As far as phenomena go, I feel like the Baby-Sitters Club is one that just about spanned the (Western?) world. If nothing else, the numbers speak for themselves: 176 million copies sold, 9 spin-off series, one tv-series ànd a movie. How does the series stand the hand of time, though? The story The premises of… Read More Series in Review #10: The Baby-Sitters Club
You know I like a series that focuses on the different people in one location. I loved it in Summerhill, I loved it in Laurel Heights … And now, apparently, I love it in Willoughby Close! This series features the people that come to live in the converted stables of Willoughby Close – each of… Read More Series in Review #9: Willoughby Close
Everyone has them, right? The friends from university that your life is, somehow, intrinsically linked to? After all, going through that many highs and lows together is bound to leave some sort of mark on you. So just imagine: 10 years on… And you see each other again. The boy (man) you almost had a… Read More About Books #72: The Time of Our Lives
As part of the Bookending Spring 2019 edition, I’m taking on Theresa @The Calico Books‘ prompt. Sure, this is technically yesterday’s prompt, but, you know… You mustn’t mess with Weekly Lists, right? And either way, I needed more time to think about exactly what I would decorate with! Some greenery Some of my favourite things… Read More Spring Bookshelf Decoration
One of my favourite things lately has been retellings of classics. You know the type, where Pride and Prejudice takes place in an American college, or Persuasion is suddenly between the daughter of a CEO and the man brought in to safe the company… However, too many books don’t have their modern adaptations yet. Or… Read More Weekly Lists #175: Classics I Wish Had Modern Adaptations
For reference: when the bf saw me taking the pics for this post, all he could say was “wow”. And I almost started hyperventilating. Because, you know… While all of these purchase seemed “okay” in and of themselves? Put together into 2019 first book haul (and, honestly, my first haul of any sorts in a while)?… Read More 2019 1st Book Haul!
I don’t know what happened. I honestly don’t. But, somehow? I read a book a day this past month. That’s 31 books. In one month. WTH? Anyways, apart from that – here’s my 2019 reading updates March update! What I read I’d Rather Be Reading, Anne Bogel Bertie and the Tinman Albert Edward, Peter Lovesey… Read More 2019 Reading Updates – March Update
So apparently I like to torture myself, because apart from 40 Days of Blogging ànd the O.W.L.’s Magical Readathon, I’ve decided to also participate in Bookending Spring 2019. Because, you know… I needed more of a challenge for myself, right? In total, you’re aiming at least 3 prompts executed – and I figured I might… Read More 30 Books I’d Keep If I Were Marie Kondo