“You have been taught that you are unclean, that you are not holy, that your body is impure and could never harbour the divine. You have been taught to despise everything you are and to long only to be a man. But you have been taught lies.” quote from The Power by Naomi Alderman

Review: The Power by Naomi Alderman

October 21, 2017 Amalia 0

This book won the Baileys Women’s Prize for fiction in 2017. The other shortlisted books were: Stay With Meby Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀̀ The Dark Circleby Linda Grant The Sport of Kingsby C.E. Morgan First Loveby Gwendoline Riley Do Not Say We Have Nothingby Madeleine Thien […]

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Victorian October aka #VICTOBER 2017

September 28, 2017 Amalia 0

I love the Victorian era so when I heard about Victorian October aka #victober on BookTube I knew I needed to participate. In the book nerd world, there’s nothing better than a month long read-a-thon. Enjoying this sunny Saturday with […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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BookTube-A-Thon 2017 TBR

July 22, 2017 Amalia 0

If you follow the BookTube community you might have seen and felt the excitement around the 7 day long readathon being held every year around this time. It is hosted by Ariel Bissett on the BookTubeAThon channel and this year […]

homegoing cover by yaa gyasi

Review: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

July 16, 2017 Amalia 0

Do you ever borrow books from the library (or buy books) because you recognize its cover? I tend to do that when I feel uninspired to read the books I own. I picked Homegoing up because of the cover and […]

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May 2017 Wrap-Up

June 6, 2017 Amalia 0

I have finished a total of 4 books in May. It is not that much but I have a fifth book which is absolutely huge (and the best book ever) which I finished in the beginning of June. That book […]

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