Boekenhaul Boekenfestijn Rotterdam

In januari was het weer zover; er was een boekenfestijn in Rotterdam! Nu ga ik in rotterdam naar school dus was dit praktisch een thuiswedstrijd voor me. Ik moest ‘eventjes’ langs. Dat eventjes werd dus een paar uur. Ook zou ik maar ‘een paar’ boeken kopen. Nou het zijn er iets meer geworden dan een paar…

Cathy’s book door S. Steward & J. Weisman
Dit is het eigentijdse, humoristische dagboek van Cathy, geïllustreerd met haar eigen penillustraties. In het boek zit een apart mapje met bewijsmateriaal, zoals krantenknipsels, visitekaartjes, en alles waarop aanwijzingen geschreven zijn, zelfs een servetje! Alle telefoonnummers en websites kunnen echt geraadpleegd worden voor ‘clues’.
Cathy’s boek is een detectiveroman nieuwe stijl, waarin de wereld van het boek wordt gecombineerd met die van internet. Jongeren zullen niet alleen hun hersenen, maar ook alle moderne media moeten gebruiken om zelf het mysterie achter de verdwijning van Cathy’s ex-vriend Victor te ontraadselen.

Dance of Shadows door Yelena Black
Dancing with someone is an act of trust. Elegant and intimate; you’re close enough to kiss, close enough to feel your partner’s heartbeat. But for Vanessa, dance is deadly – and she must be very careful who she trusts . . .
Vanessa Adler attends an elite ballet school – the same one her older sister, Margaret, attended before she disappeared. Vanessa feels she can never live up to her sister’s shining reputation. But Vanessa, with her glorious red hair and fair skin, has a kind of power when she dances – she loses herself in the music, breathes different air, and the world around her turns to flames . . .
Soon she attracts the attention of three men: gorgeous Zep, mysterious Justin, and the great, enigmatic choreographer Josef Zhalkovsky. When Josef asks Vanessa to dance the lead in the Firebird, she has little idea of the danger that lies ahead – and the burning forces about to be unleashed . . .

Hysteria door Megan Miranda
Mallory killed her boyfriend, Brian. She can’t remember the details of that night but everyone knows it was self-defense, so she isn’t charged. But Mallory still feels Brian’s presence in her life. Is it all in her head? Or is it something more? In desperate need of a fresh start, Mallory is sent to Monroe, a fancy prep school where no one knows her . . . or anything about her past.But the feeling follows her, as do her secrets. Then, one of her new classmates turns up dead. As suspicion falls on Mallory, she must find a way to remember the details of both deadly nights so she can prove her innocence-to herself and others.
In another riveting tale of life and death, Megan Miranda’s masterful storytelling brings readers along for a ride to the edge of sanity and back again.

The Dead End
Casey Slater can’t believe her bad luck. It’s the summer before seventh grade, and instead of the perfect vacation she’d planned with her best friend, Casey is in a remote country town, where her parents are restoring an old, creaky, creepy house. Worst of all, everyone else in town thinks the old house is haunted. And soon Casey thinks so, too — a vase explodes, a heavy china cabinet falls over on its own — and it seems like the ghost doesn’t want them there. Casey thought she’d be dying of boredom, but now she’s scared to death!

Miss Fortune
Zoe’s never been superstitious, so when she and her best friend Mia have their fortunes read at a carnival, she doesn’t take it seriously. In fact, Zoe mocks the fortune-teller. But the woman gives Zoe a necklace to seal her fortune, and as soon as Zoe puts it on, unexplained things begin to happen to her. Her bike spins out of control, a fire starts in the oven when it isn’t on, and Zoe begins receiving threatening texts and emails. The necklace must be cursed! But when Zoe and Mia return to the site of the carnival, it’s gone! Can they break the curse before something terrible happens?

Curiosity Killed the Cat
Eleven-year old Hannah can’t believe she has to move from Tarrytown to spooky Sleepy Hollow to stay with her dad, stepmom, and her spoiled and nasty stepsister, Molly. So Hannah is thrilled when a sweet black stray cat begins showing up on her dad’s doorstep to keep her company. Hannah’s heard of the legend of the black ghost cat that haunts the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, but she always figured it was just a legend … right? Or could the ghost cat of Sleepy Hollow be haunting Hannah?

Nobody door Marelle Boersma
Vivian maakt zich zorgen over een van haar leerlingen in 5 HAVO. De 17-jarige Lynn is afwezig en stil tijdens de lessen en lijkt zich meer en meer terug te trekken. Vivian vermoedt dat het meisje seksueel wordt misbruikt. Maar omdat de vader van Lynn wethouder is, zal ze omzichtig te werk moeten gaan. Dan wordt er een jongen vermist en blijkt Lynn hem te kennen. Waarom blijft ze zwijgen? Is Lynn de sleutel tot een veel groter probleem?

De Verborgen Kamer door Bart Römer
De vijftienjarige Mariah is een stil, verlegen meisje dat op school vaak gepest wordt. Het liefst zit ze thuis op haar kamer te tekenen. Als het haar teveel wordt, trekt ze zich terug in haar verborgen kamer. Dat is geen echte kamer, maar een die zich in haar hoofd bevindt. Als Mariah op een dag in haar verborgen kamer is, komt ze op een wonderlijke wijze in contact met Splinter. Hij leeft in het jaar 1349, wanneer onze streken geteisterd worden door een pestepidemie. Mariah en Splinter moeten handen en voeten gebruiken om met elkaar te kunnen communiceren, en dat gaat niet altijd goed. Zo denkt Splinter dat Maria, de moeder van Jezus, tot hem spreekt en dat zij hem opdrachten geeft die hij moet uitvoeren. Zal Mariah Splinter kunnen behoeden voor het gevaar dat hem dreigt?

Daglicht door Marion Pauw
In Daglicht zien we Iris, een jonge succesvolle advocate, die worstelt met het combineren van haar carrière met de zorg voor haar moeilijk opvoedbare zoontje. En we hebben Ray, die is veroordeeld voor de moord op zijn buurvrouw en zijn straf uitzit in een tbs-kliniek. Hij houdt bij hoog en laag vol dat hij onschuldig is.
Op het eerste gezicht lijken Iris en Ray, weinig met elkaar gemeen te hebben,maar dat verandert wanneer hun wegen zich schijnbaar toevallig kruisen. Iris is geneigd Ray te geloven en belooft hem te zullen helpen om herziening te krijgen in zijn zaak. Wanneer Iris op onderzoek uitgaat, komen er echter steeds meer feiten aan het licht die Ray als de dader lijken aan te wijzen.

Funeral Pallor door Sean Cummings
There’s a nest of zombies in an old city warehouse and they’ve got a hankering for human flesh, but that’s the least of Valerie Stevens’ problems. While necromancers are a dime a dozen, these mindless killing machines all share one thing in common: they’re former occupants of every funeral home in the city.
All the evidence points to Val’s best friend, the zombie Caroline. (She’s the only sentient zombie in existence & lately she’s been having trouble explaining her whereabouts.) If Valerie plans to clear her best friend’s name, she’ll have to move fast: someone has dispatched a zombie assassin and there’s a dark plot to overrun the city with the living dead.

Ella Enchanted door Gail Carson Levine
At birth, Ella is inadvertently cursed by an imprudent young fairy named Lucinda, who bestows on her the “gift” of obedience. Anything anyone tells her to do, Ella must obey. Another girl might have been cowed by this affliction, but not feisty Ella: “Instead of making me docile, Lucinda’s curse made a rebel of me. Or perhaps I was that way naturally.” When her beloved mother dies, leaving her in the care of a mostly absent and avaricious father, and later, a loathsome stepmother and two treacherous stepsisters, Ella’s life and well-being seem to be in grave peril. But her intelligence and saucy nature keep her in good stead as she sets out on a quest for freedom and self-discovery as she tries to track down Lucinda to undo the curse, fending off ogres, befriending elves, and falling in love with a prince along the way. Yes, there is a pumpkin coach, a glass slipper, and a happily ever after, but this is the most remarkable, delightful, and profound version of Cinderella you’ll ever read.
Gail Carson Levine’s examination of traditional female roles in fairy tales takes some satisfying twists and deviations from the original. Ella is bound by obedience against her will, and takes matters in her own hands with ambition and verve. Her relationship with the prince is balanced and based on humor and mutual respect; in fact, it is she who ultimately rescues him. Ella Enchanted has won many well-deserved awards, including a Newbery Honor.

To the Devil – A Diva! door Paul Magrs
Karla Sorensen used to be big in horror films. In the 60s and 70s no self-respecting low-budget bloodily schlocky shocker was complete without the Queen of the Vampires presiding over it. She was well qualified for it, after all . at the age of ten she sold her soul to the devil. Now, although spookily ageless, Karla is knocking on in years. Her residuals are drying up and she needs some cash, so she decides to return to the north of England, to Manchester, to appear in Menswear, Britain’s riskiest television soap opera. Not everyone’s happy about her return to the fame game, however. The current star of the late-night show is Lance Randall, the famously bisexual actor, and he is furious to hear that Karla is about to become his co-star. He hates her, he fears her, and he’s convinced that she’s coming to steal his very soul. Dark clouds are massing around Manchester; deep, dark, devilish secrets are about to be unleashed that will wreak havoc on all around.

The Shopkeeper’s Daughter door Lily Baxter
June 1944. Eighteen-year-old Ginnie Travis works in her father’s furniture shop in the suburbs of East London when the continued bombing raids and her sister Shirley’s untimely pregnancy force the two girls to go and stay with their aunt in Shropshire.
Here Ginnie falls in love with an American, Lieutenant Nick Miller, stationed nearby. But she discovers that Nick has a fianc�e back home and a heartbroken Ginnie ends the relationship. Then news of their father’s death in an air raid reaches them. Hurrying back to London, Ginnie finds herself in sole charge of the shop.
With the family left almost penniless and Shirley and her child to provide for, Ginnie is responsible for them all. And when the shop comes under threat, she is even more determined to make it succeed and build a life for herself and her family.

The Canary Girls door Rosie Archer
1944, Hampshire.
Her face still bearing the scars from the explosion at the factory, Rita Brown is nonetheless back on her feet. She’s caught the eye of local wide boy Blackie Bristow, who’s sweeping her around the country in a life of shady glamour. But there’s a war on, and life is not all fun and games. Some of the local men are taking advantage of the topsy-turvy world to break more than just hearts, and standing up to them comes with its own costs. Rita keeps calm and carries on with a little help from her friends at the factory. But then she discovers someone there has been leaking secrets to the Germans. With D-Day on the horizon, Rita must work out who she can rely on – and fast.

Alicia & De Duistere Koningin door Bernhard Hennen
Als haar moeder ernstig ziek wordt, moet de veertienjarige Alica een poosje bij haar grootouders gaan logeren. Leuk vindt ze dat niet. Hun grote naargeestige huis wordt bevolkt door vreemde figuren en zelfs door geesten, onder meer die van een jongeman, Francois, en van zijn valk. Ze ontmoet er ook de eigenwijze Wallerich, een kabouter die verzot is op technische snufjes – samen met Wallerich raakt Alica onverwacht verzeild in Nabuurland.
Nabuurland is de wereld van mythische en magische wezens, dicht in de buurt van de mensenwereld. Daar proberen Alica en Wallerich het geheim van Francois en zijn valk te ontsluieren. Als Alica verliefd wordt op Francois, aarzelt ze geen ogenblik om zwarte magie te gebruiken als de jongen plotseling spoorloos verdwijnt. Maar zodoende verstoort ze de rust van de Duistere Koningin, en dat had Alica beter niet kunnen doen…

Adorkable door Sarra Manning
Welcome to the dorkside. It’s going to be a bumpy ride…
Jeane Smith’s a blogger, a dreamer, a dare-to-dreamer, a jumble sale queen, CEO of her own lifestyle brand and has half a million followers on twitter.
Michael Lee’s a star of school, stage and playing field. A golden boy in a Jack Wills hoodie.
They have nothing in common but a pair of cheating exes. So why can’t they stop snogging?

Urchin of the Riding Stars door M.I. MCAllister
The start of an exciting new trilogy, Urchin of the Riding Stars is an epic, Shakespearian story of murder, treachery and revenge set on the island of Mistmantle, a world of squirrels, otters, and moles.

Autodrome door Kim Lakin-Smith
With its population of teen motor sport enthusiasts, promoters, grease monkeys and drivers, life in the steam and gas powered metropolis of Autodrome is all about the race. On the same day that 15 year old Zar Punkstar qualifies as a Pro Leaguer, he finds his inventor father murdered, and a clue — a Paranascope scroll containing a holographic map of the city. An encounter with the mysterious race promoter, Braxton Earl, leads him to enter the city’s infamous Ramrod Rally, a series of races, obstacle courses and death traps in Autodrome’s notorious outer suburbs, The Eras. His team mates include fellow racer and number one crush, Raina Jubilique, and a group of jaded ex-Pro Leaguers who’d sooner stab each other in the back as race together. His opposition are a mixed bag of polished Pro Leaguers, hired thugs, and parts’ pirates. But who to trust in a world of competitors? And for a champion like Zar, is the ultimate prize to win the Ramrod or outwit a killer?

Before we Met door Lucie Whitehouse
Hannah, independent, headstrong, and determined not to follow in the footsteps of her bitterly divorced mother, has always avoided commitment. But one hot New York summer she meets Mark Reilly, a fellow Brit, and is swept up in a love affair that changes all her ideas about what marriage might mean.
Now, living in their elegant, expensive London townhouse and adored by her fantastically successful husband, she knows she was right to let down her guard.
But when Mark does not return from a business trip to the U.S. and when the hours of waiting for him stretch into days, the foundations of Hannah’s certainty begin to crack. Why do Mark’s colleagues believe he has gone to Paris not America? Why is there no record of him at his hotel? And who is the mysterious woman who has been telephoning him over the last few weeks?
Hannah begins to dig into her husband’s life, uncovering revelations that throw into doubt everything she has ever believed about him. As her investigation leads her away from their fairytale romance into a place of violence and fear she must decide whether the secrets Mark has been keeping are designed to protect him or protect her…

Ik heb zoals je kan zien echt ontzettend veel boeken weten te scoren! Ben jij ook naar het boekenfestijn in Rotterdam geweest?

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  1. Oh! Het ziet eruit alsof er eindelijk een nieuwe lading boeken is. Ik ging eind vorig jaar in Rijswijk nog, maar toen was het ronduit depri en was er niets veranderd met wat ze in Utrecht hadden. Dus vandaar dat ik dit keer niet ben gegaan, maar als ik jouw selectie zo zie dan heb ik een beetje spijt 😛

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