• Barn,  Böcker,  Engelska,  Fantasy/Sci-fi,  Ungdom

    Fairy tale reform school 2 – Charmed (2017)

    Författare: Jen Calonita ”It takes a (mostly) reformed thief to catch a spy. Which is why Gilly Cobbler, Enchantasia’s most notorious pickpocket, volunteers to stay locked up at Fairy Tale Reform School…indefinitely. Gilly and her friends may have defeated the Evil Queen and become reluctant heroes, but the battle for Enchantasia has just begun. Alva, aka The Wicked One who cursed Sleeping Beauty, has declared war on the Princesses, and she wants the students of Fairy Tale Reform School to join her. As her criminal classmates give in to temptation, Gilly goes undercover as a Royal Lady in Waiting (don’t laugh) to unmask a spy…before the mole can hand Alva…

  • Barn,  Böcker,  Engelska,  Fantasy/Sci-fi,  Ungdom

    Fairytale reform school 1 – Flunked (2015)

    Författare: Jen Calonita ”Gilly wouldn’t call herself wicked, exactly…but when you have five little brothers and sisters and live in a run-down boot, you have to get creative to make ends meet. Gilly’s a pretty good thief (if she does say so herself). Until she gets caught. Gilly’s sentenced to three months at Fairy Tale Reform School where all of the teachers are former (super-scary) villains like the Big Bad Wolf, the Evil Queen, and Cinderella’s Wicked Stepmother. Harsh. But when she meets fellow students Jax and Kayla, she learns there’s more to this school than its heroic mission. There’s a battle brewing and Gilly has to wonder just how…

  • Äventyr & spänning,  Barn,  Böcker,  Engelska

    The magic misfits 2 – The second story (2019)

    Författare: Neil Patrick Harris ”Carter, Leila, Theo, Ridley, Izzy and Ollie all felt like outsiders, until they found each other and a shared love of magic and became… THE MAGIC MISFITS! Leila didn’t have the easiest start, growing up in an orphanage and getting bullied for being different. But she has a super-cool secret skill… Leila is an escape artist! And it comes in pretty handy when belonging to a group of magical best friends. When a famous psychic comes to town Leila and her pals realise they won’t be able to escape the big mystery coming their way. They soon find themselves chasing mad monkeys and banishing ghosts from…

  • Barn,  Böcker,  Engelska

    Peppa pig – Goodnight Peppa (2017)

    ”It’s time for bed but Peppa and George are absolutely, definitely, not even a little bit tired in this delightful brand new picture book. A bedtime story from Granny Pig, Grandpa Pig, Daddy Pig AND Mummy Pig should send them to sleep . . . Shouldn’t it? This picture book story is perfect for reading at bedtime, playtime and over and over again!” Du kan köpa boken HÄR eller HÄR Recension: Jag kan förstå att Goodnight Peppa går hem hos de små. Det är en hel del bus. Och i detta fall får man nog konstatera att mamma är bäst på nattning. Sammanlagt får boken 3 av 5.

  • Böcker,  Deckare/Thriller,  Engelska,  Skönlitteratur,  Ungdom

    If you find me (2014)

    Författare: Emily Murdoch ”What happens in the woods, stays in the woods…Carey is keeping a terrible secret. If she tells, it could destroy her future. If she doesn’t, will she ever be free? For almost as long as she can remember, Carey has lived in a camper van in the heart of the woods with her drug-addicted mother and six-year-old sister, Jenessa. Her mother routinely disappears for weeks at a time, leaving the girls to cope alone. Survival is Carey’s only priority – until strangers arrive and everything changes …” Du kan köpa boken HÄR eller HÄR Recension: Jisses, vilken historia. Jag visste inte vad jag skulle förvänta mig och…

  • Barn,  Böcker,  Djur,  Engelska

    The dog who lost his bark (2019)

    Författare: Eoin Colfer ”A warm, uplifting story for young readers about a boy and his dog and the power of music to heal; a first-time collaboration from two Irish Children’s Laureates. Patrick has been desperate for a dog of his own for a long as he can remember – and this summer, with his father away, he longs for a buddy more than ever. In his short doggy life, Oz has suffered at the hands of BAD PEOPLE. Somewhere out there, he believes, is an AWESOME BOY – his BOY. Maybe when they find each other he will learn to BARK again…” Du kan köpa boken HÄR eller HÄR Recension:…

  • Barn,  Böcker,  Drakar,  Engelska

    The land of Roar (2019)

    Författare: Jenny McLachlan ”When Arthur and Rose were little, they were heroes in the Land of Roar, an imaginary world that they found by climbing through the folding bed in their grandad’s attic. Roar was filled with things they loved – dragons, mermaids, ninja wizards and adventure – as well as things that scared them (including a very creepy scarecrow. . .) Now the twins are eleven, Roar is just a memory. But when they help Grandad clean out the attic, Arthur is horrified as Grandad is pulled into the folding bed and vanishes. Is he playing a joke? Or is Roar . . . real?” Du kan köpa boken…

  • Böcker,  Engelska,  Fantasy/Sci-fi,  Ungdom,  Vampyrer/Varulvar

    Tales from the shadowhunter academy (2016)

    Författare: Cassandra Clare ”Simon Lewis has been a human and a vampire, and now he is becoming a Shadowhunter. The events of City of Heavenly Fire left him stripped of his memories, and Simon isn’t sure who he is anymore. So when the Shadowhunter Academy reopens, Simon throws himself into this new world of demon-hunting, determined to find himself again. Whomever this new Simon might be. But the Academy is a Shadowhunter institution, which means it has some problems. Like the fact that non-Shadowhunter students have to live in the basement. At least Simon’s trained in weaponry–even if it’s only from hours of playing D&D. Join Simon on his journey to become a Shadowhunter,…

  • Böcker,  Engelska,  Fantasy/Sci-fi,  Skönlitteratur

    The test (2019)

    Författare: Sylvain Neuvel ”Award-winning author Sylvain Neuvel explores an immigration dystopia in The Test Britain, the not-too-distant future. Idir is sitting the British Citizenship Test. He wants his family to belong. Twenty-five questions to determine their fate. Twenty-five chances to impress. When the test takes an unexpected and tragic turn, Idir is handed the power of life and death. How do you value a life when all you have is multiple choice?” Du kan köpa boken HÄR eller HÄR Recension: Sylvain skriver annorlunda böcker, det här är min andra lästa. The test förvånade mig och chockade mig en del. Valen som karaktären ställs inför är brutala. De 25 frågorna man…

  • Barn,  Böcker,  Djur,  Engelska

    Evie and the animals (2019)

    Författare: Matt Haig ”Eleven-year-old Evie has a talent. A SUPERTALENT. A talent that can let her HEAR the thoughts of an elephant, and make friends with a dog and a sparrow. The only problem is, this talent is dangerous. VERY dangerous. That’s what her dad says. So when she frees the school rabbit from its tiny hutch, she vows to keep her talent a secret. But after a face-to-face encounter with a lion, things start to go very wrong. Her dad – and every animal in town – is now in danger. Evie is determined to save them. And to find the truth of her own past. To do that…