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Why It Is Fine to Read Middle Grade as an Adult | #middlegrademarch

One thing that unfortunately seems to happen a lot in the bookish community is that some like to throw shade around for what others read. Whether this be fantasy, chicklit, romance, young adult etc. Middle Grade is one other kind of book that people like to frown about when they see adults reading it.  But… Continue reading Why It Is Fine to Read Middle Grade as an Adult | #middlegrademarch

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Turtle Recall Reading Guide / Discworld Collector’s Library / Gollancz & Doubleday

Whenever I show my collection of Pratchett, what stands out to others are some of my matching hardcovers. These hardcovers are without a dustjacket and of a rough texture. I always call this my Gollancz collection but that isn’t entirely correct. Since I always get so many comments on this I figured I’d share a… Continue reading Turtle Recall Reading Guide / Discworld Collector’s Library / Gollancz & Doubleday

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Lets Go on an Adventure / #MiddleGradeMarch

I like to browse instagram when I have just woken up. Pretty pictures of books are a good way to wake up. So it was on one of these mornings that the tag on Elly’s picture caught my attention. View this post on Instagram My reading stack for March is already out of control, and… Continue reading Lets Go on an Adventure / #MiddleGradeMarch

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How I Keep Track of All the Reading Challenges in 2020

I quite enjoy reading challenges. For me they can add another dimension to my reading as some focus on diversity or books that I might have been avoiding. Some are just plain fun. I got asked during my reading challenge wrap up of last year how I keep track of doing all these reading challenges.… Continue reading How I Keep Track of All the Reading Challenges in 2020

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The Modern Monster / Six Degrees of SFnal Separation

Back during Sci-Fi Month Imyril from There is Always Room for One More issued us a challenge. The Six Degrees of SFnal Seperation. It is based on the Six Degrees of Seperation meme by Kate over at Books Are My Favourite And Best where she nominates a book and participants see where it leads them.… Continue reading The Modern Monster / Six Degrees of SFnal Separation

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Diverse and/or Own Voices Books/Authors That Have Been Translated To Dutch in Recent Years

As you all will probably know by now, I live in the Netherlands. While I read a portion of my books in English and I am more active in the international bookish community I do always have my eye on the dutch releases (which is mostly YA and Adult Fantasy). In recent years there have… Continue reading Diverse and/or Own Voices Books/Authors That Have Been Translated To Dutch in Recent Years

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Turtle Recall Reading Guide / How to Determine with Which Discworld Book to Start

While we touched on the different ways and reading orders you can read Discworld, that doesn’t mean it is easier to pick which book to start with. Below I am going to go into each a little except the random order as that is a very personal thing as you often stumble upon it. Publication… Continue reading Turtle Recall Reading Guide / How to Determine with Which Discworld Book to Start