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Book Traveling Thursdays: Oscar Love, Book Style

Just handed in a paper online and wrapped up my studying for an exam, finally managing to squeeze a little time in between classwork to talk about books. 507 more words

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The Shadow of the Wind - My Story on a Book about a Book


I finished this book a few days back and have yet to find the words with which to properly describe it. So, instead, I am going to tell you all a story. 686 more words


Books you can't stop reading

Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin
When setting out to read this creepy new novel, be prepared to be initially confused over who is speaking and why. 588 more words

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The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Title: The Shadow of the Wind
Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Genre: Fiction / historical fiction

Rating: did not finish


I got this book for Christmas, and when I wanted to start reading aloud to Peter again after a somewhat lengthy break due to last semester, this was the obvious choice. 680 more words

Book Reviews

Balanço de 2016 e objectivos para 2017

Se considerarmos que estamos ainda em Janeiro, podemos dizer que não é tarde para fazermos o balanço das leituras de 2016.

Como habitualmente, controlo as minhas leituras através do Goodreads: para além de ter determinado o número de livros que gostaria de ler ao longo do ano, consegui aperceber-me do género de literatura por que mais optei, quantos livros li e que tipo de livros encontrei e coloquei na minha  442 more words

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Things to look forward to: The Labyrinth of Spirits

As you may have noticed, this blog tends to look backwards most of the time, with occasional forays into the present, usually when I’m blogging the few television shows that I still enjoy. 637 more words


The Angel's Game, Carlos Ruiz Zafon

When I got back to England after my time in Asia I found my copy of The Shadow of the Wind and thought I’d reread it, and see if it still felt as magical the second time round when I was no longer living in the city in which the book is set, Barcelona. 316 more words