slip under the Microscope (Little Black Classics, #77) by H.G. Wells De rode canapé by Michèle Lesbre De leeuw en zijn hemd by Nelleke Noordervliet Zink by David Van Reybrouck Universele Reisgids voor Moeilijke Landen by Jelle Brandt Corstius Broer by Esther Gerritsen Ja-maar..Omdenken by Berthold Gunster Woordenvol by Dolf Jansen Girl at Sea by Maureen Johnson Frukost klockan 8 by Debbie Macomber Tisdagarna Med Morrie by Mitch Albom Het kleine koude front by Michel Krielaars De piraten van hiernaast by Reggie Naus Troost by Arie Boomsma Summer of Love by Katie Fforde De houdgreep by Joost Zwagerman Making Your Mind Up by Jill Mansell Sjakie en de Grote Glazen Lift by Roald Dahl De GVR by Roald Dahl Een cirkel van as (Vuurbaken, #2) by Cate Tiernan Een veer van steen (Vuurbaken, #3) by Cate Tiernan 3PAK by Mirjam Mous The Choice by Nicholas Sparks De wilde gave (Annals of the Western Shore, #1) by Ursula K. Le Guin Matilda by Roald Dahl Starry Night by Debbie Macomber What I Talk about When I Talk about Running by Haruki Murakami Beautiful Creatures - Svåra val, magiska hemligheter (Caster Chronicles, #2) by Kami Garcia Vicious (Vicious, #1) by V.E. Schwab The gospel according to Larry verbeter de wereld , begin bij je blog by Janet Tashjian A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens


message 2: by Lieke (last edited Dec 25, 2016 01:15AM) (new)

Lieke | 709 comments
My plan:

The 2016 List
✔ 1. A book you meant to read in 2015, but didn't
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

✔ 2. A book set in a different continent
The Housekeeper + The Professor

✔ 3. A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2015 (winner or nominated)
Uprooted

✔ 4. A book by an author you discovered in 2015
The Farseekers
Beautiful Creatures - Svåra val, magiska hemligheter

A Gathering of Shadows

✔ 5. A book with a title beginning with the 1st letter of your name
Life of Pi
Lang zal ze leven

✔ 6. The highest rated on your TBR
The Book Thief

✔ 7. A book about books
The Children's Book

✔ 8. A classic book with less than 200 pages
Het kleine meisje van meneer Linh
Little black Penguin book

Peter Pan

✔ 9. A book that was mentioned in another book
Gerechtigheid

✔ 10. A book by an author you feel you should have read by now
The Finkler Question
Tigana

✔ 11. A book from the Rory Gilmore challenge
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

✔ 12. A childhood classic
Fantastic Mr. Fox

✔ 13. Reader’s Choice
Ship of Destiny

✔ 14. A book with one of the five W’s -or H in the title (Who/What/Where/When/Why/How)
The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared

✔ 15. A book set in the past (more than 100 years ago)
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet

✔ 16. A book from the top 100 mystery novels
Dracula

✔ 17. A book with a beautiful cover
Insurgent

✔ 18. A book on a summer/beach reading list
TBD: Katie Fforde/Jill Mansell

✔ 19. A non-fiction book
Through a Window: My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe

✔ 20. A book with a first name in the title
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Elizabeth Is Missing

✔ 21. A book from the Goodreads Recommendations page
A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold

✔ 22. The first book in a new to you series
Divergent

✔ 23. The next book in a series you are reading
The Mad Ship

✔ 24. A "between the numbers" book of a series (0.5, 1,5, 2.5, etc.)
Falling for Her
I Am Number Four: The Lost Files: Rebel Allies

✔ 25. A book whose main character is in a profession that interests you
Storyteller: The Authorized Biography of Roald Dahl

✔ 26. A book everyone is talking about
Fangirl

✔ 27. A book with a beautiful title (in your own opinion)
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

✔ 28. A biography, autobiography, or memoir
In the Shadow of Man

✔ 29. A book by an author who writes under more than one name
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

✔ 30. A fairytale from a culture other than your own
Grimm Tales for Young and Old

✔ 31. A work of young adult fiction
Cinder
Some Girls Are

32. A historical fiction book
The Historian

✔ 33. The 16th book on your TBR
Ship of Magic

✔ 34. A book about mental illness
Paaz

✔ 35. An award winning book
A Dance with Dragons

✔ 36. An identity book - a book about a different culture, religion or sexual orientation
Reigers vlucht

✔ 37. A book that you've seen the movie of but haven't read (saw the musical)
Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West

✔ 38. A book about an anti hero
A Game of Thrones
Vicious

✔ 39. A previous suggestion that did not make it into the list (A book that was turned into a TV series)
A Storm of Swords: Steel and Snow

✔ 40. A novella from your favorite genre
Secret Histories

✔ 41. A book about a major world event (fiction or non-fiction)
De lijst van meneer Rosenblum

✔ 42. A top 100 fantasy novel
A Clash of Kings

✔ 43. A book about a thing that goes bump in the night
HEX

✔ 44. A book you're embarrassed to read in public
TBD: Romance

✔ 45. A book related to a hobby or passion you have
Nergens is ook ergens

✔ 46. A crime story
The 50/50 Killer

✔ 47. A book with a type of food/drink in the title
James and the Giant Peach

✔ 48. A dystopia
Allegiant

✔ 49. A book with a great opening line
How I Live Now

✔ 50. A book originally written in a language other than English
Ruby Red

✔ 51. A short story from a well-known author
Blinde wilg, slapende vrouw

✔ 52. A book published in 2016
De Klauw
The Trees


message 3: by Lieke (last edited Dec 20, 2016 07:17AM) (new)

Lieke | 709 comments Books already planned to read:

Reread
✔ Harry Potter 4, 5, 6 and 7
✔ Song of Fire and Ice 1, 2 and 3 (A+B)

Read
Song of Fire and Ice 4 and 5
✔ Live ship traders series
✔ Divergent series


message 4: by Lieke (last edited Jan 04, 2017 03:23AM) (new)

Lieke | 709 comments My 2016 goals
- Read 60 books ✔
- this challenge :) ✔
- reading at least 40 books I bought before 2015 ✔
- finish rereading Harry Potter ✔
- (re)read A Song of Fire and Ice series
- read The Live Ship traders series and The Divergent series ✔


message 6: by Lieke (new)

Lieke | 709 comments So I started my plan, it probably will change every day ;)
Still looking to fill in the empty numbers with books that are already on my TBR.


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Zaz | 3034 comments Good to see that someone else will read the Invisible library 2! I moved it out from my plan, but I've it on my mini challenges, so I'll read it for sure (I've so many unanswered questions!).
Peter Pan is a favorite and I really enjoyed Divergent (less the sequels) and the Liveship Traders.
Liesl&Po is on my bookshelf, I hope to read it before the January so if you keep it, I'll be pleased to discuss it with you.


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Lieke | 709 comments Nice to see that people are reading the same books, I look forward to discuss the books :)


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Lieke | 709 comments I started my first book A Game of Thrones for week 38.
But I'm on holiday so I haven't done a lot of reading, which means I'm already behind.


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Lieke | 709 comments Haven't finished A Game of Thrones yet, but I needed a lighter read so I read The Trouble With Valentine's Day by Rachel Gibson for prompt 44.
An easy and fun read, I like her writing a lot.


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Lieke | 709 comments I finished Kiss by Jill Mansell, I read most of the book last year. But I didn't finish it before my vacation so I came back today and finished the book :)


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Lieke | 709 comments Today I read two easy books Fantastic Mr. Fox (# 12) and James and the Giant Peach (# 47) both by Roald Dahl.
I loved his books as a child and now read them in English for the first time.


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Lieke | 709 comments Finished my reread of A Game of Thrones this morning.
Still a great book, but I wasn't looking forward to some scenes and when I knew one was coming I just left the book unread although I already knew what was going to happen.


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Lieke | 709 comments I'm rereading Harry Potter och den flammande bägaren (Harry Potter 4), but since I didn't have a lot of pages left and the book is heavy I started Dracula on the train yesterday.


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Lieke | 709 comments I finished Harry Potter 4 and I'm halfway Dracula.
One good thing about my car not working, I have a lot of reading time on the train.


message 16: by Lieke (last edited Jan 29, 2016 12:04PM) (new)

Lieke | 709 comments And I finished Dracula, a bit different then expected but I liked it, although the ending was a bit to quick.


message 17: by Lieke (last edited Jan 30, 2016 07:40AM) (new)

Lieke | 709 comments A rainy day and a cold made for a good reading day.
I finished Going Dutch by Katie Fforde, a fun and easy read.


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Lieke | 709 comments Finished another book Hundraåringen som klev ut genom fönstret och försvann by Jonas Jonasson. I liked the book but it was sometimes a bit over the top. It reminds me of Forrest Gump, but not that good.


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Lieke | 709 comments Finished rereading Harry Potter och Fenixorden, it took me very long because I didn't have/make a lot of time for reading. But it was still very good and sad :(


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Lieke | 709 comments And I finished my 10th book Robijnrood by Kerstin Gier.
I liked the book a lot, the time travel was great but it is a children's book. It is advertised as YA but I think it is just below that. Luckily the teenage romance part was not too big.


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Lieke | 709 comments To take a little break from A Clash of Kings I read Lang zal ze leven by Koos Meinderts. A children's book that makes you think about life and death.


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Lieke | 709 comments I finished rereading A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin. A great book, now to decide what to read next :)


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Sophie (sawphie) | 2920 comments Do you plan on reading all the Game of Thrones books this year?

How do you choose what to read next?


message 24: by Lieke (new)

Lieke | 709 comments I want to get up to date with a Game of Thrones this year, so I hope to read all of them this year and then not have to wait too long for The Winds of Winter :)

At the beginning of the month I try to make a selection of possible reads from my plan and I include challenge books and buddy reads. I'm currently rereading Harry Potter, so I'll probably read HP 6 next. But sometimes another book will start calling my name ;)


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Sophie (sawphie) | 2920 comments I funny how sometimes you planned for a book, but then see another one and think "this is the one I want right now" haha


message 26: by Lieke (last edited Mar 27, 2016 03:54AM) (new)

Lieke | 709 comments :)
I like to read what I feel like, but it keeps some books on the TBR for a long time.

I finished rereading Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and now I just want to sit in a corner and cry :(


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Lieke | 709 comments I read Blinde wilg, slapende vrouw by Haruki Murakami for 51. A short story from a well-known author. I finished all the stories in the book and there where some good stories in there but also some very strange ones.

I also read Universele Reisgids voor Moeilijke Landen by Jelle Brandt Corstius a travel guide for difficult countries. It was a funny and quick read, I will definitely read more books from this writer.


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Lieke | 709 comments I finished reading Divergent, I loved the book. It read very quick and had some great characters, good and bad.


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Lieke | 709 comments Finished two dutch books one of them (Nergens is ook ergens) wasn't very good, maybe because it was very different from what I expected. The other book Woordenvol was better, a collection of columns and poetry.


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Marina H | 1315 comments I read all of the Game of Thrones books a few years ago, but I'm considering re-reading them before the next one is published. Are you enjoying them?
I read them in English and it went ok, but it definitely takes me longer, so I really need to be in the mood for a long read if I start the series again.


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Lieke | 709 comments I enjoyed rereading book 1 and 2, although I still didn't like some of the events that happened in the books ;)
And then I would sometimes not continue because I didn't like what was going to happen. But they are long books, so they do take time.
I'm planning to reread the 3rd book next month.


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Lieke | 709 comments I finished In the Shadow of Man by Jane Goodall, about the first 10 years of her chimpanzee research in the 60's.
Very interesting to read, I'm looking forward to reading Through a Window: My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe.

I finished rereading Harry Potter och Dödsrelikerna so I finished rereading the series. It was the first time I reread book 6 and 7, I had forgotten some things or forgotten that they where different in the book. I have steen the movies more than once.

Just finished reading Paaz by Myrthe van der Meer, an impressive book about a girl who is admitted to a psychiatric department of a hospital because she is suicidal.
The author has written an autobiographical story, that gives me a lot to think about. About how different people see live, but also how people interpret things different.


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Lieke | 709 comments For 39. A previous suggestion that did not make it into the list I chose: A book that was turned into a TV series.
I reread A Storm of Swords: Steel and Snow by George R.R. Martin, I remembered more from the first book then from this book and I can only think of one thing that will happen in the next book. That will be my last reread of this series. The next book I haven't read yet.

As a side read I read Frukost klockan 8 by Debbie Macomber, another great book by her that is easy to read but tackles a few heavier subjects.


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Lieke | 709 comments I read Uprooted by Naomi Novik, a great fantasy fairytale. The story was great and I liked the writing style.


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Sophie (sawphie) | 2920 comments I really liked this book too!


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Lieke | 709 comments Finished reading De Klauw by Adrian Stone, a new fantasy series by a dutch author.
It was a good book, with a different magic. Looking forward to know how it continues, but i'll have to wait a bit for that.


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Lieke | 709 comments I read three shorter children's books, all good but very different.
De piraten van hiernaast was a very funny book.
Stille getuigen is a serious book.
And I read Peter Pan & Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens a classic I hadn't read, I liked Peter Pan the other story Peter Pan in Kensington gardens I liked less.


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Lieke | 709 comments I read Grimm Tales: For Young and Old, retellings of the Grimm tales by Philip Pullman.
With interesting additional information after each fairy tale.


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Lieke | 709 comments I finished Allegiant by Veronica Roth for 48. A dystopia.
Didn't like it as much as the first book, and it felt a bit to much at times. More war, more conspiracies ....
I do like her writing although the alternating chapters between Tris and Four didn't feel good at times, I sometimes had trouble reading who was the main character at the time.
But I did finish a series with this book, I'm not counting the short stories for this series because I understood they don't add anything to the series.


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Lieke | 709 comments I read the The Book Thief for 6. The highest rated on your TBR. After I got used to the narrator I liked the book a lot. And I had to cry a little at the end.


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Lieke | 709 comments I read Het magische schip by Robin Hobb for 33. The 16th book on your TBR.
I liked the book a lot and can't wait to read the next books in the series. The characters in the book are not completely good or bad. Sometimes I don't like a character (or the actions) but the next chapter is from that characters point of view and then the characters actions are not as bad as they where from the other point of view.
I hope this makes sense :)


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Lieke | 709 comments I finished I am number Four: The lost files Secret Histories by Pittacus Lore for 40. A novella from your favorite genre.
It contains three stories that give you more information about characters from the books, like the books I like them a lot, the characters are great and the stories have a lot of action.
Now I have to find out what is the best order to read the books and stories I have left :)


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Lieke | 709 comments And yesterday I finished a book of which I read the largest part for the Read-A-Thon: A Gathering of Shadows.
I really enjoyed this book, I love the setting with the different London's.


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Lieke | 709 comments I finally finished How I Live Now, that it took me more than two weeks to read a book with 211 pages might hint to how much I liked it ;)
The characters, the teenage romance, the war, almost everything in the story didn't feel real. I didn't like the writing style either.
A few parts in the story felt better but they where short and not many.
I read the book for 49. Book with a great opening line:
"My name is Elizabeth but no one's ever called me that."


message 46: by Lieke (last edited Sep 26, 2016 02:20AM) (new)

Lieke | 709 comments I finished three more books this month.
I loved Het Bestemde Schip by Robin Hobb and I read it for 13. Reader’s Choice.
I finished Through a Window: My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe by Jane Goodall for 19. A non-fiction book.
I'm still unsure what to think of De houdgreep by Joost Zwagerman. It wasn't bad but it wasn't very easy to read either.


message 47: by Sophie (new)

Sophie (sawphie) | 2920 comments Glad you loved the Liveship Traders! Will you continue with The Dragon Keeper?


message 48: by Lieke (last edited Sep 26, 2016 02:43PM) (new)

Lieke | 709 comments Not yet, too many other books.
And I have another of her series (Tawny man) on my list before that one. I want to read that series next year (if I can wait that long).


message 49: by Sophie (new)

Sophie (sawphie) | 2920 comments I'm just finishing re-reading the Tawny man series and can't wait to reach the end because I can't remember what happens!


message 50: by Lieke (new)

Lieke | 709 comments That can be annoying because you know you have read the book before, but it can also be fun to read the series again like it is new.


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