Here I am, almost a year has already passed since my last blog post. I had promised myself that I would continue writing consistently during the school year, but I did not succeed in doing so. School started and with it there was a load of homework – and I mean, a load – and … More It’s summer, I am back
Yesterday, I finished the reading of the novel In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume.
Yesterday, I entered a giveaway on 101 Books‘ blog where it was requested that I make a comment on the worst book I had ever read. (Take a look at the post here.) I pondered for a while, naturally. Some people had Twilight as their answers. I did read Twilight, before giving up on the … More Unfinished Book #2: Passenger to Frankfurt
September has officially begun. That also means that the school season is officially in session. Did you know that tomorrow is the international Day of Charity? Pairing school with charity, I thought today that it would be a good idea to talk a bit about the books that are offered to read for free. Yes, you … More Top Ten of the Week: the Best Books I’ve Read In High School
August was a pretty successful month in terms of the books I was able to read and review right here in the form of a blog post. The month of september has arrived, bringing in with it school, sweaters and colder air. Fall is my favorite season and there’s all kinds of fun reasons why reading … More Monthly Reading List of September 2015
It’s been a few weeks since I’ve written my last post in this series, so I’ve read quite a few books since then. When trying to come up with a recurring theme that fit with all of them, I realized that childhood was a theme that was explored in All the Light We Cannot See, Room, The … More Thursday Theme of the Week #2: Childhood
I’ve recently read a post on 101 Books about the perks of reading in the fall. It inspired me to do the same, since fall is my absolute favorite season and has been for a long time. What’s better than cold weather and a warm sweater? I say nothing.
The Casual Vacancy, a novel by J.K Rowling, is set in a small town close to London in which everybody knows each other. When a councillor, Barry Fairbrother, dies suddenly and tragically, the politics of the town suddenly become the hot topic of the moment. People talk about them and it seems as if even … More Small Town Politics: Reviewing The Casual Vacancy by J.K Rowling
I had purchased the novel The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith (who we all know now is J.K Rowling) with a good feeling. It looked good, people were raving about it and hello, J.K Rowling is AWESOME. I started reading it and quit halfway through because of pure boredom. I usually don’t like doing that. I’ve read … More Unfinished Book #1: The Cuckoo’s Calling
Room is a novel of fear and courage in which we follow the not-so-normal life of a woman and her child. The woman, who has been trapped inside a room for seven years by the man who kidnapped her when she was nineteen, has also given birth to her child inside that room two years into … More A Mother’s Love for Her Child : A Book Review of Room by Emma Donoghue