• The Ghosts of Heaven // Marcus Sedgwick
    EN,  Fiction

    The Ghosts of Heaven // Marcus Sedgwick

    I’ve been thinking for about a month how to review The Ghosts of Heaven by Marcus Sedgwick because this book left me speechless, feeling inadequate to process what I just read. It’s all about spirals, and spirals are awesome, dude.…

  • The Testaments // Margaret Atwood
    EN,  Fiction

    The Testaments // Margaret Atwood

    Over my Christmas and New Year’s vacation, I watched all three seasons of The Handmaid’s Tale and my loving partner decided to support my new obsession by giving me The Testaments for Christmas. I read The Handmaid’s Tale a few…

  • The Wasp Factory // Iain Banks
    EN,  Fiction

    The Wasp Factory // Iain Banks

    Once upon a time, I read Iain Banks’ The Crow Road, and I still sometimes think about what a good book that was. Ever since then, I wanted to read another one of Banks’ books, and now I did. The…

  • The Circle of Karma // Kunzang Choden
    EN,  Fiction

    The Circle of Karma // Kunzang Choden

    The Circle of Karma was notoriously hard to find – I ordered the book about three months ago from my bookseller but have been getting regular emails since that delivery is delayed, and delayed, and … delayed. The library has…

  • The Bonfire of the Vanities // Tom Wolfe
    EN,  Fiction

    The Bonfire of the Vanities // Tom Wolfe

    Sometimes, you finish a book and feel like you should read it again immediately to truly appreciate it. The Bonfire of the Vanities was such a book for me. Getting through the first third of The Bonfire of the Vanities…

  • Beka Lamb // Zee Edgell
    EN,  Fiction

    Beka Lamb // Zee Edgell

    So far, my mission to read a book from every country in the world feels more like reading a book from every country in the Carribbean and then some other ones, too. This time, I landed in Belize, a small…

  • If Darkness Takes Us // Brenda Marie Smith
    EN,  Fiction

    If Darkness Takes Us // Brenda Marie Smith

    Bea Crenshaw is a grandmother, an environmentalist, almost 70 years old, and thrown into an apocalyptic scenario in which she has to take care of her four grandchildren. Luckily, Bea Crenshaw is also a prepper and has been setting up…

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    Book of the Month,  EN,  Lists

    September 2019: Book of the Month

    It’s the end of the year’s third quarter, and with autumn and winter cozy times will start soon! But first, let’s look back at September and what I read: The books Redemption in Indigo // Karen Lord Die Elster auf…

  • Redemption in Indigo // Karen Lord
    EN,  Fiction

    Redemption in Indigo // Karen Lord

    Barbados! Have you ever noticed how many Carribbean countries’ names start with one of the first letters of the alphabet? I have already been to Antigua and Barbuda and The Bahamas and now I am adding Barbados to my list.…

  • Book of the Month 1908
    Book of the Month,  EN

    August 2019: Book of the Month

    I must honestly say that August was a rather disappointing reading month – while, in some months, I have difficulties choosing just one book for my list, this month was close to having no book on the list. While I…