My thoughts on the Illuminae Files

On July 26, in the middle of the night, I finally finished the Illuminae files. And I say finally because it took me ridiculously long to pick up Illuminae in the first place, and then another year to continue the series. For absolutely no reason at that; I loved Illuminae! I have to admit, it took me a very long time to pick up the first book. I knew how everybody was gushing about it, and that everyone should read it, but the truth is, the layout kind of put me off at first. I had never read any story…

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TBT: Vacationing in Crete

With a little less than one week to go before I hop on a plane to Puerto Rico, I’ve found myself going through old vacation albums. My family normally strives to go on vacation once per year, but last year we couldn’t go because we were busy moving house. I think the perfect vacation for me is a well balanced mix of cultural activities, relaxing, and adventure! Our vacation in Crete was exactly like this. We took this trip way back in 2014, and I thought I would share with you all what it was like and what we did…

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My bookish quirks

I think we all have them.. strange little habits when reading or dealing with books. Recently I’ve seen more and more bookish confessions on Twitter and Instagram, and it prompted me to think of my own weird quirks regarding books and reading. So here it is, a full post dedicated to me being weird. I hope you enjoy! 1. Putting a book away when it gets too intense I’m sure a lot of people actually do this, but every time a book gets really intense, I have to put it down and do something else. Usually this happens when a…

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The books that made me ugly cry. Now with gifs

So by now you’ll all know that I love reading fantasy and science fiction novels best. Unfortunately, I believe these books also have the highest mortality rates in the fiction world… Me, and undoubtedly countless of others, get uber attached to characters, and when something happens to our babies you can count on us sobbing our eyes out. I thought it would be fun to relive those heartbreaking moments by putting together this list of books that made me cry the most. WARNING! This post will contain spoilers about:– The Mistborn Trilogy– King’s Cage– A Storm of Swords– Empire of…

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My list of travel essentials

At the end of this month I am going on vacation to Puerto Rico and I couldn’t be more excited! Pretty much ever since we booked our trip, I’ve been thinking about things I need to buy before we leave, and what I will pack in my suitcase. Surprisingly, I am never stressed when I need to pack for a vacation. I always think that if I have the most important things on me, I can survive. Everything else is likely for sale. Either way, nothing sucks more than sitting three hours into your flight and suddenly realizing you forgot…

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