Delirium by Lauren Oliver | Book Review

To tell you the truth I have been pondering over what to write in this review. I loved it, that much I do know, but I don’t know how to tell you my feelings about this book. Cause the truth was, I was totally overwhelmed. I didn’t really expect to like this book, so imagine my surprise when I didn’t just like it, but when I placed on my list of favourite books. Lauren Oliver’s writing in this book is truly incredible. I found myself totally swept into  the story, the writing is very good and descriptive. You are included in the transformation Lena undergoes throughout the novel and I love how she matured. The twists in the plot are really good at well. I…

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Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi | Book review

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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Quote of the week

“A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.” ―     William Styron

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Why do I read?

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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