Djinn City

GoodReads ★★★★ The Gurkha and the Lord of Tuesday (find the review here) was my first book this year and it was such a nice surprise. After I finished it, I wanted to get Djinn City, since it was also set in the same world with the Djinn, although a millennium earlier. It was quest... Continue Reading →

#BoutOfBooks 29 Wrap-up

Or: how I failed at reading. So, I had great expectations for Bout of Book #29 - you can revisit my enthusiasm at the start here. However, once the event started I immediately felt this was not going to be a great week for reading. It is so typical because this is what usually happens... Continue Reading →

Book Spine Poetry #BoutofBooks

Today's mini challenge featured Book Spine Poetry. During the quarantine I already once had a stab at it (there are not nearly enough verbs in book titles) and I came up with this little poem called: Baking with Kafka (a real recommendation by the way - my favorite cartoonist Tom Gauld writes about science and... Continue Reading →

Great expectations for #BoutOfBooks 29

I felt like doing another read-a-thon this month and signed up for Bout of Books, which is a week-long event (17-23 August) that is more relaxed compared to Dewey's 24h read-a-thon. The idea however is similar, reading books together and having fun. As always I will mainly be interacting on Twitter (@Urlphantomhive) with maybe some... Continue Reading →

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