Book Review: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

s y n o p s i s The monster showed up after midnight. As they do. But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting. He’s been expecting the one from his nightmare, the one he’s had nearly every night since his mother started her treatments, the one with the darkness and the wind and…

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ALL THINGS BOOKISH: Overcoming a reading slump

Who isn’t hoping for a Book of Requirement? Well, I do. Reading slumps are literally the worst. All you want to do is reading but you just can’t make yourself do it. Reading slumps take a lot of energy, frustrated outbursts and tears. Unfortunately it’s not as easy to get out of this vicious circle as…

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(2) Au-pair Update: Sep/Oct

I can’t believe I am already in Canada for two month, exactly today. Unbelievable. Time flies by so fast! And there I am again. With a new update. I really hope you like it. I always have fun writing it and spend time thinking about the last month while get excited for the next one.…

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AU-PAIR: First time visiting a Pumpkin Patch

hello beautiful  o c t o b e r Yesterday I experienced my first pumpkin patch. I did. And I tell you: It was amazing. I know, it’s not reading related but I took some pictures and I can’t stop looking at them. That’s why I wanted to share my experience with you all and…

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