Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll

Alice's adventures in wonderland - Lewis CarrollOriginal book title: Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland
Author: Lewis Carroll
Publisher: Gildan Media Corp
Year of publication: 2010
Format: Audiobook
Duration: 2 h 53 min
Language: English

This book is part of my 2016 reading challenge!

The first time I came in contact with Alice’s adventure in wonderland was through the Disney film and I remember thinking it was weird and incoherent. Reading the book, now almost 20 years later I still feel that it’s weird and incoherent. Continue reading

The measure of a man – Sidney Poitier

The Measure of a man - Sidney Poitier

Original book title: The Measure of a man
Author: Sidney Poitier
Publisher: Harper Collins US
Year of publication: 2007
Format: Audiobook
Duration: 7 h 59 min
Language: English

This book is part of my 2016 reading challenge!

I decided to listen to the audiobook when I saw that Sidney Poitier himself was narrating it. I went into this book not knowing much about Poitier. I was curious about him and his life in Hollywood. Continue reading

The Golden Compass – Philip Pullman

The Golden Compass - Philip PullmanOriginal book title: The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials series #1)
Author: Philip Pullman
Publisher: Rabén & Sjögren
Year of publication: 2007
Format: Audiobook
Duration: 15 h 59 min
Language: Swedish

This book is part of my 2016 reading challenge!

I was around 14 years old when I read this book for the first time and reading it now, over 15 years later I can’t help but love this book even more. It’s just as good as I remembered it. Continue reading

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

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

Red Queen – Victoria Aveyard

Red Queen - Victoria Aveyard

Original book title: Red Queen (Red Queen #1)
Author: Victoria Aveyard
Publisher: Harper Collins US
Year of publication2015
Format: Audiobook
Duration: 12 h 39 min
Language: English

This book is part of my 2016 reading challenge!

This is the first book in the Red Queen series by Victoria Aveyard. I wanted to read this book for a while and was very excited when I finally got it. But I was a bit disappointed after finishing it. Continue reading

Beyond the Kingdoms – Chris Colfer

Original book title: Beyond the Kingdoms (Land of stories #4)
Author: Chris Colfer
Publisher: Hachette Audio
Year of publication2015
Format: Audiobook
Duration: 8 h 43 min
Language: English

This book is part of my 2016 reading challenge!

I have waited a long time for this fourth book in The Land of Stories to come out and I was very excited to finally read it – or listen to it in this case. I choose to listen to this book because Chris Colfer is the one reading it and he does an awesome job.

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The Wicked Girls – Alex Marwood

The Wicked Girls - Alex Marwood

Original book title: The Wicked Girls
Author: Alex Marwood
Publisher: HörOpp
Format: Audiobook
Duration: 13 hours 13 minutes
Language: Swedish

This is the story of one summer morning in 1986 when two eleven-year-old girls meet for the first time and by the end of the day are charged with murder.
25 years later their paths cross and they both struggle to keep their wicked secret hidden from friends and family. Continue reading

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me – Mindy Kaling

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me - Mindy Kaling

Original book title: Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? 
Author: Mindy Kaling
Publisher: Radnom House UK
Year of publication2013
Format: Audiobook
Duration: 4 h 37 min
Language: English

This book is part of my 2016 reading challenge!

I like Mindy Kaling, I found her to be very funny and that’s why I wanted to read her book. It’s not that I’m disappointed because i really didn’t have any expectations before reading this book it’s just that I found her to be predictable.

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Bitterblue – Kristin Cashore

Bitterblue - Kristin Cashore

Original book title: Bitterblue (Graceling Realm, #3)
Author: Kristin Cashore
Publisher: Storyside
Year of publication: 2014
Format: Audiobook
Duration: 16 h 21 min
Language: 
Swedish

I just finished Bitterblue which is the third book in the Graceling Realm series by Kristin Cashore. To be honest, I didn’t want to read this book because the second book in this series was very disappointing. But when I realize that this book was about Bitterblue, a character from the first book I got intrigued.
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