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

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…

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

What if… ? || What Synopses of Popular Books Would Look Like If I Were the Protagonist

Happy Friday, everyone... ... and welcome to a new, still ugly, but at least slightly prettier version of A Book Owl's Corner! I know, I can hardly believe it myself, but AFTER YEARS OF BEING INCREDIBLY LAZY, I HAVE FINALLY UPDATED THE LOOK OF MY BLOG! I mean, it's definitely not a masterpiece, but at … Continue reading What if… ? || What Synopses of Popular Books Would Look Like If I Were the Protagonist

The Ultimate Step by Step Guide to Designing a Bestselling Book Cover

Happy Friday, everyone! You're in for a treat, because today, I am once more going to bless you with my all-knowing graciousness! You see, while discussing the merits of international book covers, Marta @ Monogamist Reader and I happened to stumble upon the absolute gem that is the Italian edition of Daughter of Smoke and … Continue reading The Ultimate Step by Step Guide to Designing a Bestselling Book Cover

Are You Sure You Didn’t Misunderstand? || 7 Bookish Details I Got Completely Wrong As A Kid

Happy Friday, everyone! And welcome to a post that might not make any sense whatsoever! Seriously, I apologize in advance if any of this comes across as even more chaotic than usual - I've been in a feverish haze since getting my COVID booster shot this Wednesday, which means that it is entirely possible that … Continue reading Are You Sure You Didn’t Misunderstand? || 7 Bookish Details I Got Completely Wrong As A Kid

I Did the Unthinkable // A Discussion on Unhauling Books

Happy Friday, everyone! Gosh, you have no idea how glad I am that it's finally Friday! This past week has been an absolute whirlwind. I'm currently in the process of moving, have a choir concert on Sunday, have to finish my thesis defense presentation for next week, and am absolutely paranoid because the COVID incidence … Continue reading I Did the Unthinkable // A Discussion on Unhauling Books

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)

Author Interview with Katie Wismer

Happy Friday, everyone! Today, I’m bringing you a rather special post – an interview with one of my favorite authors, Katie Wismer! I first discovered Katie through her YouTube-channel Katesbookdate, which I would highly recommend if you’re ever looking for inspiring vlogs, writing tips, book recommendations, or wholesome cat content 😊 I’ve always found her … Continue reading Author Interview with Katie Wismer