August 2018 Wrap-Up: Summer, Favourites and TATBILB

August was great. At least reading-wise. I really intended to make more time for reading, and managed it! A big help in this were audio books, which are just incredibly convenient if you are in a busy month. In fact, August was so busy that I completely forgot to upload this wrap-up! For the sake…

Orcasommer von Sabine Giebke – Wale, Kanada und Sommerfavorit

Vielleicht habt ihr es schon mitbekommen: In letzter Zeit greife ich fast ausschließlich zu englischsprachigen Büchern. Ich möchte die Originale lesen wenn ich es kann, da es für mich wirklich einen Unterschied macht. Zu diesem Vorhaben gehört aber auch, mehr deutschen Bücher von deutschen Autoren eine Chance zu geben. Aus diesem Grund habe ich Orcasommer…

Everything that’s wrong with the Guardian-Bookstagram-Controversy

Fellow bookstagrammers, the world has discovered and recognised us – but they have only scratched the surface. You might have read the Guardian article in question already; if not you can catch up here. Quickly summarised, “Is social media influencing book cover design?” by Holly Connolly looks at the impact that the aesthetics of books…

Today, I Learned How to Say No.

Learning how to say No might be one of the most important lessons in life. It might even be one of those lessons you sometimes get right, and sometimes you fail at; the kind you have to learn over and over again. I certainly do. So many decisions are made in favour of the ‘easier’…