A very crucial bookish realisation

Feeling a little anxious to share my thoughts but also very excited, I decided to dive into a new type of blog posts that mainly involve me making a point or a conversation on a bookish topic. Specifically, in this first of – hopefully – more to come posts, I’d like to talk about a…

Brutal Youth by Anthony Breznican (Book Review)

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Brutal Youth by Anthony Breznican My rating: 4 of 5 stars What this book is about: St. Michael’s working-class Catholic school has, over the years, been falling apart in the hands of the indifferent, ignorant and clueless faculty while maintaining its place as an educational institution for children who have…

Everything Belongs to the Future by Laurie Penny (Book Review)

Everything Belongs to the Future by Laurie Penny My rating: 2.5 of 5 stars What this novella is about: In the year 2099 a bright scientist has come up with the “elixir of life”. A magic blue pill that adds centuries to the human life span by keeping the users, called “fixers”, from growing older….

Book Haul (October 2016)

The temperature in Groningen is slowly dropping and our dog walks are now taking place somewhere between 5 and 10 degrees Celsius. My courses are progressing in more dynamic rhythms and I have been in a great mood for science fiction and fantasy stories this month. And as usual, I bought some new books! When…

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch (Book Review)

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch My rating: 5 of 5 stars I suggest you skip the synopsis and go into this story completely blind. What this book is about: It’s Thursday night, a family dinner night for the Dessen household. Jason loves Thursday nights, loves cooking and spending time with his wife Daniela and son…

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell (Book Review)

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell My rating: 2.5 of 5 stars What this book is about: Cath and Wren are twins – the looking alike kind. They’ve always been very close to each other, sharing everything. Happy moments, like writing Simon Snow fanfiction together, but also sad moments, like being abandoned by their mother. Now Cath…

New Book Releases (October 2016)

Hello friends, happy October! While we may have a new exciting month ahead of us, this has not been such an interesting release time for me. With a couple of appealing new book coming out in various genres, this is mainly a month with great Middle Grade books and a┬ábig adult fiction name, Jodi Picoult,…