The School Investigation – Maarten Brand

My book review of "The School Investigation" [EN] / "Het Schoolonderzoek" [NL] written by Maarten Brand In my view... This book is written in a classic setting. A senior police officer and a young policeman are working together on a recent case. The difference with this book and other detectives I have read is though,... Continue Reading →

Citylights – Margreet Maljers

My book review of "Citylights" [EN] / "Licht over de stad" [NL] written by Margreet Maljers In my view... Where the first book in the series 'The Guide - Margreet Maljers' left, this sequel starts. It is 1943 and The Netherlands are at war with Germany. In the middle of WWII the story starts. Elja... Continue Reading →

Worth The Wait – Karen Witemeyer

My book review of "Worth the Wait" written by Karen Witemeyer In my view... This book is about a woman who lives with her son in a women's village. Because of her past and because she met an important person she decided to live here, in Harper's Station. This woman who is named Victoria Adams... Continue Reading →

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child | Part One and Part Two – J.K. Rowling | John Tiffany | Jack Thorne

My book review of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child | Part One and Part Two" written by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne In my view... This story is about the life of Harry Potter and his friends, 19 years after he has defeated Voldemort and escaped death. This part starts where the... Continue Reading →

Between Title and Position – Marja Visscher

My book review of "Between Title and Position [EN] | Tussen rang en stand [NL]" written by Marja Visscher In my view... This partly true-life story combines history and fiction. The author has done a lot of research to this person who really existed and to the historical background of the environment. I love reading... Continue Reading →

Advent – Gunnar Gunnarsson

My book review of "Advent" written by Gunnar Gunnarsson In my view... and the main characters The story is about a good shepherd who, every year in the few autumn weeks and winter days before Christmas, goes up on the mountains. This shepherd named Benedikt does not travel alone. Together with his dog Leo and... Continue Reading →

Today I have visited a small exhibition in the National Library of The Netherlands.¬†Wonderful books are exhibited there, accompanied with information. Nice little lessons about books in The Netherlands. The 'Atlas Maior' is the largest atlas ever made. In Dutch more than 9 volumes, Latin 11 volumes, French 12 volumes, German 10 volumes and Spanish... Continue Reading →

Year 2015 and 2016 in Book Statistics

The year 2017 has started and Goodreads has an overview of my book statistics for 2016. I have not posted my 2015 book statistics of Goodreads last year so I combine 2015 and 2016 in this post. Lists makes a comparison more clear. It will not be a list of books (yet) but only a... Continue Reading →

Martin Misunderstood – Karin Slaughter

My book review of "Martin Misunderstood" written by In my view... This story is about Martin Reed, a middle-aged man, still living at home with his mother and working for a cleaning company as accountant. He has a normal life that goes on and on in a simple way. The book is written in a... Continue Reading →

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