August 2017 Reading Wrap-Up

August 31, 2017 Amalia 0

August ended up being a pretty good reading month. Looking at the books I realized all of them were from the library, three out of seven being e-books. The number of YA titles are pretty high this month, 3/7. I […]

Jane Austen Book Haul

Library Haul: Jane Austen

August 29, 2017 Amalia 0

I am passing through what I call a ‘Pride and Prejudice phase’ during which I binge watch the BBC adaptations of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, the mini-series of 1995, and Persuasion, the film from 2007. If I’m really in […]

quote and cover of stay with me by ayobami adebayo

Review: Stay with Me by Ayobami Adebayo

August 28, 2017 Amalia 0

‘Stay with Me’ is the only debut novel shortlisted for the 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction and that is the reason why I picked it up. It is a book a thoroughly enjoyed and if you are interested in […]

Quote and Cover of Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

Review: Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

August 20, 2017 Amalia 0

‘Now comes the darkening sky and a cold wind that passes right through you, as though you are not there, it passes through you as though it does not care whether you are alive or dead, for you will be […]

reading on the beach, july 2017 reads

July 2017 Reading Wrap-Up

August 8, 2017 Amalia 0

July has come and gone in Denmark without it being particularly sunny and warm this year, which is ‘normal’ for Scandinavia, not that we like it. But, looking at it from an avid reader’s perspective, there was much more time […]