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 as the zombie apocalypse tag. All you have to … 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

Top 14 Books of 2014

Top 14 Books of 2014

And so it’s time for another top books of the year-list! :D 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 … 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: 35 682 pages Series completed (counting duologies): 8   Contemporaries: 29 Fantasy/Sci-fi/Paranormal/Dystopian: 65 Classics: 6 Standalones: 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 … 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