Book Review: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson // CAUTION: Here Be Spoilers!!!

"Jasnah Kholin pretended to enjoy the party, giving no indication that she intended to have one of the guests killed." - Words of Radiance, opening line - Thus, my friends, begins the book that has managed to topple The Betrayals out of my number one favorite spot of the year. The book that has opened … Continue reading Book Review: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson // CAUTION: Here Be Spoilers!!!

Thank You For 400 Followers! – How to Get People to Engage with Your Blog

Happy Friday, everyone! And guess what? My period of ignoring you is over! I'm back home! My vacation in the Netherlands was absolutely wonderful: I explored so many interesting cities, finally got to see the beach again after almost four years, learned a ton about Dutch history and culture, managed to buy a birthday card … Continue reading Thank You For 400 Followers! – How to Get People to Engage with Your Blog

Discussion: The Struggles of Reading Books in Foreign Languages and Why You Should Do It Anyway

Een goede vrijdag allemaal! Please tell me I didn't butcher that too badly, Dutch people 😅 Your language is so similar to German that it's been confusing the heck out of me, but I've been trying my very best to not be that arrogant neighbor and learn at least a few phrases. And, let me … Continue reading Discussion: The Struggles of Reading Books in Foreign Languages and Why You Should Do It Anyway

The Ultimate Lost in Translation Battle: German vs. Danish Book Titles (featuring Line @First Line Reader)

"Im Winter meines siebzehnten Lebensjahres kam meine Mutter zu dem Schluss, dass ich Depressionen hatte, wahrscheinlich weil ich kaum das Haus verließ, viel Zeit im Bett verbrachte, immer wieder dasselbe Buch las, wenig aß und einen großen Teil meiner reichlichen Zeit damit verbrachte, über den Tod nachzudenken." First line in Das Schicksal ist ein mieser … Continue reading The Ultimate Lost in Translation Battle: German vs. Danish Book Titles (featuring Line @First Line Reader)

My Very Spoilery Thoughts on A Court of Silver Flames by Sarah J. Maas

Warning: In addition to loads of spoilers, mature content, and highly inappropriate language, this review includes a whole bunch of opinions that might be offensive to people who really love this series. So read at your own risk! Don’t say I didn’t warn you. “The black water nipping at her thrashing heels was freezing.” A … Continue reading My Very Spoilery Thoughts on A Court of Silver Flames by Sarah J. Maas