Elmet by Fiona Mozley collage

Review: Elmet by Fiona Mozley

April 15, 2018 Amalia 0

Fiona Mozley’s Elmet was nominated for the Man Booker in 2017 and this year it got longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction. A book getting so much attention in the literary world is a must read for all book-lovers […]

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 […]

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 […]

april 2017 tbr

April 2017 Wrap-Up

May 6, 2017 Amalia 0

April was an incredible reading month for me. I have read a total of 8 books, which is a record for me. I’ve read some books from my TBR. Two, to be more precise, so I decided that for May […]

My favorite books of 2016

January 5, 2017 Amalia 0

If you have read my previous post you know that in 2016 I got slightly (trying to downplay it a little) carried away by YA. I read a lot of over-hyped but average books last year. I am disappointed but […]