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23.12.2020

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Welcome to my personal space!

We all know the famous meme with the astronaut saying ‘I need space’ and it has both literal and figurative meaning. It couldn’t be more accurate in my case. While I am crazy about space and cosmos, astronomy, stars and planets (a little bit about this passion of mine – in a separate post), I…

30.11.2022

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Butterflies in November: book review

Author: Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir, translator: Brian FitzGibbon Genre: Fiction in Translation, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Road Fiction Publisher: Pushkin Press Year: 2014 Rating: My choice for the #MonthlyTitles book challenge for November is Butterflies in November! Many people say this book is quirky and odd. I think so, too, now….

31.10.2022

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The October Country: book review

Author: Ray Bradbury Genre: Horror, Fantasy, Short Stories Publisher: Ballantine Books Year: October 1955 Rating: Okay, first, a little bit of the story behind choosing this book as the one for the October’s #MonthlyTitles book challenge. Initially, I had chosen another title with the word ‘October’ for our challenge, and…

28.10.2022

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When Other People Saw Us, They Saw the Dead: book review

Author: Various; edited by Lauren T. Davila Genre: Horror, Gothic Anthology Publisher: Haunt Publishing Year: May 2022 Rating: This is the second title I receive from one of my favourite publishers—Haunt Publishing—in exchange for an honest review, and I was so excited for the spooky season because of it! When…

30.09.2022

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The Septembers of Shiraz: book review

Author: Dalia Sofer Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Picador Year: July 2007 Rating: I absolutely loved The Septembers of Shiraz and I knew it would be a special one, I was really drawn to it from the first time I looked at it. When doing my research for September and the…

31.08.2022

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The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August: book review

Author: Claire North (aka Kate Griffin and Catherine Webb) Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group Year: April 2014 Rating: OK, I have so many mixed feelings about this book! The #MonthlyTitles challenge for August turned out to be quite more challenging than I anticipated. First, because this book…

28.08.2022

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Water’s Calling: book review

Author: Courtney Pollman-Turner Genre: Fantasy, Romance Publisher: SmashBear Publishing Year: August 2022 Rating: An eBook copy was kindly provided to me by SmashBear Publishing. This is going to be a long one, but I just want to say so much about Water’s Calling! When the lovely team at SmashBear Publishing…

31.07.2022

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Christmas in July: book review

Author: Enni Amanda Genre: Holiday Fiction, Romance Publisher: Lumi Publishing Year: November 2020 Rating: A short review for a short read. Christmas in July by Enni Amanda was my pick for July’s #MonthlyTitles book challenge. So let’s see, where do I start? I knew it, by picking a book that…

30.06.2022

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Seven Days in June: book review

Author: Tia Williams Genre: Contemporary Fiction, Romance Publisher: Quercus Year: June 2021 Rating: Hey bookish people, we’re half way through the #MonthlyTitles book challenge (for more information, check my social media accounts to learn all about it). As you know, June was dedicated to Seven Days in June by Tia…

31.05.2022

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Mother May I: book review

Author: Joshilyn Jackson Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Crime Fiction Publisher: Raven Books (Bloomsbury Publishing) Year: May 2021 Rating: My choice for the #MonthlyTitles book challenge for May was… Mother May I by Joshilyn Jackson! Wow, this book was so intense! It gives me the chills just thinking about it. It is…

30.04.2022

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The Enchanted April: book review

Author: Elizabeth von Arnim Genre: Classics, Romance, Literary Fiction Year: 1922 Rating: I will try to keep this review short and sweet, just the way the book was! The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim is the perfect book for April, it really is enchanted! It will definitely make you…

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