Thursday, November 24, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving!

Hi !

Since it's Thanksgiving , I have been thinking about posting a list of the books I'm most thankful for . I'm going to narrow it down to a few ... 😊 The books I'm most thankful for are:

Les Misérables

The Harry Potter series

The Hunger Games

The weight of silence

The Neverending Story

There's so many more , but I can write about them later . I love Les Misérables . I am re-reading it now . It's such a beautiful story and it teaches a good lesson . We should not judge others ,  everybody can change , everyone should get another chance . I love the beautiful language in the book and it's so easy and quick to read. If you haven't already read Les Misérables , I strongly recommend that you do . It's a one of a kind story and so moving . I always cry when I read it .

Oops ! It is getting very late . I better go to bed . I'm going to continue with this list later .

Take care !

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

A reading slump in the middle of a read-a-thon...


Oh dear... I'm having the hardest time picking up a book and reading. Today I have read a little. This is just awful. Well, I'm currently reading many books per usual . 😁 I really like All the birds in the sky . It's simply fabulous . Tomorrow I'm going to reserve a certain amount of time to read . Wish me luck !

The most wonderful book I've read recently is probably "Cinder " or "Fangirl " or "Me before you "... I've read so many good books lately . I am re-reading Les Misérables , in Swedish , because my French is not good enough for me to read it in French . I do own the book in Swedish , English and French . Boy , I love languages . I'm fluent in three languages . Swedish , Finnish and English . Then I can get by on my German and Spanish skills when travelling . Also , I have studied French at the University of Stockholm when I lived there . And of course in high school and senior high . I have never studied German or Spanish , but I visit Germany and Spain often . Also , because I know Swedish , I can understand a lot of Danish and Norwegian . And because I know Finnish , it's easy for me to understand Estonian . Well , that's a lot . I do only consider myself bilingual and English is my strongest "foreign language ". English was my major at the University . I had some very good teachers there , as I did in high school and senior high . Man , I miss studying . ..

I'm sorry , this almost is a kind of CV 😁 Lol...

I love readathons . They are challenging but fun . Now I just need to read more in my Tomes . ..

A tome is considered a book with over 500 pages . The BB's Epic Fall readathon is more flexible . You don't have to read a certain kind of book . I have noticed that I like flexible challenges more . I need the freedom to choose what I read . That's why my Ho-ho-ho read-a-thon failed . .. 😕

Well , now I'm going to bed , it's 11.45 p . m .  here now . Have a great day ! Sorry this became a little bit different kind of post . 😟 Take care !

Saturday, November 19, 2016

The Tome Topple Readathon and the BB's Epic Fall Readathon

Hi guys! :)

Soo... I'm so sorry I've been MIA for a while. I tried to read Christmas-themed books, or books with snow, winter etc. in them but I was in a huge reading slump. It was awful! :( I was so sure it wouldn't happen to me again, not this soon. When Dewey's Readathon happened, I was so happy and I finished two books! That's a lot for me. I need a lot of sleep and I'm a very slow reader... Well, from yesterday the 18th of November and two weeks forward, there are two of my Goodreads groups having a readathon :) The first one is Bookworm Bitches BB's Epic Fall Readathon 2016 and the second is the Tome Topple Readathon. Both started yesterday and both end on the 1st of December...

The Tome Topple is all about BIG books... You're encouraged to read thick books. So, a tome is a book that's over 500 pages... I'm currently reading a few tomes. First of all, I'm re-reading Les Miserables and a while ago I started All the light we cannot see. Then I plan to re-start The Lord of the Rings.

For the BB's Epic Fall Readathon 2016, one can read all kinds of books. I was thinking and planning to read a bit in a tome and then a little in another book, just to mixed it up a little. I have some new books! YaY!!! :) Books are my best friends, my love, my life <3 I'm going to post later pictures of my new books and my TBRs... :)

I've been in a reading slump many times in my life, sometimes for a very long time.

More later! Thanks for reading! :)

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Ho-Ho-Ho Read-a-thon has begun! :)

Here is my huge TBR for this read-a-thon... I'm a veeery slow reader. Some of these I've started before but I got stuck, so I'll be starting each from the very beginning... Yesterday I didn't have time to read, but today I'm free all day. :) Here are links to the books on Goodreads

A Game of Thrones



The Gift

The Land of Decoration

Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe

The Golden Compass


So, I've read an loved Stephen King's book for a while now. I'm looking forward to reading Misery. I started reading Stephen King when I was 15. My favorite book by him, so far, is probably Carrie. It was scary. My other favorite is The Green Mile. The movie was spectacular. <3 I love John Coffey.

Well, now I better go read. I've got my Christmas music on and my chocolate and Christmas soda ready ;) The Christmas soda is something we only have in Finland, it's called Christmas Apple soda.

Laters! :)

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Oops... Not quite yet :P


I got the dates mixed up! :) The Ho Ho Ho Read a thon starts tonight at midnight. Everyone's local time... So, mine will start in approx. 5,5 hours... Plenty of time for a warm-up ;)

Good luck! :D

Ho-ho-ho, let's start!

Hey there...

Sooo , I'm starting a little late. It's 6 p.m. here in Finland already. I will grab my grub and drink and settle into Reading Mode... 😊

Laters !

Friday, November 4, 2016

My goal post for the Ho-ho-ho read-a-thon...


This is my first time that I'm posting a goal post for a read-a-thon... My goal is simply to read as much as possible. Hopefully, I'll finish at least two or three books. I'm not going to start reading every book from the beginning, but  some I'll start at the beginning of the read-a-thon. Also, I'm not going to mind if I have read some of these books before. I'm just going to enjoy them this time. Again or for the first time. This will be sooo fun!

If some of you are going to participate in the read-a-thon, I say to you : Good luck and have fun! 😊

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Hey there!


It's time for another read-a-thon! I'm so happy I found this! It's called the Ho-ho-ho read-a-thon. Here's a link to it. Ho-ho-ho

Here's my TBR pile :

So, there's :

Game of Thrones
The snow queen
The Golden Compass -trilogy
Narnia : The lion, the witch and the wardrobe
The gift
The land of decoration
I'll post links to them later.
I think I'm going to start reading some of these, because I am so excited!
More later!