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I am BACK! Updates, news and changes

Knock, knock! Who's there? Anda! Anda who? Anda from The busy shelf! She comes bearing news and reviews! Hello, hello! I know, that was cringy, wasn't it? But be honest though, you missed my cringe, didn't you? ❤ I missed you too! That's what brought me here, right now, before Christmas, to delight you with… Continue reading I am BACK! Updates, news and changes

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Perfect Kill and perfect thriller

Now THIS is how you make me get into your series and how you make me CARE about your characters. Hello, hello! Today we talk about the perfect thriller, Perfect kill I requested this arc on NetGalley and to my, especially now, fantastic luck, I got it! If you've been reading my reviews, you know… Continue reading Perfect Kill and perfect thriller

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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

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Sharp Objects | Obiecte ascuțite

“It's impossible to compete with the dead. I wished I could stop trying.” Hello, hello! If you've read last week's review for Into the water (if not you can find it here), you know that I asked my Instagram followers to decide which books I should read. Into the water came first and Sharp Objects… Continue reading Sharp Objects | Obiecte ascuțite

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Goodreads’Reading Challenge so far: wins

The books that left me speechless, teary, books that I want to re-read ( and I never re-read books) or simply books that I really enjoyed in spite of not being marvellous.

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Lost Connections| Legături pierdute

“What if depression is, in fact, a form of grief—for our own lives not being as they should? What if it is a form of grief for the connections we have lost, yet still need?”  Lost connections was an interesting book. I am reviewing it from the perspective of someone who did struggle with depression… Continue reading Lost Connections| Legături pierdute

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Dreaming about my perfect library| Visând la biblioteca mea ideală

Do you catch yourself dreaming about your perfect library, your very own magic place to store books and enjoy your reading time? I do. A lot. Vă treziți visând cu ochii deschiși la biblioteca voastră ideală, la locul acela magic pe care vi l-ați dori ca să vă țineți cărțile, să vă petreceți timpul citind… Continue reading Dreaming about my perfect library| Visând la biblioteca mea ideală

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Company town|Orașul companiei

“You know a lot of sick people,” he said. “I know a lot of dead people.” Sandro reached over to a shelf above the scanner, dug in behind some beakers and flasks, and pulled out a necklace. A rabbit’s foot dangled at the end of it. He slung it over his head. “You’re an ill… Continue reading Company town|Orașul companiei

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A thousand rooms of dream and fear |Atiq Rahimi

My own voice chokes in my throat. I am still in a dream. Not a dream, a nightmare. A nightmare where you scream but can’t make a sound. A nightmare where you think you’re awake but you’re unable to open your eyes or move a muscle. Where you’re completely paralyzed. Hello, hello! Oh, the book… Continue reading A thousand rooms of dream and fear |Atiq Rahimi