The Year Shakespeare Ruined My Life

GoodReads ★★★ I was looking for some light escapism to read over the weekend - I have been feeling slightly reading slump-ish and I wanted to reverse it as soon as possible. Than I saw The Year Shakespeare Ruined My Life popping up all over my feed, and remembering that I still had an ARC... Continue Reading →

The Dare

GoodReads ★★★ I'm usually not a big fan of novellas because there is just not enough room in there for story/character development. But this one was by John Boyne, so I just had to had it. (If I could make one little note on the enormously big printed price on the cover. The bookshops in... Continue Reading →

Mrs. Dalloway

GoodReads ★★★ I have been reading some Virginia Woolf this year. It started with Flush, which was included in the Little Black Classics, followed by an essay on reading, and now I just tackled one of her most famous novels: Mrs. Dalloway - because it was recently featured on the Pigeonhole.It follows Mrs. Dalloway during... Continue Reading →

Call Me By Your Name

GoodReads ★★★★ 3rd read for the #ReverseReadathonI saw the movie first - as a part of watching all the Best Movie nominees I was ticking boxes and one of them was Call Me By Your Name. I remember I wasn't particularly looking forward to it, since romantic movies are not one my favorite genres. However,... Continue Reading →

Crime and Punishment

GoodReads ★★★★ (Please be aware that this is an old review) A very famous classic in Russian Literature. I read Anna Karenina last year (and I know it's Tolstoy, so completely different, but I don't have a lot to compare it with as I'm not really experienced in Russian Literature).Rodion Romanovitch Raskolnikov, or Rodya, is... Continue Reading →

Less

GoodReads ★★★ Since I will not be able to go on holidays this year (I don't need to mention the cause for this as we all know it), I have lately sort of been indulging myself by getting new books. Just the books I mainly read about recently and that I would like to read... Continue Reading →

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