"It's easy to think that nobody could really arrange the world like clockwork."First line in The Lost Future of Pepperharrow by Natasha Pulley Hi, and welcome to my little experiment. As it is my birthday tomorrow (Sunday), I wanted to do something birthday-related which then became me investigating whether the books recommended for me based… Continue reading Do I Like Books Recommended for My Zodiac Sign?
"Fitful drafts of chill air blew in through the cruciform windows of the Bell Tower, and the fire did little to combat them."First line in Midnight Never Come by Marie Brennan So on June 5th, it was Constitution Day here in Denmark, or "Grundlovsdag", as I would say, a day where we celebrate the signing… Continue reading Recommending Political Fantasy Books for Constitution Day
"The circus arrives without warning."First line in The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern We've made it to the post I just had to make for this year's Wyrd and Wonder: My favorite Historical Fantasy books! Such a list will be expanding constantly, of course, but these are my favorites at the moment. So settle in… Continue reading Recommending My Favorite Historical Fantasy Books
I have counted Patrick Ness among my favorite authors for quite a few years now since I first dove into his Chaos Walking trilogy. Ness has been writing novels, and even a few screenplays, since 2003, and is mainly known for his Young Adult works.
"In the year that Summer stayed too long, the heat lay upon the prairie with the weight of a corpse."First line in The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo Hi, guys. Today I wanted to talk about the kind of books I usually love: books with a great atmosphere. It's the kind of books where… Continue reading Recommending Atmospheric Reads
" The two men appeared out of nowhere, a few yards apart in the narrow, moonlit lane.” First line in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling I’m back with the final post in the series of recommending books based on Hogwarts houses and we’ve made it to Slytherin. In case you… Continue reading Hogwarts House Recommendations: Slytherin
"Harry Potter was a highly unusual boy in many ways."First line in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling As you probably know, this is in no way an original idea of mine. Recommending books based on people’s Hogwarts House is a very popular thing and as a true Potterhead, I… Continue reading Hogwarts House Recommendations: Gryffindor
"You're taking me hostage," he said."First line in Proxy by Alex London We’re nearing the end of the alphabet with this week’s Top 5 Tuesday with the letters P, Q, R, S and T. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Shanah from Bionic Book Worm so go check out her blog if you’d like to… Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday // P to T
"There was no possibility of taking a walk that day"First line in Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë I’m back for another Top 5 Tuesday where we continue with the alphabet where we left of last week. Today I’ll be talking about book starting with the letters F, G, H, I and J. This is all… Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday // F to J
"I may have found a solution to the Wife Problem."First line in The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion Summer Books Hellooo. Welcome to my first attempt at recommending some books. I’ve scoured my ‘Read’-shelf on Goodreads to find books that I think are perfect to read during the summer. Just a heads up: I hear… Continue reading Recommendations: Summer Reading