Blast from the Past : Bee’s Teaser Tuesday ~ One Hundred Years of Solitude

January 2019 A great old post about one of my favourite book genres... January 2017 I am a fan of magical realism ever since I discovered Isabel Allende and Gabriel Garcia Marquez about 20 years ago. In autumn I was determined to do a Future Learn course about the latter however, it was too time … Continue reading Blast from the Past : Bee’s Teaser Tuesday ~ One Hundred Years of Solitude

Tiny Book Review: Chimera by Celina Grace

Chimera by Celina Grace My rating: 4 of 5 stars When I started reading this book I didn't know anything about the author or the series. Had gotten the book for free some time ago and decided to use 2019 to read some the books I have on the Kindle. What a lively surprise this … Continue reading Tiny Book Review: Chimera by Celina Grace

Tiny Book Review: Claudette Melanson ~ The 12 Terrors of Christmas

Ok, Christmas is over at least for those who do not live with an Orthodox branch of Christianity. But this book is great at any time of the year. It might become my go-to book at Christmas time though... The 12 Terrors of Christmas by Claudette Melanson My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book … Continue reading Tiny Book Review: Claudette Melanson ~ The 12 Terrors of Christmas

Tiny Book Review: Rich Skipworth’s Greyhound Glossary

Greyhound Glossary by Rich Skipworth My rating: 5 of 5 stars OMG! Every Greyhound owner must have this book. I got it for Christmas from my family and while I knew many of the expressions and cartoons already they still made me bark with laughter. From the "Rubbernosedoze" (hounds have a tendency to rest their … Continue reading Tiny Book Review: Rich Skipworth’s Greyhound Glossary

Tiny #Book Review: A Christmas Guest: A Novel by Anne Perry/ A Christmas Guest: A novel von Anne Perry

December 2018 I admit I repeat myself... 🙂 December 2017 A Christmas Guest: A Novel by Anne Perry My rating: 4 of 5 stars A strong-minded and very Victorian elderly lady gets send off to spend her Christmas with her daughter-in-law who has married an actor. Her granddaughter she is living with will spend Christmas … Continue reading Tiny #Book Review: A Christmas Guest: A Novel by Anne Perry/ A Christmas Guest: A novel von Anne Perry

Bundu ~ Chris Barnard ~ About a book/Ueber ein Buch

December 2018 In 2013 I was still a member of a reading group which concentrated on translated fiction. (In Great Britain there is a prejudice, that translated fiction isn't really like the original and that is why people do not read it so much. Unless it is a classic or a crime novel. Then it … Continue reading Bundu ~ Chris Barnard ~ About a book/Ueber ein Buch

Book Review: The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey

November 2018 This review was first posted in June 2014. In case I repeat myself ~ sorry ~ but that book is worth it 😉 June 2014 This book harbours a haunting story. I read it a few years ago, and it blew me away. I did not like the main character Mabel at first … Continue reading Book Review: The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey

Bookreview “The Hidden Power of your Past Lives”/Buchbesprechung “The hidden power of your past lives”

October 2018 This post was first published in February 2012/Dieser Post wurde zum erstenmal im February 2012 veroeffentlicht The Hidden Power of Your Past Lives: Revealing Your Encoded Consciousness by Sandra Taylor My rating: 4 of 5 stars If you are into New Age kind of thinking and believe that there is more to the … Continue reading Bookreview “The Hidden Power of your Past Lives”/Buchbesprechung “The hidden power of your past lives”

Time for Outrage!/ Entruestet Euch!

October/Oktober 2018 A book review from October 2011. But maybe this book is more important than ever too.../Eine Buchbesprechung von Oktober 2011. Aber vielleicht ist dieses Buch auch wichtiger denn je... Time for Outrage! by Stéphane Hessel My rating: 4 of 5 stars Wise words of a man fighting injustice all of his life. It … Continue reading Time for Outrage!/ Entruestet Euch!

Ok guys, it is Saturday/Ok Leute, es ist Samstag

October 2018 It is Saturday alright but no late shifts anymore. Hurray! October 2011 Ok, guys, it is Saturday and I have a late shift to go to. I rather often get those "beloved" shifts which probably has something to do with me working with 20- or 30-somethings who still have some parties to go … Continue reading Ok guys, it is Saturday/Ok Leute, es ist Samstag