As June is the month of celebrating childhood in many countries around the world, I join the party by sharing with you stories of amazing children and teenagers from books. This post presents a list of children, main characters in fiction and non-fiction books, each one portraying valuable life lessons.
What would you say about a literary holiday this summer? A useful tool for planning bookish holidays is The Book Trail - a platform that matches destinations with books. Each book trail has a literary map with selected points of interest that you can visit to get immersed in that particular story. Just like a … Continue reading When travelling meets literature: Book Trails in Europe
When two of your hobbies meet in the same blog post ... there's a lot of enthusiasm involved for sure! At the intersection of bookish blogging and travelling, I found today's Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Take Place In Another Country (I guess another country than the one I live in). Top Ten Tuesday was created by The … Continue reading When travelling meets literature: Books that take place in another country (Top Ten Tuesday)
Have you ever started reading a book with no expectations at all? That's how I started reading "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr, a book I received as Christmas present. Little did I know that this book would irreversibly win my heart with its touching stories and beautiful language, all wrapped up … Continue reading All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (book review) – a dual perspective on war and being human