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Weekly Update – Books, Shows & Films

Another Monday, another update on my reading and viewing activities. What I’ve read, what I’m currently reading & what I’ve added to my TBR pile: I listened to the audiobook Hersenen Willen Lezen by Erik Scherder. It’s written and narrated by a professor of neuropsychology and it’s about the importance of reading for your brain.… Lees verder Weekly Update – Books, Shows & Films

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Oscar Wilde’s Stories for All Ages – Book review – 4⭐️

Oscar Wilde’s Stories for All Ages compiled by Stephen Fry, illustrated by Nicole Stewart & written by Oscar Wilde. (Published October 2009). “Then she gave one last burst of music. The white Moon heard it, and she forgot the dawn, and lingered on in the sky. The red rose heard it, and it trembled all… Lees verder Oscar Wilde’s Stories for All Ages – Book review – 4⭐️

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Hersenen Willen Lezen – Boekrecensie – 3.5⭐️

Hersenen Willen Lezen door Erik Scherder. (Verschijningsdatum april 2018). Per toeval kwam ik dit boek tegen in mijn luisterboek app en ik besloot er meteen naar te luisteren. De auteur (en voorlezer) Erik Scherder is hoogleraar neuropsychologie. Zo nu en dan verschijnt hij op televisie (o.a. bij De Wereld Draait Door en Dreamschool) en hij… Lees verder Hersenen Willen Lezen – Boekrecensie – 3.5⭐️

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Poems to Live Your Life By – Book review – 4.5⭐️

Poems to Live Your Life By chosen and illustrated by Chris Riddell. (Published September 2018). “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” - The Road Not Taken – Robert Frost Poems to Live Your Life By is a collection… Lees verder Poems to Live Your Life By – Book review – 4.5⭐️

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Reasons to Stay Alive – Book review – 5⭐️

Reasons To Stay Alive by Matt Haig. (Published March 2015).  “I never realised how you could be locked inside your own mind.” This book is a gem and a must-read for everyone. For those who are dealing with depression and/or anxiety. For those who have a depressed or anxious loved one. For students. For teachers.… Lees verder Reasons to Stay Alive – Book review – 5⭐️

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The Sun and Her Flowers – Book review – 3⭐️

The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur. (Published October 2017). Last year I read Milk and Honey and rated it 3.5 stars. I figured I’d give Rupi Kaur’s second poetry collection The Sun and Her Flowers a go to see if my opinion would be different, but most of these poems seemed even more… Lees verder The Sun and Her Flowers – Book review – 3⭐️

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Frankenstein – Book review – 4.5⭐️

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. (Published 1818). “If I have no ties and no affections, hatred and vice must be my portion." *warning: small spoilers ahead* I listened to the audiobook narrated by Kenneth Branagh and enjoyed every minute of it. Two long walks and some household chores flew by and suddenly the book was finished.… Lees verder Frankenstein – Book review – 4.5⭐️

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Taal voor de leuk – Boekrecensie – 3.5⭐️

Taal voor de leuk door Paulien Cornelisse. (Verschijningsdatum oktober 2018). Taal voor de leuk is het derde taalboek van Paulien Cornelisse waarin ze op humoristische wijze schrijft over talige dingen die haar opvallen en fascineren, zoals dwangclichés, het invoegen van extra lettergrepen bij ergernis en de manier waarop conducteurs en weermannen en -vrouwen bepaalde woorden… Lees verder Taal voor de leuk – Boekrecensie – 3.5⭐️

Film & TV reviews·Geen categorie

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – Film review – 4.5⭐️

It’s less than three weeks until the release of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, so I thought it was time to rewatch Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them another time and write a little something about it. I’m going to assume that the vast majority of people have already seen this film, but… Lees verder Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – Film review – 4.5⭐️