4 Reasons you need to read The City we Became by N. K. Jemisin

Hello lovelies!!

I hope you all had a wonderful week and can catch some rest over the weekend!

Today I have a book that is very special to me. I read this book last yearn and I fell in love with it head over heels. So I wanted to share with you why this book means so much to me and maybe it inspires you to pick this book up as well.

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20 books for 2021

Hello lovelies!

I hope you are all doing well and staying safe!

I think this is the third I’m doing a post like this. When I wrote the first time about the books I want to read that year I did very poorly (I read only 3 of 19 books). But last year went a lot better (I read 13 of 20 books). So I want to do it again this year. Hopefully this year I can read all 20 books on my list.

So, lets get into the list!

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“So many books, so little time” // January Wrap Up

Hello lovelies!

I hope you are all doing well and had a good start into the new year!

January is over. And what a month it was. While it was quite eventful in the world, my January was pretty boring. So let’s talk about what I have been up to.

Books I read this month

The Court of Miracles by Kester Grant // Paris in 1828 is a rough place. The French Revolution has failed and the people of Paris are divided into royalty and the rest of the residents. Among those residents are the nine Guilds of the Miracle Court. A group of outcasts and criminals. Eponine (Nina) Thénardier belongs to the Guild of Thieves. But she only joined them for one reason. She wants to save her sister from the Tiger, the lord of the Guild of Flesh. And she will do everything in her power to do so.

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20 books for 2020 // Recap

Hello lovelies,

what a year these last 365 days have been. I’m glad it’s finally over and hope you are all well and safe. Let’s hope for a better time in 2021!

I started the last year with a list of books I wanted to get to in 2020. As you can read below I made a list of 20 books (10 books I already owned and 10 books that would be released that year). Given the year 2020 was I got through quiet a lot of books and managed to read more than I had been planning to.

But let’s see how many books from this list made it.

Books from this list I actually read:

Docile by K. M Szapara // I’ve been following the social media channels of Tor for a while and was intrigued when they hyped this book. So I went in with high expectations .. and sadly it didn’t live up to it. The end felt rather anti-climatic to be completely honest.

Riot Baby by Tochi Anyebuchi // One of my early reads of 2020. I remember bringing this book to a museum so I could read it while waiting in line to buy a ticket because I didn’t want to put it down. This book covers so much in so little pages. It’s intimate and raw. And I can’t recommend it enough.

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The Once And Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow // A book review


I wish you all the best for the new year. May all your dreams and wishes come true!

To start this year off, I want to write about my last book of 2020. A friend and I were buddy-reading The Once and Future Witches to end the year with some witchy vibes. But just like the year itself it was a bummer.

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My favourite book quotes // #TopTenTuesday


Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookishin 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in 2018. It’s a weekly meme where you choose your Top Ten Everything based on the theme.

This week’s theme is: Favourite Book Quotes

Mors irrumat omnia. Death fucks us all. // Ninth House – Leigh Bardugo

One flesh, one end, bitch. // Gideon the Ninth – Tamsyn Muir

But in the end it’s only a passing thing, this shadow; even darkness must pass. // Lord of the rings – J. R. R. Tolkien

If you don’t imagine, nothing ever happens at all. // Paper Towns – John Green

We are never more ourselves than when we think people aren’t watching. // The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle – Stuart Turton

I was looking for a miracle, but I got a story instead, and somtimes those are the same things. // All the crooked saints – Maggie Stiefvater

That is the problem with ignorance. You never truly know the extent of what you are ignorant about. // Children of Ruin – Adrian Tchaikovsky

That the battles are usually in her head does not lessen the bravery of it. The hardest one always are. // Jackaby – William Ritter

What are your favourite bookish quotes?

I spend some coins // A book haul

Sooo, a while ago I went to a movie theatre here in Frankfurt. I’ve never been to this one as it’s quite far away from where I live and there is one much closer to my place.

Anyway, this one shows mainly independent movies and there was one I went to see with a colleague of mine. But enough about movies and theatres.

As I was waiting for my colleague to arrive I wandered up and down the street and found a secondhand bookshop. Sadly they had to reduce their opening hours and days. I’ve planned to visit this shop for a while but until now never did.

I ended up buying 12 books altogether. Some in English but most are in German.

So here are the english books I bought.

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