Collaborating with the lovely Poulami: The Pros and Cons of Blogging

Hey there! You may or may not remember my invitation for collaborations on my blog a while back (you can refresh your memory here).

Now, I’m super glad to say that the lovely Poulami @ DayDreamingBooks and I have come together to create an awesome collaboration about the Pros and Cons of Blogging.

Poulami is the creator of the monthly feature “Daydreaming Discussions” where she talks about very relatable blogging/reading topics. Go check her out ASAP! But first…

Take a look at what we came up with:

(Aargh! I love lists so much!) Continue reading

Mini book review: Animal Farm by George Orwell

Genre: Classic Fiction

Page Count: 122 pages

Publication Date: August 1945

 

Goodreads Summary: Animal farm

As ferociously fresh as it was more than a half century ago, this remarkable allegory of a
downtrodden society of overworked, mistreated animals, and their quest to create a paradise of progress, justice, and equality is one of the most scathing satires ever published.

As we witness the rise and bloody fall of the revolutionary animals, we begin to recognize the seeds of totalitarianism in the most idealistic organization; and in our most charismatic leaders, the souls of our cruelest oppressors. Continue reading

Book Review: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Genre: Young Adult / Contemporary

Page Count: 359 pages

Publication Date: February 2012

 

Goodreads summary:

Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common. But as the loners start spending time together, they discover that they share a special friendship—the kind that changes lives and lasts a lifetime. And it is through this friendship that Ari and Dante will learn the most important truths about themselves and the kind of people they want to be. Continue reading

Book Review: Winter by Marissa Meyer

Winter by Marissa Meyer (The Lunar Chronicles #4)

Genre: Young adult / Fantasy

Page Count: 823 pages

Publication Date: November 2015

 

Goodreads summary:

Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mark her face, her beauty is said to be even more breathtaking than that of her stepmother, Queen Levana. Continue reading

Camp NaNoWriMo update!

OK, so we’re past the half-way mark on Camp NaNoWriMo, and that means it’s time for a quick update.

My initial goal was to write 30.000 words in the month of April. Yes, that was my big challenge. Hoooowever, life got busy and I wasn’t writing as much as needed to to reach my goal. So I decreased my word-count goal slightly (I chopped off a third of it to be completely honest!) and I’m still behind. How is that even possible?!  Continue reading

My mystery date with…

If you want to see the other half of my collaboration with the lovely Kristina Steiner, check out my interview on her blog! 😀

Happy reading!

KRISTINA STEINER

Today’s post is something very special and beyond exciting. I’m so happy and thankful that Fernanda at mysterydatewithabook.co.uk decided and offered people reading her blog to contact her if interested in doing a project together. I think that her action is something very noble, creative, kind and something to take notice of and imitate.

When seeing her proposal of working together, I couldn’t pass it up and so Fernanda and I came up with interviewing each other. I was really interested to see what she’s going to ask me and I enjoyed forming my questions for her. Doing this was a really positive experience not only because it’s something new and different but also because she is kind, creative, smart and we had a lot of fun corresonding.

Offering and doing collaborations is important. It’s paramount to support each other. So if anyone has an idea and wants to do something…

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