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Monthly review| September

Monthly review?What? Is this a wrap up? Whaat is going on??! Welcome to my new monthly post, the monthly review Okay so it works like this. Doing an end of the month wrap up is fine, totally cool, but as I have expressed this concern before, it puts too much pressure on quantity over quality.… Continue reading Monthly review| September

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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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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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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.

Into the water
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Into the water| În ape adânci

“Beware a calm surface—you never know what lies beneath.” So I did this thing I asked my Instagram followers ( if you want to, follow me here 🙂 ) what book I should read next.They chose Into the water, tailed by Sharp objects. Getting to the point now Nel Abbott dies. Her death looks like… Continue reading Into the water| În ape adânci

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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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Reading between the deadlines or the inadequacy of a busy reader

I've been blogging only for a month and a half now and although this is a very short amount of time, I got so close to you guys, my readers, and I am so thankful to have you here! You have no idea what it means to me. This is the reason I decided to… Continue reading Reading between the deadlines or the inadequacy of a busy reader

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Beartown | Scandalul

EN | RO I started reading this book because it was everywhere. Every time I opened Goodreads someone was rating it, reviewing it, reading it.I must confess that the title didn't necessarily attract me but I was getting curious. I went online, got the e-book and started reading. The action takes place in Björnstat or… Continue reading Beartown | Scandalul