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 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

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

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