Vicious by V. E. Schwab (Book Review)

Vicious by V.E. Schwab My rating: 3 of 5 stars Book synopsis: Victor met Eli in college. They started off as roommates but soon Victor saw that Eli was much more than he had expected. A brilliant young man, charismatic and talented, Eli seemed to disguise another side of himself, a hidden identity, a darker…

Book Haul (March 2017)

This month I am bringing, yet again, another big book haul! Apart from the five books that I am planning on picking up in March, I made the mistake to go into a bookstore. There, the temptation was of course very big but I behaved myself and actually came out of it empty handed. Then,…

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (Book Review)

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo My rating: 2 of 5 stars Book synopsis: Kaz Brekker is a cunning and ever-resourcefull young thieving mastermind, conducting business for the Dregs in Ketterdam, a hub of international trade and much criminal activity. When Kaz is taken by an unknown party he is sure he’s gotten himself into…

The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu Translated by Ken Liu (Book Review)

The Three-Body Problem by Liu Cixin My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Book synopsis: Starting in China, in 1967, a young, brilliant woman’s life is forever changed. Ye Wenjie is witness to her father’s public torture and death under the accusation of being a Reactionist. The impact of this traumatic event won’t show until two…

Top 5 Books I read in 2016

This is one of my favourite annual posts in which I present my five favourite books that I read this year plus the most disappointing book I picked up in 2016. Note here, this list does not contain books that were published only in 2016. These are books that I came to read in 2016…

Holiday BookTube-A- Thon 2016 TBR

It is 4 days before the end of the year and I have not reached my reading goal. But that’s okay! Because the holiday BookTube-A-Thon is starting tomorrow (the 29th and ends on the 31st of December). Woohoo! The holiday BookTube-A-Thon is supposed to be more relaxed and stress free than the summer one, but…

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…