The Tattooist of Auschwitz

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris is a heart-breaking book. The story happens during the Second World War. Lale is from Slovakia and a Jew. He is brought to Auschwitz, but never loses his fate. Luckily, he is offered the job of the “Tätowierer”. He needs to tattoo the number of every prisoner in Auschwitz and Birkenau into their arms. This where he meets Gita, the love of his life. But they can’t have a wonderful romantic love story in the concentration camp. Lale keeps fighting for the freedom but gets himself in danger. Continue reading

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The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African, Written by Himself

First of all, I did not read the whole book. I only read the Introduction and the text from Olaudah Equiano itself. I do not have the time to read the rest of the book now, but I hope I can do so in the future as there are lots of interesting chapters about the context and criticism. The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African, Written by Himself is written by Olaudah Equiano and edited by Werner Sollors. The Introduction, which is written by Werner Sollors, was super interesting. He gave an overall view on Slavery in the Black Atlantic. After the Introduction is the text from Olaudah Equiano. Continue reading

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel S1

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is a comedy and an Amazon Prime Original series created by Amy Sherman-Palladino. It plays in the late 1950s in New York. Miriam/Midge Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan) has two children, a caring family and a husband Joel (Michael Zegen), who desperately wants to be a comedian. To help her husband to be successful Midge writes down funny things and jokes into a small book. After Joel cheated on her, she finds herself drunk on stage and brings people to laugh. Slowly she is sliding into the comedian business and becomes an independent woman. Continue reading

Brain Freeze

Brain Freeze: World Book Day 2018 by Tom Fletcher is about Izzy who loves ice-cream with everything she has. Her granddad was an ice-cream man and always told her wonderful stories from the ancient Egypt and dinosaurs. Since her granddad died, she eats ice-cream every night, but one day their freezer broke and all the goodness was gone. To still remember her granddad Izzy goes to his blue ice-cream van and discovers mysterious things. Continue reading

Ballz Fortress

Ballz Fortress by Octacube Studios is an arcade game for one to four players. You need to spin your canon and try to eliminate all the blocks that come from all sides. Shot at the blocks as often as the number in it says. For every destroyed block you get a point. Also try to collect bonus items, which will help to eliminate more blocks easier and faster. Continue reading

Cinderella Undone

Cinderella Undone by Nicole Snow is a romance about Knox who needs a wife to save his daughter. Luckily, he knows exactly who’s going to help him. Kendra is his sister’s best friend and cares for Lizzie a lot. The fake relationship and the hidden feelings drive them both crazy. Several people have something against their love and against him having the guardianship for his daughter. For Knox, protecting his daughter and Kendra is a difficult job. But he will do everything in his power to do so. Continue reading