Genre Overdose | How resistant are you to reading books of the same genre consecutively?

Did this ever happen to you? I am 100% sure I am not the only one who gets a hangover from reading books of the same genre over and over again. However, if I am the one and only, then let’s talk about it anyway! It’s nice to get things off your chest, especially bookish things.

Honestly, I never had this problem before. I used to read only crime and thrillers over and over and over again! And it was just very enjoyable.

I thought I’d take you on a journey today through my bookish phases and maybe you will be willing to share yours in the comments down below! Continue reading “Genre Overdose | How resistant are you to reading books of the same genre consecutively?”

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff | Immersive and unconventionally written Sci-fi you MUST read!

Never have I ever… read a sci-fi book THAT good!
Never have I ever… heard about anything similar!
Never have I ever… seen such an unconventional story-telling!

The list can go on! If you read «Illuminae» before, why don’t you join the game in the comments down below?

I knew I would love this novel, however I didn’t expect to enjoy it as much as I did and I was slightly worried about the way the story is told, a little bit apprehensive that I won’t be able to connect with the characters. But fear not! It was truly a unique reading experience that I intend to repeat as soon as possible – «Gemina» will be just as great! Continue reading “Illuminae by Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff | Immersive and unconventionally written Sci-fi you MUST read!”

The Unpopular Opinions BookTag | Or A Fun Way to Disagree!

I’ve been going through my huge list of pending tags, trying to pick something for this week and it felt like the perfect time to ramble and present before the Internet all of my unpopular opinions! (Who doesn’t like to do that?!)

Thank you, Ida@CassiopeiasMoon for tagging me! (it was quite a long time ago) But I am finally here to give my very controversial answers. Her reading tastes are the best! Make sure to check out her blog and also the Unpopular Opinions Book Tag. Continue reading “The Unpopular Opinions BookTag | Or A Fun Way to Disagree!”

The Last Days of Summer by Vanessa Ronan | A handful of contradicting thoughts!

Recently, it has been very difficult for me to rate several books. As it hasn’t been just one one occasion, it got me thinking – is there a problem with the books I pick up or with me?

For almost a year now I’ve been meaning to refine/define my rating system. It would help me out during these inner struggles and would also provide more information for you, guys, on what a 3-star rating actually means to me. But everytime I sit down to think about my ratings and what they mean to me, there are so many factors usually involved that it is hard to explain in a few words. Therefore, I decided to do something different and insert a Pros / Cons table at the end of my review! Continue reading “The Last Days of Summer by Vanessa Ronan | A handful of contradicting thoughts!”

Most Anticipated Releases | August 2017

Publishers are slowly awakening from their summer holidays and that means we will receive more and more amazing titles each month! I feel like August will be a great month when it comes to new releases. I am definitely looking forward to a handful of them! Continue reading “Most Anticipated Releases | August 2017”

Ewan Pendle and the White Wraith by Shaun Hume | Incredible writing, unfortunately, was not enough

There is probably not a single person out there who read and didn’t like «Harry Potter». J.K. Rowling created one of the most innovative fantasy stories of her time. When it was first released, I was only 6 years old and it was much later, when the story was finally translated to Russian and I was of age to read it that I picked it up.

Everyone talked about it, everyone watched the movies and waited years for the conclusion of this epic adventure. Continue reading “Ewan Pendle and the White Wraith by Shaun Hume | Incredible writing, unfortunately, was not enough”

August TBR | ARC August & Tackle The Brothers Karamazov

Maybe I should be reading all those SERIES I STARTED AND NEVER FINISHED instead? Maybe… But reading ARCs seems so much more appealing!

I definitely have a problem with the fantasy series but they will have to wait. Because it’s ARC August time! I will be participating in the 5th Annual ARC August, hosted by lovely book bloggers from Read.Sleep.Repeat

Continue reading “August TBR | ARC August & Tackle The Brothers Karamazov”

July Wrap Up 2017 | Reading Slump & Booktube-a-Thon

Is it just me or each month flies by quicker and quicker? I am here again to look back at the passing month and gather my thoughts before jumping into August.

July was a month of ups and downs. After my great reading in May and June, I expected July to be the same, especially because my anticipated books finally arrived and I was ready to dive in! But… it turned out I was very very wrong.

Let’s start from the beginning! Continue reading “July Wrap Up 2017 | Reading Slump & Booktube-a-Thon”