• Cover: Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
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    Book review: Kafka on the shore

    Book review of Kafka on the Shore This is my book review of Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami. I have read “Hardboiled wonderland and the end of the world” before, as my first Murakami book. I loved that one, so I wanted to read more by the same author. So I picked up Kafka on the Shore, for my next Murakami read. Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami “Kafka Tamura runs away from home at fifteen, under the shadow of his father’s dark prophecy. The ageing Nakata, tracker of lost cats, who never recovered from a bizarre childhood affliction, finds his pleasantly simplified life suddenly turned upside…

  • What I read in May 2020
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    What I read in May 2020

    What I read in May 2020 It’s time to find out what I read in May 2020. Let’s wrap up the month and see what books I read, liked, didn’t like and more. I’ll also dive into a few readathons I’ve participated in. Maybe I made progress on my reading challenges in May 2020? First of all, I just want to stress the fact that I don’t see reading as a competition and I do have months where I don’t read anything, and other times where I read a lot of books. It all depends on my mood, my sparetime and whatever else is going on.  So please, don’t feel…

  • Reading plans for June 2020
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    Reading plans for June 2020

    Reading plans for June 2020 Welcome to my reading plans for June 2020! So, as I have started to get more into readathons, reading challenges and events recently, I though I’d try a monthly blogpost with my reading plans for the upcoming month! If you want, you can join me and the rest of the book-community in these events, and read along with me/us. Or you can simply have a look at my reading plans and see which books I plan on reviewing for the blog for the next few weeks. TBR plans for June If you aren’t familiar with it, TBR stands for “To Be Read”, and includes basically…

  • The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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    Book review: The Little Prince

    Book review of The Little Prince This is a book review of The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery in the English translation. I bought the book in the Wordsworth Edition as I thought it was super cute. I’ve heard about it often and thought I’d give it a read. Find it right here on Book Depository or Amazon [affiliate links] The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery “With a timeless charm it tells the story of a little boy who leaves the safety of his own tiny planet to travel the universe, learning the vagaries of adult behaviour through a series of extraordinary encounters. His personal odyssey culminates in…

  • Marilla of Green Gables by Sarah McCoy
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    Book review: Marilla of Green Gables

    Book review of Marilla of Green Gables This is my book review of Marilla of Green Gables. I bought the book when I was acquiring the books in the Little House: The Rose Years series, and thought I’d throw that one in there as well. I saved some money on shipping buying more at once, and I had seen the book around. Marilla of Green Gables by Sarah McCoy is set to be a prequel to the well-known and well-loved story of Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery. I read the Anne of Green Gables books growing up and I loved them. So naturally, I wanted more and…

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    Book review: Maybe a Fox

    Book review of Maybe a Fox The book Maybe a Fox has been on my shelf for a few years. Written by Kathi Appelt and Alison McGhee, it’s a book about coping with loss, seen from a childs perspective. The cover of the book drew me in and after reading the blurp on the back, I had to have it. I bought the book in a beautiful but small bookshop in Stamford, England. Maybe a Fox “Jules adores her older-by-one-year sister, Sylvie. Sylvie: beautiful like their mother, supreme maker of tiny snow families, faster than fast. Sylvie: gone. Into thin air, Sylvie goes missing, and as Jules stumbles in grief,…

  • Blodets Sti af Tobias Stenbæk Bro
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    Book review: Blodets sti af Tobias Stenbæk Bro

    Book review: Blodets sti af Tobias Stenbæk Bro *This book review of Blodets Sti by Tobias Stenbæk Bro will be in Danish since the book is only published in Danish* Jeg modtog et anmeldereksemplar fra Turbine forlaget mod en ærlig anmeldelse af værket. Bogen er senere flyttet til Forlaget Ulven og Uglen. Se også min anmeldelse af Væddermændenes Nat, første bog i serien. Blodets Sti af Tobias Stenbæk Bro “3 brødre. 2 hemmeligheder. 1 sejrherre. De tre riddersønner Rodrik, Cedrik og Stormfrik er på flugt fra de maskerede mænd der brændte deres fødehjem, Ravnehøj, ned til grunden og slog deres fader ihjel. Men brødrene er også på jagt efter svar. For…

  • Owls magical readathon 2020
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    OWLs Magical Readathon 2020

    OWLs Magical Readathon 2020 In April, I participated in the OWLs Magical Readathon 2020 hosted by Book Roast. It’s a reading event that took place during the month of April 2020. The theme lines up with the wizarding world of Harry Potter and it’s about “taking your magical exams” also known as the “O.W.L.s”. This is done by reading a certain type of book for each subject that you would imagine attending. So, what did I actually manage to read for this event and how many “subjects” did I complete? I read a lot of books in April, although not all of them fit the criteria and thus didn’t count…