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Six of Crows | a review

It's dark, it's gripping, it gives you chills and makes the hairs on your arms stand like electrocuted. You can feel cold drops of sweat crawling down your spine and then... Then, you must get to the end of this review of Six of Crows.

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To kill a kingdom | a Little Mermaid retelling

Hello, hello! A dark, twisted retelling of The little Mermaid? Sign me up, please! Photo by Joanna Nix on Unsplash Do you remember when you were little and you'd be reading a story wide-eyed, mouth open, heart beating fast, all caught up in the action? Well, Alexandra Christo made me feel like I was 5 again with this… Continue reading To kill a kingdom | a Little Mermaid retelling

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You can’t make old friends and you can’t disappoint me more than this. A review.

Hello, hello! Do you ever pick up a book just because it doesn't seem too difficult and you feel like you could go for a leisure read, for a nice and simple story to make your day a bit better? I do. Usually I don't regret it. Sometimes I do. You can't make old friends… Continue reading You can’t make old friends and you can’t disappoint me more than this. A review.

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A fantasy writers’ handbook | Richie Billing

Hello, hello! Today I have the pleasure to present to you a book that I got from the author himself, Richie Billing! He kindly asked me to read and review his book and so he sent me a paperback ❤ If you have read my reviews, like ever, you know by now that I don't… Continue reading A fantasy writers’ handbook | Richie Billing

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The old man and the sea | A Hemingway disappointment

Hello, hello! I have a confession to make. I get nervous about reading classics. The reason? I feel really bad when I don't like them. There's so much pressure on liking them and appreciating them that when I fail to do so, I feel really uncomfortable. "There isn't any symbolism. The sea is the sea.… Continue reading The old man and the sea | A Hemingway disappointment

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Altered Carbon | Richard Morgan

“Take what is offered and that must sometimes be enough.”  Hello, hello! You've been seeing this book on my tbr list for so long now that you probably can't believe you've lived the day to see this review come up :)) I feel the same but here we are! I have finally done it! I… Continue reading Altered Carbon | Richard Morgan

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The map of salt and stars | Zeyn Joukhadar

“I am a woman and a warrior. If you think I can't be both, you've been lied to.”  Hello, hello! I took my time with this review because it put me in a difficult position... The map of salt and stars is beyond anything I have read so far. The beauty of it, the delicacy… Continue reading The map of salt and stars | Zeyn Joukhadar

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Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine | Gail Honeyman

Hello, hello! Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine and she does not need your help or opinion, or, frankly, your existance, thank you very much. Such a debated book, so many mixed reviews, so much love and hate. Dave from One romantic day ( do visit his blog, you will be pleasantly surprised 😉 ) asked… Continue reading Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine | Gail Honeyman

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The history of bees | Maja Lunde

Hello, hello! Maja Lunde, you made it. You just wrote my favourite stand alone of 2019. I will skip my usual The good/ The bad format because I simply can't find anything wrong with this book. I think I will have to edit this a lot because I am so hyped with emotions I can't… Continue reading The history of bees | Maja Lunde