Month Wrap-Up: February 2017

Hello, fellow booklovers. I hope February treated you good. For me, it was a good – but not great – reading month. I started college’s second semester and I have already a lot of things to do. 276 more words

Books

Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Exceeded My Expectations

Happy Tuesday! Today I’m here to share an incredibly positive bookish list with you all that will hopefully brighten your day with some recommendations. Usually I try to begin reading a book with an open mind, but it’s inevitable that there will be some initial expectations floating around. 62 more words

Top Ten Tuesday

A journey back in time in Mompox on the Rio Magdalena


Mompox may sound like something you need to inoculate your children against, but in fact it’s a stunningly humid and attractive old town that sits on the bank of the Rio Magdalena in Colombia. 493 more words

Travel

#13 One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel García Márquez

Happy Thursday, everyone! I hope you’re in the mood for a Quote-tacular Quote-a-palooza, because that’s what you’re getting today.

I’m not going to do a long-form review of… 573 more words

Books

One Hundred Years of Solitude

For New Year’s Eve I attended a dinner party in Stockholm. I donned a new suit, (from the H&M boxing day sale) and not to sound too immodest looked particularly handsome. 588 more words

Reviews

Mediums for Truth: Storytelling versus Logic

Have you ever been saying something that wasn’t true, and caught yourself in the middle of saying it? “No…no, everything I’ve ever said in my life has been factual and accurate.” … 901 more words

Philosophy

One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel García Marquez

Many years later as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice.

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Fiction