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All Roads Lead to You by Jennifer Probst
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: July 23rd


Happily single, Harper Bishop trusts in only one passion—her rescue farm and healing her thoroughbred, Phoenix. Her dream is to lead him to the Triple Crown. But how unreachable is it without experience or help? A handsome new guest at her family’s B&B has what it takes to make it come true. And with his irresistible brogue, warm smile, and soothing touch, he’s a major distraction.
After a bitter betrayal, horse trainer Aidan O’Connor has fled Ireland for a vacation in New York’s Hudson Valley. When he sees the horse with the fighting spirit he’s inspired with a new goal: to train Phoenix to win. He’s also facing an unexpected new challenge: his feelings for Harper.
How can she dare to open her heart to a man who’ll only be there long enough to break it?
So Harper and Aiden agree: try to keep it professional, and focus only on Phoenix and the finish line. But along the way they could also learn a few lessons in love, trust, and taking chances. And as painful as it promises to be, saying goodbye.

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Jennifer Probst wrote her first book at twelve years old. She bound it in a folder, read it to her classmates, and hasn’t stopped writing since. She holds a masters in English Literature and lives in the beautiful Hudson Valley in upstate New York. Her family keeps her active, stressed, joyous, and sad her house will never be truly clean. Her passions include horse racing, Scrabble, rescue dogs, Italian food, and wine—not necessarily in that order.
She is the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of sexy and erotic contemporary romance. She was thrilled her book, The Marriage Bargain, spent 26 weeks on the New York Times. Her work has been translated in over a dozen countries, sold over a million copies, and was dubbed a “romance phenom” by Kirkus Reviews. She is also a proud three-time RITA finalist.
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Hi everyone!

Welcome to my second wrap up of 2019. I didn’t think I’d be able to read as many books in February as I did in January but I even surpassed it with one extra. All the while working a lot and even having 3 days less in the month. I had an amazing reading month and I can’t wait to let you know which books I read. That being said, I read a couple of arcs I was provided by the authors, I read some amazing others and even reread some favourites of mine. I read a total of 22 books in February in the span of 28 days.In February I read the following books, with a little thought on them and my star rating on them! Here we go, in order:

Needing Him by Kennedy Fox1. The first book I read in February was the second book in the Bishop Brothers series; Keeping Him told the story of brother Evan and omg was it a hot one. I loved the hatred between Evan and Emily, but loved the ending even more! I gave this book a solid 5 stars on the Goodreads rating!

2. The second book I finished was the incredible King of Scars by Leigh King of Scars by Leigh BardugoBardugo. I’ve been anticipating this book so much and even though it took me nearly a week to read, I LOVED it so so much. Of course this was another big fat 5 stars from me!

Chasing Him by Kennedy Fox3. After finishing King of Scars I continued on with the Bishop Brothers as I still had two of the books to go and I was excited to return to their Texas ranch. Chasing Him has one of my favourite tropes in romance books ever, the single dad/nanny trope and it was an incredible one. John is such a dreamy guy and I loved reading his story with the baby that was suddenly dropped in his life. Another 5 stars.

4. The last book in the series was Keeping Him and had another favourite Keeping Him by Kennedy Foxin it. The Childhood friends to lovers one is one that is either hit or miss with me. I loved this one, while I cursed out the characters in this book for being bloody stubborn, I flew through it. Do I even need to tell you how many stars this book got from me?

Checkmate by Kennedy Fox5. I did realize while reading the first four books by Kennedy Fox that perhaps I should’ve started with another series that did eventually tell the story by the brothers sister. I started the Checkmate series with This is War. Another hate to love story and it was so good. The first book got three stars from me!

6. My sixth book was the second book in this duet, namely This is Love it Checkmate by Kennedy Foxcontinues on straight after the ending of This is War. I loved reading this series as much as I loved the first four books I read by Kennedy Fox. This is War and This is Love are a best friend’s little sister series and you guessed it, I love that. I devoured these books so fast!

This is Reckless by Kennedy Fox7. Next up was the next duet in the Checkmate series, starting with This is Reckless. This book is the book that features Courtney, sister to the Bishop Brothers and I couldn’t wait to read her story as it is mentioned occasionally through the Bishop Brothers. This is Reckless received four stars, I loved Courtney so much, her stress baking and that she and Drew started out as friends/ roommates. But UGH did I hate Drew’s previous girlfriend.

8. This is Effortless is the second book in this duet and again it continuesThis Is Effortless by Kennedy Fox straight off from the point where the first book ended. These books are such quick reads and I liked it a lot. Courtney and Drew had a lot of hurdles to jump over before getting their HEA and I was there for them, cheering them on every single page throughout these two books.

This is Dangerous by Kennedy Fox9. Straight on to the last duet in this series. This is Dangerous tells the story of Kayla and Logan. The main characters in these books are mentioned throughout the first two duets and I was rooting for them before even going into their story. Another single dad story, and I am a sucker for hot single dads (fictional ones at least). The ending to this book though, omg I was so happy I could continue straight on into the next one.

10. After the ending of the previous one, I couldn’t not continue straight This is Beautiful by Kennedy Foxon with This is Beautiful. I had to know what was going to happen next and to know if this was going to end in a good way. Heck I knew it was and still wanted to know what was going to happen. I am both sad and happy that these books had ended. For some reason I would’ve liked these books more if each duet would’ve just been a single book, I am not that keen on having multiple books for one couple (with exceptions here or there).

Huge Deal by Lauren Layne11. Whenever Lauren Layne releases a new book, I’m mostly there. Ever since first reading books by her back in 2016, I’ve been hooked and this 21 Wall Street series has been on top of that list. I think Huge Deal is the final one in the series, but I’ve loved the previous two and was SO happy for Kennedy and Kate to get their own story. They were very well hinted on in the previous two books and I couldn’t wait to find out more about them. Lauren Layne will always get 5 stars from me.

12. Next on this never ending list is The Risk by Elle Kennedy. If you ever The Risk by Elle Kennedywant to read a quick, but incredible read then make sure to pick up anything by Elle Kennedy. She is my go to author when I want to read something funny, laugh out loud and with incredible steamy scenes. The Risk was not an exception. Back in the day I devoured the books in the Off Campus series but these spin off; Briar U series I might just love just as much. Jake and Brenna were such an amazing couple. I would love to have my own Jake Connelly, can someone make that happen?

Boyfriend for Hire by Kendall Ryan13. Next up was Kendall Ryan’s newest release, Boyfriend for Hire. Nic was such a dreamy guy and while he was conflicted about wanting Elle or wanting to continue on with his job, being a top paid escort, I knew he was going to keep on falling for Elle and never look back towards his job. Although I will miss his lunches with the older lady, they were so cute and I felt like he needed her more than she needed him hehe. Boyfriend for Hire received 4 stars from me.

14. For over 3 years I’ve been devouring any book that Layla Hagen puts Image may contain: 2 people, textout into the world. First the Bennett family series and then straight on to the Connor’s. Only With You was gifted to me as an arc, I love being on Layla’s VIP list and being able to read her books before anyone (well besides other bloggers on her list) can read them. Only with You was highly anticipated by me as I couldn’t wait to read who Val would fall in love with, she needed someone to take care of her for once instead of her taking care of her siblings. I loved this so much, making it a solid 4 stars from me!

Thirty Day Boyfriend by Whitney G.15. I read a good amount of Whitney G books in 2018 but I still have some to go. When I was looking for a quick but incredible read to read after my previous book, I came across Thirty Day Boyfriend and dove straight in. Her shorter books are fun, easy to read but they pull you in none the less. My kindle app on my phone was making extra hours this month and I don’t mind one bit. I gave this book 4 stars and some incredible highlights if you ever want to check them out.

16. I felt the need to dive back into a world with familiar characters, Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuirenamely the characters that properly got me into romance books back in the day. Beautiful Disaster was a book that I picked up randomly from an online story and devoured from the first pace. I think that I’ve read it at least 4 or 5 times over the last few years, the first time being in 2012. I loved meeting back up with Travis and Abby and my 5 star rating didn’t change. Maybe not because of the book, but more for the nostalgia I felt reading this again.

Over Us, Over You by Whitney G.17. Maybe last year or the year before, my sister was reading the next book on the train and kept laughing and pointing out things in the books, but I had yet to pick it up. Over Us, Over You by Whitney G is a book that has been on my ereader for a while but I hadn’t picked up yet. After reading Thirty Day Boyfriend I was in the mood for another book by her and decided to finally give this a go. I am glad to say that I absolutely loved it, I was a little sad I didn’t pick it up sooner. As mentioned before the best friend’s little sister trope is one I love and this wasn’t an exception.

18. A few weeks ago I got an email from one of my favourite authors. Simply a news Hold On by Samantha Youngletter but it had a sign up for this arc blast for a new series that she was participating in. Hold On was the novella that she wrote in this series but it also had a sign up for other ones in the series. I loved her one, as it was a novella that could also be part of one of her series and I jumped on the chance to read it. Hold On tells the story of Killian’s sister (Killian is the hero in Play On) and I LOVED it so much. Three stars from me.

All Stars Fall by Rachel Van Dyken19. Next up was All Stars Fall by Rachel van Dyken. Also part of the same series as the one above. I had never read anything by Rachel but I absolutely loved this one and I will make sure to read more by her. I have heard a lot about her writing from people around Goodreads and other blogs and I was happy to finally read something by her and end up loving it so much as I did. All Stars Fall tells the story of Trevor and Penelope and yes is another single dad/nanny story. This one got a solid four stars.

20. The last one of the novellas that I received in this series was Wicked Wicked Force by Sawyer BennettForce by Sawyer Bennet. Sawyer’s books are a bit hit and miss with me but I really liked this one. The only downside to these being novellas is that everything is fast paced and that it’s over before I realised it. Wicked Force was such a cute but incredible story and I want more more more! I might just pick up the other ones in this series eventually. Wicked Force closed with three stars.

Surprise Delivery by R.R. Banks21. The next book I read in February was one that I picked up on a whim through a romance newsletter thing I receive through email and I ended up loving it more than I ever thought I would. Surprise Delivery by R.R. Banks was another first by a new to me author. I really liked this and hey, a hot doctor is always nice to read about haha. I will make sure to pick up more by this author one day and see if I’ll enjoy it as much as I did this one.

22. Lastly I read another favourite of mine. Preppy; Part One is an all timePreppy by T.M. Frazier favourite, or at least the author is. I loved Preppy all throughout the other books and when he got his own series of books, back in 2016, I made sure to read them. After rereading the first 4 books in the King series at the end of last year, I finally got to rereading the three books that make up Preppy and Dre’s story. Of course this received five stars from me as I will always hand Tracey my five star ratings, every single one of her books is better than the last.

And with that I conclude my February wrap up, how did you do in February? Did you end up reading what you wanted to read? Did you discover anything new that you ended up loving? Let me know and I hope to see you again soon with another post!



By Kendall Ryan
Release Day: March 19th

About the Book
My love wand is on a strike.

As bad as that blows, pun unintended, it’s ten times worse for me. I’m a male escort, but not just any escort, I’m the escort. The one with a mile-long waiting list and a pristine reputation that’s very well-deserved.

Only now, I’m on hiatus. Because after years of pleasing women all over the city, my man missile decides to get finicky. And the only woman he wants? Someone I can never have—my best friend’s younger sister, the nerdy and awkwardly adorable Sienna.

She’s working at the agency this summer, keeping me organized, handling paperwork, and most importantly, keeping me on track to finish writing my book about sex and intimacy, which is due to my publisher in thirty days.

She thinks I hate her, that I don’t want her here. The truth is much more twisted. I get hard every time she walks into my office. Her wide blue eyes and pouty mouth drive me wild with desire, and if she stays, I’m not sure how much longer I can stay away from her.

Little Miss Overachiever says she’s here to help? Fine. I’m going to put her nerdy, curvy tush to work.

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Titel: Jane (Austen) voor iedereen
Auteur: Anke Werker
Illustrator: Sanne van der Bruggen
Uitgever: Karmijn Uitgeverij
Uitgegeven: 22 November 2017
Aantal pagina’s: 102 pag.
ISBN: 978 949 2168 184



Jane (Austen) voor iedereen werd in November 2017 uitgegeven door Uitgeverij Karmijn en ja, ik voel me diep beschaamd dat ik m nu pas recenseer. Het boekje telt 102 pagina’s en al ben je geen grote fan van Austen’s werk, dit boek is pure magie voor iedereen. Je komt meer te weten over het leven van Jane, van voor ze haar boeken schreef maar ook wat er na haar dood gebeurde.

Anke schrijft luchtig en in woorden die voor iedereen gemakkelijk te begrijpen zijn. Ik ga heel eerlijk zijn en zeggen dat het me nog nooit gelukt is een boek van Jane uit te lezen maar ik ben verliefd op de kostuumdrama’s die er voort zijn gekomen aan de hand van haar boeken. De illustraties van Sanne maken het boek er ook nog leuker van. De illustraties zijn leuk en kleurrijk en laten de tekst uitblinken.

Buiten het feit dat we meer te weten komen over het leven van Jane, leren we ook meer over haar boeken, staat er een test in en ook nog recepten. Ik ga die pittige applecrumble zeker een keer proberen (al weet ik niet zeker of ik die gember toevoeg want daar houd ik dan weer niet zo van…)

In 2016 heb ik een tijd gewoond in een klein plaatsje genaamd Winterslow, vlakbij Winchester. In Winchester staat een kathedraal waar de laatste rustplaats van Jane te vinden is. Rondom haar graf staan verschillende verhalen afgebeeld die haar levensverhaal vertellen. Ondanks dat ik nog nooit een boek van haar las, vond ik dit wel heel interessant om te zien! In September hoop ik het Jane Austen House museum te bezoeken, te vinden in Chawton niet ver van Winchester.

Wil je meer te weten komen over het leven van Jane, haar familie, haar boeken, de films van haar boeken en nog veel meer, ga dan zeker dit boek lezen. Ik vond het zo leuk om door te bladeren en te leren over wie Jane nou eigenlijk was en waarom zoveel mensen van haar boeken houden!

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Release Blitz/Review – The Beau and the Belle


THE BEAU & THE BELLE by R.S. Grey is available now! Don’t miss your hands on this new romantic comedy – read for free with Kindle Unlimited or grab it for just $2.99!

Beau Fortier starred in most of my cringe-worthy teenage fantasies.
I met him when I was a junior in high school, a time that revolved exclusively around bad hair, failed forays into flirting, and scientific inquiries into which brand of toilet paper worked best for stuffing bras.
That is, until Beau moved into the small guest house just beyond my bedroom window.
A 24-year-old law student at Tulane, Beau was as mysterious to me as second base (both in baseball and in the bedroom). He was older. Intimidating. Hot. Boys my age had chicken legs and chubby cheeks. Beau had calloused hands and a jaw cut from steel. Our interactions were scarce—mostly involving slight stalking on my end—and yet deep down, I desperately hoped he saw me as more of a potential lover than a lovesick loser.
Turns out, I was fooling myself. My fragile ego learned that lesson the hard way.
Now, ten years later, we’re both back in New Orleans, and guess who suddenly can’t take his eyes off little ol’ me.
My old friend, Mr. Fortier.
But things have changed. I’m older now—poised and confident. My ego wears a bulletproof vest. The butterflies that once filled my stomach have all perished.
When I was a teenager, Beau warned me to guard my heart.
Let’s hope he knows how to guard his.
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Rachel has been one of my favourite authors of the last two years. I’ve loved every single one of her books one way or another. That being said I was beyond excited to get this review copy. The Beau and the Belle is the latest romance by R.S. Grey, the book starting in Beau and Lauren’s past, 10 years in the past to be exact. Beau moves into the apartment that Lauren’s parents rent out on their property. Beau is a law student at Tulane, Lauren is a high school senior at one of the local private schools.
They start getting along and while Lauren’s crushing on Beau big time, the age gap is preventing anything from happening between the two of them. Then Hurrican Andrea happens and all of New Orleans is evacuated. Both their schools are ruined by the hurricane and they have to head off to different schools meaning they don’t see each other anymore.

Ten years later we meet up with Lauren who is going to open her own art gallery/coffee house in New Orleans after studying Art History and working in NYC. While at one of her parent’s parties she runs into Beau Fortier again. Beau started his own company which finances people that were hit by Hurricane Andrea in New Orleans. While Lauren is seeing her old crush from high school, the two of them can’t seem to stay away from each other. Lauren who is now 28 is no longer a child and Beau can’t seem to stay away from her any longer.

I have to say that from the very first start that I loved this book. Rachel has had a place in my heart from the very first book I read (The Duet back in August 2015), this book made sure I renewed that love. I love the whole forbidden love story line and this one was no different. While nothing really happens when they’re younger, I knew that as soon as they were older it would happen like fireworks. Beau’s mother is such a funny character and I was with her on the fact that Lauren and Beau just belonged together!

I recommend this to anyone who’s in for a fun, entertaining, beautiful story which takes place in New Orleans. The book read like a movie, I finished it too quickly but I loved it so much that I couldn’t stop reading it in the first place. Beau and Lauren stole my heart and I want to read more about them. However the book had a good ending which left me satisfied so well! ❤ Is it time for the next book yet?

Long time, no see!

Lieve allemaal,

Het is echt al belachelijk lang geleden dat ik een post op deze blog zette, maar dat heeft wel degelijk een reden!

Sinds 3 april huur ik een eigen appartementje en na meer dan een maand klussen en verhuizen, kon ik 18 mei er eindelijk in trekken! Dat en redelijk druk zijn met andere dingen zorgt er voor dat ik a) niet zoveel tijd heb gehad om iets te posten, b) ik minder heb gelezen dan ik van mezelf gewend ben, c) er eigenlijk dus belachelijk weinig te vertellen is!

Maar goed, hier ben ik dan toch! Sinds vorige week zal ik niet langer (alleen) te vinden zijn via , maar kan je ook gewoon gaan naar http// wat natuurlijk een stuk gemakkelijker is!

Ik wil wat veranderingen gaan aanbrengen op deze blog maar ik ben er nog niet uit wat ik precies wil. Ik zal hoe dan ook mijn best doen om minimaal wekelijks iets te posten! Ik ben vanaf het begin al een mix van Nederlands en Engels geweest, omdat ik regelmatig ook boeken via Amerikaanse auteurs ontvang, en misschien behoud ik dat zo of ik ga het uiteindelijk veranderen. We zullen zien!

Een kleine update over mijn boekenplanken, door de verhuizing ben/was ik boekenkastloos, mijn boekenkasten die ik bij mijn ouders had zijn namelijk te klein, onhandig om neer te zetten hier, langzaam aan ga ik over op grotere kasten, waarvan ik van de week de eerste neer heb gezet en er morgen nog twee volgen!


De rest van de kamer ziet er niet uit op dit moment, en wees gewaarschuwd dat dit nog maar net iets meer dan de helft is van de boeken die ik bezit. Er staan er nog genoeg bij mijn ouders!


En dan als laatste, als we toch aan het updaten zijn. Sinds 29 mei heb ik twee huisgenootjes, namelijk de zusjes Fraser en Nimbus. Op dit moment zijn ze 15 weken oud en ontzettend ontdeugend. Ze zijn lief en kruipen het liefst iedere avond tegen mij aan als ik in bed lig, wat niet altijd even handig is 😉

Fraser is rood met wit, de dierenarts dacht dat ze een mannetje was (gezien rode katten dat vaak zijn!), maar beiden waren toch wel degelijk dametjes! Nimbus is behalve rood met wit ook wat donkerder van kleur, ze lijkt erg op haar moeder al was die nog donkerder waar Nimbus elke week lichter lijkt te worden!


RECENSIE – Ganzenmeisje van Shannon Hale

2015-11-04 19.17.18Ganzenmeisje is het nieuwste boek van Uitgeverij Karmijn en is alweer het vierde boek dat ik mag ontvangen om te recenseren. Wat kan ik zeggen? Karmijn geeft gewoon mijn soort boeken uit, boeken die je meeslepen en pas weer los laten lang nadat je het boek hebt weggelegd!

Ganzenmeisje was niet anders. Het boek van auteur Shannon Hale is onderdeel van een vierdelige serie in het Engels genaamd “The Books of Bayern”, zal dit in het Nederlands dan ook gewoon “De Boeken van Bayern” worden? Een paar jaar geleden is dit boek al verschenen bij Uitgeverij Callenbach onder de titel “Het Meisje dat alles verloor”, het kan dus zijn dat het boek je bekend voorkomt!

Ganzenmeisje gaat over een meisje genaamd Anidori-Kiladra Talianna Isilee, ze is de kroonprinses van een klein koninkrijk genaamd Kildenree. Ani groeit op als een vrolijk meisje dat al snel ontdekt dat ze met dieren kan communiceren, al heeft ze die gave niet wanneer het op mensen aankomt. Wanneer ze zestien is en haar vader overlijdt gaat ze er dan ook vanuit dat ze de nieuwe koningin wordt. Haar moeder heeft echter een ander plan, al sinds ze klein is blijkt ze uitgehuwelijkt te zijn aan de kroonprins van het buurland Bayern. Het huwelijk is gearrangeerd om de vrede tussen de twee koninkrijken te bewaren en Ani heeft dan ook weinig keuze dan te gaan. Ze wil haar moeder namelijk niet teleurstellen.

De reis naar Bayern duurt weken, misschien zelfs wel maanden, maar vergezeld door haar wachten en hofdame vertrekt Ani vol goede moed. Maar wanneer ze het koninkrijk naderen slaat het noodlot toe, haar hofdame blijkt namelijk helemaal niet zo’n goede vriendin te zijn als dat Ani dacht. Selia heeft namelijk een heel ander plan in Bayern.  Ani heeft geen keuze dan te vluchten voor haar leven en met pijn in haar hart toe te kijken hoe Selia en de wacht Ungolad haar plek innemen in het paleis.

Uiteindelijk komt Ani in Bayern terecht en gaat daar aan het werk als ganzenhoedster voor de koning en verschuilt zich onder de naam Isi. Vanuit hier probeert ze haar plek in het paleis terug te krijgen, maar na een tijdje blijkt dat Ani zich eigenlijk onder de werkers in Bayern ook op haar plek voelt en bij de dieren nog veel meer. Dan komt ze een wachter uit het paleis tegen die met een paard in de wei bezig is. Ani die altijd al goed is geweest met paarden en rouwt om haar prachtige schimmel Falada, komt hem tegemoet om hem te helpen. Al gauw komt de wachter iedere dag bij Ani op bezoek totdat ze een brief ontvangt dat hij niet van haar kan houden zoals een man van een vrouw zou moeten houden en blijft Ani met een gebroken hart achter.  Zal het Ani uiteindelijk lukken haar plek in het paleis terug te veroveren en Selia en haar wachters te ontmaskeren? Daarvoor laat ik je toch echt zelf het boek lezen, want verklappen doe ik het niet!

Maar wat vond ik nou eigenlijk van het boek? Laat ik beginnen met het vertellen dat hervertellingen van sprookjes één van mijn favoriete soort boeken zijn. Ik kan er geen genoeg lezen en toen ik las dat Ganzenmeisje een hervertelling van een sprookje van Grimm was, kon ik ‘m gewoon niet laten liggen! Nou ga ik Uitgeverij Karmijn dan ook heel hartelijk danken voor het feit dat het boek twee dagen later al bij mij op de deurmat lag en dat ik er dan ook per direct in kon duiken! In het mailtje dat ik ter bevestiging mocht ontvangen stond:

Leuk Daphne, lijkt me ook echt een boek voor jou. Het is zo’n gaaf boek! Romantisch, ontroerend en heel erg spannend. Je begint erin en kunt niet meer stoppen, ik weet het zeker!”

Nou laat me één ding duidelijk maken, dit was ook het geval! Ik ben in het boek begonnen, had binnen mum van tijd het eerste deel van het boek uit, ben gaan werken en ‘s avonds in bed weer verder gaan lezen aan de rest van het boek. Op sommige momenten kon je Ani’s frustratie en verdriet van de pagina voelen spatten en op andere momenten wenste ik vurig dat ik ook met dieren kon praten en dat ik net als Ani de kans had met ze te communiceren en ze beter te begrijpen.

Voor mensen die van sprookjes houden, voor mensen die houden van romantiek en een goed einde, voor mensen die houden van magie en geweldige personages is dit echt een aanrader. Waar ik de sprookjes van Grimm bijna kan dromen, blijven deze hervertellingen leuk en zijn ze toch zeker weer anders dan de daadwerkelijke sprookjes. Omdat het een sprookje is, weet je al bijna wel zeker dat het goed gaat aflopen met Ani, het maakt dan ook niet meer uit of ze ganzenhoedster blijft of dat ze uiteindelijk haar titel weer terug krijgt, maar het blijft tot op het einde bloedspannend. Want gelooft de koning haar wel wanneer ze hem uiteindelijk te spreken krijgt?

Ganzenmeisje ligt al in de boekwinkels, dus als je een nieuw boekt wilt kopen, maar je weet nog niet precies welk boek dat worden moet, dan zou ik zeggen geef het zeker een kans! Karmijn heeft voor mij wederom een topper uitgebracht en ik kan niet wachten op de rest van de boeken die ze gaan uitbrengen, van mij mogen ze blijven komen! Ganzenmeisje was voor mij boek 144 van 2015 en heeft van mij vier van de vijf sterren gekregen, hoeveel krijgt het er van jou?

Ganzenmeisje / Shannon Hale / Uitgeverij Karmijn / 320 Pagina’s / Oktober 2015 / ISBN: 978 94 9216 8030