We are Dust and Shadows || Playlist

“They say you cannot love two people equally at once,” she said. “And perhaps for others that is so. But you and Will—you are not like two ordinary people, two people who might have been jealous of each other, or who would have imagined my love for one of them diminished by my love of […]

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World War II – Book Recommendations

Historical fiction books are the closest things we have to a time machine.  It is incredible to think that these ink-stained pages could transport us to another time and place, allow us to meet different people and experience events that we’ve only read about in textbooks. I especially love books set during the Second World […]

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25 Bookish Facts About Me

After almost two years on this blog, I think it’s high time to finally share some random bookish facts about myself! I love to read these kind of posts because they are a great opportunity to get to know that person just a bit more. I hope you enjoy reading it! x I do not […]

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we are infinite.

There is a particular scene in The Perks of Being a Wallflower where the character exclaims: “And in that moment, I swear we were infinite”, and this quote truly resonates with me. I guess it can be interpreted differently by different people, but it always reminds me of that feeling you get when you feel one with […]

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January.

Where has this month gone?! My mind still cannot process that we’re already a month into the new year…in fact I’m still scratching out that number seven on my notebooks! It hasn’t been such a great month health-wise, but one thing I promised myself to do this year is to focus on the things that […]

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2017 || My year in books

I am still coming to terms with the fact that another year is coming to an end. Looking back now, I would say that it wasn’t the best reading year, mostly due to the number of reading slumps that I experienced along the way. There were weeks where I couldn’t read anything to save my […]

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2018 || Bookish Resolutions

Being such an avid list maker, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to make a list focusing on bookish resolutions for next year.  These resolutions will be my own personal guidelines that will hopefully help me along the way and motivate me to read more. This year was quite disappointing in terms of books and […]

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Book Menus

Feeling hungry? Then you are about to get ravenous! While rereading the Harry Potter series this month, I became acutely aware of the vast number of scenes in the books that either feature food, talk about food or showcase characters whose hunger pangs rival my own (I’m talking about you Ron!). Now I should probably […]

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things that make me happy

  Sometimes life can get quite overwhelming and I end up rushing through the week feeling scattered and exhausted. It becomes so easy to take things for granted, giving the things that matter barely a second glance and focusing instead on the issues that are actually causing me more harm than good. So it’s nice […]

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Bookish Pet Peeves: Annoying Tropes Edition

As much as I love and cherish books, there are so many awful tropes out there that make me question why I’m reading said books in the first place. Now I need to point out that certain tropes can make quite an interesting story…but not if every single book being published is using it, with […]

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