• nanowrimo 2020: introduction

    Jasmin November 3, 2020

    It is November again, which means an exciting month is ahead! While this is my birthday month, it also means that it’s National Novel Writing month (or NaNoWriMo). For those of you who don’t know what this, let me give you a short introduction. NaNoWriMo exists since 1999 and occurs every year. You try to write a novel with 50.000 words in one month, effectively pushing through a first draft…

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  • monthly wrap-up: october 2020

    Jasmin November 2, 2020

    After being stuck in a somehow severe reading slump for several months, October has been kind to me. It allowed me to read more than the past few months combined. I don’t know what struck me, but I am more than happy to have managed…

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  • review: girl, serpent, thorn by melissa bashardoust

    Jasmin October 13, 2020

    What originally started out as a buddy read of a book very high on my TBR together with the wonderful Marlene (@cabeswaterdreams) ended with Marlene DNFing it, me finishing alone and wondering what to do with the story. It’s been like 10 minutes since I…

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  • the coven’s witchy october readathon

    Jasmin October 2, 2020

    It’s October, which means it’s time for the coven’s witchy october readathon! I rarely ever participate in readathons as I’m a) a mood reader and b) often feel like I won’t meet the required expectations one has for a readathon. But this year I felt…

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  • blog tour: iron heart by nina varela

    Jasmin September 11, 2020

    One of my favourite reads this year was Crier’s War by Nina Varela. It’s own voices and features political systems and their flaws, humanity (and what makes persons human), LGBTQ+ representation and found family. Thanks to Caffeine Book Tours I get to be a part…

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