Writer’s Block

I haven't written anything here in my blog since December. The reason why is that I am currently trying to write my dissertation and let me tell you, it's not an easy thing to do. I have been stuck- writing wise- for so long but now I feel like I am finally ready to start [...]

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How to Read a Book per Day

I know that for many of you a book per day is intimidating but hear me out. When you choose to read a relatively small book between 250-350 pages long, then there is no reason for you to feel scared. Starting in the morning, set a goal to read 3 to 5 chapters -depending on [...]

Chilling & Reading – Goodreads Edition

Even though the TBR (To Be Read) pile keeps growing, I decided to take my time and read at my leisure. Last year I had a goal according to my Goodreads challenge to read 100 books, but missed the mark by nine books. So when 2017 rolled around I wanted to go over and beyond, [...]

Book Wars: Ebook vs Hard Copy

A current universal debate, not only among bookworms, but also among everyday people who care about the environment has occurred. Ever since, kindle devices, smartphones and tablets could support the electronic version of a book, a war has erupted. Bookworms from around the world have to take a stance. So as a vivid book reader [...]

Autumn Bookish Goals

I am a Summer born person who loves Fall!   The leaves are falling, there is a slight breeze and you just want to cozy up with a hot pumpkin spice beverage. This month I participate through my instagram account in a bookish challenge, the #OctoberLibrary17. It helps me keep organised and map out the [...]

Reading The Classics

If you keep track of my Goodreads and Instagram accounts you will see many of the classics there. Jane Austen, Emily Bronte, Shakespeare, Mary Shelley, Oscar Wilde, Victor Hugo etc. It is not just because I am an English Literature student, I mean of course t played a huge part and I discovered more and [...]

1984

“Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.” I love dystopias! No secret there, but you didn't know about me is the fact that Orwell's "1984" was the novel that made me love them. I absolutely recommend this book because it is a book that gets you thinking! Similar [...]