This is one of the books that I heard literally everybody talk about. Everybody write about and rave about, and to tell you the truth I wasn’t really interested. Is that really weird? It wasn’t until during #TeaTime when everybody was discussing Unravel Me, the sequel to Shatter Me, that I became intrigued. It was around the time that you could read the book for free online and after the first few chapters I purchased the book myself. I liked it, I loved Tareheh Mafi’s writing style and most of all I wanted to hold the book in my hands while reading it, free to mark the pages with colored post its that had my notes on it. When the book finally arrived at my home,…

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As a lifelong book nerd, I admit that I’m really passionate about books. But why do I read? 1. First of all: Escaping Everybody has those shitty days, the days when you wish you’d ratter stayed in bed. Reading books on days like these makes a huge difference to your mood. Books have the amazing ability to pull you in and grab your undivided attention. They absorb your entire mind. Enter the world of fictional characters where you can tune out the “chatter” of your own thoughts. If things just get to much, books are a welcome oasis where you can escape your own problems and focus on someone else’s story instead. 2. and of course: Entertainment Ever read a book that had you laughing…

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At first  I didn’t really know what to think about this book. I bought it because I heard a lot of positive reviews about it, but personally I’ve always been a bit sceptic about “Angel” fiction. A prejudice I wrongly assumed I decided after reading this book. Cynthia hand has a way of bringing a story alive. Her descriptions of scenery I loved. Her writing style is smooth, with nice and easy-going dialogues. Clara Gardner is a brilliant protagonist. She’s a really strong character in the story and a personality that sticks with you. She was really confused, who wouldn’t be when you have visions of a stranger and that saving him is your purpose. She knows what she has to do but when, where and why remain unanswered…

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