One of my favourite childhood books was a collection of stories about Greek mythology. I was fascinated by Artemis and Athena, by Poseidon and Apollo. Later on, my fascination with mythologies from other cultures continued - discovering the Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman (my review), and more recently learning about the Indian gods and beliefs. … Continue reading Women’s voices from Greek mythology: Phaedra by Laura Shepperson and The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood (book review)
In the past month, reading fiction felt like a much-needed escape from the real world. However, focusing on something else than reading the news from Ukraine was tough ... so the 2 books I managed to read are a real achievement! Let's get the sharing started!
2022 comes with so many amazing new books! Here I am sharing which are the five stories to be published in 2022 that I am super excited to read 🙂 The Last Wild Horses by Maja Lunde I've been waiting for this book with so so much enthusiasm! The Last Wild Horses is part of … Continue reading My most anticipated book releases of 2022
Reading at the beginning of 2022 seems to go better than reading at the end of 2021 🙂 The winter holiday might've helped, plus the Christmassy vibes and the super cold days that do now invite for outdoor activities. During the past month I read 3 books - a super interesting blend of fantasy involving … Continue reading What I’m reading in January 2022: about breathing, an enchanted labyrinth, and civil war in Nigeria
The time has come to wrap up 2021! And what better way to think of the past year than sharing the favourite books I read? 📚 With 41 books read in 2021, I am happy to say that it was quite difficult to choose my top 10! As I already wrote reviews for all books … Continue reading Best Books I Read In 2021
So it happened - for the first time in 2 years I missed posting the monthly reading update (for November, that is). It's been a tough period, from a personal and work point of view, and it definitely impacted my motivation to read and write. But here I am now, back in business, with bookish … Continue reading What I’m reading in November and December 2021: about trees, Vietnam, and a little bit of Atwood
Welcome to a new bookish journey around the world! This post is about the book covers of the MaddAddam trilogy by Margaret Atwood: Oryx and Crake, The Year of the Flood, and MaddAddam. Enjoy!
There's something bittersweet about finishing a series of books. The bitter part is that the story ended (for good) and there's no "next book" to get to. However, the sweet part is the closure, the conclusion of the journey, and the "freedom" to get to the next stories that await. That's what I felt during … Continue reading MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood (book review) – what happens after wiping out humanity
July is here! It's a time of celebrations - my birthday and our wedding anniversary are the highlights of the month 🥳 Plus the excitement of the upcoming summer holiday in August ☀️ Let's get to the bookish side of life! July seems to be all about dystopian stories, with a touch of fantasy. Finishing … Continue reading What I’m reading in July 2021: dystopia, dystopia, dystopia … and a bit of fantasy
The first book of the MaddAddam trilogy was good, but the second book ... oh my, it was a lot better!!