Cirkeln

Cirkeln Engelsfors Vackert namn risig stad Omgiven av djupa skogar d r m nniskor ofta g r vilse och f rsvinner Sex tjejer har just b rjat gymnasiet De har inget gemensamt f rutom att en ur ldrig ondska jagar

  • Title: Cirkeln
  • Author: Mats Strandberg Sara Bergmark Elfgren
  • ISBN: 9789129676051
  • Page: 258
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Engelsfors Vackert namn, risig stad Omgiven av djupa skogar d r m nniskor ofta g r vilse och f rsvinner Sex tjejer har just b rjat gymnasiet De har inget gemensamt f rutom att en ur ldrig ondska jagar dem.H stterminen har just b rjat n r en elev hittas d d p en av gymnasieskolans toaletter Alla f rmodar att det var ett sj lvmord Alla utom de som vet sanningen.En nEngelsfors Vackert namn, risig stad Omgiven av djupa skogar d r m nniskor ofta g r vilse och f rsvinner Sex tjejer har just b rjat gymnasiet De har inget gemensamt f rutom att en ur ldrig ondska jagar dem.H stterminen har just b rjat n r en elev hittas d d p en av gymnasieskolans toaletter Alla f rmodar att det var ett sj lvmord Alla utom de som vet sanningen.En natt d m nen f rgats mystiskt r d f rs sex ton rstjejer till den nedlagda folkparken De vet inte hur de har kommit dit eller varf r de r d r, men utan varandra kommer de inte att verleva.De f r veta att de r h xor De Utvalda, som n mns i en ur ldrig profetia Pl tsligt r gymnasiet p liv och d d bokstavligt talat De m ste l ra sig samarbeta trots sina olikheter, och kontrollera de magiska krafter som vaknat till liv inom dem Tiden h ller p att rinna ut De m ste hitta och besegra ondskan som jagar dem, innan ondskan hittar dem.

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    1. The Circle was an excellent and gritty urban fantasy. It was dark enough that I would hesitate to classify it as young adult. It is about a group of close friends and magic.It reminded me of that 1996 film, The Craft, which, as you will recall, is about a group of angst-y high school friends who find out that they're witches and have to deal with all of the issues that go along with that. There's drama, danger and magic oh my!For such a large cast of characters, Strandberg does an amazing job fl [...]

    2. A student died at Engelsfors high school. Everyone thinks it’s suicide. Only a handful of people know that it was, in fact, murder. These girls are the Chosen Ones: six witches, joined by a guardian who can’t remember what he’s supposed to do, and a Council who relies on teenagers to do their job. Together, they will eventually have to battle evil together. They can only stop that if they work together. Slight issue here: these teenage girls couldn’t be any more different from one anothe [...]

    3. Do you like reading novels that keeps you up into the wee hours of night? If you do then make sure to read The Circle, it is a true page turner! The Circle is a young adult fantasy that pulls off something that very few fantasy novels manages to do, it manages to somehow be a kind of a contemporary novel at the same time.Sky high expectations In the Nordic countries The Circle has been receiving so much praise that I was actually scared to read it. My expectations where sky high and needless to [...]

    4. 4.5 StarsThis book was truly a surprise to me. The beginning seemed to make things very simple and basic BUT THEN THINGS GET CRAZY.We have a ragtag group of teenagers in a small town called Engelsfors in Sweden and this gritty and poignant novel is a YA urban witch fantasy with a serious punch. It deals with topics like drugs, sex, inappropriate adult/child relationships, absent parents, bullying and the list could really go on.I adored this story and how the themes of friendship intertwined wit [...]

    5. Eh, it's alright. [/Wodehouse]This was a mixed bag, so let's be nice & start with the things I liked. (Sorry, but caffeine is failing me today. This will be a bullet review.)-Grittiness. I appreciated that these teenagers swore like normal people. I also liked (though perhaps it's the wrong word? :P) that they were open about drug use & sex. It felt realistic. -Elemental magic. The Book of Patterns & its magical process was quite interesting, though both were continually pushed aside [...]

    6. This book is like a bad afternoon special.I really wanted to like this book. I'd been looking for a witchy read lately and I thought this might do the trick, sadly it was not to be. Note to self; Never, EVER trust a blurb from now on. You see the blurb to this book makes it sound like some epic, saving the world supernatural story. On the back, it's compared to Buffy, The Secret Circle and even The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. How is it then, that this is NOTHING like any of those? GWTDT especia [...]

    7. Real Rating: 4.5 starsI have been sitting here and staring at my computer for exactly 47 minutes trying to figure out how to start this review; so since I can not think of anything, this is what I shall give youIt took me a while to actually pick up the book and read it, but I did and I am very glad I did. And it is not because I have anything against Swedish authors(I love Sweden It's just that most of the time, whenever a book this size is published, it often gets patches of booorrriinngg and [...]

    8. I don't usually read YA, partly because I'm OA myself and partly because I find the often "simplified" language and more disturbingly simplified characters to be distracting. I did, however, take this on since my wife asked me to - she wanted another opinion about it, since she has her students adding it to their reading list. I was partly pleasantly surprised - there are quite a few plot turns and character traits that you probably wouldn't expect - but partly my prejudice showed far too true. [...]

    9. Where do I even beginning talking about this book? Do I start with the amazing characters? Or maybe the intriguing plot? Or maybe the insane need to know more it creates. I carried this book with me the entire day and I read it faster than I’ve read a book in. I can’t even remember how long.After the apparent (and graphic) suicide of young Elias in the school bathrooms, six girls come to realise that there is more to this world than it seems. Deemed “the Chosen Ones”, these girls learn o [...]

    10. DIOS MÍO. Eso es todo lo que puedo decir. Dios mío qué maravilla de libro. "El círculo" no es una historia más de brujas; no, ni mucho menos. Es una historia, sobre todo, de personajes, de cómo seis adolescentes sin absolutamente nada en común acaban unidas irremediablemente por la magia. Los autores han sabido crear perfectamente unas protagonistas fuertes, carismáticas y totalmente humanizadas. Es imposible no sentir cariño por todas y cada una de las Elegidas. Además, todo el tema d [...]

    11. Una primera parte impresionante, con unos personajes como no se han leído en otras novelas (llegas a conocerlos hasta el más mínimo detalle) y con un ritmo realmente bueno. El Círculo es una novela muy cinematográfica y rápida, profunda, con cosas poco usuales en la literatura juvenil. Muy original. Tenéis que leerla en cuanto salga, no os va a defraudar.

    12. De Cirkel, het eerste deel in een spannende trilogie. Ik heb mij zeker vermaakt tijdens het lezen van dit boek en ik ga hopelijk snel verder met de rest van de serie!nerdygeekyfanboy/recensie/

    13. Valoración: 4,5 / 5Cuántos libros juveniles desearían tener un comienzo de trilogía como lo es "The Circle"Publicado por Maeva Young en España bajo el nombre de "El círculo", la saga Engelsfors nos sitúa en un pequeño pueblo sueco donde un mal mayor se avecina sin que nadie pueda darse cuenta, preparándose para arrasar con todo, y al cual solo los elegidos podrán hacer frente.Cuando me imagino una novela de personajes, me imagino una novela así. Si además añadimos una trama en la qu [...]

    14. I bought this at a second hand book sale. Originally I only went to the second hand sale because a warehouse clearance proved to be extremely disappointing - barely anything that fitted my niche. The only reason I picked this up was because it has the same name as another book I my shelf. I just thought I was a different cover.The reviews were mostly favourable, in fact I recall one of them calling this book the Scandinavian version of 'the craft'. *sigh* I loved that movie. This books was more [...]

    15. 3.5Es un libro entretenido, con varios giros que me dejaron el corazon en la boca, me hubiera gustado un final un poco diferente con respecto a dos de las protagonistas pero si lo digo seria spoiler y a la vez no . (delirios mios)

    16. I was totally sucked in from the first page. The characterization of the girls in the Circle is so clear and vivid. I was trying to describe it as being sort of like Buffy the Vampire slayer, but more realistic, without vampires, and set in Sweden. But that undersells the book.

    17. Jag vet inte varför jag låtit den här serien stå oläst i bokhyllan under så många år. Helt fantastiskt spännande bok med så många bra karaktärer som får mig att vilja kasta mig över bok två.

    18. My Summary: In a little town surrounded by trees, six teenaged girls begin to experience strange phenomena. Terrified and confused after the death of a fellow classmate, the six are drawn to an abandoned fairground on the night of a red moon. There they are told that they are witches - members of a "circle". Each has their own unique power, and it is their job to utilize their power and stop whatever is killing their friends.But the girls don't take this warning seriously, choosing instead to ig [...]

    19. Älskade boken, kände igen mig i många av karaktärerna och deras tankar och personliga problem, gillade framförallt Minoo.

    20. I loved this book, so I can't wait till I will have time off from work to write a review for this amazing story.

    21. Review in Norwegian, as I read it in Norwegian.3.5/5Denne boka har tatt meg en stund å lese, men ikke fordi den er dårlig. Det har rett og slett bare skjedd mye i hverdagen som har kommet i veien. SIRKELEN har stått i hylla mi en stund, og før det hadde jeg lyst til å lese den en stund. Nå har jeg endelig kommet meg gjennom den, og jeg gleder meg til å slå kloa i neste bok! Språket er ok. Det har en god flyt - for det meste - selvom det var noen steder det bar preg av å være oversatt, [...]

    22. בניגוד לכתוב בכריכה האחורית, הספר הזה הוא רק 20٪ מכשפות וקסמים ו- 80٪ דרמת בנות בתיכון.זה לא בהכרח אומר שהספר הוא לא טוב (הוא כן), או שלא נהניתי ממנו (חיבבתי פלוס). במיוחד אהבתי את הקטעים של וונסה היוצאת מהבית בגיל 17 בגלל בעיות עם המשפחה, הניצנים הרומנטיים בינה לבין לינאה והקשר בין [...]

    23. May contain slight spoilersVER: I was immediately drawn to the cover. It's different from any other cover I've seen in a while. It's beautiful and interesting and it got me very excited to dive into the book.5/5PLOT: I think the premise of the novel is great. I love the witchy feel, especially considering it's a little darker than most of the supernatural novels circulating around. In a way, it's really gritty and dirty and sloppy but it still remains tasteful and realistic. I really liked that [...]

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