Monday, 20 January 2020

Sunday Post #92


The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted here @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer (image above belongs to @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer). It’s a chance to share news ~ A post to recap the past week on your blog and showcase books and things we have received. Share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead. 
I am also linking The Sunday Salon hosted by Deb Nance of Readerbuzz where bloggers discuss what they are reading and other bookish topics.


Life

I was hoping to work a bit less from now until March, but I will have an awful schedule for at least a week longer. I really want to take some time for myself as I barely have any even during the weekend. Thankfully, I know my schedule in March will be a lot better. 

Blog and books

Due to a busy schedule, I didn't read anything this week. I hope to change this soon!

Movies and TV Shows




I went to the cinema yesterday and watched the incredible film 1917. I can't recommend this First World War drama enough. It's brilliant!

I also watched two Korean dramas: The Secret Life of My Secretary and Love Alarm, both were okay.

What did you read or watch recently?

As always please leave some recommendations on what I should read or watch next! 

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Sunday, 12 January 2020

Sunday Post #91


The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted here @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer (image above belongs to @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer). It’s a chance to share news ~ A post to recap the past week on your blog and showcase books and things we have received. Share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead. 
I am also linking The Sunday Salon hosted by Deb Nance of Readerbuzz where bloggers discuss what they are reading and other bookish topics.

Life

I didn't have a great week, I was ill and too stressed out about everything or nothing in general. I will have to find a way to calm down more effectively.


Blog and books


I read Carry On for the first time. I have to admit I never seem to enjoy Rainbow Rowell's books as much as others seem to. So, I'm probably not going to read more of her books.

Are there authors everyone seems to love but you don't?

I also posted a Can't Wait Wednesday post this week. I'm quite excited to read some new releases this year, so I hope to post more of these in the future.

Movies and TV Shows



I also started watching Hotel del Luna, which is a Korean drama about a hotel for ghosts. I'm really enjoying it! Do you have any fantasy or science fiction recommendations?


What did you read or watch recently?

As always please leave some recommendations on what I should read or watch next! 

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Have a wonderful day everyone!

Wednesday, 8 January 2020

Can't Wait Wednesday: Love Her or Lose Her (Hot & Hammered #2) by Tessa Bailey

 Can't-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted at Wishful Endings, to spotlight and talk about the books we're excited about that we have yet to read. It's based on Waiting On Wednesday hosted at Breaking the Spine.

New York Times bestselling author Tessa Bailey returns with a unique, sexy romantic comedy about a young married couple whose rocky relationship needs a serious renovation.

Rosie and Dominic Vega are the perfect couple: high school sweethearts, best friends, madly in love. Well, they used to be anyway. Now Rosie’s lucky to get a caveman grunt from the ex-soldier every time she walks in the door. Dom is faithful and a great provider, but the man she fell in love with ten years ago is nowhere to be found. When her girlfriends encourage Rosie to demand more out of life and pursue her dream of opening a restaurant, she decides to demand more out of love, too. Three words: marriage boot camp.

Never in a million years did Rosie believe her stoic, too-manly-to-emote husband would actually agree to relationship rehab with a weed-smoking hippy. Dom talking about feelings? Sitting on pillows? Communing with nature? Learning love languages? Nope. But to her surprise, he’s all in, and it forces her to admit her own role in their cracked foundation. As they complete one ridiculous—yet surprisingly helpful—assignment after another, their remodeled relationship gets stronger than ever. Except just as they’re getting back on track, Rosie discovers Dom has a secret... and it could demolish everything.

-- Goodreads.com description --


Since I read Fix Her Up in 2019, I have been curious to read more about these two characters. I hope I will enjoy this more than Fix Her Up. Love Her or  Lose Her will be published this month. 



Which books are you excited to read? Recommendations are always welcome!

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Sunday, 5 January 2020

Sunday Post #90


The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted here @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer (image above belongs to @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer). It’s a chance to share news ~ A post to recap the past week on your blog and showcase books and things we have received. Share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead. 
I am also linking The Sunday Salon hosted by Deb Nance of Readerbuzz where bloggers discuss what they are reading and other bookish topics.


Life



Christmas break is over and I don't feel ready to start work again tomorrow, but I never feel ready to start a work week :) Now the countdown begins for my next day off!
I did enjoy celebrating New Year's Eve, but the days after that were fairly busy, my grandmother (89) and her sister (91) had to move this week and we all had to help.


Blog and books



At the beginning of the week I finished reading Circe by Madeline Miller. Miller has become one of my favourite authors this year and I can't wait to see what she writes next. I also read the first volume of Heartstopper (I own the paperback) and loved it so much I had to read the rest on Alice Oseman's website. It's such an adorable comic! Another favourite of mine.

My first book and review of 2020 was the e-arc of the comic collection Snug, which I really enjoyed! You can find my review here.

I also posted my favourite books of 2019, which is the Top Ten Tuesday list I most enjoy each year. You can find it here.

Movies and TV Shows






I haven't watched any films yet this year but I did finish The Witcher on Monday and I have also started and finished His Dark Materials. Both shows were awesome! I can't recommend them enough! I'm now in love with the His Dark Materials soundtrack. 
I also started to watch Her Private Life, which is a Korean series which I rather like as well!


What did you read or watch recently?

As always please leave some recommendations on what I should read or watch next! 

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Have a wonderful day everyone!

Saturday, 4 January 2020

Review: Snug: A Collection of Comics about Dating Your Best Friend by Catana Chetwynd

Why bother getting out of bed when you could stay bundled up with that special someone and a book of cozy, cute comics. From the author of the bestselling Little Moments of Love comes Snug, a collection of comics that perfectly captures the honest, playful, and relatable snapshots of romantic life.

Chetwynd’s second book has the same charming and inviting style as her first and includes 50 percent new, never-before-shared comics. Snug is a celebration of the quirks and peculiarities of every one of us—and the magic that happens when we find our matching puzzle piece. 

-- Goodreads.com description --



First of all, I want to thank Netgalley and the publisher for providing me with an e-arc of this book in exchange for an honest review. 

I have seen some of Catana's comics around, so I was very excited to read this book. The illustrations are cute, I like that they are rather minimal and black and white. The book is made up of adorable little moments in Catana's and John's relationship. The thing I probably liked the most is how supportive they are to each other. 

I really enjoyed this collection of Catana's comics. This was a very sweet, adorable, feel-good book that reminded me of my reading experience of Adulthood is a Myth by Sarah Andersen because both books are relatable and fun to read.

I haven't read Catana's first book but now I really want to!
Have you read this book or are you planning to? Leave your thoughts down below! 


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Have a wonderful week!

Tuesday, 31 December 2019

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Favourite Books I Read in 2019

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme  which was previously hosted by The Broke and the Bookish and is now hosted by That Artsy Reader GirlEach week bloggers post their top ten on a previously suggested topic. This week's topic is Ten Books I read in 2019.

Here are the best books I read in 2019!  
These are in no particular order.

1. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller 



2. The Diviners (The Diviners #1) by Libba Bray



3. Serpent & Dove (Serpent & Dove #1) by Shelby Mahurin



4. Skyward (Skyward #1) by Brandon Sanderson 



5. Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman 



6. The Mad Ship (The Liveship Traders #2) by Robin Hobb



7. Circe by Madeline Miller



I finished this yesterday and truly enjoyed it. Madeline Miller has become one of my favourite authors this year! 

8. The Bride Test (The Kiss Quotient #2) by Helen Hoang




9. Heartstopper: Volume One (Heartstopper #1) by Alice Oseman



I just picked Heartstopper up yesterday evening and now I've read the first three volumes, loved this so much! And you can read everything on Tapas.

10. Normal People by Sally Rooney





What were some of your favourite books this year?

I hope you'll all have a fantastic New Year's Eve!

As always please leave some recommendations on what I should read or watch next! 

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Sunday, 29 December 2019

Sunday Post #89


The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted here @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer (image above belongs to @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer). It’s a chance to share news ~ A post to recap the past week on your blog and showcase books and things we have received. Share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead. 
I am also linking The Sunday Salon hosted by Deb Nance of Readerbuzz where bloggers discuss what they are reading and other bookish topics.

Life


The last couple of weeks have been extremely busy. Thankfully I did have a Christmas break and I will be home next week as well. It's some much needed time to relax a little, although I seem to have some trouble to actually relax.


Blog and books


This week I read The Afterlife of Holly Chase and I loved it! It was a fun Christmas read! 

I'm currently reading Circe by Madeline Miller and I'm really enjoying it. I also got this book as a New Year's Eve present to my grandmother. 

Movies and TV Shows


This week I watched Star Wars: The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi. Tonight, I'm going to the cinema to watch the final film, I'm very excited to see how it all will end but I'm also a little nervous. Have you watched the last film?

I also watched A Simple Favor which was fun but not that great. I'm now obsessed with the song Bonnie and Clyde, though.


I also started watching The Witcher yesterday, really enjoying it so far. I can't wait to read the books as well. Have you read them?


What did you read or watch recently?

As always please leave some recommendations on what I should read or watch next! 

If you enjoyed this review, please follow me on Bloglovin'TwitterInstagram, TVShowTime and Goodreads! I would really appreciate it!


Have a wonderful day everyone!