We all know how the saying goes: Don’t judge a book by its cover. Call me shallow,... all you want but I love me a pretty book cover. It’s the first thing that grabs my attention! The second thing is the synopsis. If these two things look and sound great, than I’m probably picking it up or putting the book on my TBR pile!
A couple of weeks ago I read The Poppy War, a book that is still haunting my thoughts. A book that put me into a reading slump and managed to make me NOT read properly for over two weeks! So I decided to put my thoughts down. However! As much as I want to do it justice, I don't know if I'll be able to put the nuance in my review the way R.F. Kuang did with her characters and her story. So I recommend to just go buy the book and read it for yourselves! It's just THAT GOOD!!
Ildiko, niece of the human Gauri king and Brishen, prince of the Kai, people with claws, grey skin and white eyes, have always known they were bound to a strategic and political marriage. Both repulsed by each other’s appearances but with an immense respect and understanding towards each other, they start a friendship that transcends …
Autumn by Ali Smith was a pleasant surprise. Jumping between past and present, Autumn follows Elisabeth and her elderly neighbour Daniel forming an unlikely but tender friendship.
I finally put together why I started using Notion and HOW I use it to make everything in my life more beneficial to my needs! And you can read all about it in this blogpost!