fiction · Loved-it · Marathons and tags

Lantern by Chess Desalls Or my first finished #BICOthon read

A stunning cover and the promise of a heart-warming story – who wouldn’t want to get their hands on this? That’s precisely how I’ve felt ever since I saw this book on NetGalley back in autumn. Unfortunately for me, the book was already archived when I found it – which meant I couldn’t request the… Continue reading Lantern by Chess Desalls Or my first finished #BICOthon read

fiction · Loved-it · NetGalley

The Comer Seekers by Helen Sedgwick A magical book for the winter season

In short: this is a wonderful book. I loved it. Main feel: layered, nostalgic, deep and emotional. Slow, will focus on feelings, coping with them, family events, and not action or developments, will also jump around timelines. However, very magical, very warm and personal. Star rating: ☆☆☆☆☆   I loved this book to bits. Considering I… Continue reading The Comer Seekers by Helen Sedgwick A magical book for the winter season

fiction · Japanese · Loved-it · Well known books · Women's

What do fried potatoes have to do with books Or The Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto

So I read a really enjoyable book this week. It was one I got for a voucher my friends gave me for my birthday, which was ages ago, but I only spent it last week. I got two books, one of those was The Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto. This is a book I’ve wanted to… Continue reading What do fried potatoes have to do with books Or The Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto

fiction · Loved-it · NetGalley

Isle of Larus by Kathy Sharp Or the cozy fairytale for adults - 4 stars

Do you know that feeling when it’s raining outside and you curl up with some tea and read? The day is gloomy and silent, there’s no one else at home, but you like it that way. You don’t need good weather to read. On the contrary, seeing it rain outside and sitting snuggled up with… Continue reading Isle of Larus by Kathy Sharp Or the cozy fairytale for adults – 4 stars

Loved-it · Scifi

Liu Cixin’s Death’s End I'm thinking it's the best scifi I've read this year

So here I am, thinking about how to start a blog post about a book as good as this one. As one of my Goodreads friends says, the better the book, the harder to write a good review of it. This is precisely the case. So first things first. Quiz time! a) Do you enjoy scifi at… Continue reading Liu Cixin’s Death’s End I'm thinking it's the best scifi I've read this year