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    Book review: Men without Women by Haruki Murakami

    Men without women by Haruki Murakami The collection of short stories titled “Men without women” by Haruki Murakami, consist of 7 short tellings of love, loneliness and losing. Centered around men and their perceptions of women. Summary “Across seven tales, Haruki Murakami brings his powers of observation to bear on the lives of men who, in their own ways, find themselves alone. Here are lovesick doctors, students, ex-boyfriends, actors, bartenders, and even Kafka’s Gregor Samsa, brought together to tell stories that speak to us all” This summary is borrowed from www.harukimurakami.com Reading Murakami So, if you’ve followed my blog for a while, you might know already that I am a…

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    Book review: Josie and the Pussycats – volume 1

    Book review of Josie and the Pussycats comic volume 1 This is a book review of the graphic novel/comic “Josie and the Pussycats – volume one” by creators Marguerite Bennett, Cameron Deordio & Audrey Mok. This  comic is as fresh as the Archie comic I reviewed earlier on the blog. Summary of the comic “Grab your cat tails and kitty ears – Josie and the pussycats are back! In this hard-rockin’, hard-to-put-down graphic novel, Josie gets the band together to help her climb to the top of the music world. But rock ‘n’ roll fame isn’t a formula – it takes hard work and killer tunes. Can the girls get…

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    Book review: A Place Called Perfect

    Book review of A Place Called Perfect This is my book review of A Place called Perfect by Helena Duggan. I picked up the book because the cover reminded me of The Uncommoners by Jennifer Bell, and I liked that series. Even though this book is for children/tweens, I wanted to read it because it looked fun and interesting. Find it right here on Amazon * A Place called Perfect “Violet never wanted to move to Perfect. Who wants to live in a town where everyone has to wear glasses to stop them going blind? And who wants to be neat and tidy and perfectly behaved all the time? Violet quickly…

  • Book review The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler
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    Book review: The Vagina Monologues

    Book Review of The Vagina Monologues This is my book review of The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler. I read the book as part of my A Play A Week challenge, where I try to read 52 plays in a year. The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler “2008 marks the tenth anniversary of V-day, the dynamic grassroots movement to end violence against women and girls that was inspired by the international sensation The Vagina Monologues, by Eve Ensler. […] Hailed as the bible for a new generation of women, The Vagina Monologues honors female sexuality in all its complexity and mystery. Witty and irreverent, compassionate and wise, this award-winning masterpiece…

  • Boganmeldelse Yatzy af Mikkel Guldager
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    Boganmeldelse: Yatzy af Mikkel Guldager

    Boganmeldelse af Yatzy af Mikkel Guldager Yatzy af Mikkel Guldager er en personlig fortælling. Det er et litterært blik ind i et døgn i fortællerens sind. Jeg har modtaget et eksemplar af bogen til anmeldelse her på bloggen. Tak til forfatter Mikkel Guldager og Forfatterforlaget Attika for et eksemplar af bogen. Yatzy af Mikkel Guldager “I sin fortælling Yatzy skildrer Mikkel Guldager spørgsmål om identitet, samfundsmoral og livets tilfældigheder. Man følger fortælleren tilbage til et sommerdøgn, hvor den anarkistiske samfundsrebel Jon dukker op i både virkelighed og drøm. Igennem dennes fremkomster forandres fortællerens selvindsigt omkring en broget barndom og et forlist forhold til en mistet far. Yatzy skitserer hudløst ærligt…

  • Boganmeldelse Verdensherrerne - Opvågningen af Pernille Neergård
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    Boganmeldelse: Verdensherrerne – Opvågningen

    Boganmeldelse af Verdensherrerne – Opvågningen Verdensherrerne – Opvågningen er første bind i en fantasy serie af Pernille Neergård. Den handler om en ung pige med magiske kræfter, der bliver sendt på en skole i en parallelverden kaldet Elamenta. Jeg har modtaget et eksemplar af bogen til anmeldelse her på bloggen. Tak til Forlaget Dreamlitt og forfatter Pernille Neergård for anmeldereksemplaret. Verdensherrerne – Opvågningen “Annas Evne vågner efter et opgør mod hendes forfølgere. For at lære at kontrollere sine kræfter bliver hun sendt til Jordens parallelverden, Elamenta. Anna befinder sig nu i en racekrig mellem Elamenta og Skyggeriget, og da hendes Evne udviser særlige egenskaber, bliver hun undervist af selveste Seeren.…

  • 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…