February TBR || 2018

Books mentioned:
Every Hidden Thing: The Forbidden wish: A court of wings and ruin: A darker shade of magic: Ruin and Rising: The Winner's crime: Assassins Apprentice: Die Gabe der K├Ânige: The Swarm: Der Schwarm:
Videos Mentioned:
January TBR:

Winter TBR:

5 Star Prediction TBR:

4 "Must Read" books of 2018:

I would love to hear what you are reading in February or if you read any of the books and what you

The smell of other people's houses | Book Review

The Smell of Other People's Houses

Written by: Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock
Release Date: February 23rd, 2016
Genre: Fiction, historical fiction, literary fiction, Adult fiction, Contemporary, Young Adult
Pages: 240
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In Alaska, 1970, being a teenager here isn't like being a teenager anywhere else. Ruth has a secret that she can't hide forever. Dora wonders if she can ever truly escape where she comes from, even when good luck strikes. Alyce is trying to reconcile her desire to dance, with the life she's always known on her family's fishing boat. Hank and his brothers decide it's after to run away than to stay at home - until one of them ends up in terrible danger. 
Four very different lives are about to become entangled.


Overall thoughts:

Unique,  beautiful, heartbreaking and a personal new favourite! Highly recommend!
More Detailed Thoughts:

This is a Beautiful book with heartbreaking stories and characters. 
Its not a long book- with not ev…

In the Midst of Winter | Book Review

Another good book i recently read and i wanted to share!

And keep the momentum going i seemed to have going right now, with pretty regular uploading. (GO ME!)

In the Midst of Winter

Written by: Isabel Allende
Release Date: (english) October 31st, 2017
Genre: Fiction, historical fiction, literary fiction, Adult fiction
Pages: 352
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Richard Bowmaster - a 60 year old human rights scholar - hits the car of Evelyn Ortega - a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala - in the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn. 
What at first seems just a small inconvenience takes an unforeseen and far more serious turn when Evelyn turns up at the professor's house seeking help. At a lost, the professor asks his tenant Lucia Maraz - a 62 year old lecturer from Chile - for her advice. These three very different people are brought together in a mesmerising story that moves from present - day Brooklyn to Guatemala in the recent past to 1970s Chile and Brazil, sparking the beginni…

5 Star TBR Predictions | Booktuber Recommended Adult Books

Everyone that watches booktube or looks at Book Blogs will get a bucket ton full of book recommendations.

And lets face it a huge amount of them sound FANTASTIC!

Because if someone raves about a book they enjoyed and loved? And they are able to make it sound good, I at least fall into the trap of thinking that YES I HAVE TO READ THAT.

Even if i would never pick that book up normally.

I mentioned that already in my Goals for 2018 video i posted earlier this month, mentioning that i will not be reading a huge amount of the "hyped" books because after reading a lot of them in 2017 and noticing that i had one of the most mediocre reading years - ever basically. I would focus more on  what i actually want to read and enjoy reading.

And having said that yet again, let me explain this post and video.

All 6 of those books i talk about in the video -and mention in a second here- are books i actually am really interested in.

Some of them i already wanted to read before hearing about …

4 "Must-Read" Books || Goals 2018

There are always Goals for everyone of us at the beginning of each year.

In previous year i was really ambitious.

This year i tried to be more realistic and decided on "only" four books that I absolutely want to, hope to, MUST read in 2018!

- Luminaries:
- 4321: - A Little Life: - the Swarm: (Der Schwarm:

Do you have a specific list of books you want to/ have to/ must read in 2018? 

Let me know!
Lets chat!
Until later, beautiful book people!

Meet Cute || Book Review || New Release 2018

Meet Cute

Put together by: Jennifer L. Armentrout (list of authors in this Anthology in the review)
Release Date: January 2nd
Genre: Anthology, Short Stories, Young Adult, Romance, Contemporary
Pages: 323
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Whether or not you believe in fate, or luck, or love at first sight, every romance has to start somewhere. MEET CUTE is an anthology of original short stories featuring tales of "How they first met" from some of today's most popular YA authors.


Overall thoughts:

Super cute and nice to read, no matter if you read it from start to finish or want to take each story on individually, for everyone that loves romance a MUST

More detailed thoughts: 

One thing is sure this book is cute 
Yes i went there!
But it fits!

Its a very nice compilation of short stories from a great mixture of authors! Its actually one of the best anthologies i have read so far -not that i have read a huge amount as of yet but i am getting there!

Still this is one of the best on…

10 Best and Most Disappointing New Releases of 2017 || Book Lists

5 Best New Releases 2017:

Little Fires everywhere: 
Everyone in Shakers Heights was talking about it that summer. How Isabelle, the last of the Richardson children, had finally gone around the bend and burned the house down. In Shakers Heights, a placid progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is meticulously planned -from the layout of the winding roads, to the clouds of the houses, to the successful lives it residents will go on to lead. An no one embodies this spirit more than Elena Richardson, whose guiding principal is playing by the rules. Enter Mia warren -an enigmatic artist and single mother - who arrives in this idyllic bubble with her teenage daughter Pearl and rents a house from the Richardsons. Soon Mia and Pearl become more than just tenants: all four Richardson children are drawn to the alluring mother-daughter pair.

Eliza and her monsters: 
Eighteen year old Eliza Mirk is the anonymous creator of Monstrous Sea, a widely popular webcomic, but when a new boy at school t…