Min fantastiska väninna – Elena Ferrante

Min fantastiska väninna - Elena Ferrante

Original book title: L’amica geniale (L’amica geniale #1)
Author: Elena Ferrante
Publisher: Norstedts
Year of publication2016
Format: Audiobook
Duration: 12 h 15 min
Language: Swedish

This book is part of my 2016 reading challenge!

After hearing so much about this book I knew I had to read it. Not knowing much about the plot or the author I went into this book with hardly any expectations, except pure curiosity. Continue reading

Ny jurymedlem för plakettjuryn

Intervju Johanna Andersson

I slutet av april blev skolbibliotekarien Johanna Andersson invald som jurymedlem för plakettjuryn. Jag fick chansen att intervjua henne för Biblioteksbladet.

Här kan du läsa hela intervjun 

/Elza*

Delirium – Lauren Oliver

Delirium - Lauren Oliver

Original book title: Delirium (Delirium #1)
Author: Lauren Oliver
Publisher: Harper Collins US
Year of publication2011
Format: Audiobook
Duration: 11 h 42 min
Language: English

This book is part of my 2016 reading challenge!

I’m a big fan of Lauren Oliver and I really loved Before I Fall. I’ve heard so much about this trilogy and I had to read it.

This is the first book in the Delirium series. Oliver has created a dystopian world where love is a disease and people need to be cured of it. The main character, Lena can’t wait to be cured and counts down the days. But then she meets Alex and nothing is ever the same again. Continue reading

The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks – E. Lockhart

The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks - E. Lockhart

Original book title: The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
Author: E. Lochart
Publisher: Lavender Lit, 289 pages
Year of publication: 2015
Format: Hardcover
Language: Swedish

After finishing We Were Liars by E. Lockhart I knew I had to read more from her. I loved her writing and the story was great.
When I read the blurb for this book I was intrigued. Continue reading

Wake – Amanda Hocking

Wake - Amanda Hocking

Original book title: Wake (Watersong #1)
Author: Amanda Hocking
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Year of publication2012
Format: Audiobook
Duration: 7 h 49 min
Language: English

This book is part of my 2016 reading challenge!

This is the story about Gemma, a young girl who loves to swim. During one summer she meets three mysteries girls – Penn, Lexi and Thea. And one night, Gemma’s ordinary life changes forever.

This is the first book in the Watersong series by Amanda Hocking. I haven’t read anything by Hocking before, so I didn’t know what to expect. Continue reading

Before I Fall – Lauren Oliver

Before I Fall - Lauren Oliver

Original book title: Before I Fall
Author: Lauren Oliver
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 344 pages
Year of publication: 2010
Format: Paperback
Language: English

This book is part of my 2016 reading challenge!

Meet Samantha Kingston – she has it all: three amazing best friends and schools hottest boyfriend. But Friday, February 12 is her last day on earth. Samantha dies, but gets a second chance; in fact, she gets seven chances. For seven days she relives her last day and discover the truth about her world and herself. Continue reading

The Girl On The Train – Paula Hawkins

The Girl On The Train - Paula Hawkins

Original book title: The Girl On The Train
Author: Paula Hawkins
Publisher: Random House UK
Year of publication2015
Format: Audiobook
Duration: 10 h 57 min
Language: English

This book is part of my 2016 reading challenge!

This is the story of Rachel – a depressed, angry and bitter woman who takes the slow train from Asbury to Euston every day. And every day the train makes a stop and she sees “Jason and Jess” – the “perfect couple”. She makes up beautiful stories about their lives and lives in a fantasy world with them. Then one day she sees something that changes everything and Rachel is in over her head. Continue reading

Girl With a Pearl Earring – Tracy Chevalier

Girl With a Pearl Earring - Tracy Chevalier

Original book title: Girl With a Pearl Earring
Author: Tracy Chevalier
Publisher: Månpocket, 246 pages
Year of publication: 1999
Format: Paperback
Language: Swedish

This book is part of my 2016 reading challenge!

I’ve wanted to read this book for a long time and I can finally remove it from my list.

This is the story of Griet, who becomes a maid in the Vermeer household. Her main task is to clean up the famous painter’s workstation. Continue reading

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage – Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami - Den färglösa herr Tazaki

Original book title: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
Author: Haruki Murakami
Publisher: Norstedts, 340 pages
Year of publication2014
Format: Hardcover
Language: Swedish

This book is part of my 2016 reading challenge!

I don’t know what it is about Haruki Murakami that I love. I guess it’s the way he writes and expresses himself in his novels that just got me hooked! He is weird, his characters are even weirder and his imagination is off the roof and I love it all! Continue reading

We were liars – E. Lockhart

We were liars - E. Lockhart

Original book title: We Were Liars
Author: E. Lockhart
Publisher: Lavender Lit, 258 pages
Year of publication2014
Format: Hardcover
Language: Swedish

This book is part of my 2016 reading challenge!

I had very high expectations when I started to read We Were Liars. All buzz about how great this book was made me yearn to read it! I fell completely and utterly in love with this book, but mostly with the writing. Continue reading