6 Series That Are Better Than Any Stand-Alone

Back in February I shared 6 Stand-alones That Are Better than Any Series for Single Awareness Day. And yes, it’s fun to read stand-alones, but isn’t it amazing to delve into a story and be able to live in it for multiple books? To see the characters grow and develop? Today I’m sharing the exact opposite: 6…

Words I Learned Through Reading, Part 1

Sometimes I come across a word in a book I’m reading that entices some serious world love in me. I don’t always know the meaning, but the fact that the word was incorporated in the text warms my heart. In this week’s blog post, I’m sharing six of those words, their meaning and the book…

7 Feminist Books You Should Read Next

With it being International Woman’s Day today, I’ve found the most perfect excuse to share my favorite feminist reads with you all. I personally adore a good feminist book that makes me think about our world and all the books on this list definitely do this. Am I Normal Yet? by Holly Bourne Almost any…

4 Amazing Books That Were Translated from Dutch To English

Today is International Mother Language Day and as it is so often the case with these kind of days, I got inspired to create a list for you. I myself am Belgian and my mother language is actually Dutch. Perfect excuse to present you with a list of books that have been translated from Dutch…

6 Stand-alones That Are Better than Any Series

Apparently today is Single Awareness Day and to celebrate I wanted to share 6 stand-alone books that will rock your socks off! Let’s be honest, we all love a good series, but sometimes it’s just more appealing to read a book where the story is finished and you don’t have to wait a year to…

5 Books That Get A Little Bloody

This might be a weird thing to say, but I always get weirdly excited whenever the main character in a book gets or talks about her period. No matter whether it’s an adventure, contemporary, historical or whatever novel, I just love it when it is mentioned. Call me crazy, but it sometimes annoys me how…

4 Books That Will Speak To The Nerd In You

I’ve discovered this past year that I apparently LOVE a good book that speaks to the nerd in me. Throw in some science or geeky references into your story and I’m in! Wondering which books spoke the loudest to the nerd in me? Here they are: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline with geeky 80s…

7 Books About Mental Health That You Need To Read Immediately

Two years ago, Am I Normal Yet? opened my eyes to OCD and taught me how people suffering from this mental illness think. Ever since, I try to read as many books as possible about mental health. I’ve found a hunger to better understand mental health and its many facets, how it impacts someone’s life and what it’s…

4 Bookish Buzzwords That Will Make Me Read The Book

Happy Assumption everyone! In honor of this holy holiday I’m sharing my bookish buzzwords, words that if I see them in a short description, I immediately ASSUME that this is a book for me. (Yep, I thought long and hard about the topic of my Assumption post. Oh and I’m hilarious. Obviously.) I never thought about…

6 Books That Will Blow Your Mind

There are books in the world with a plot twist that surprises you. And then there are downright mindfuck books. Books that manage to COMPLETELY catch you of guard and blow. your. mind. I’m always on the lookout for these books as “normal” plot-twist books often actually don’t surprise me. (I never said I was humble.)…