Project: Horror October 2017

Hello everyone! October has arrived and that means, Halloween is approaching. Back in Greece, Halloween is not celebrated or given any attention really. When I came to live in the Netherlands I was very excited for a few things that we don’t have in Athens where I am from. Snow for once, but also decent…

The End of the Year: Book Tag

Hello lovely book people! I was catching up on my YouTube subscriptions a couple of days ago and stumbled upon this new tag by Ariel Bissett: The End of the Year Book Tag. Ariel has created this tag in preparation for winter and the end of the year, which feels suddenly very close, and I…

Discussion: The Man Booker 2017 shortlist

For many readers, including myself, choosing the next book to read is a difficult task. Thankfully, the Man Booker Prize returns every year and offers by default thirteen suggestions of novels for those of us that enjoy fiction. This year I decided to closely follow the Man Booker from its longlist to its shortlist by…

Book Haul: September 2017

Hello fellow book people! We are well on our way to a mostly rainy and windy Autumn here in Groningen, the university classes have started and the Man Booker shortlist was announced just a couple of days ago. I had decided to undertake the¬†Project Man Booker 2017¬†here on my blog, by attempting to read all…

History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund: Book Review

History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars   Book synopsis: For Linda, isolation and loneliness are all she knows during her adolescent years. She finds an outlet with Mr Grierson, the new history teacher, and the scandal that breaks out when child pornography is found in his possession. And when…

Most Anticipated Autumn Books 2017

Since my return to the city of Groningen daily life has attacked me with tasks and mini chores that need to be completed before the beginning of the academy year, much like an animal would prepare for hibernation, and I cannot shake the feeling for a few weeks now that the dreadful Autumn is almost…

Book Haul (August 2017)

Well, hello again. It’s been a while. A little over a couple of weeks to be precise during which I returned from vacation and moved to a different apartment. Again. I am currently in my fifth apartment here in Groningen living on the fourth floor of a huge block of flats with the dogs next…

Project Man Booker 2017

Hello everyone! It’s been a while.. I’m currently almost at the end of my vacation time in Greece and going through my second readathon of the week. And, although I’ve been away from many things like university and my dogs, I haven’t stopped reading books. A major literary award, the Man Booker Prize of 2017,…

Book Haul (July 2017)

Hello again and welcome to another book haul! Today’s book haul is deceiving because I actually bought all these books in June. And yes, I’ve been very good to my wallet so far and haven’t bought a single book since the beginning of June which is quite the accomplishment for me. Unfortunately, my booknerd friend…

My BookTube-A-Thon 2017 TBR

It is time, once again, for my most anticipated readathon of the year: The BookTube-A-Thon! Our lovely host, Ariel Bissett, has announced the 7 challenges of this summer’s BookTube-A-Thon and, thankfully, this year I have a chance at all of them. My BookTube-A-Thon run will take place in Greece this year and one potential problem…