Reading Update: February

Reading Update: February

Novels: 10 Novellas/short stories: 0  Graphic Novels: 1 Total: 11 Total: 3968 pages Finished Series/Trilogies/Duologies: 2 Started Series/Trilogies/Duologies: 2 Completed Challenges: 8  A memoir – Yes Please Not sure I’ve ever read a memoir before, and don’t think it’ll be a regularity, but still glad I tried. :) A book with more than 500 pages – The Fellowship of … Continue reading

Books & Music #1

Books & Music #1

So, I’ve seen different versions of this thing around for a while now, and since I really enjoy watching those videos/reading those posts (oh, and the fact that books and music are two of my favourite things), I wanted to  try it myself. :) It’s all pretty nice and simple, really. I have chosen a couple … Continue reading

Reading Update: January

Reading Update: January

Novels: 10 Novellas/short stories: 1 (Leave the Window Open by Victoria Schwab doesn’t have a cover) Graphic Novels: 3 Total: 14 Total: 4481 pages Finished Series/Trilogies/Duologies: 2 Started Series/Trilogies/Duologies: 1 Completed Challenges: 12 A book set in the future – Ready Player One Admittedly not very far in the future, but in the future all the … Continue reading

2015 Reading Challenges

2015 Reading Challenges

So, 2015 huh? Oh dear. Well, no reason to dawdle (no matter how weird that combination of numbers looks to me), let’s just jump straight to it. First things first… …the Goodreads challenge When it comes to the Goodreads challenge, I have a nifty little trick that I’m now going to graciously share with you. … Continue reading

In Which I Have a Photoshoot With a Card

In Which I Have a Photoshoot With a Card

A few weeks ago, I participated in an art contest held by Maggie Stiefvater (you know, one of my favourite authors ever!). At the beginning of the contest, Maggie promised that each person that submitted something (as long as it wasn’t a stick figure), would receive one of the tarot cards she had illustrated for … Continue reading

Top 14 Books of 2014

Top 14 Books of 2014

If you want to read more about my thoughts on a certain book, just click the covers. I haven’t been very good at reviewing this past year, though, so some will just lead you to the book’s Goodreads-page. I hope you’ll find something you think you might like here. :) Oh, and just like I … Continue reading

The Ultimate Wrap-Up of 2014

The Ultimate Wrap-Up of 2014

   2014 stats Total: 100 Novels: 93 Novellas/short stories: 5 Graphic novels: 2 Total: 35682 pages Series completed (counting duologies): 8   Contemporaries: 29 Fantasy/Sci-fi/Paranormal/Dystopian: 65 Classics: 6 Stand-alones: 33 Part of a series (counting duologoies): 67 By female authors: 77 By male authors: 23   Average books read per month: 8.3 Average pages read per … Continue reading

Reading Update: December

Reading Update: December

Oh dear, 2014 is actually over. Holy crap. Seriously, what just happened? Holy crap. Novels: 7 Novellas/short stories: 0 Total: 2361 pages Finished Series/Trilogies/Duologies: 1 Started Series/Trilogies/Duologies: 3 3 Favourite Covers: Shadow and Bone Waistcoats & Weaponry The Winner’s Curse 3 Favourite Books: Waistcoats & Weaponry The Winner’s Curse Sisters’ Fate 3 Favourite Characters : Sophronia (Finishing … Continue reading

How I Rate Books

How I Rate Books

A few days ago, Regan of PeruseProject posted a video talking about how she rates books, and I thought I’d do the same (except for the video-part). In Regan’s video, she said that she base her ratings on two things: expectation and the book’s intent (watch her video for further explanation). I agree with her … Continue reading

Christmas Book Haul!

Christmas Book Haul!

Hi guys! :) I hope everyone is having a nice christmas, or if you don’t celebrate christmas, that you’re having a nice day :). In Sweden we celebrate christmas on the 24th, so for me most of the fun is already over, but I’ll soon head over to my dad’s and have a mini christmas … Continue reading

Raven Cycle Major Arcana Art Contest

Raven Cycle Major Arcana Art Contest

Hi there :) So, if you’re following Maggie Stiefvater on twitter or tumblr, you might know that she sometimes organises art contests, giving away cool things like her own art or doodled books etc. The things some people come up with during these competitions are absolutely fantastic and creative, and it all seems so much fun, but … Continue reading

Reading Update: November

Reading Update: November

Novels: 7 Novellas/short stories: 1 (or 4 depending on how you look at it) Total: 3110 pages Finished Series/Trilogies/Duologies: 1 Started Series/Trilogies/Duologies: 2 3 Favourite Covers: The Night Circus The Hero of Ages The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer 3 Favourite Books: The Hero of Ages Okay for Now The Night Circus 3 Favourite Characters : Doug … Continue reading

Book Haul: October

Book Haul: October

Better late than never is my new motto…..heh. And with that affirmation of my failure out of the way, let’s move on to the books :). I only have two to show you, but they were both at the top of my most anticipated releases of 2014-list, and Oh Dear God I can’t put my … Continue reading

Reading Update: October

Reading Update: October

Oh dear. I have read a LOT of great books this month… Novels: 11 Novellas/short stories: 0 Total: 3782 pages Finished Series/Trilogies/Duologies: 2 Started Series/Trilogies/Duologies: 0 3 Favourite Covers: I’ll Give You the Sun Blue Lily, Lily Blue The Blood of Olympus 3 Favourite Books (You do realise this is impossible, right?): To Kill a … Continue reading

Tag: Creatures of the Night Book Tag

Tag: Creatures of the Night Book Tag

Welcome back and YES, it is indeed time for another book tag. :D As you might or might not know, the Creatures of the Night Tag was created by the fantastic booktuber Katytastic, and to watch her original video, just click here. :) I wasn’t officially tagged, but as per usual, I’m going to give it a go … Continue reading

Tag: The Book GIF Tag

Tag: The Book GIF Tag

A couple of days ago, I was tagged by Beate (who is a swedish blogger, so if you don’t know any swedish, sucks to be you) to do a tag called “The Book GIF Tag”, and since I’ve never been officially tagged by anyone before, I’m really excited, so thank you lots! :) The Book GIF Tag … Continue reading

Five Favourites of the Month: September

Five Favourites of the Month: September

Better late than never, right? Five Favourites of September: 5.  Butter Beer and Who-Mug My friend and I tried making Butter Beer, and it was super tasty! Also, bonus points for using my Doctor Who-mug for the first time. ;) 4. The Maze Runner Movie I wasn’t a huge fan of the book when I … Continue reading

Review: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Review: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Title: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Author: Benjamin Alire Sáenz Published:  February 21st 2012 Pages: 359 (Hardcover) Date read: August 08, 2014 Synopsis from Goodreads: A lyrical novel about family and friendship from critically acclaimed author Benjamin Alire Sáenz. Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all … Continue reading