#T5W, Books

Blogmas Day 16: T5W books to read by the fire

It's been a long time since I last did a Top 5 Wednesday. Honestly, I simply forgot and almost forgot again but because I'm planning these posts ahead of time, it gave me the opportunity to look into possible topics. Of course, I didn't plan far enough ahead and I already gave you some winter… Continue reading Blogmas Day 16: T5W books to read by the fire

Books, Review

Blogmas day 15: Review Uprooted – Naomi Novik

“Our Dragon doesn’t eat the girls he takes, no matter what stories they tell outside our valley. We hear them sometimes, from travelers passing through. They talk as though we were doing human sacrifice, and he were a real dragon. Of course that’s not true: he may be a wizard and immortal, but he’s still… Continue reading Blogmas day 15: Review Uprooted – Naomi Novik

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Blogmas Day 14: What to do when you don’t like a book

For a long time, I committed to the books I started reading. Along came the disappointment, frustration and anger at some of the books I read. You know that scene in Silver Linings Playbook where he throws the book out the window, that's how I felt sometimes. But not anymore! This year, I learned to… Continue reading Blogmas Day 14: What to do when you don’t like a book

Books, Review

Blogmas Day 13: Review The Old Man and the Sea – Ernest Hemingway

"The old man was dreaming about lions." I think everyone has at least heard of The Old Man and The Sea. What held me back all this time was that I had no idea what it was really about and I was scared that I would hate it. It sounds silly writing that down. The… Continue reading Blogmas Day 13: Review The Old Man and the Sea – Ernest Hemingway