Nightmare Before TBR Readathon Updates

This is the first time ever that I’ve participated in a readathon, and I thought I’d give y’all a little update on how that’s going! In this post, I’ll talk about the books I’ve read, and which ones are still on my TBR, and hopefully, make a prediction on whether I can even finish eight books this month.. The prompts again: What was on my TBR: Nightmare Before Christmas– Evil to good: Archenemies Beetlejuice– Read a book with a haunted place/person: Tunnel of Bones 9– Read a dystopian book: Golden Son  Edward Scissorhands– Read a book with an isolated/lonely character:…

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Theme Thursday: the best battle scenes in books

It’s been a good while since I did a Theme Thursday post, so I thought it was high time! This time I chose to list what are in my opinion, the best battle scenes in books that I’ve read. Some of these books I’ve read a long time ago, so the details are a little hazy, but I will do my best. But do be warned! This post will contain spoilers for: Red Rising, Golden Son, Kingdom of Ash, and Crooked Kingdom. Red Rising – the taking of Olympus I read Red Rising over the summer and immediately loved it.…

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How To Throw a Killer Halloween Party

It’s that time of the year again where I’m planning my Halloween party and costume like crazy. I love throwing Halloween parties, because costume parties are just a lot of fun, and I love to see how creative people get with their costumes. I’ve been doing this since about 2012, and no matter who shows up and what the setting is, it’s always been a blast! So how does one organize a killer Halloween party? First I’d like to put a little disclaimer out there. I’m definitely no Halloween party expert. But I mean, if that is an existing job,…

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My Favorite Book Stores

I know we all love to order stuff online. It’s convenient, fast, and often shipping isn’t that expensive either. But there is just something so special about going to a book store and wander between the stacks for hours. Maybe picking up a book here and there, and if you’re lucky, settling down in a comfy chair with a cup of coffee or tea. I think we all have our favorite stores to go to, so here is a list of my personal favs! Lattes and Literature – Breda, the Netherlands I have to start with my original local favorite…

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My Favorite Halloween Movies

October means watching scary movies. Unfortunately, I’m a massive wimp and refuse to watch anything ~too~ scary, so this my list of my favorite mildy-spooky-but-not-super-scary Halloween movies! The Nightmare Before Christmas I obviously can’t make a list of Halloween movies without mentioning The Nightmare Before Christmas. This is an absolute classic, and totally counts as a Christmas movie as well. It’s one of my all-time favorite movies in general, even! Sleepy Hollow Sleepy Hollow is one of those movies that are spooky, but not incredibly scary. I love how dark this movie is though. Fun fact: I used to live…

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