holiday reading: april 2017

When it comes to packing books for my holidays, I endure the biggest struggles when it comes to books. How many books am I likely to read? Which ones will be fitting my holiday mood the best? Are these really enough or do I need to bring half of my shelves? Most of the time I pack 3 to 4 books and most of the times these aren’t enough (depending on which kind of holiday I’m going).

For April I’ll be on a more or less relaxing one over the week before easter. The actual plan was going skiing – so I only have time to read in the evening, when coming back to the house I’ll be staying. But since the weather changed its plans and there is nearly no snow on which I could be skiing, I also have to over think my plans concerning the books. I will now have a whole week to read without interruptions.

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review: crooked kingdom by leigh bardugo

I would have come for you. And if I couldn’t walk, I’d crawl to you, and no matter how broken we were, we’d fight our way out together-knives drawn, pistols blazing. Because that’s what we do. We never stop fighting.

This is a review containing minor spoilers which can also be viewed HERE.

My feelings are shattered like a million stars over the night skies. I’m not sure anymore what to feel or what to do. My life seems so empty now that i finished Crooked Kingdom and I don’t know what to do with it. I finished the book almost three weeks ago but my brain was not able to order my thoughts enough to write an adequate review. I’m not even sure whether this one will be really helpful. After reading Six of Crows I couldn’t wait to dive right into the second books – my beloved Dregs were waiting for me in Ketterdam and I yearend for more adventures with them. I thought I loved them after finishing the first book – but after reading the second one my love was taken to a new level.

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wrap-up: march 2017

Another post within two days and on a sunday? Impossible! Well … I normally don’t participate in a wrap-up of books I read in a month. But since things are going better than expected when it comes to reading, I might as well show you what I managed to do! So yes, an unpredicted post! But anyways – I wanted to read 3 books in March but finished 5 in the end. My goal is currently really low because of work – I have an incredible amount of hours per week even though I’m “only” working in an office – but at the same time I managed to read 14 books this year with a total goal of 30 for 2017. Looking at this rate – almost the half in 3 months! – I might be able to read more than I initially thought. But I’ll be stopping right here talking about work and goals and instead show you which books I finished last month:

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review: crown of midnight by sarah j. maas

The king sent me to kill you.

This is a review containing minor spoilers which can also be viewed HERE.

I don’t know how to say it other than that I love this series. I already enjoyed Throne of Glass very much – thank you for making me a slave of yours, Queen Maas – but the second book was even better. I loved how Celaena was finally portrayed as what she essentially is – a badass assassin with her very own mind. And yes, it is as bloody as it sounds. The whole book got a lot darker than the first one and even if I’m normally not into gore and stuff this really got me.

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bookstagram challenge: #starswholistenApril

I’m so happy, I want to jump up and down right now! Today I’m proudly presenting you something new – at least for me. I’m co-hosting a challenge for the month of April on #bookstagram! In anticipation of A Court of Wings and Ruin (ACOWAR) some wonderful girls and me will be hosting a challenge called #starswholistenApril which mostly covers our love for the ACOTAR series as well as the fantasy genre in general. These are the prompts:

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