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Books in a time of boredom

Due to social and/or literal quarantine measures, what little of a social life I had has ground to a halt. It’s not necessarily awful, or very severe: I just don’t see as many people as before. 774 more words

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An ode to borrowed books

Reading is one of the great delights of life: it allows you to travel farther than you can imagine, meet characters and grow with them, and absorb information and stories which can soothe your soul in the rockiest of times. 554 more words

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New Year's Post: a year of books

Well, 2019 has been quite an interesting year. I finally got up to speed with my blog posts, had a real job for a while and am now enjoying university life once more. 805 more words

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My winter reading list

Though summer reading lists are the most popular ones, winter reading lists are quite possibly the coziest ones. The idea of curling up on the couch with a nice book and a cup of tea is made even comfier by the cold weather, and the early evenings create lots and lots of time to read. 744 more words

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Review: The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water is a story about Elisa Esposito, a lonely, mute janitor working the graveyard shift at the Occam research facility. One night she sees the newest asset Occam has gained: an amphibious man, to be studied for Cold War purposes. 1,207 more words

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Alternatives to your summer reading list

The summer is slowly nearing its end, either dying off in rain showers or blooming in one final burst of beach days. It’s been a good summer, at least for me: not too many heatwaves, agreeable temperatures all around with enough rainy days to appreciate the sunny ones and vice versa. 865 more words

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Recommendation: the books of Walter Moers

Walter Moers is a German writer who is most known as the author of the Zamonia series, and he’s one of my favourite fantasy writers due to his outrageously crazy and yet immensely grounded imagination. 508 more words

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