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    Bookreview: The Masked City

    This is my bookreview of “The Masked City” by Genevieve Cogman. This is the second in a book-series about the interdimensional book-stealing librarian, Irene Winters.  Summary Borrowed from the authors webpage: “Librarian-spy Irene is working undercover in an alternative London when her assistant Kai goes missing. She discovers he’s been kidnapped by the fae faction and the repercussions could be fatal. Not just for Kai, but for whole worlds. […] Irene’s mission to save Kai and avert Armageddon will take her to a dark, alternate Venice where it’s always Carnival. Here Irene will be forced to blackmail, fast talk, and fight. Or face death.” Verdict (As this book is part…

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    Bookreview: The Invisible Library

    This is my bookreview of “The Invisible Library” by Genevieve Cogman. This is the first in a book-series about the interdimensional book-stealing librarian, Irene Winters. I know, it sounds super weird but it’s actually Irene’s job to steal books. Her adventures are high-adrenaline mysteries starring a kick-ass booklover. Summary Borrowed from the authors webpage: “Irene is a professional spy for the mysterious Library, which harvests fiction from different realities. And along with her enigmatic assistant Kai, she’s posted to an alternative London. Their mission – to retrieve a dangerous book. But when they arrive, it’s already been stolen. London’s underground factions seem prepared to fight to the very death to…

  • Halloween Writing Prompt Challenge 2018
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    Halloween Writing Prompt Challenge 2018

    Halloween is just around the corner, and what better way to kickstart October, than a writing challenge! Because all my other writing prompts have been so popular, I’ve made one just for Halloween. The Halloween Writing Prompt Challenge #2018 is here! I’ve tried to keep it a bit ‘traditional’ in terms of the theme. You can use these halloween writing prompts to write in any genre you want. You can even use them as drawing prompts, if you’re doing the inktober drawing challenge! Have you never tried using writing prompts before? How about reading a little about the different kinds of prompts and how to use it to kickstart your…

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    Bookreview: “The Lifechanging Magic of not giving a F**k”

    I read “The lifechanging magic of not giving a f**k” by Sarah Knight and here is my review. I picked this book up during a vacation in London, UK. It proved to be the perfect read at the time, since we were stuck at Stansted Airport in the plane and in baggage claim for almost 12 hours. The lifechanging magic of not giving a f**k I.Loved.This.Book. I can’t even tell you how much it just resonated with me. First of all it was so liberating to just read the f-word in a self-help-ish lifestyle book. Thank you, for not being too clean and serious. Second of all, I actually read…

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    Bookreview: The Smoking Hourglass

    Here is my book review of “The Smoking Hourglass” by Jennifer Bell. “The Smoking Hourglass” is the second book in ‘The Uncommoners’ series, following “The Crooked Sixpence”. Read my review of the first book here>> “As soon as Ivy and her brother Seb set foot back in the mysterious underground city of Lundinor, they know that something has changed […] something dark is stirring just below the surface, and uncommon traders are uneasy. Ivy and Seb have stumbled into a plot that could condemn every uncommoner to a disastrous fate […] can Ivy and Seb put a stop to the sinister Dirge’s plans?” (Blurp borrowed from Penguin books) Review of…

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    Book 10/196: France

    “The reader on the 6.27” by Jean Paul Didier-Laurent is the French contribution to my project: Reading the World and is thus the 10th book in this context. I picked it up in an English small-town bookshop, because I liked the cover and found the plot interesting – it was also compared to Amelie, which is a form of storytelling that I enjoy. Genre: Fiction Summary: “The reader on the 6.27” is about a man who commutes to work and every morning, he brings with him scraps of paper with writing on it. Scraps he has saved from the big monster machine at his workplace, where books are shredded, dismembered…