Series Review: The Rain Wild Chronicles by Robin Hobb || MAJOR SPOILERS INCOMING!

"They had come so far, yet now that she was here, the years of journeying were already fading in her mind, giving way to the desperate needs of the present." - Dragon Keeper, opening line - Reviewing Robin Hobb's books has kind of become tradition on this blog, so how could I deprive you of … Continue reading Series Review: The Rain Wild Chronicles by Robin Hobb || MAJOR SPOILERS INCOMING!

Detrimental to Your Mental Health? || A Discussion on the Downsides of Being a Book Blogger

Happy Friday, everyone! Slightly sunburnt and with a bleeding foot - Don't ask. While carrying my suitcase up the stairs in the apparently most inconvenient way possible, I somehow managed to drop it right onto said foot and stab an artery with one of its wheels 😅 - I am back in my home country … Continue reading Detrimental to Your Mental Health? || A Discussion on the Downsides of Being a Book Blogger

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

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…)