April + London Haul!

April + London Haul!

As you might know if you saw my reading update for June, I recently came home from a fantastic week in London (I expected more rain and less sun to tell you the truth), and naturally, I bought some nice stuff while there. :) Today I thought I’d show you these things (only one of … Continue reading

Tag: R.I.P It or Ship It

Tag: R.I.P It or Ship It

I think I first saw Christine of polandbananasBOOKS doing this tag, but I believe it was created by emmmabooks. The rules are pretty simple: 1. Write down the names of characters from different books on scraps of paper. You can do as many as you like, but I did 22 (9 girls and 13 boys). 2. Put … Continue reading

Reading Update: June

Reading Update: June

Novels: 7 Novellas/short stories: 0  Graphic novels: 0 Total: 7 Total: 2 524 pages Finished series/trilogies/duologies: 0 Started series/trilogies/duologies: 2  Completed challenges: 1  A classic romance – Persuasion Written in the 19th century by the queen of classic romance, Jane Austen. 3 Favourite Covers: Half Bad The Wrath and the Dawn More Happy Than Not … Continue reading

Reading Update: May

Reading Update: May

Novels: 11 Novellas/short stories: 0  Graphic Novels: 0 Total: 11 Total:  3 495 pages Finished Series/Trilogies/Duologies: 2 Started Series/Trilogies/Duologies: 1 Completed Challenges: 2  A book more than 100 years old – The Secret Garden The Secret Garden was first published back in 1911, which means it turns 104 this year. :) A book with a … Continue reading

Tag: Book to Movie Wishlist Tag

Tag: Book to Movie Wishlist Tag

Yesterday’s tag was so much fun that I’ve decided to do another one today. :) And as it happens, I was actually tagged to do this one as well. :) Thanks a lot Appletaile! :) The book to movie wishlist tag is, thankfully, not quite as complicated and difficult to explain as the zombie apocalypse tag. … Continue reading

Tag: Zombie Apocalypse Book Tag

Tag: Zombie Apocalypse Book Tag

Hello there, people :) Today I was tagged by Beate (a Swedish book blogger) to do the Zombie Apocalypse Book Tag. Thanks a lot, it was nice of you to think of me! :) You can find the original video here, and if you want to find out more about how the tag works, I … Continue reading

Reading Update: April

Reading Update: April

Novels: 13 Novellas/short stories: 0  Graphic Novels: 0 Total: 13 Total: 4 626 pages Finished Series/Trilogies/Duologies: 2 Started Series/Trilogies/Duologies: 3 Completed Challenges: 4  A book that scares you – The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender I learned early on in the story that terrible things were just gonna keep on happening to the … Continue reading

Eleven

Eleven

Yes! After more than a year, I’ve finally finished another portrait! Wohoo! I actually started making this quite a long time ago, and since I usually need to finish what I start within a week or I’ll leave it forever, I never thought it would ever be complete. But you lost this round, laziness! *Insert mad … Continue reading

Books & Music #2

Books & Music #2

You can find #1 here. :) 5 Songs that remind me of books: 1. Winter by Nieves − Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater Well, I feel like it’s pretty obvious why I chose this song (even to those of you who haven’t read the book), but even without the winter theme, I can kind of imagine Sam singing … Continue reading

Reading Update: March

Reading Update: March

Novels: 7 Novellas/short stories: 1  Graphic Novels: 0 Total: 8 Total: 2 525 pages Finished Series/Trilogies/Duologies: 0 Started Series/Trilogies/Duologies: 5 Completed Challenges: 5  A book you can finish in one day – The Winner’s Crime I just breezed right through this book. :) A funny book – Wyrd Sisters Man, I just love Terry Pratchett’s humour. So … Continue reading

Book Haul: February

Book Haul: February

I’m a little bit late, I know (sorry about that), but here you have all the books that I got in February :) First of all, my lovely friends gave me Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods by Rick Riordan, as a belated christmas gift. :D If you saw my February wrap-up, you know that I read it … Continue reading

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 I don’t think it’ll become a regularity, but still glad I tried. :) A book with more than 500 pages – The Fellowship … 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