Month: May 2020

Review “Otto Tattercoat and the forest of lost things”

Review “Otto Tattercoat and the forest of lost things”

Posted 29-05-2020 by Marion in Allgemein, Reviews / 4 Comments

Title: Otto Tattercoat and the Forest of Lost Things |Author: Matilda Woods |Publisher: Philomel Books | Genre: Middlegrade | 256 pages I have ordered this book after having it recommended by a fellow middlegrade blogger. I loved the premise and was absolutely sure that this would be the book for me. In the city of […]

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Opening lines in books that have changed my (reading) life

Opening lines in books that have changed my (reading) life

Posted 26-05-2020 by Marion in Allgemein / 18 Comments

Hello, sweet peas! I’m writing this on a rainy Monday afternoon when my blood has completely been exchanged for coffee, the office phone is my permanent background music and my email folder cannot take anymore new stuff without crying electrical tears of frustration. I’m also super tired – despite the caffein cursing through me – […]

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WWW Wednesday // I’m freeeeeeee

WWW Wednesday // I’m freeeeeeee

Posted 20-05-2020 by Marion in Allgemein / 10 Comments

Hello, sweet peas! And another week has started and for me this is actually the last day of work for this week. Can I get a HELL, YEAH!! In other news I’m tired, hungry and would really like to just kick back and read my current read because I just started it and I already […]

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7 reasons why I love Middlegrade

7 reasons why I love Middlegrade

Posted 19-05-2020 by Marion in Allgemein / 25 Comments

Let’s be honest, it’s not a secret that Middlegrade is my favourite genre at the moment and has been for a long time. There is just something special about it and today I wanna explore what that “something special” really is. That sounds like great fun, doesn’t it? Today’s post is linked it with this […]

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Review “City of Ghosts”

Review “City of Ghosts”

Posted 10-05-2020 by Marion in Allgemein, Reviews / 19 Comments

I have this thing with Schwab’s books. I just don’t know what to do with them. They all sound so cool and thrilling and unique and inventive and I’m usually extremely excited about them. The thing is just…whenever I start one of her books I get stuck. I don’t get farther then the first few […]

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MG Takes on Thursday // cats and birds and frogs and magic

MG Takes on Thursday // cats and birds and frogs and magic

Posted 07-05-2020 by Marion in Allgemein, Features / 3 Comments

Hello, my darling sweet peas! It’s Thursday and that means it’s time again for MG Takes on Thursday! MGTakesOnThursday is a weekly feature from Mary at BookCraic to celebrate the love for Middle Grade Books! The steps to take part are here. The Familiars by A.J. Epstein & Andrew Jacobson Those early years of neglect had turned him […]

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WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday

Posted 06-05-2020 by Marion in Allgemein / 23 Comments

Hey, sweet peas! How is it already Wednesday again? Did I fall into a time hole? Did somebody steal my time? Did my sense of time get stuck somewhere or has been lost? Who knows, certainly not me. (I have been told that I use that phrase a lot lately. Is that true?) Anyway, it’s […]

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