Recommending Books Based On Weird Duolingo Sentences || Swedish Edition

Καλή Παρασκευή σε όλους! Yes, I'm aware that isn't Swedish. However, since I am currently in Greece and not Sweden like I'd originally planned, I thought it'd only be fair to greet you in the local language. After all, there's still going to be plenty of Swedish in the rest of this post! Some impressions … Continue reading Recommending Books Based On Weird Duolingo Sentences || Swedish Edition

Unpopular Opinion Alert: The Atlas Six by Olivie Blake Was a Major Letdown

"The problem with seeing through things so readily was the development of a certain degree of natural cynicism." - The Atlas Six - Have I developed a certain degree of natural cynicism? After reading this book, quite possibly. As a massive fantasy and dark academia fan, I had been excitedly looking forward to reading The … Continue reading Unpopular Opinion Alert: The Atlas Six by Olivie Blake Was a Major Letdown

In German: Herr Gevatter || Eine zugegebenermaßen etwas verstörende Ballade, aber gut, was erwartet ihr schon von mir? 🙃

Nach vier langen Jahren gibt es heute tatsächlich wieder mal was auf Deutsch! Geplant war das - wie immer halt - zwar keineswegs, aber da ich in letzter Zeit doch so manches Gedicht niedergekritzelt hab, dachte ich, ich könnte die Gelegenheit eigentlich nutzen. Schließlich ist es mir schon ein bisschen peinlich, dass es auf diesem … Continue reading In German: Herr Gevatter || Eine zugegebenermaßen etwas verstörende Ballade, aber gut, was erwartet ihr schon von mir? 🙃

Impressions of Poland || And books to go along with them, since, you know, this is technically a book blog and all that…

Happy Friday, everyone! As you may have figured out from reading the title or already knew because I wouldn't shut up about it in last week's wrap-up, I spent the previous weekend in Poland! And of course, since I always find traveling abroad ridiculously exciting, you're getting my ridiculously excited thoughts on the trip 🤗 … Continue reading Impressions of Poland || And books to go along with them, since, you know, this is technically a book blog and all that…

The Trope Tag

Happy Friday, everyone! After an eventful week filled with school, lesson preparation, insanely hot weather, and me narrowly avoiding a kitchen inferno because I decided cooking and simultaneously catching up on Eurovision content was the ultimate time management hack, I've decided I'm too tired to be trusted with any creative ideas of my own and … Continue reading The Trope Tag

What I’ve Been Watching Recently || (Yes, We All Know This Post is Actually An Excuse to Gush About Heartstopper and Rant About The Secrets of Dumbledore…)

Happy Friday, everyone! Currently, I seem to be dragging myself from one exhausting week to the next - this one featuring a six-hour teachers' conference, the struggles of using a big compass on the blackboard to show my seventh graders how to construct triangles, and my general behindness on lesson-planning due to me spending all … Continue reading What I’ve Been Watching Recently || (Yes, We All Know This Post is Actually An Excuse to Gush About Heartstopper and Rant About The Secrets of Dumbledore…)

Our Experience Using StoryGraph as a Buddy Reading Tool || A Discussion by Line @ First Line Reader and Naemi @ A Book Owl’s Corner

Happy Friday, everyone! If you’ve been keeping up with our wrap-ups, you’ll already know that Line @ First Line Reader and I recently buddy read Brandon Sanderson’s Elantris together. However, what you probably didn’t know was that we used StoryGraph to do it! (That’s right – this idiot has finally figured out how to make … Continue reading Our Experience Using StoryGraph as a Buddy Reading Tool || A Discussion by Line @ First Line Reader and Naemi @ A Book Owl’s Corner

Series Review: The Tawny Man Trilogy by Robin Hobb || FEATURES HEAVY SPOILERS, SO PROCEED AT YOUR OWN RISK!!!

"He came one late, wet spring, and brought the wide world back to my doorstep." - Fool's Errand, opening line - What better way is there to start off April Fool's Day than by gushing about a trilogy named after the Fool? The Fool, whom I have always absolutely adored, but who has now, with … Continue reading Series Review: The Tawny Man Trilogy by Robin Hobb || FEATURES HEAVY SPOILERS, SO PROCEED AT YOUR OWN RISK!!!

You Asked, I’m Answering || Welcome to a Monstrous 500-Follower-Thank-You-Q&A!

Happy Friday, everyone! And welcome to a post that is positively ginormous even by my standards! I'm really going to have to try to keep this intro brief because, well, the rest of this most certainly isn't going to be... Seriously, when I asked for Q&A questions in celebration of A Book Owl's Corner hitting … Continue reading You Asked, I’m Answering || Welcome to a Monstrous 500-Follower-Thank-You-Q&A!