Category Archives: books

Marina by Carlos Ruiz Zafón 

I have read three books previous to Marina by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind and it’s prequels, and I have liked them all well enough. Zafón has a way of writing that makes his books feel mysterious and … Continue reading

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The Piper’s Son by Melina Marchetta

My first book by Marchetta was Jellicoe Road, two years ago. I loved it but didn’t read anything else by Marchetta that year. Last year I read both Saving Francesca and Looking for Alibrandi, loving them both. I didn’t want … Continue reading

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The Fifth Wave by Rick Yancey

I started to write a review on Rick Yancey’s The Fifth Wave about five times, and it is killing me that I suck so bad at summarizing a plot without giving out too much or too little information. I have … Continue reading

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Looking back at the books

I set a goal in 2015 to read 52 books. Because I have a tendency to read the same kind of literature over and over again, mainly young adult fiction and preferably dystopias, I wanted to make it a bit … Continue reading

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#23: Walden; or Life in the Woods by Henry David Thoreau

What is The Book that you come across most often as you read about simplifying, minimalism, or living life with less clutter? Or the book and writer that has been quoted the most, perhaps. I guess I gave the answer … Continue reading

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A bookish post

Books I’ve read since last I wrote anything about books: The Legend series by Marie Lu – #2: a “classic” romance Boy and girl meet in dystopian society, blah blah blah. I’m not sure it’s a classic love story, but … Continue reading

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Getting it together

It’s half past four and almost pitch dark outside. This time of year is everything but inspiring. I’m home with a cold today and feel both tired, but also bored. And that’s when the rain starts pouring down… My parents … Continue reading

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