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
Happy Friday, everyone! It's me, back from the dead!! Fine, maybe I'm being a little bit dramatic here... But it genuinely feels like I've been gone forever because so much happened during July! With a ton of exams and my teaching evaluation looming - this is a single lesson that counts for a huge proportion … Continue reading What I Read in July 2022
Happy Friday, everyone! Welcome to July! Can you believe half of 2022 has already come and gone? On the one hand, it feels like this year has dragged on and on forever, and on the other, it's flying by so fast that I can barely keep up. Like, that two-week break at the beginning of … Continue reading What I Read in June 2022
Happy Friday, everyone! It's summer solstice week, so obviously, I'm doing the Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag! Tradition is tradition, after all. And speaking of tradition - after two years of not being allowed to have them because of COVID, I was so excited because we were supposed to get summer solstice bonfires back! One of … Continue reading Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag 2022
"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
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? 🙃
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…
Happy Friday, everyone! As I already announced in my wrap-up, you're getting a second post today! Did I intend to do this? Not really 😂 I mean, I'm kind of busy enough as it is without double posting... But, due to bad planning on my part, I did announce that I would give you guys … Continue reading Could You Guess the Books from the Emojis? – Round III || The Answers!
Happy Friday, everyone! We've made it to June! Which means I have two weeks off for Pentecost break starting tomorrow 🤗 I mean, I will probably need that break to catch up on all the stuff I need to do for work, but still... When given the choice between a busy break and no break … Continue reading What I Read in May 2022
Happy Friday, everyone! As you can probably tell from the title, I've decided to return to my roots with an old favorite today! The emoji quizzes are back! (In other words, I have run out of inspiration for non-elaborate creative posts, so I've decided to exploit my past self's ideas instead 🙃) In case you … Continue reading Can You Guess the Book from the Emojis? (Round III)
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
Happy Friday, everyone! 'Tis I, your resident evil book blogger! After years of keeping my bloggish misdeeds in the dark, I guess the shame of my sinful actions has finally gotten to me... I have decided to come clean! (Okay, actually, I just didn't have the time to write anything elaborate for today, which is … Continue reading Confessions of an Evil Book Blogger
Happy Friday, everyone! We have survived April 2022! I don't know about you, but chaotic doesn't even begin to sum up my past month... For one thing, I was constantly running from one place to the next in completely unsuitable clothing - How am I supposed to plan what to wear when the weather keeps … Continue reading What I Read in April 2022
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…)
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
Happy Friday, everyone! Today, I'm here with a tag I got so excited about that putting it off longer was simply impossible! If you know me at all, you'll know that about 80% of my free time is poured into anything book- or music-related. (The remaining 20% are reserved for family, friends, pets, food, and … Continue reading The Chapters & Melodies Tag
Happy Friday, everyone! A week late, I am finally here with my March wrap-up! (But come on, how could I possibly resist posting my Tawny Man Trilogy review on April Fool's Day, when that series is literally named for my dearly beloved Fool? 🥰 I obviously couldn't!!! Especially when I also love playing tricks on … Continue reading What I Read in March 2022
"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!!!
Happy Friday, everyone! Thanks to an insanely busy week and a Tawny Man trilogy review that is still nowhere near finished despite continuously getting longer and longer and longer, I‘ve decided I get to take a bit of a break from word-vomiting! Today, I'm here with something a bit shorter, and doing Laura @ Laura's … Continue reading The Book Blogger Memory Challenge
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!