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    Book review Goodbye Things by Fumio Sasaki

    Book review Goodbye Things by Fumio Sasaki Book review Goodbye Things by Fumio Sasaki – a book on minimalism and simplifying life. “Fumio Sasaki is not an enlightened minimalism expert or organizing guru like Marie Kondo―he’s just a regular guy who was stressed out and constantly comparing himself to others, until one day he decided to change his life by saying goodbye to everything he didn’t absolutely need.” This blurb is borrowed from the Amazon description of the book. Regular guy – just like you Fumio Sasaki is just that. A regular guy on a path towards freedom from things cluttering his home. I had heard a lot of good…

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    Book review: Shakespeares romancer og folkeeventyret

    *This book review of Shakespeares Romancer og folkeeventyret will be in Danish since the book is only published in Danish* Jeg modtog et anmeldereksemplar fra forlaget Ravnerock mod en ærlig anmeldelse af værket. Boganmeldelse af Shakespeares Romancer og folkeeventyret Shakespeares Romancer og folkeeventyret er en fagbog, hvori instruktør Kitter Krebs, undersøger Shakespeares romancer og krydsfeltet med folkeeventyrer som fænomen. “I sin udforskning af Shakespeares dramatik dykker Kitter Krebs denne gang ned i romancerne og påviser deres store fællesskab med folkeeventyret. Både Shakespeare og folkeeventyrets ældgamle fortælletradition afdækker i et billedrigt, poetisk sprog en dyb indsigt i familiens magtspil, kærlighed, sorg og mulige forsoning. Bogen rummer en grundig indføring i romancernes handling, komposition…

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    Bog anmeldelse: Krigeren – over åbent vand

    Bog anmeldelse: Krigeren – over åbent vand Krigeren – over åbent vand er tredje og sidste bog i serien om krigeren Odd. Serien er en dansk fantasy serie af Josefine Ottesen. Krigeren – over åbent vand “Som høvedsmand og kriger har Odd nået alt, hvad han har drømt om, men livet ved kong Ansurs hof er styret af magtbegær og intriger, hvis rækkevidde kan blive dødelig. For Odd betyder det alt at støtte sin konge, men hvilken vej er den rette?” Ovenstående tekst er lånt fra bogens bagside Episk afslutning på krigerens rejse Så er vi nået til vejs ende for Odd, på flere punkter. I tredje bind er Odd…

  • book review the trouble with perfect by helena duggan
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    Book review: The Trouble with Perfect

    Book review: The Trouble with Perfect Book review of The Trouble with Perfect by Helena Duggan. This is the second book in the middlegrade series about Violet and the town of Perfect. The first book about Violet and this mysterious town, is A Place called Perfect. The Trouble with Perfect “Boy’s not bad – is he? Strange things are happening in the town that used to be Perfect. Things are being stolen… then children start going missing too. And everyone is blaming Violet’s best friend, Boy. To find out what’s going on, Violet must uncover secrets from the past and battle a gruesome zombie monster. Town is in trouble –…

  • book review contemporary plays by african women
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    Book review: Contemporary Plays by African Women

    Book review of Contemporary Plays by African Women This is a book review of Contemporary Plays by African Women, an anthology by Methuen Drama. In 2020, I decided to start my 52 plays reading challenge. In 2021, I am trying it again. Each week for a year I have to read a script for a play. It can be any kind of play, but the goal is to read at least one a week. Contemporary Plays by African Women “This volume uniquely draws together seven contemporary plays by a selection of the finest African women writers and practitioners from across the continent, offering a rich and diverse portrait of identity,…

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    Book review: Wyntertide by Andrew Caldecott

    Book review of Wyntertide This is a book review of Wyntertide by Andrew Caldecott. Wyntertide is the second book in the series about Rotherweird, a small, secret town in England with lots of secrets. It’s been a while since I picked up Rotherweird, but now I’ve finally got my hands on Wyntertide and it’s time for the verdict! Wyntertide by Andrew Caldecott “For four hundred years, the town of Rotherweird has stood alone, made independent from the rest of England to protect a deadly secret. But someone is playing a very long game. An intricate plot, centuries in the making, is on the move. Everything points to one objective – the…

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    Book review of Sherlock’s sisters

    Book review of Sherlock’s sisters This book review of Sherlock’s Sisters will be highly influenced by my own taste of course. Like any literary fan with respect for myself, I appreciate a good mystery. And as a fan of the whole detective with good reasoning skills-narrative, this book had me on sight. Sherlock’s Sisters is a collection of short stories which were either written by and/or feature female detectives. All written in the same era as Sherlock Holmes gained popularity. Sherlock’s sisters by Nick Rennison Sherlock Holmes was the most famous detective to stride through the pages of late Victorian and Edwardian fiction, but he was not the only one.…

  • Book review you are a badass by Jen Sincero
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    Book review: You are a badass

    Book review of You are a Badass You’re a badass by Jen Sincero is a personal development book. With her own experiences as the base, Sincero lays out different tactics for leaning into your own badass personality. The longer title is You are a badass – How to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life. I picked it up after having seen many other book-bloggers and a few youtubers had read and loved it. You are a badass “You are a badass is the self-help book for people who desperately want to improve their lives but don’t want to get busted doing it. In this refreshingly entertaining…