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July Updates

Posted 31 July, 2017 by Lianne in Website / 2 Comments

You know, I swear I just look at my work schedule and after a few shifts I realise it’s the end of the month…So here we are at the end of July πŸ˜› Here’s what has been going on at my blog for this month:

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  1. Books reviewed this month include: Einar MΓ‘r GuΓ°mundsson’s On the Point of Erupting (review), Robert Harris’ Conclave (review), and Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train (review). You can check out all the books I’ve reviewed recently in the book review tag.
  2. No ARCs were reviewed this month! You can check out all of the ARCs I’ve read and reviewed to date in this tag.
  3. For this month’s So You Want to Read…, I focused on Spanish poet and playwright Federico Garcia Lorca. You can check out that post over here. For all my previous recommendations under this feature, check out this tag.
  4. For the rest of the month I featured photos from my holiday to Iceland and Denmark back in the end of April/early May (omg at long last, eh? Only took me how many months to finally get around to doing that >_<). Anyhow you can check out all my photos from my trip over at the Travel category πŸ™‚
  5. I also caved in and subscribed to the June edition of the Paper Panduh subscription box. You can see my unboxing photos over here. You can read all of the previous boxes I’ve unboxed at this tag
  6. And on a final note, my first poetry collection, Shall I Be a Poet Instead?, is available now! I’ve been working on this project for a good part of this year so it’s nice to finally be able to share some of my work with the world πŸ™‚ More information about my project and where to get a copy can be found at this post πŸ™‚ Happy reading!

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And that’s about it for the month of July! Where is the season going? Happy August, and enjoy the rest of your week πŸ™‚

June Updates

Posted 30 June, 2017 by Lianne in Website / 4 Comments

Oops, forgot to put a note here. Haha, anyhow, here’s what’s been going on here at the blog for the month of June:

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  1. Books reviewed this month include: Bandi’s The Accusastion (review), Julian Barnes’ The Noise of Time (review), and Mhairi MacFarlane’s Who’s That Girl? (review). You can check out all the books I’ve reviewed recently in the book review tag.
  2. No ARCs were reviewed this month! You can check out all of the ARCs I’ve read and reviewed to date in this tag.
  3. For this month’s So You Want to Read…, I focused on Spanish author Arturo Perez-Reverte. You can check out that post over here. For all my previous recommendations under this feature, check out this tag.
  4. Omg, I actually watched and reviewed a few movies recently: Doctor Strange (review) and What Maisie Knew (review). You can check out all of the past movies I’ve watched and reviewed in this tag.
  5. I also read and reviewed one comic: Doctor Strange, Vol. 1: Way of the Weird (review). You can read all of my comic book reviews in this tag.
  6. I also one unboxing post for Paper Panduh which you can read over here. You can read all of the previous boxes I’ve unboxed at this tag

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And that’s about it for the month of June! Wishing everyone a wonderful weekend (and to my fellow Canadians a fantastic long weekend) πŸ™‚

May Updates

Posted 31 May, 2017 by Lianne in Website / 4 Comments

Goodness, where has the month gone? Has summer started in full swing on your end? It sort of has on my end, though there’s also been a lot of rain.

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  1. So the month started off with me still off on holiday, the May half spent in Denmark. Posts about my trip should be up…soon? Not sure when yet.
  2. Books reviewed this month include: Rachel Joyce’s The Love Song of Queenie Hennessey (review), Simon van Booy’s Everything Beautiful Began After (review), and Giles Blunt’s Forty Words for Sorrow (review). You can check out all the books I’ve reviewed recently in the book review tag.
  3. No ARCs were reviewed this month! You can check out all of the ARCs I’ve read and reviewed to date in this tag.
  4. For this month’s So You Want to Read…, I focused once again focused on Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare’s contemporary and definitely a playright to check out once you’ve exhausted Shakespeare’s works (that’s what I did). You can check out that post over here. For all my previous recommendations under this feature, check out this tag.
  5. I also posted two unboxing posts earlier this month, one for Paper Panduh (which you can read over here) and one for WontonInAMillion’s anniversary celebration (which you can read over here). These posts won’t be a regular thing (I’m only planning on one more subscription box with Paper Panduh for now) but it’s a nice mix-up to share with you all in the meantime. You can read all of the previous boxes I’ve unboxed at this tag

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And that’s about it from me and the blog for the month of May! Hope you’re all having a wonderful week, wish you all a great June πŸ˜€

April Updates

Posted 25 April, 2017 by Lianne in Website / 3 Comments

Wow, and here we are more or less at the end of another month…well, there’s still a few days to the month, but there’s a reason why this post is going live early. I guess what really struck me this month was how Easter has already come and gone; seems like yesterday it was the start of Lent. Well, the weather is slowly but finally getting nicer outside, which is a plus.

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  1. Books reviewed this month include: Kate Clanchy’s Selected Poems (review), Federico Garcia Lorca’s In Search of Duende (review), and a re-read of Ian McEwan’s On Chesil Beach (review). You can check out all the books I’ve reviewed recently in the book review tag.
  2. No ARCs were reviewed this month! You can check out all of the ARCs I’ve read and reviewed to date in this tag.
  3. For this month’s So You Want to Read…, I focused once again focused on Poetry as part of National Poetry Month. You can check out that post over here. For all my previous recommendations under this feature, check out this tag.
  4. On a final note, you may have seen this post go live on your feed earlier today but I am going on hiatus as of today, April 25th until May 8th. I’m actually hopping on a plane later this evening and will be on vacation during that time. So no new posts until May 9th. In the meantime, you can follow me on Instagram as I will occasionally post photos as to what I’m up to across the Atlantic πŸ˜›

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And that’s about it from me and the blog for the month of April! Wishing you all a wonderful May, and be good while I’m away πŸ˜›

March Updates

Posted 31 March, 2017 by Lianne in Website / 2 Comments

Happy spring! Well, the weather’s been up and down over here but at least we’re slowly moving towards warmer weather…Anyhow, it’s been another one of those busy months for me both on and offline (moreso offline); I’m still working out some kind of schedule in which I get back to comments in due time. In the meantime, here’s what has been going on at the blog:

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  1. Books reviewed this month include: Sylvia Plath’s Ariel (review), Ian Rankin’s Knots and Crosses (review), and Osip Mandelstam’s Voronezh Notebooks (review). You can check out all the books I’ve reviewed recently in the book review tag.
  2. No ARCs were reviewed this month! You can check out all of the ARCs I’ve read and reviewed to date in this tag.
  3. For this month’s So You Want to Read…, I focused on the Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard for a change of pace. You can check out that post over here. For all my previous recommendations under this feature, check out this tag.
  4. Tolkien Reading Day was on March 25! Here’s my post celebrating the day, talking a bit about this year’s topic on Tolkien’s poems and songs.

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And that’s about it from me and the blog for the month of March! Pretty straightforward, eh? Wishing you all a great April ahead! πŸ™‚