November TBR

Hello, everyone!

I know it’s a little bit silent around here since uni started again. And I’m really really sorry about that! I’ll try to upload all of my pending reviews as soon as I can. I’m currently also participating in NaNoWriMo. Which I probably shouldn’t have considering the little time I have left to do something in my free time but I’m just strange like that! If you want to be my buddy feel free to add me!

And now let me show you the books I plan to read this month. I already finished the first book of this month today! It is an important read and I can’t wait to write my review about this book!


Books I’m currently reading:

finished this book today!

listening to the audiobook


Other books I plan to read this month:


So in total, I want to read 9 books! And I already read one of these. What do you plan to read this month? And any of you doing Nano this year? Please let me know in the comments below!

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October Wrap-up

Hello everyone!

And another month that’s behind us! Can you believe it? I can’t! January 2017 felt like yesterday and now we are already the 1st November. Holy Moly, time flies! But enough of the small talk, here are all the books I’ve read in October:


#1 – Aaru by David Meredith

Rose is dying. Her body is wasted and skeletal. She is too sick and weak to move. Every day is an agony and her only hope is that death will find her swiftly before the pain grows too great to bear.

She is sixteen years old.

Rose has made peace with her fate, but her younger sister, Koren, certainly has not. Though all hope appears lost Koren convinces Rose to make one final attempt at saving her life after a mysterious man in a white lab coat approaches their family about an unorthodox and experimental procedure. A copy of Rose’s radiant mind is uploaded to a massive super computer called Aaru – a virtual paradise where the great and the righteous might live forever in an arcadian world free from pain, illness, and death. Elysian Industries is set to begin offering the service to those who can afford it and hires Koren to be their spokes-model.

Within a matter of weeks, the sisters’ faces are nationally ubiquitous, but they soon discover that neither celebrity nor immortality is as utopian as they think. Not everyone is pleased with the idea of life everlasting for sale.
What unfolds is a whirlwind of controversy, sabotage, obsession, and danger. Rose and Koren must struggle to find meaning in their chaotic new lives and at the same time hold true to each other as Aaru challenges all they ever knew about life, love, and death and everything they thought they really believed.

*An e-copy was sent to me by the author in exchange for an honest review* I had some troubles getting into this book but in the end it was an okay read. I did not enjoy some parts in this story but I’m going to write a review soon! (I still have to catch up on all of my reviews! Sorry, for my absence!)

My Rating: 📖📖📖


 #2 – Puzzle by Franck Thilliez

I loved, loved, loved this book. Unfortunately it’s only available in French!

My Rating: 📖📖📖📖📖 


#3 – Pigeon Blood Red by Ed Duncan

For underworld enforcer Richard “Rico” Sanders, it seemed like an ordinary job. Retrieve his gangster boss’s priceless pigeon-blood red ruby necklace and teach the double-dealing cheat who stole it a lesson. A job like a hundred before it. But the chase quickly goes sideways and takes Rico from the mean streets of Chicago to sunny Honolulu, where the hardened hit man finds himself in uncharted territory when a couple of innocent bystanders are accidentally embroiled in the crime.

As Rico pursues his new targets, the hunter and his prey develop an unlikely respect for one another and Rico is faced with a momentous decision: follow his orders to kill the couple whose courage and character have won his admiration, or refuse and endanger the life of the woman he loves?

*An e-copy was sent to me by the publisher in exchange for an honest review!* I really enjoyed reading this book. It was a fast-paced read, filled with action and drama. My review is coming soon!

My Rating: 📖📖📖1/2


#4 – Truthwitch by Susan Dennard (Audiobook narrated by Cassandra Campbell)

On a continent ruled by three empires, some are born with a “witchery”, a magical skill that sets them apart from others.

In the Witchlands, there are almost as many types of magic as there are ways to get in trouble—as two desperate young women know all too well.

Safiya is a Truthwitch, able to discern truth from lie. It’s a powerful magic that many would kill to have on their side, especially amongst the nobility to which Safi was born. So Safi must keep her gift hidden, lest she be used as a pawn in the struggle between empires.

Iseult, a Threadwitch, can see the invisible ties that bind and entangle the lives around her—but she cannot see the bonds that touch her own heart. Her unlikely friendship with Safi has taken her from life as an outcast into one of reckless adventure, where she is a cool, wary balance to Safi’s hotheaded impulsiveness.

Safi and Iseult just want to be free to live their own lives, but war is coming to the Witchlands. With the help of the cunning Prince Merik (a Windwitch and ship’s captain) and the hindrance of a Bloodwitch bent on revenge, the friends must fight emperors, princes, and mercenaries alike, who will stop at nothing to get their hands on a Truthwitch.

Length: 14 hrs and 41 mins

I don’t really know what to think about it. I was pretty confused at the beginning and this confusion stayed until the end. So I don’t know. I’ll probably re-read it by myself but yeah I didn’t give it any rating!


#5 – This Savage Song by V.E. Schwab

Kate Harker and August Flynn’s families rule opposite ends of Verity, a grisly metropolis where violent acts summon real monsters: bloodsucking Malchai; clawing Corsai; and soul-stealing Sunai. The truce that keeps the families at peace is crumbling, and August is sent to spy on Kate. But when Harker’s men try to kill her and pin it on the Flynns, August and Kate find themselves running from both sides, in a city where monsters are real…

I love V.E. Schwabs writing so much! And it’s only the second I’ve read that was written by her. She’s already one of my favorite authors. I liked this book a lot and I’m excited for the sequel, which I still have to buy, but yeah I loved this book. Especially as there was no romance in this novel. Which is great and pretty rare in books nowadays!

 My Rating: 📖📖📖📖 


#6 – Quidditch though the Ages by Kennilworthy Whisp (aka J.K.Rowling)

This was such a funny read and these illustrations were really really pretty. I can’t say much about it. I loved reading this one!

My Rating:  📖📖📖📖📖


So in total I’ve read 1524 pages, I listened an audiobook for 14 hrs 41 mins. I read 3 paperbacks, 2 e-books and 1 audiobook! What did you guys read in October? Please let me know in the comments below!

September Fairyloot Unboxing – All that Sass

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Hello, everyone today I’m writing my very first unboxing post! It’s the second box I’m trying out and the first box of FairyLoot! I have to say that I was super excited to get this one and holy moly, I wasn’t disappointed by it! FairyLoot is a monthly bookish subscription box. I am not subscribed but I am purchasing every two months a box. As a student, I simply cannot afford a subscription every month. One box cost 26£. If you want to know more about the company check out their website! What am I even waiting for? Let’s start with this unboxing! (And I know I’m late!)


#1 – Exclusive High Warlock Candle by In the Wick of Time

Fairyloot_September_ALLTHATSASS_Candle-01 (1).jpegThe first item in this box is a candle. I love candles! I never use them but they are great for decorations! Don’t you think? So this one smells amazing! It is inspired by Magnus Bane in The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare. I still have to read a Cassandra Clare book. If you got the September box you can also buy the exclusive full-size version of this one. One of their candles is 17.00£ and you can find their website here.

#2 – Exclusive Rattle The Stars Beanie by Reverie and Ink

Fairyloot_September_ALLTHATSASS_BEANBAG-01.jpegThe next item is something I’m really excited for. A beanie. You can’t have enough beanies in your house. You just can’t! Apparently, FairyLoot included a Beanie for the first time in their box. It has been designed by Reverie And Ink and is inspired by Celaena from the Throne of Glass series by Sarah J.Maas. You can find Reverie And Ink online: Society 6 & on Etsy.

#3 – Exclusive Nonsense Tote Bag by Miss Phi

Fairyloot_September_ALLTHATSASS_Benji-01.jpegThe third item in this wonderful box is a Tote Bag created by Miss Phi. It is inspired by Will Herondale from The Infernal Devices Series, also by Cassandra Clare. I really like the tote bag. Well, I like Tote Bags in general but it’s my first one that’s so pretty! You can find Miss Phi on Society 6

#4 – Exclusive Bad Ideas Notepad by Alexis Lampley

Fairyloot_September_ALLTHATSASS_extras-02.jpegAnother item I love is the Notepad designed by Alexis Lampley. It was inspired by Nikolai Lantsov from the Grisha Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo. Another trilogy I have yet to read.  Alexis Lampley can be found on Society 6.

#5 – Hot Chocolate for Sassy Demi-Gods by Brontie & Co.

Fairyloot_September_ALLTHATSASS_HOTCHOCOLATE-02.jpegI already tried this item and I have to say I’m not a big fan of hot chocolate. This one has definitely another scent than the usual hot chocolates you find at the market but it is not bad. And you have a hot drink for many weeks with this one. This is a vegan hot chocolate and was made by Brontie & Co, it is inspired by Percy Jackson from the Percy Jackson series. You can find Brontie & Co’s shop here

#6 – Exclusive Solemnly Swear Magnet by Ink and Wonder Designs

I squealed when I saw this magnet. It has the quote from the Weasley twins on it and I love it! This has been created by Ink and Wonder Designs. You can find their shop here

#7 – Prints by Taratjah

These Prints are really stunning. Carswell Thorne from the Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer and Delilah Bard from Shades of Magic by V.E. Schwab. Go and check out Taratjah’s shop over at Society 6, it’s amazing!

#8 – Even The Darkest Stars by Heather Fawcett

The last item in this book is, of course, the book: Even the Darkest Stars by Heather Fawcett. I haven’t heard much about it before but I’m really excited to read it. There was also a signed bookplate and a letter from the author included.

Synopsis from GoodReads:

Fairyloot_September_ALLTHATSASS_Book-02.jpegKamzin has always dreamed of becoming one of the emperor’s royal explorers, the elite climbers tasked with mapping the wintry, mountainous Empire and spying on its enemies. She knows she could be the best in the world, if only someone would give her a chance.

But everything changes when the mysterious and eccentric River Shara, the greatest explorer ever known, arrives in her village and demands to hire Kamzin—not her older sister, Lusha, as everyone had expected—for his next expedition. This is Kamzin’s chance to prove herself—even though River’s mission to retrieve a rare talisman for the emperor means cimbing Raksha, the tallest and deadliest mountain in the Aryas. Then, Lusha sets off on her own mission to Raksha with a rival explorer, and Kamzin must decide what’s most important to her: protecting her sister from the countless perils of the climb or beating her to the summit.

The challenges of climbing Raksha are unlike anything Kamzin expected—or prepared for—with avalanches, ice chasms, ghosts, and other dangers at every turn. And as dark secrets are revealed, Kamzin must unravel the truth about their mission and her companions—while surviving the deadliest climb she has ever faced.

Bonus Content: Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue Sampler & Tower of Dawn Bookmark

If you haven’t read the book go and read it. It is such a great read. You can also find my Spoiler-free Review here.


Did you get the September Box and what did you think of it? Let me know in the comments below! Who’s my reading buddy: #FairyLoot125576?

October TBR

Hello, everyone!

Today I’ll share with you the books or some of the books I plan to read this month.


The Books I’m currently reading:

#1 – Truthwitch by Susan Dennard narrated by Cassandra Campbell

On a continent ruled by three empires, some are born with a “witchery”, a magical skill that sets them apart from others.

In the Witchlands, there are almost as many types of magic as there are ways to get in trouble—as two desperate young women know all too well.

Safiya is a Truthwitch, able to discern truth from lie. It’s a powerful magic that many would kill to have on their side, especially amongst the nobility to which Safi was born. So Safi must keep her gift hidden, lest she be used as a pawn in the struggle between empires.

Iseult, a Threadwitch, can see the invisible ties that bind and entangle the lives around her—but she cannot see the bonds that touch her own heart. Her unlikely friendship with Safi has taken her from life as an outcast into one of reckless adventure, where she is a cool, wary balance to Safi’s hotheaded impulsiveness.

Safi and Iseult just want to be free to live their own lives, but war is coming to the Witchlands. With the help of the cunning Prince Merik (a Windwitch and ship’s captain) and the hindrance of a Bloodwitch bent on revenge, the friends must fight emperors, princes, and mercenaries alike, who will stop at nothing to get their hands on a Truthwitch.

Length: 14 hrs and 41 mins

I have to say that I’m a little bit confused. This is probably a book where I have to have the physical copy next to me and read along. I don’t know but honestly, I’m so confused since the beginning of this novel. However, I intend to finish this audiobook.

#2 – Aaru by David Meredith

Rose is dying. Her body is wasted and skeletal. She is too sick and weak to move. Every day is an agony and her only hope is that death will find her swiftly before the pain grows too great to bear.

She is sixteen years old.

Rose has made peace with her fate, but her younger sister, Koren, certainly has not. Though all hope appears lost Koren convinces Rose to make one final attempt at saving her life after a mysterious man in a white lab coat approaches their family about an unorthodox and experimental procedure. A copy of Rose’s radiant mind is uploaded to a massive super computer called Aaru – a virtual paradise where the great and the righteous might live forever in an arcadian world free from pain, illness, and death. Elysian Industries is set to begin offering the service to those who can afford it and hires Koren to be their spokes-model.

Within a matter of weeks, the sisters’ faces are nationally ubiquitous, but they soon discover that neither celebrity nor immortality is as utopian as they think. Not everyone is pleased with the idea of life everlasting for sale.
What unfolds is a whirlwind of controversy, sabotage, obsession, and danger. Rose and Koren must struggle to find meaning in their chaotic new lives and at the same time hold true to each other as Aaru challenges all they ever knew about life, love, and death and everything they thought they really believed.

I have still to finish this one. I’ve probably read it by the end of this week or sometime next week. This copy was sent to me by the author in exchange for an honest review.

#3 – Puzzle by Franck Thilliez (French Book)

I started reading this one Sunday. And even though I didn’t get much reading done I really like it for now.


Other books I plan to read this month:


So in total, I’ll try to read 9 books this month. What do you plan to read this month? Let me know in the comments below!

September Wrap-Up

Hello, everyone!

I feel like it was yesterday when I posted my August Wrap-up and now we are already the 2nd October. Time flies! Here are the books I’ve read/listened in September.


#1 – A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J.Maas

Spoiler in the Summary!!

Feyre is immortal.

After rescuing her lover Tamlin from a wicked Faerie Queen, she returns to the Spring Court possessing the powers of the High Fae. But Feyre cannot forget the terrible deeds she performed to save Tamlin’s people – nor the bargain she made with Rhysand, High Lord of the feared Night Court.

As Feyre is drawn ever deeper into Rhysand’s dark web of politics and passion, war is looming and an evil far greater than any queen threatens to destroy everything Feyre has fought for. She must confront her past, embrace her gifts and decide her fate.

She must surrender her heart to heal a world torn in two.

Holy Moly!! I loved it! I loved the whole series and when I discovered that a fourth book (novella) is going to be released next year I literally screamed! There’s not much to say about this book! I still have to upload my review of the whole series!

My Rating: 📖📖📖📖📖


#2 – A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J.Maas

Spoilers in the summary!!

Looming war threatens all Feyre holds dear in the third volume of the #1 New York Times bestselling A Court of Thorns and Roses series.

Feyre has returned to the Spring Court, determined to gather information on Tamlin’s manoeuvrings and the invading king threatening to bring Prythian to its knees. But to do so she must play a deadly game of deceit – and one slip may spell doom not only for Feyre, but for her world as well.

As war bears down upon them all, Feyre must decide who to trust amongst the dazzling and lethal High Lords – and hunt for allies in unexpected places.

In this thrilling third book in the #1 New York Times bestselling series from Sarah J. Maas, the earth will be painted red as mighty armies grapple for power over the one thing that could destroy them all.

I simply had to buy the third book in the series during my trip in London. And that’s when I fell in love with the 4 levels at Waterstones! (That haul has to be uploaded as well!) I think that the only thing I did in London was buying books and finishing the ACOTAR series. Apparently, I only gave it 4 stars. I don’t remember why to be honest! I thought that I gave it 5 stars but GoodReads tells me otherwise.

My Rating: 📖📖📖📖


#3 – Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Cath and Wren are identical twins, and until recently they did absolutely everything together. Now they’re off to university and Wren’s decided she doesn’t want to be one half of a pair any more – she wants to dance, meet boys, go to parties and let loose. It’s not so easy for Cath. She would rather bury herself in the fanfiction she writes where there’s romance far more intense than anything she’s experienced in real life.

Now Cath has to decide whether she’s ready to open her heart to new people and new experiences, and she’s realizing that there’s more to learn about love than she ever thought possible …

The romance is so cute in this book! At least I thought that. I’m literally fangirling it! And the end was a little bit disappointing because I wanted more! But hey I’m not going to argue. I liked this book a lot. But I want a sequel! (pleeeeeaaaasssse????) Or will I get to see more of Cath in Carry On? Is it me or did I use a lot of ! ?

My Rating: 📖📖📖📖


#4 – Sherlock Holmes: The definite Collection by Arthur Conan Doyle, narrated by Stephen Fry

Ever since he made his first appearance in A Study In Scarlet, Sherlock Holmes has enthralled and delighted millions of fans throughout the world. Now Audible is proud to present Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection, read by Stephen Fry. A lifelong fan of Doyle’s detective fiction, Fry has narrated the complete works of Sherlock Holmes – four novels and five collections of short stories. And, exclusively for Audible, Stephen has written and narrated nine insightful, intimate and deeply personal introductions to each title.

He writes: “Popular fiction offers different kinds of superheroes to save the world by restoring order to the chaos, confusion and criminality of our times. Heroes with remarkable gifts are as in vogue now as they have been since they first appeared, perhaps even more in vogue. But although the very first one was launched in serial published form just like his masked and body-suited successors, it was not in DC or Marvel comic books that he made his appearance; rather it was in the sedate and respectable pages of Mrs Beeton’s Christmas Annual in the mid-Victorian year 1887.”

Stephen Fry is an English actor, screenwriter, author, playwright, journalist, comedian, television presenter, film director and all round national treasure. He is the acclaimed narrator of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter audiobooks and most recently recorded The Tales of Max Carrados for Audible Studios. Stephen has contributed columns and articles to newspapers and magazines, appears frequently on radio and has written four novels and three volumes of autobiography.

A Study in Scarlet
The Sign of Four
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
The Hound of the Baskervilles
The Return of Sherlock Holmes
The Valley of Fear
His Last Bow
The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes

I’m not going to say much about this one. It took me ages to get through it but I still enjoyed myself listening to Stephen Fry telling the stories of the famous detective by Conan Doyle! It’s definitely one of my faves of this month.

My Rating: 📖📖📖📖📖


#5 – Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

This is a world divided by blood – red or silver.

The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like superpowers. And to Mare Barrow, a seventeen-year-old Red girl from the poverty-stricken Stilts, it seems like nothing will ever change.

That is, until she finds herself working in the Silver Palace. Here, surrounded by the people she hates the most, Mare discovers that, despite her red blood, she possesses a deadly power of her own. One that threatens to destroy the balance of power.

Fearful of Mare’s potential, the Silvers hide her in plain view, declaring her a long-lost Silver princess, now engaged to a Silver prince. Despite knowing that one misstep would mean her death, Mare works silently to help the Red Guard, a militant resistance group, and bring down the Silver regime.

But this is a world of betrayal and lies, and Mare has entered a dangerous dance – Reds against Silvers, prince against prince, and Mare against her own heart . . .

As always I had to spoil myself about what’s going to happen in the next books. But I’m still going to continue with the series. Surprisingly I did like the first book. At first, I thought that it was way too similar to Red Rising by Pierce Brown, however, in the end, there are only a few similarities. And if my research is correct, both books came out in the same year so the books couldn’t really be alike. Nevermind I liked Red Queen and that’s what matters!

My Rating: 📖📖📖 1/2


In the end, I read 5 books this month. 4 Paperbacks and 1 audiobook and in total I’ve read 2165 pages + 71 hours 58 mins for the audiobook. I’d say that this was a pretty good reading month and even though university started in the middle of September I got pretty much reading done. What books have you read last month? Please let me know in the comments below!

Top 5 Wednesday – Books you’ve read because of Booktube

Hello, everyone! This Wednesday I’m back with a T5W post. This week’s topic is: Books I’ve read because of the Booktube Community!


#1 – Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

I heard a lot about it on Booktube and in the Blogging Community. So I decided to pick this book up because a) the cover (that colour is amazing) and b) aren’t we all fangirl/boys? And honestly, I loved it. The ending was a bit strange because I was like WTF where’s the rest of the book… but nevertheless, I enjoyed reading this one.

#2 – A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J.Maas

This book was super hyped when it first came out and I can honestly understand why. I bloody (excuse me for the bad language but I swear all the time, I can’t help it!) loved and devoured that series. And I’m glad that I started reading this so late because I didn’t have to wait an eternity for the next book to come out. And Gosh I’m so excited for the Novella to come out next year!!

#3 – The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

Another great book that I enjoyed reading. I loved the journey of Felicity, Percy and Monty. If you want you can find my review here.

#4 – Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

I have the feeling that I’m always talking about the same books in my blog posts but hey I can’t help it if I liked these books a lot. Thanks to all the booktubers and bloggers for recommending these. I probably wouldn’t have picked half of them up on my own. So thank you! And now back to Illuminae. I only heard great things about it and at first, I was sceptical about it. But when I read it I just had to love it!

#5 – Song of Princes Janell Rhiannon

Another book that I discovered, thanks to Benjamin of Tomes. (one of my favourite booktubers btw) I really enjoyed reading this one and I can’t wait to get my hands on the sequel which is out since May of this year!


And that was everything for this blog post. What books did you discover through Booktube/blogging? Let me know in the comments below!

Mystery Blogger Award

Hello, everyone! Today I’m back with yet another award. Thanks to Maggie from The Caramel Files for nominating me! If you haven’t heard about her blog, go and check it out! The Creator of this Award is Okoto Enigma.


The Rules:

  • Put the award logo on your blog
  • List the rules
  • Thank whoever nominated you and include a link to their blog
  • Mention the creator of the award and provide a link to their blog as well
  • Tell your readers three things about yourself
  • Nominate 10-20 people
  • Notify your nominees
  • Ask your nominees any five questions of your choice, specifying one weird/funny question
  • Share a link to your best post(s)

Three things about myself:

#1 – I’m a ginger

#2 – I’m an economics and management student in my 1st semester in Luxembourg

#3 – I have a dog called Benji. He’s part Labrador half Border Collie and his 2nd birthday will be on the 8th October


My best posts:

#1 – Unique Blogger Award

#2 – Top 5 Wednesdays – Favourite Fancasts

#3 – September TBR


Maggie’s Questions:

#1 – Is there a book or story you feel parallels your life? If yes, tell us all about it! 

As I read a lot of fantasy books, I don’t think so! At least I’ve never drawn any parallels from a book. I have to admit that I’m not really paying attention if something resembles my own life.

#2 – What title would you choose for your autobiography and why?

The life of a clumsy & ginger woman!

The first thing that came into my mind. I’m a clumsy person, which always makes my friends laugh because I cause some unvoluntary animation by showing my clumsiness. And I’m a ginger so I suppose that this would be my perfect title for my autobiography.

# 3 – What are the last three books you chose to DNF?

I don’t usually DNF books unless I really can’t get through the first 100 pages. But even then I don’t abandon them I will give them another try in the future. Nevertheless here are my three last DNF’d books.

  • I hate the Internet by Jarrett Kobek
  • Nineteen eighty-four by George Orwell
  • Why you were taken by JT Lawrence

#4  – What was your favourite book as a child and why?

I don’t really remember anymore what books I liked as a child but I’ll go with the last book series I remember: A series of Unfortunate Events & Harry Potter

Why? Well, that’s a good question. Probably because they had me in their claws from the beginning.

#5 – Is there a genre you absolutely refuse to read? If yes, why?

No, I read every genre. I don’t like reading romance books but I still read them if the synopsis or the cover made me want to pick the novel up.


My Questions:

#1 – Tell us a funny story about yourself?

#2 – What is your favourite holiday destination?

#3 – Your favourite travel method? (by foot, train, bus, …)

#4 – What kind of books do you read?

#5 – Your favourite TV shows?


My Nominees:

I know that I have to nominate a certain number of bloggers. However, I’m only going to pick three blogs as I don’t know who got already nominated for it.  BUT:  consider yourself nominated for this award because you all deserve it!

#1 – Sincerely Karen Jo

#2 – Crushing Cinders

#3 –  lilkadykitty

 

 

Top 5 Wednesdays – Favourite Fancasts

Hello, everyone!

This week I’m back with the T5 Wednesday topic of this Wednesday. I’m not doing these often, only when I have enough material to talk about. And now let’s start with this weeks topic. (I’m so excited!!!)


#1 – Domhnall Gleeson as Levi (Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell)

 

#2 – Nina Dobrev as Feyre Archeron (ACOTAR series by Sarah J.Maas)

#3 – Willa Holland as Kady Grant (Illuminae series by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff)

 

#4 – Colin Ford as Simon Spier (Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda)

#5 – Octavius J.Johnson as Jesper Fahey (Six of Crows Duology by Leigh Bardugo)

 


Who would your favourite Fancast be? Let me know in the comments below!

The Gentleman’s guide to vice and virtue – Mini Spoiler-free review

Goodreads Summary:

Henry “Monty” Montague was born and bred to be a gentleman, but he was never one to be tamed. The finest boarding schools in England and the constant disapproval of his father haven’t been able to curb any of his roguish passions—not for gambling halls, late nights spent with a bottle of spirits, or waking up in the arms of women or men.

But as Monty embarks on his Grand Tour of Europe, his quest for a life filled with pleasure and vice is in danger of coming to an end. Not only does his father expect him to take over the family’s estate upon his return, but Monty is also nursing an impossible crush on his best friend and traveling companion, Percy.

Still it isn’t in Monty’s nature to give up. Even with his younger sister, Felicity, in tow, he vows to make this yearlong escapade one last hedonistic hurrah and flirt with Percy from Paris to Rome. But when one of Monty’s reckless decisions turns their trip abroad into a harrowing manhunt that spans across Europe, it calls into question everything he knows, including his relationship with the boy he adores.

About the book:

Author – Mackenzi Lee

Title – The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue

Publisher – Katherine Tegen Books

Publication date – June 27th, 2017

Pages – 513

Special features – Map

Price – 11,26 € on Book Depository*

ISBN9780062382801

Series – Kind of

Version – Hardback

Genre – Historical Fiction/YA/GLBT

Trigger Warning – Racism/Homophobia/Illness

Language – English

My Rating📖📖📖📖📖


Henry “Monty” Montague has to take over his fathers business. But before doing so he wants to go on an adventure. He wants to travel with his best friend aka crush Percy for a whole year. During this trip both 18-year old boys need to stop to send Felicity Montague, Montys younger sister, to school. After their little trip Percy has to go to Law school. So of course both boys want to have fun on the Grand Tour. What they don’t know however is that Henrys father is sending them away with a sort of a babysitter. And as Monty is being himself the three teenagers will soon be in a lot of trouble and the real adventure begins!

I absolutely fricking adored this story and the MCs were so adorable! Felicity is probably my favourite, being the sassy young girl she is. Monty was freaking adorable and I don’t even speak about Percy because Percy is Percy and you have to like him. You just do. He’s such a nice young fellow. In this novel we hear a lot about racism and homophobia of the 18th century. The romance in Gentleman’s Guide is so cute and if you’re like me you’re going to squeal like a little girl at some parts. And I’m not a big fan of romance but this was so so cute! I felt like a fangirl while reading this book. I flew through this book as it is a fast-paced read. I kinda have the feeling, that I’m so lucky recently for having read books that are fast-paced. I’ve probably mentioned it a few times in my recent posts but I like to mention it again: I love these books you get to read them in a few hours, two days,… Most of the time they come without complications and I like that!

The ending of this book made me so happy! My only thought was: in your face! (If you’ve read the book you know what I mean) It was simply perfect! And now I want to know more about Felicity. Can’t wait for Lee to start writing that book.

There is nothing more to tell about this book. It was amazing! And I absolutely recommend it to you guys!

And as I’m in love with this quote of the book I’m going to end my post with it: “Abso-bloody-lutely fantastic!


Have you read The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Makenzi Lee? What did you think? Let me know in the comment below! 🙂


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Unique Blogger Award

Hello, everyone!

I’m back with another tag. Thanks to Sim for nominating me! If you don’t know her already, go and check out her blog: Flipping thru the pages.


The Rules:

#1 – Share the link of the blogger who has shown love to you by nominating you.

#2 – Answer the questions.

#3 – In the spirit of sharing love and solidarity with our blogging family, nominate 8-13 people for the same award.

#4 – Ask them 3 questions.


The Questions & my answers

#1 – What do you think is the biggest threat to our world today?

Personally, I think that our biggest threat is definitely the climate change. You just have to look at the natural catastrophes that are happening all around the world lately. I know that they already happened since the beginning of humanity but they are more often now. I think that we need to start listening to what earth has to tell us and pay more attention to our environment!

#2 – If you could change one thing in your life, what it would be?

I don’t know if I want to change anything in my life. Maybe I should have studied more in high school to get accepted to the college I wanted to get in at the beginning. But then I would have never met my boyfriend two years ago. So I’m really glad for the life I have right now and I don’t want to change anything! 🙂

#3 – Do you have a bucket list? What’s on the top of it?

No, I don’t have one. I already have my problems with a To-Do list so a bucket list would never work for me. I’m more the spontaneous kind of person. Even though everything has to be organised but I never could stick to a plan of what I absolutely want to do in the future.


My nominees:

#1 – Bookish Diana (Page.Brekker)

#2 – 5171MilesBookBlog

#3 –  Tsundoku Girl Reads

#4 – Justine (I should read that)

#5 – Kristi (Confessions of a YA Reader)

#6 – Danielle (The Introverted Book Nerd)

#7 – Darque Dreamer (Darque Dreamer Reads)

#8 – Naty (Naty’s Bookshelf)

#9 – Alaina (An infinite book world)


My Questions:

#1 – What is your favourite fictional place?

#2 – What kind of music do you listen to while trying to relax?

#3 – What is the last movie you’ve seen at the cinema? Did you like it?


And that’s everything for this award. Thank you so much for reading my blog!