Forever Young 2

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With „A Perfect Love“ we can now read the second installement of Grant C. Holland’s „Forever Young“ series.
In this novel Doug finds his HEA with his longtime acquaintance Greg.
It was once again a sweet and easy read with only some little bumps along the road to happiness. The writing style was fluid as always with this author but the descriptions of landscaping and flowers were a bit too much for me. There were also some logic issues and an occasionally mix-up of names which were disturbing the reading experience.
Altogether I liked this second book more than the first one. I found the relationship development much more realistic and I also liked the two main characters a bit more. But of course I enjoyed reconnecting with the men from the former book nevertheless ­čÖé

Claiming His Baby von Aspen Grey

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The third installement in Aspen Grey’s „Scarlet Mountain Pack“ series was once again a sweet and easy read, with a touch of angst and some obstacles on the way to the characters happiness.
The books of this series always follow a similar pattern, but I really like the concept and I once again totally enjoyed reading this book.
Sometimes the course of action of some people were a bit too unrealistic for me, especially Pablo’s reaction, but altogether a good read for an nice afternoon ­čÖé
I will definitely grab the next book in this series!

Something sweet and funny for Halloween :)

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I’m a big fan of Casey Cameron’s books and I really was looking forward to this proclaimed „sweet and silly“ Halloween novel.
The other books from this author I’ve read so far were always great stories, often with a touch of angst. But apparently the author can also do funny stories very well and I absolutely enjoyed this crazy roadtrip of to-good-to-be-true Sean and the amazingly un-devlish demon Gideon. I loved both characters and the chemistry between them was absolutely great.
My only „critic“ would be that it was over too fast, I really would have loved to spend more time with the two. But perhaps some day the author will delight us with a follow up? ­čÖé

ÔÇ×A Good ManÔÇť von Grant C. Holland

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„A Good Man“ ist the newest book from author Grant C. Holland and it’s a nice and pleasurable read, but without much depth and almost no angst. In my opinion the relationship development was much too smooth and to fast. There were no real problems, struggling or self questioning. And everybody else was totally understanding and supportable. Don’t get me wrong, I don`t need an angst laden book breaking your heart in pieces, but I enjoy realistic characters with realistic struggles and I could absolutely not imagine anybody in real life reacting like Vincent when going through such events.
The other aspects of the book I really enjoyed. I liked both main characters and also the supportive ones and I’m totally looking forward to Doug’s story (I hope he gets his own). The writing style is, like always with this author, fluid and enjoyable. I found it very refreshing to read about men in their „best age“, although some more concentration on this aspect would have been nice.
Altogether a light and sweet novel with some weak points, but after reading this first installement I will definitley look into the next book of this new series!

Neue Unter-Kategorie bei den Br├╝hrungspunkten: EBooks

Zuk├╝nftig m├Âchte ich in diesem Blog auch ausgew├Ąhlte Buch Rezensionen von meinem amazon Konto ver├Âffentlichen. Hierbei wird es sich nicht, wie in der Kategorie „Romane“, um komplette Inhaltszusammenfassungen handeln, sondern lediglich um eine kurze Bewertung des jeweiligen Buches mit seinen St├Ąrken bzw. Schw├Ąchen und Besonderheiten.

Da ich einen Gro├čteil der EBooks im englischen Original lese, sind die meisten Reviews entsprechend auch in dieser Sprache verfasst.

Bewertung: Iron Kingdoms Einsteigerset

Meine Runde st├╝rzte sich diesmal in das Iron Kingdoms Einf├╝hrungsabenteuer „Der Geist aus Stahl“.

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Es folgt die Bewertung aller Teilnehmer (Schulnoten System) mit abschlie├čender Note.

Achtung: In dieser Bewertung k├Ânnen sich Spoiler der Handlung befinden!

Bewertung Spieler 1
Geschlecht des Spielers: weiblich
Volk des Char: Mensch (Char 1), Mensch (Char 2)
Klasse(n) zu Beginn des Abenteuers Char 1: Arkanist / Ermittler
Klasse(n) zu Beginn des Abenteuers Char 2: Feldmaechaniker / Soldat
Anspruch (Schulnote): 3 (recht kurz + einfach)
Spannung (Schulnote): 2
Unterhaltung (Schulnote): 1
Was mir besonders gut gefiel: Interessante Welt, tolle vorgefertigte Chars, Spielsystem geht gut von der Hand und macht gro├čen Spa├č
Was mir nicht so gefiel: Abenteuer leider recht kurz ­čśë und kaum Kampf

Bewertung Spieler 2
Geschlecht des Spielers: m├Ąnnlich
Volk des Char: Troll (Char 1), Mensch (Char 2)
Klasse(n) zu Beginn des Abenteuers Char 1: K├Ąmpfer / Kopfgeldj├Ąger
Klasse(n) zu Beginn des Abenteuers Char 2: Alchemist / Dieb
Anspruch (Schulnote): 4
Spannung (Schulnote): 3
Unterhaltung (Schulnote): 1
Was mir besonders gut gefiel: Interessantes System, gut zusammengestellte Gruppe, ideal f├╝r Einsteiger
Was mir nicht so gefiel: doch etwas kurz (deshalb auch die Bewertung bei Anspruch + Spannung), fehlende Hintergrundinformation: Bsp: der Outpost

Bewertung Spielleiter
Geschlecht des Spielleiters: m├Ąnnlich
Anspruch (Schulnote): 3
Spannung (Schulnote): 2
Unterhaltung (Schulnote): 2
Was mir besonders gut gefiel: Gro├če Ausgewogenheit zwischen K├Ąmpfen und Fertigkeiten (50:50), friedliche L├Âsungen werden angeboten
Was mir nicht so gefiel: Zu viel Hintergrundinformation f├╝r ein Einstiegsabenteuer (Fraktionen, NPC, etc.), einige Regelelmente konnten final nur durch das GRW gekl├Ąrt werden

Abschlie├čende Bewertung (Durchschnitt)
Anspruch (Schulnote): 3,3
Spannung (Schulnote): 2,3
Unterhaltung (Schulnote): 1,3

Endnote: 2,3