08.09.2021

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Death’s Edge: book review (SmashBear Publishing Book Tour)

Author: John Ortega Genre: Urban fantasy Publisher: SmashBear Publishing Year: September 2021 Rating: Thank you so much, SmashBear Publishing for kindly providing me with the eBook copy of Death’s Edge and for inviting me to be part of the book tour for this great read! Wow, what a journey! This is an amazing book,…

01.06.2021

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The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair: book review

Original title: La Vérité sur l’affaire Harry Quebert Author: Joël Dicker Genre: Crime, Thriller Publisher: Quercus Publishing Year: 2014 Rating: I read this book a few years ago when I was still living in Spain and read it in Spanish, hence the Spanish cover of the paperback. I wrote my…

11.05.2021

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Why Owls, Bees and Reading?

In order to celebrate the first milestone of Owl.Bee.Reading – we reached 100 followers on Instagram! – I decided the time has come for some explanation. Sure, for many bookstagrammers having 100 people following them is not a lot but to me it means a lot. So, a massive THANK…

04.05.2021

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The Innocents by C.A. Asbrey: book review

Author: C.A. Asbrey Genre: Historical Fiction; Mystery Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing Year: April 2018 Rating: A couple of years ago I received a copy of this book by the author via Booktasters in exchange for an honest review. Thank you, Booktasters and C.A. Asbrey, for the amazing read! The Innocents is…

07.03.2021

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Sunflowers in February: book review

Author: Phyllida Shrimpton Genre: YA Publisher: Hot Key Books Year: February 2018 Rating: I always say that each book is different for everyone, every reader experiences it in a unique way. However, with Sunflowers in February I couldn’t help but think, what would somebody not like about this book? I…

14.02.2021

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Lovely Books About Love

Love is in the air. Along with all the craziness. I absolutely support people celebrating love – whether it’s Valentine’s day or Galentine’s Day, LGBTQ+ love or self-love or whatever name we give to the celebration of love – but when this time of the year comes people start to…

11.02.2021

Reading

What I read in January

I know I’m a bit late to the party with these, because January is finally over after 743 days, but hey, who wouldn’t like some book recommendations no matter the season? Over the years I’ve come to despise this ‘New year, New me’ mindset. Why wait for the new year…

08.02.2021

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The Abyss Within – A SmashBear Anthology: book review

Author: Various Genre: Anthology; Horror Publisher: SmashBear Publishing Year: October 2020 Rating: I am so happy that my blog is the first stop of the book tour for The Abyss Within, an amazing anthology of horrifying tales published by SmashBear Publishing. They specialise in urban fantasy, fantasy, and paranormal romance. This is one of the…

24.12.2020

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Let’s talk about…

New Beginnings… Starting this blog was something I’ve put aside for far too long but when I found myself with a lot of free time on my hands during lockdown, I decided I shouldn’t procrastinate anymore and finally get to it. I love the start of something new: there’s always…

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…