Hi everyone! I was actually considering skipping today's post since I have completely succumbed to the world of math revision, but then I got tagged by Abby over at Beyond the Read for the Black Cat Blue Sea Award. Thank you so much, Abby! Anyway, since this tag is rather short - or so I … Continue reading The Black Cat Blue Sea Award
Hi everyone! I must say: I'm very relieved September is over 😅 Now I just have to make it through October, and then my written exams will be over and I will hopefully be qualified enough to start teaching!!! At least theoretically. Even if I pass, I plan on staying at university at least another … Continue reading What I Read in September 2020
Hi everyone! First off, I'm sorry I went completely off-grid this week! If I missed any posts that you're really proud of, feel free to leave a link and I will try to catch up once my life returns to something resembling normality 😅 I'd love to see what you guys have been up to! … Continue reading Can You Guess My Favorite Books?
Hi everybody! Except for this introduction, this post is brought to you by me from the past 😉 Well, I guess all of my posts are, but this is the first post I have ever prewritten and finished more than a week before posting it - trust me, I am very proud of this achievement … Continue reading Lost in Translation
Happy Friday, everyone! Since I'm very behind on tags and needed something I could write quickly in the midst of all my frantic studying, I decided to go ahead and do the Anonymous Alcoholics Tag today! I was tagged by Nefeli at BiblioNebula, and if you haven't already, go check out her amazing blog! She … Continue reading The Anonymous Bookaholics Tag
Hi everyone! Another month has come and gone - and way too fast, if you ask me! I need more time! Seriously, I'm not kidding... For those of you who want to know what I'm up against, this is my exam schedule: September 21: British and American LiteratureSeptember 22: English LinguisticsSeptember 24: Text Production & … Continue reading What I Read in August 2020
Hi everyone! My friend and I have finally finished our buddy-read of Midnight Sun! And let me tell you – I enjoyed it immensely 😁😂 Yes, it was absolutely ridiculous and horribly misogynistic, but I still loved every minute of it. There’s just something about the way Stephenie Meyer writes that has me absolutely lapping … Continue reading My Very Spoilery Thoughts on Midnight Sun by Stephenie Meyer
Hi everyone! Emer over at A Little Haze Book Blog nominated me for the Liebster Award a while ago, so I thought it was high time I got around to answering her questions! Thank you so much, Emer! 😊 A piece of advice to everyone else: If you aren't already following her, you're missing out … Continue reading The Liebster Award
If you've been keeping up with my wrap-ups, you'll know that I've been reading Shakespeare borderline obsessively for the past few months. And now, seven years after I read my first Shakespeare play, A Midsummer Night's Dream, in English class, I can finally say: I DID IT!!! I have read all 39 plays in the … Continue reading I Read Every Shakespeare Play – Here’s My Takeaway
Are you struggling to talk to your crush? Are you still single and wondering why? Or is your current relationship not the one you've always secretly longed for? Well, after extensive literary research, I may have got the answer for you: you're simply going about dating and relationships the wrong way. All you need to … Continue reading Dating Tips for Book Nerds
Happy end of the month, everyone! I know there are technically still a few hours left in July, but since I have a ton of non-reading-related stuff that I have to get done by tomorrow, I think it's highly unlikely that I'll finish another book today. So I thought I might as well give you … Continue reading What I Read in July 2020
Hi everybody! In celebration of my university semester ending, I decided to take the weekend off before I went into full-on exam revision mode, which means I had some spare time to write. All this is to say: You're getting an extra post this week 😉 Anyway, since my friend and I finally finished buddy-reading … Continue reading Book Review: The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien
Hi everyone! You're getting a bit of a weird post from me today, but since I've been annoying everyone in my offline life with this question for months now, it's high time I wrote something about it on this blog 😁 My obsession with mental imagery started a little over a year ago, when I … Continue reading What Do You See in Your Mind When Reading?
Happy Friday, everyone! (Or happy whatever-other-day-you're-reading-this-on!) As you can tell, I finally jumped on the bandwagon and read Felix Ever After 😊 And let me just say: In opinion, the hype surrounding this book is 100% justified. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this and found Felix's perspective to be really new and refreshing. I've read very … Continue reading Book Review: Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender
Hi everyone! I was nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award by the lovely Emer over at A Little Haze Book Blog - thank you so much!! 😊 Anyway, if you aren't already following her, I highly recommend you go do it now, because she's one of the kindest and most amazing people in this community!! … Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award
Hi everyone! I'm actually a bit shocked how quickly June went by - it seems like the month just started, and then it was already over. Maybe my dread of upcoming exams is accelerating time 😁 However, June actually turned out to be the best reading month I've had in a while. I read so … Continue reading What I Read in June 2020
Since the summer solstice was only a few days ago, I think that I can safely say that we're pretty much exactly at the mid-year mark. Which makes it the prefect time for the Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag! I feel like this is such a fun way to reflect on the books I read … Continue reading Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag 2020
Hi everybody! This week's post is coming to you from a severely sleep-deprived me, but that's because I just had a reading week so awesome that I feel like this week alone will be responsible for about half of my favorite books of the year. I'm not kidding! Among others, I read one four-star and … Continue reading Mini-Reviews: The Interestings, Allegedly, The Anti-Virginity Pact
Hi everyone! I hope you've had a good week! I thought we would try something a little bit different today 😉 All my American friends are always commenting on how Europeans apparently use way too many emojis, but guys: Emojis are awesome! Sometimes you can express so much more through them than you could using … Continue reading Can You Guess the Book from the Emojis?
Hi everyone! Today I'm here with another tag! I was tagged to do the Stuck at Home Book Tag by Abi @ The Knights Who Say Book, and if you haven't checked out her blog yet, I highly recommend you do. She's amazing, and I'm always struck by the eloquence of her posts! Anyway, thanks … Continue reading Stuck at Home Book Tag