February Wrap Up 2017

Here is my February wrap up. I’ve read 7 books this month. Two books were for my Memoir theme, two were for Book Riot’s Read Harder challenge and the rest were not connected to any challenge.

For my Memoir theme I read Miranda Hart‘s Is it just me? and Kate Mulgrew‘s Born with Teeth. I rated both of them 3 stars on Goodreads. I liked Miranda’s book a tiny bit better because I giggled while listening to the audiobook. Mulgrew’s book got a bit repetitive with her love troubles. But it was very interesting to learn about her career before Star Trek. That was what I first saw her in and Captain Janeway is one of my favourites in the Star Trek universe.

Is It Just Me?    Born with Teeth

For the Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge, my friend and I read Jenny Moyer’s Flashfall and Damon Suede‘s Bad Idea. I gave them 2 stars on Goodreads because both made me angry and annoyed. Flashfall made me realize that I am soooo over dystopian literature. All the familiar tropes were there which made the plot predictable and I found the main character annoying and completely clueless. Which annoyed me even further. Suede’s Bad Idea was even more annoying. I shall leave a link for my Goodreads review of the book. (https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1918443847?book_show_action=false&from_review_page=1 )

Flashfall (Flashfall, #1)      Bad Idea (Itch #1)

The last three books are Leigh Bardugo‘s Crooked Kingdom, J. K. Rowling‘s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay and Bo Burnham‘s  Egghead: Or, You Can’t Survive on Ideas Alone.

I love Leigh Bardugo’s Six of Crows duology and I really enjoyed Crooked Kingdom. Wasn’t a big fan of the ending and that was why I gave it 4 stars on Goodreads. A friend let me borrow her Valentines present and thus I’ve read Fantastic Beasts screenplay. I loved the illustrations. Gave it 3 stars on Goodreads. And the last book I read in the month of February was Bo Burnham’s collection of humorous poetry. Also another illustrated book. It was so funny and entertaining. I spent a whole night taking pictures of the poems on my Kindle and sending them to my friends. Great book. Gave it 4 stars on Goodreads.

Crooked Kingdom (Six of Crows, #2)        Egghead: Or, You Can't Survive on Ideas Alone         Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay

And that is it for my February wrap up. Feel free to comment down below if you’ve read any of these books or if you just want to say hi.

 

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T5W Fictional jobs you’d want to have

Hello again,

here we go, Top 5 Wednesday!

This week’s theme is Fictional jobs you’d want to have. In this one, I included books, a movie and a TV show. Here we go.

  1. A hunter with Dean and Sam Winchester. I am a huge fan of Supernatural and I will watch that show forever! I don’t think I would be a good hunter. But there are some hunters who do research, so I could that. I’ll be the nerd of the group. And hopefully I won’t die.
  2. Teacher at Hogwarts. This is connected to my current job. I’m not sure what I would teach but I love the idea of Hogwarts. A place filled with magic, where you can eat what ever you want, there are staircases that move, the pictures move and talk, magical creatures… Hopefully no Voldermort or any other dark wizard. And robes!!! I could basically go in my pajamas and just put a robe on. That would be great!
  3. Bounty hunter with Kate Daniels. Now, I can also do research here. Or take care of her donkey/mule. Or I can be a go between for her and everybody else… like an assistant or secretary. I think I would be more protected here than in the Supernatural universe.
  4. Newt Scamander’s assistant. I really liked Fantastic Beasts movie and if I could. I would love to help Newt with all the animals and I would love to learn all about the magical creatures that live all over the world. I could help him navigate the no maj world. That would be fun.
  5. Harry Dresden’s lab assistant. Now that Bob is not able to help Harry, because Harry is a dumbass and makes stupid sacrifices for the people he loves and is now Winter Knight, I’d like the job. Seems like fun. Blowing things up, setting things on fire, riding a freaking dinosaur skeleton!!!!

 

That is it for this T5W. Hope you like my list, feel free to comment below.

January wrap up

I can’t believe it is February already. Time flies…

I read 7 books this month. Two for my Mystery theme, two for Book Riot’s Read Harder challenge, two Neil Gaiman books that I borrowed from a friend and one book that I had left from my December’s Romance theme.

Gentle Rogue by Johanna Lindsey

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This book was a leftover from December’s Romance theme. I liked this book. It is about Georgiana Anderson who travels to the UK to find her lost fiance. She finds him married to another girl. To return back home she has to disguise herself so her brothers won’t find out she has left. She disguises herself as a boy and finds a job as a cabin boy on a ship headed back to America. According to Goodreads, the captain of the ship is a gentleman pirate or “The black sheep of a proud and tempestuous family, the handsome ex-pirate once swore no woman alive could entice him into matrimony. But on the high seas his resolve will be weakened by an unrestrained passion and by the high-spirited beauty whose love of freedom and adventure rivals his own.

It sound a bit ridiculous but the book is a lot of fun. The relationship between Georgiana and James was interesting but there were some eye-rolling moments but those were replaced with the fun sexy parts.

My January theme was Mystery and I read two book for that. Malcom Mackay‘s The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter is a book that is part of the Glasgow Underground series. It’s about how an underground organization went about killing a small time drug dealer Lewis Winter. What was interesting about this book was that you got to see the event from the perspective of the killer, the guy who helped him, the people who hired him to kill Winter, Winter himself, his girlfriend and the detective who was investigating the case. I like this book. I didn’t like the detective’s POV because he really hated Winter’s girlfriend and even though she wasn’t a good person and had a hand in Winter’s death I thought it was a bit much how he kept thinking about her as scum and a bitch.

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The second book was One Kick by Chelsea Cain. From Goodreads “Kick Lannigan, 21, is a survivor. Abducted at age six in broad daylight, the police, the public, perhaps even her family assumed the worst had occurred. And then Kathleen Lannigan was found, alive, six years later. In the early months following her freedom, as Kick struggled with PTSD, her parents put her through a litany of therapies, but nothing helped until the detective who rescued her suggested Kick learn to fight. Before she was thirteen, Kick learned marksmanship, martial arts, boxing, archery, and knife throwing. She excelled at every one, vowing she would never be victimized again. But when two children in the Portland area go missing in the same month, Kick goes into a tailspin. Then an enigmatic man Bishop approaches her with a proposition: he is convinced Kick’s experiences and expertise can be used to help rescue the abductees. Little does Kick know the case will lead directly into her terrifying past…

This book is very interesting and I got so into it. Kick is a badass female character, who has been through so much as a child and learned how to defend herself. Feeling guilty about her action as a child where she helped her abductor and molester delete files about other people in his world she decides to help Bishop who is one shady shady dude. I was so looking forward to the sequel and then I found out that the author changed publishing companies and they won’t publish it. ARGH!!!

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The two Neil Gaiman books I’ve read are M is for Magic, a collection of short stories and The Ocean at the End of the Lane. I really liked M is for Magic. I love fantasy and horror short stories so this one a big hit for me. I think my favorite one where the months of the year get together and share stories. The second one was a bit creepy and disgusting. Especially the part when the main character pulled a giant worm thing from the sole of his foot. UGH!

From Goodreads “Sussex, England. A middle-aged man returns to his childhood home to attend a funeral. Although the house he lived in is long gone, he is drawn to the farm at the end of the road, where, when he was seven, he encountered a most remarkable girl, Lettie Hempstock, and her mother and grandmother. He hasn’t thought of Lettie in decades, and yet as he sits by the pond (a pond that she’d claimed was an ocean) behind the ramshackle old farmhouse, the unremembered past comes flooding back. And it is a past too strange, too frightening, too dangerous to have happened to anyone, let alone a small boy.
Forty years earlier, a man committed suicide in a stolen car at this farm at the end of the road. Like a fuse on a firework, his death lit a touchpaper and resonated in unimaginable ways. The darkness was unleashed, something scary and thoroughly incomprehensible to a little boy. And Lettie—magical, comforting, wise beyond her years—promised to protect him, no matter what.

The Ocean at the End of the Lane M Is for Magic

For Book Riot’s Read Harder challenge I’ve read books for topics Read a fantasy novel and Read a book that is set in South America or is written by a South American author.

For the Fantasy one I read Six of Crows from Leigh Bardugo which was fucking awesome!!! It totally lives up to all the hype! All of it! For you who don’t know this is book about a bunch of teenagers who are lead by Kaz while they try to pull of an impossible heist. The relationships between the characters and their backstories are so interesting. I am currently reading the second book. So FUCKING good!

Six of Crows (Six of Crows, #1)

For the South American one I read A Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez. Man, that book is soooo strange. From Goodreads “The novel tells the story of the rise and fall of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the family. It is a rich and brilliant chronicle of life and death, and the tragicomedy of humankind. In the noble, ridiculous, beautiful, and tawdry story of the family, one sees all of humanity, just as in the history, myths, growth, and decay of Macondo, one sees all of Latin America.” It takes a bit to get into but when you just accept that this family is beyond fucked it a really interesting read. 

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So that’s it for January.

Have you read any of these? Leave your answers in the comments.

T5W Current favorites that aren’t books

Another Wednesday, another Top 5 Wednesday. Today the topic is Current favorites that aren’t books. So here it is.

  1. Golden Rose Matte nail polish

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I have a GIANT collection of nail polishes and recently I’ve been obsessed with Golden Rose’s Matte nail polishes. I had around 10 that I bought in the last year but then got a couple for Christmas and bought some myself and the obsession began. They are so good. The darker tones need only one coat for full coverage and they are amazing!!!!

2.   Anna Kendrick in Trolls

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Trolls is a weird animated movie that I did not really get but I fell in love with Anna Kendrick in this movie. I have the soundtrack on repeat and her version of The Sound of Silence is amazing. Hers and Justin Timberlake’s version of True Colors is also amazing. And my absolute favorite was the song “Get back up again” that has become my go to song in the morning. Anna is amazing!!!

 

3.  Acapella groups/people on YouTube

I love music, I love musicals and I love Disney so when I discovered people on You Tube that do all three and all on their own just using their voices I was amazed!! There are so many people I follow (I will put my top three). And when they do anything connected to Christmas I go bananas!!!!

So some of the people I follow and love listening to are: Heather Traska, her one woman Disney medleys are amazing!!!

Pentatonix –  they have a couple of albums but my absolute favorites are their Christmas songs. You should check them out.

Voctave – just listen to this!! Gives me chills!!

 

4. The Big Fat Quiz

So this is a British panel TV show that is hosted by Jimmy Carr. In it there are three teams of British comedians and presenters that answer trivia questions. It is like a pub quiz. I discovered this during the winter break and it has brought me so much joy and laughter. You can find episodes on YouTube.

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5. Bullet Journal -ing   

For people  who don’t know what a bullet journal is you can check it our at this link (http://bulletjournal.com/) Basically, it is a way of being organized and keeping a journal. I started sorta doing it at the beginning of 2016 and I made a bullet journal and made a couple of pages of it and then I stopped. I placed my notebook/journal on a shelf and left it there until September. And then I got really into it. I started making weekly layouts, daily layouts and lists and trackers and so on and so on. It has helped me get organized, remember things and it is great. The money I spent on fucking pens and washi tapes for this things is ridiculous! But worth it.

 

And this is it. My T5W. If you have any thoughts you can leave them in the comments.

P.S. As soon as I figure out how to fucking FOLLOW the lovely bloggers that follow me, I will!

T5W Underrated books

So I have been a bit lazy and then overwhelmed with work and thus did not post my T5W thoughts. Also, I felt I couldn’t fill in on the themes this month. Must work on that.

Alright, this T5W topic is Underrated books. Books that we think are being overlooked or not really mentioned in the blogs we follow or BookTube channels we are subscribed to. So here is my list.

  1. Jim Butcher‘s The Dresden files

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The Dresden Files is an urban fantasy series spanning 15 books about a Chicago based wizard and private investigator Harry Dresden. He is a consulting wizard who helps Chicago PD deal with supernatural cases. It might be well known in the urban fantasy community but I’ve yet to hear any booktubers talk about it. I love this series! I started reading it in high-school. Actually, listen to it because James Masters is freaking amazing reading these books. The only physical copy of this series I have is book 14 Cold Days because Masters wasn’t available to read it and I couldn’t listen to the other guy.

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2. Jim Butcher‘s Codex Alera series

This is another Jim Butcher series. But this one is pure fantasy. This series is about a young boy named Tavi who lives in the realm of Alera. Everybody there has some degree of command over elemental forces or spirits called furies. Everybody except Tavi of course. One day he meets Amara who is running from people trying to bring down the ruling First Lord. It is a very interesting series. Apparently, Butcher wrote it because he was challenged to write a good story based on a lame idea, so he got two lame ideas “Lost Roman Legion” and “Pokemon” and wrote this great series.

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3. Ilona AndrewsKate Daniels series

Another urban fantasy series. This one is set in a slightly futuristic Atlanta where magic and tech periods interchange. During tech periods technology, guns and cars work but during the magic periods anything technological fails but magic and spells work. Kate Daniels is a mercenary who fights various types of monsters. She is such a kickass character. If you want to read a book with a kick ass female warrior character who doesn’t take shit from anyone. She is amazing and everyone should read this series.

The covers for this books are so cheesy, and the lion on a bunch of these is Kate’s love interest Curran who is a shapeshifter.

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4. Abigail Barnette’s The Boss series

This book is and erotic fiction book and one of my favourites. If you disliked the 50 shades of grey book as much as I did, this book is the good version of the similar themes. There is a young girl who hooks up with this rich guy who is into S&M, but twist, she is also into it and doesn’t feel guilty about it. He treats her with respect and as a fucking adult. And the sex scenes are amazing. Read this.
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This is it for this T5W. Have you read any of these books? Do you know any BookTuber or a blogger that have talked about these books? Comment away….  Bye.

T5W: 2017 reading goals

This is my first time participating in a T5W (Top 5 Wednesday) and today’s topic is 2017 goals. I’ll concentrate on my reading goals for the coming year. So here they are:

1     Goodreads

I set my Goodreads reading challenge at 40 books, same as last year. I’m pretty sure I can reach it. Also, this year I want to add a couple of sentences to every book I rate on Goodreads. I usually just rate a book without saying anything about it and I want to change that.

2     Book Riot 2017 Read Harder Challenge (http://bookriot.com/2016/12/15/book-riots-2017-read-harder-challenge/ )

I discovered this challenge at the end of the year and it seems very interesting. In this challenge there are 24 categories/tasks that you have to accomplish to finish the challenge.The goal is to diversify your reading and to “find more books and genres and authors and characters to fall in love with thanks to these wide-ranging tasks”. I shared it with a group of friends and one of them decided to do it with me so we created a list of books according to the categories/tasks mentioned and have begun reading the first one. I am excited about this one. I think it will be great and I hope I will finish it.

3       One author and his/hers books

So I found this one on BookTube. MementoMori did this last year and will do again this year. He picked an author and read everything they have published in a single year. I thought that idea seemed very interesting and decided to do it this year. I had some trouble picking out an author because I didn’t want to pick someone who wrote a lot of books (like Stephen King or Jody Picoult) At first I was going to pick Adrian Tchaikovsky but then I did a little research and noticed that he writes HUGE books (over 600 pages) so I decided to go with Carrie Fisher. She has written 7 books. I can handle that.

4       My book themes

After the summer holidays I got bored with reading because it seemed like I was reading the same book over and over again. Reading the same genre will do that to you. So I decided to broaden my horizons a bit and created a 12 month book theme/genre list. I’ve done four so far (September was zombies, October was historical fiction, November was classic and December was romance). Each theme has three book. I want to continue with this and finish it. January is all about mystery. Can’t wait.

5   Series I want to finish/ start reading

There are a couple of series I have started in the last couple of years but haven’t finished and I want to try to finish them this year. These include The Joe Ledger series by Jonathan Maberry, Red Rising by Pierce Brown and the Vorkosigan Saga by Lois McMaster Bujold.

Honorary mentions:

There are also some things I would like to read that have been on my TBR list for a while like The Dark Tower series and everything by  Leigh Bardugo, Robin Hobb and Brandon Sanderson.

It seems like it will be a busy reading year. Can’t wait.

 

My favorite books of 2016

The year is coming to an end and naturally here come the best of the year lists and videos on BookTube (which I’ve really been enjoying).

This is my reading year according to Goodreads.

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My Goodreads challenge was 40 books which I haven’t reached but that is OK because I’ve read 37 books which is great.

This year I read a couple of series, The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer which I really liked because I am a big fan of science-fiction and I’m pretty sure these were the first books I’ve read that have a cyborg as a main character. Cinder and Scarlet were my favorite of the series. Then I read Penryn and the End of Days series by Susan Ee. Which got worse as it got on. I found out later that this was supposed to be a six book series but got cut to three.

I discovered V.E. Schwab this year and she is amazing. I read the two books in her Shades of Magic series which is great. I took me a bit to get into the first book A Darker Shade of Magic but the second one was soooo good.

I started rereading the Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling. I’ve reread everything except the fourth one. I’m hoping to do that soon.

In August I decided to do something new and I made a list of book themes for each month with a list of three books to expand my reading interests. For example, September was all about zombies and I made a list of three book with zombies in it to read. October was Historical fiction (fucking Outlander), then November was Classics (Lord of the Flies was a mind fuck!) and December is Romance (ugh Shanna).

Also, I discovered BookTube this year and also book box subscriptions like Fairy Loot and Nerdy Bookworm.

But let’s talk about my favorite books in 2016.

  1. The Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher24876258

I am a big fan of Jim Butcher and was very excited when I found out that he wrote a freaking STEMAPUNK book. This was the first book I’ve read this year and I loved it.

It is set in this world where most of humanity lives in different Spires. “Captain Grimm commands the merchant ship, Predator. Fiercely loyal to Spire Albion, he has taken their side in the cold war with Spire Aurora, disrupting the enemy’s shipping lines by attacking their cargo vessels. But when the Predator is severely damaged in combat, leaving captain and crew grounded, Grimm is offered a proposition from the Spirearch of Albion—to join a team of agents on a vital mission in exchange for fully restoring Predator to its fighting glory.” (Goodreads)

2.  A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas

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What is there to say about this book that hasn’t been said before and many many times? I discovered Sarah J. Maas last year and I devoured her Throne of Glass series and this year I read the Courts. This one is great.

3. Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy

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Willowdean, nicknamed “Dumplin’” by her mother and called “Will” by her friends, is an overweight teenager that has always felt that she was comfortable with her body and herself. She doesn’t care that her mother was a teen beauty queen or that people have poked fun at her for her weight. All of that changes when she meets Bo, a handsome boy her age that has expressed interest in dating her. Suddenly Will is full of insecurities and can’t bring herself to date him out of fear of what others would say. In order to prove to her self worth, Will has decided to enter and win the Miss Teen Blue Bonnet Pageant. However as the date of the pageant progresses, Will finds that it’s not that easy to take part in a pageant – especially after her best friend Ellen decides to enter. (Wikipedia)

This book spoke to me on so many levels, being a fat girl myself this book was spot on. I really, really liked it. Choose to ignore the teenage drama.

Some honorable mentions:

Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Killing Floor by Lee Child

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Magic Binds by Ilona Andrews

And that’s it for my favorite books of 2016.

 

 

 

November WRAP-UP and December TBR

Hello everybody!

So, I’ve read 5 books this month. I’d say that that was a good reading month. So, let’s talk about the books I’ve read.

  1. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon 

I started reading this book mid October and finished it at the begining of November. It’s a HUGE book. I gave it 2 stars on Goodreads. For anybody who doesn’t know this book is abour Claire Randall who time travels to 18th century Scotland and meets many interesting people and does things. Anyway, there is a TV show.

I gave this book 2 starts on Goodreads because I found the main character so illogical and freaking crazy. And annoying. There are good things about this book, like the villian, Black Jack Randall is so evil! He’s great. And Jamie Fraiser. I liked him. The rest… meh.

2. Magic Binds by Ilona Andrews

This is book 9 in the Kate Daniels series by Ilona Andrews. I love this series, it’s one of my favourite urban fantasy series (next to the Dresden Files by Jim Butcher). The covers are always so cheesy and horrible. The lion is her boyfriend.

In this one, Kate and Curran are trying to get married by her evil father is messing things up for them in Atlanta. I gave it 4 stars on Goodreads.

3. The Help by Kathryn Stockett

I loved this book! I gave it 4 stars on Goodreads. If you’ve seen the movie then you know what this is about. The story is told from three points of view, Skeeter, Aibileen and Minny. Skeeter has just returned from college and is trying to figure her life out, Aibileen is a black maid, a bit bitter at the world after her son’s death and Minny who losses her job after sassing off. The three of them come together to write a book about the help.

This is a great book which deals with so many things: racism, hypocrisy, steretypes… Everybody should read it.

4. Lord of the Flies by William Golding

This classical mindfuck of a book is about a group of young boys who find themselves on an inhabitet island where they try to make rules and survive until they are rescued. And things go to shit from there.

So many great characters, and then deaths and the crazyness!! A great book. Gave it 4 stars on Goodreads.

5. Nemesis by Anne Banks

This book was in the first Fairy Loot book box that I received. This was in the November box where the theme is Rogues and Royals. This is a YA fantasy book about princess Sepora who escapes her evil father and ends up being a slave/attendant to a pharaoh Tariq who just inherited the throne after his father’s death. The thing about Sepora is that she has this special power where she can create a precious metal with her body. Which makes her a person of interest for everybody.

I gave this book 3 stars on Goodreads. I wanted this book to be so much more then a typical YA fantasy. The age thing kept bothering me because the characters don’t act according to their age. Sepora is 17, Tariq 18 and they act like adult. Also, Tariq has a 15 year old brother who is described as a freaking Casanova… So yeah…

 

And now to the December TBR.

Hopefully I will finish my two audiobooks: Jim Butcher’s Skin Game (book 15 in the Dresden Files series) and Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte.

Then I am planning on reading 1984 by George Orwell, Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, Shanna by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss, Gentle Rouge by Johanna Lindsey and Hot Head by Damon Suede.

 

25 bookish things about me

Hello everyone,

I want to introduce myself through this tag so here it is: 25 bookish things about me

  1. This first book I read was The Amazing Adventures of Apprentice Hlapic by Ivana Brlić  Mažuranić. It is a tradition in our house. When you learn how to read the first book you read is about apprentice Hlapić.
  2. I read the Lord of the Rings trilogy after I saw the film. I started reading the first book but couldn’t really get into it. Then the first movie came out and I gave it another try. Read all three of them. It was easier when I could visualize it, the characters (even though Aragorn and Boromir are different in the book than the movie) and the landscapes.
  3. My master’s disertation was on Bilbo Baggins and The Hobbit.
  4.  I fucking hated The Notebook by Nicholas Spark.
  5. Started actively reading science fiction and fantasy during high school and university.
  6. They are still my two favourite book genres.
  7. I enjoy horror short stories. My favourites are short book collections by Stephen King and Joe Hill. Full size novels are a bit terrifying.
  8. Almost died of fright when my mobile started vibrating while I was reading The Tommyknockers by Stephen King.
  9. I imagined my self a cook and bought several cookbooks that are now collecting dust on my bookshelf.
  10. I read a lot of fanfiction. Which led me to expect smut in every book I read.
  11. I sometimes don’t read what a book is about before I read it. I think I have a general idea but then the book turns out to be abour something totally different. It’s happened with the book I’m reading now, The Nemessis by Anne Banks but mosts famously with Lea Michele‘s book Brunette Ambition which I thougt was about her life and work on Glee and Broadway. Turns out it was a freaking lifestyle book.
  12. I was really into audiobooks during university.
  13. I listened to a lot of the Sookie Stackhouse series by Charlaine Harris. I stopped when Sookie got her fairy family together.
  14. And I’ve listen to every Harry Dressden book by Jim Butcher that was read by James Marsters. Because he is amazing in it!!! AMAZING!! Jim Butcher is resposible for my love of Urban Fantasy.
  15. When they changed it for Ghost Story I bought the book. That was the first and last Harry Dresden book I’ve bought.
  16. Also I never laughed so hard as when I was listening to Craig Ferguson’s book American on Purpose. There were tears.
  17. I first saw season 1 of Game of Thrones before I read all the books. I begged a friend who read it before the TV show came on to tell me what happened to Ned Stark. Bad move.
  18. I am a huge fan of Supernatural the TV show. So when I found out there were books I was so excited. I read three of them. They were bad.
  19. I got Anne Rice‘s the Vampire Chronicles when I was around 15/ 16 years old. I was too young to read them. They were mature themes, written in a different language and a bit too complicated for me. But I remember I was forcing my self t read them. There were four books in the boxset. I read three.
  20. The only recquired school book that I haven’t read is Cather in the Rye by J.D. Sallinger. I still haven’t read it.
  21. There are a couple of books I remember from high school that I still think about now and again. Crime and Punishment by Dostojevski which I really liked, and Anna Karenina by Tolstoj which I didn’t like and skipped the last 80 pages of. I liked the movie  better. The one with Sean Bean.
  22. One of my favourite books is The Martian by Andy Weir.
  23. I’ve only recently discovered booktube. Like 3-4 months ago.
  24. I am a huge fan of the Kate Daniels series by Ilona Andrews.
  25. I like the Harry Potter series.