Although I am an avid reader, I am still a very picky person when it comes to books. I have not yet determined my reading taste exactly, so I am still running on trial and error. This year I struck gold as I read a couple of extraordinary books in a row during lockdown, but we can’t always be so fortunate. Here are some of the books I didn’t finish, and why.Continue Reading
The city of Utrecht is a UNESCO-renowned city of literature, so rest assured there is lots to find here. With so many wonderful local and independent shops around, there really is no need to order your books online anymore. I have summed up the three best bookshops for you that all offer English literature.Continue Reading
Do you ever read a book so good it makes you worried all future reads are going to disappoint? This book did that for me. Here’s my 5-star book review of Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo.
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I am an extremely picky person with all entertainment, so the fact that I eagerly burned through this book in no less than two weeks, should say a lot. In this week’s post, I wanted to share my review of Celeste NG’s Little Fires Everywhere with you.Continue Reading
A personal record for me: for 2019, I had initially set my Goodreads reading challenge to 25 books. When I reached this goal about four months in, I set myself a new challenge to read 40 by the end of the year. I can pat myself on the back, because I fully succeeded with an achievement just shy off 50. Here are the 48 books I read in 2019.Continue Reading
Happy Pride month! Coincidentally, I recently realised I’d read multiple books with bisexual/fluid characters in the past year. That makes me Proud with a capital P, because it means representation is growing and (hopefully) stereotypes are being fought. It is also nice to read something relatable every once in a while. So, for this gay post, I thought I’d do a review on bisexuality in books.
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In terms of reading, 2018 was a beautiful year for me. It was the year I rediscovered the library and with that reinvented myself a little bit. As a young girl I’d been a massive bookworm, but I lost this trait when over the years school/uni work piled up. Slowly in my early twenties I started to get back into reading – but then the brilliant services of the public library pushed me into a metaphorical pool of books. It was wonderful. Once again, I have become the bookworm I so much cherished as a little kid. Here’s how I did it.
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