Theatre Review: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

Ten little Indian boys went out to dine; One choked his little self and then there were nine. Nine little Indian boys sat up very late; One overslept himself and then there were eight ..." That's how the play on 3rd of November started - with this well-known poem transformed into a creepy song. If … Continue reading Theatre Review: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

Sending books for free in the world: 1 year of WanderBooks

It's been more than 1 year since I started WanderBooks - the initiative of sending my books for free to readers eager to read them. Now it's time for a yearly review of WanderBooks! This is how WanderBooks statistics look like at the moment: 📚 18 WanderBooks travelling in the world 🏁 14 countries reached  🌎 3 continents … Continue reading Sending books for free in the world: 1 year of WanderBooks

Reading inspiration: 40 Books to Read Before You’re 30 (adorable illustrations included)

Earlier this Autumn I read a nice post that inspired me to create this one. The post was written by Joce from Write Through The Night and it was about lists of books "to read before you're 20". As I am well past my 20s, I am going to use BookBuB's list "40 Books to Read … Continue reading Reading inspiration: 40 Books to Read Before You’re 30 (adorable illustrations included)

Get to know the writer: John Steinbeck

Welcome to a new post of the "Get to know the writer" series! These posts present (famous) authors, focusing not as much on their literary careers but more on their personal lives. I think the beauty of books lies not only in the stories contained but also in the stories of their writers and the broader … Continue reading Get to know the writer: John Steinbeck

The idealistic creator and his Creature: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

What images come to your mind when you read or hear the word "Frankenstein"? A scary monster, crazy experiments, a lab with fuzzy light, a mad scientist, horror slow-motion scenes? Well, let me tell you this is NOT the image you get when reading the book written by Mary Shelley. "Frankenstein" was one of the … Continue reading The idealistic creator and his Creature: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Life in the Annex during German occupation: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

Every single time I visited Amsterdam there was an impressively long queue at the Anne Frank House, where Anne and other 7 Jewish people hid for 2 years from German soldiers during WWII. And I was always wondering why wait for so many hours just to visit a museum? Well, after reading "The Diary of … Continue reading Life in the Annex during German occupation: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank