Publication date: 2010 Pages: 362 Word count: 104491 Ages: YA “Be good, Gaia,” Capt. Grey told her, his voice grave. She still refused to look at him, but she could feel the heated flush of anger again in her cheeks. “Cooperate with the guards. For your own sake,” he continued. “Be good yourself, Captain,” she said […]
This is just a quick post about something that’s been on my mind for a while. It’s sad that there are so many preconceived ideas about YA novels, ideas that show those who speak about them, very often haven’t read any. I’m writing for adults, children and Young Adults and in one of my writer’s […]
Publication date: 2015 Pages: 350 Word count: ? Ages: YA They are all innocent until proven guilty. But not me. I am a liar until I am proven honest. What a book! I finished it a while ago but I’m still stunned. Sometimes you read a book and the topic shocks you. Then you read a book […]
Publication date: 2014 Pages: 198 Word count: ? Ages: YA Last year I read my first Dana Reinhardt novel (The Summer I Learned to Fly) and liked it a great deal. The story was cute, the characters lovable but what I liked the most was the tone and the voice. I knew I would read another […]
Publication date: 1993 Pages: 180 Word count: 43,617 Ages: MG 4 – 8 I wanted to read Lois Lowry’s The Giver for ages. Not only because it was a Newbery Medal winner but because it has become one of the great MG classics and has even been made into a movie. The Giver was written at a […]
6 thoughts on “German Literature Month – Musical Warm-up”
You’re going all out this year. This was unexpected.
I thought it might be fun. Besides these are all bands and singers I like. Did you recognize No 2 – Herbert Grönemeyer? He stars in Das Boot. Still one of the best war movies of all time.
Thanks for this wonderful post and the musical links, Caroline. I will listen to them and come back and comment again. It will be wonderful to listen to some German music.
I thought it would be interesting. Of course there are any more and different styles. I chose songs that I like. 🙂
I’d be curious to hear what you think.
Thanks for the neat links. I really like Die Toten Hosen and their video.
I like Herbert Grönemeyer too! Thanks for pointing out the Das Boot connection. It truly was a great film.
He was a bit younger in Das Boot. The guy in the video is also a German actor, August Diehl.