Learning a New Language

For a while now, I've been using Duolingo to practice a new language. As you may have noticed, my last name isn't all that Norwegian! But it is as common in the Netherlands as many of the most common Norwegian last names are. My Dutch heritage (on my father's side) goes pretty far back, and... Continue Reading →


A Classic Problem

"You're gonna love it!! It's a classic!" Sounds familiar? I have an issue when it comes to classic literature. What is it? Well, I just rarely find myself loving them as much as other people do! I've talked about a few of the classic pieces of literature I've read over the years, and how much... Continue Reading →

2018 January Wrap Up 📚 February TBR



The Loney by Andrew Michael Hurley 📚 BOOK REVIEW

I read a paperback version of The Loney. Genre: Horror, Thriller Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division Originally published: October 1st, 2014 Pages: 368 (paperback) Audiobook length: 11 hrs and 15 mins. Winner of the 2015 Costa First Novel Awards and The British Book Awards Book of the Year 2016.   Blurb by the Publisher: "If... Continue Reading →


The Secret Life of Cows by Rosamund Young 📚 BOOK REVIEW

I read a hardback version of The Secret Life of Cows. Genre: Nonfiction Publisher: Faber & Faber Originally published: 2003 Pages: 137 (hardback)         Blurb by the publisher: Cows can love, play games, bond and form strong, life-long friendships. They can sulk, hold grudges, and they have preferences and can be vain.... Continue Reading →


Henry and June by Anaïs Nin 📚 BOOK REVIEW

“What can I do with my happiness? How can I keep it, conceal it, bury it where I may never lose it? I want to kneel as it falls over me like rain, gather it up with lace and silk, and press it over myself again.”  ― Anaïs Nin, Henry & June   I read a paperback... Continue Reading →


December 2017 📚 Book Haul



Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks 📚 REVIEW + GIVEAWAY



October + November 2017 📚 Wrap Up



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