Category: To Be Read

Autumn TBR

Hello my dear autumn friends. How are you? I am more than fine, because my favourite season is about to begin. It is getting colder day by day and I can feel this prickling that I get every year around this time. I am so excited about everything: cosy blankets, hot tea, candles, woollen socks, sweaters, autumn walks, scarfs, dressing in layers, rustling leaves, rainy days, hot chocolate, bonfires and reading books of course. To wrap oneself in a warm bed, rain tumbling on the window and diving into another world.

this is my autumn tbr:

 

It ends with us – Colleen Hoover

Lily hasn’t always had it easy, but that’s never stopped her from working hard for the life she wants. She’s come a long way from the small town in Maine where she grew up – she graduated from college, moved to Boston, and started her own business. So when she feels a spark with a gorgeous neurosurgeon named Ryle Kincaid, everything in Lily’s life suddenly seems almost too good to be true. With this bold and deeply personal novel, Colleen Hoover delivers a heart-wrenching story that breaks exciting new ground for her as a writer. It Ends With Us is an unforgettable tale of love that comes at the ultimate price. (Goodreads)

Illuminae – Jay Kristoff and Amy Kaufman

The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet that’s little more than an ice-covered speck at the edge of the universe. Too bad nobody thought to warn the people living on it. With enemy fire raining down on them, Kady and Ezra—who are barely even talking to each other—are forced to fight their way onto an evacuating fleet, with an enemy warship in hot pursuit. Told through a fascinating dossier of hacked documents—including emails, schematics, military files, IMs, medical reports, interviews, and more—Illuminae is the first book in a heart-stopping, high-octane trilogy about lives interrupted, the price of truth, and the courage of everyday heroes. (Goodreads)

Throne of Glass – Sarah J Mass

After serving out a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien is dragged before the Crown Prince. Prince Dorian offers her her freedom on one condition: she must act as his champion in a competition to find a new royal assassin. (Goodreads)

The Book Thief – Markus Zusak

It’s just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. An unforgettable story about the ability of books to feed the soul. (Goodreads)

The Shining – Stephen King

Danny was only five years old but in the words of old Mr Halloran he was a ‘shiner’, aglow with psychic voltage. When his father became caretaker of the Overlook Hotel his visions grew frighteningly out of control. As winter closed in and blizzards cut them off, the hotel seemed to develop a life of its own. It was meant to be empty, but who was the lady in Room 217, and who were the masked guests going up and down in the elevator? And why did the hedges shaped like animals seem so alive? Somewhere, somehow there was an evil force in the hotel – and that too had begun to shine. (Goodreads)

May/August Wrap Up

As promised in the last 5 good things post, here is the new book post, which will happen once a month. Ok, so in my Wrap Up posts I’m going to update you on the books which I recently read.

my ratings:

5/5 Oh my god, this book was so fantastic! Loved it. I’m going to read this over and over and over.

4/5 This was really good and I would highly recommend it.

3/5 Good, interesting, but there was definitely something small that kept it from a 4 or 5 rating.

2/5 I just didn’t feel it.

1/5 No, definitely not. I want my time back.

Read:

Eat Pray Love – Elizabeth Gilbert 3.5/5

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Jack Thorne 5/5

The Raven Boys – Maggie Stiefvater 3.5/5

Pride and Prejudice (again) – Jane Austen 5/5

Lord of the Flies – William Golding 3.5/5

If you know some of the books, tell me if you liked them. And I’d be really happy if you gave me some bookish recommendations.