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3 Bookish Things Tag

Hey there, my lovelies!

It’s been quite a while I last did a tag but today I was in the mood for one and just decided to go with it! Also I finally need to write some reviews! But I was busy, my kid was ill, I’m currently job hunting and I’m still studying! (or should have studied but with an ill kid I did none of that. AHHH!!) So yeah, I needed some stress relief and decided to go for a short tag. *lol* I was tagged for this by the lovely Hundreds & Thousands of Books in March last year?! Whoopsie! So I guess it’s about time I do this! If you haven’t checked out their page yet, you definitely should! ❤ Okay, and now to the tag! Let’s do this! 😀

3 Read Once and Loved Authors

  • Maggie Stiefvater: „The Raven Boys“ was the first Maggie Stiefvater book I ever read and I totally fell in love with her writing style and all those amazing characters! I’ve read so many other Stiefvater books by now and damn I loved them all! She’s really such a great writer and I can’t get enough of her books. ❤
  • Cassandra Clare: I read „City of Bones“ when I was a teen I think and I’ve been obsessed with every book Cassie Clare has written ever since. The Shadowhunter world is just such an awesome bookish universe and I’d really love to be one of them. Also I always get all the feels and I love Cassie for being the first author to introduce me to an LGBTQ+ couple that stole the show!!! Malec will always be the first. ❤
  • T.J. Klune: I can’t believe I only read „The House in the Cerulean Sea“ last year! I’ve heard so much about Klune on BookTube and IG but I didn’t pick up his books until last year when I hosted my #Klunealong. And damn!!! This was the start of it all. I absolutely fell in love with Klune’s books and now I can’t stop reading them and I’m honestly quite happy there are so many of them. XD

3 Titles I’ve Watched but Not Read

  • The Kissing Booth: Guilty as charged! I’ve watched all the movies but I haven’t read a single one of the books and quite honestly I dunno if I even want to. I’m scared I might ruin all the fluffy and fun feelings I had after watching the movies. If that makes sense? XD
  • To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before:  Haha! I saw all of the movies but I’ve never even considered picking up the books? I dunno why. Maybe I’m more the visual type when it comes to teen romances? *shrugs*
  • Call Me By Your Name: I absolutely loved the movie and I cried buckets of tears at the ending because Timothée Chalamet is one hell of a brilliant actor, but I never felt like reading the book?! I heard a lot of weird things about the book so umm I suppose that’s what kept me from reading it so far. *lol*

3 Series I have Binged

  • ACOTAR: I remember picking up this series when my little one became a toddler and started to explore the world. *lol* And as soon as my kid took a nap or slept at night I picked up the books and read all night. It was THAT good! XD
  • Twilight: Haha! I think I was still a teen or young adult when I picked up this series and I was hooked! I remember a hot and hazy summer and me house sitting my sister’s flat while she was on vacation. Damn one week and I read them all. *lol*
  • Codex Alera: This is a series I found at my library and I loved it so much!! I was so happy they had all six books because this fantasy world had me hooked from the beginning to the end. I love to follow a young character that grows with every book and in this one Tavi the MC even becomes an adult later on so this was perfect! ❤

3 Characters I love

Just three???!!! AHHHHH!!!

  • Neil Josten & Andrew Minyard: I love them both and they are Andreil so I count them as one. You can say I’m cheating but it is the way it is! ;-P
  • Ronan Lynch & Adam Parrish: Once again I say they are Pynch and I stand by it. Haha! Just love them both way too much to mention them alone.
  • Manon Blackbeak: This woman is just! Wow! I love her so damn much you have no idea. I adore this dangerous witch and I’m all here for her. ❤

5. 3 Current Favorite Covers

  • „Empire of the Vampire“: Because I love the covers of Jay Kristoff’s books so much and this one is gorgeous! The details are always so amazing and they give away some plot points and this is just awesome! Also I mean, look at this beauty:
  • The Sword of Kaigen: This cover is just so perfect for the book! I’m currently reading it and the mood of the cover just fits what’s inside. Also if you haven’t read this book yet: What are you waiting for? It’s so good!!!
    Winter: There’s something about this cover! I love how the apple glows and the contrast between the colours? It’s just so vibrant. ❤

6. 3 Things You have used as bookmarks

  • Bills: What can I say? They are practical sometimes? *lol*
  • Photographs: Yes, I’ve been guilty of using them to mark my books. They have a good size, are pretty handy and nice to look at. 😉
  • A Lego figure: Don’t ask. Haha! I was out of bookmarks and my kid always leaves them lying around so I used it as a make do until I found a real bookmark.

8. 3 Unpopular Bookish Opinions

  • I hate „The Catcher in the Rye“: I know it’s a beloved classic and so many people love it, but I honestly don’t. I hate this book with a fierce passion and I’ll never pick it up again.
  • I dislike BookTok! I’m probably the only person on this planet who doesn’t like BookTok but I just think most of the time it does more harm than good? Like people only have a short amount of time to talk about a book and this causes them to focus on the basics. Books that don’t deserve it get hyped and books who’d deserve all the attention get cancelled and uff. I just prefer BookTube where you can talk about books as long as you want and get your point across! 😉
  • I would never rate a book I dnf’d. I mean I’ve never dnf’d a book but I also don’t understand how you can rate a book when you only read about 20% of it. A lot of books only start at 30% or more. So I think the first 20% don’t say anything about a book and I personally wouldn’t rate them.

9. 3 Book Goals For the Year

  • Read 45 books: I decided to be realistic this year and so far it’s going good. 🙂
  • Write all the reviews and get rid of my backlog: Like seriously!!! By now I’ve such a huge backlog I don’t even know how to write them all. But I want to catch up on them because I know it will only get worse if I don’t. XD
  • Finish reading my 2019 TBR: It’s time to get this done! Just 6 books left! I mean I already made TBR lists for 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023! I need to finish the one from 2019 at least before I go for my 2024 one. >_<


Okay, that was the tag! This was a fun one and I really enjoyed it! It definitely kept my mind occupied and was a good stress relief! *lol* Anyway! I still need to tag some of you so here I go:

Elli @ AceReader

Hollis @ A Take from Two Cities

Destiny @ Howling Libraries

Janine @ The World Was Hers For The Reading

Always Reading Romance

Lyn @ Nomadic Worlds

And everyone who wants to do it! =) As always you don’t have to do the tag if you don’t want to do it, but I would love to read your answers! ❤

This said: What are your unpopular opinions? Do you dislike „The Catcher in the Rye“ too or am I the only one? *lol* Do you binge series or are you like me and binged most series when you were a teen? (Now I can’t do this anymore because life is keeping me too busy. XD)

Talk to me and let me know! 😉

And as always take care and stay healthy and safe!



The Sassy Library Fox

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Top Ten Tuesday: My Favourite TV Shows

TTT was created by The Broke and Bookish and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl (click here for upcoming TTT topics!).

Today’s Topic is: : Non-book Freebie (choose your own topic that’s not related to books! This could be hobbies, TV shows/movies, bands/singers, food items/recipes, top ten things about you, your top ten favorite things, places you’ve visited, favorite fashion designers, etc. Take this time to let your readers get to know you a little!) – I’m choosing TV shows here because there are so many TV series that didn’t only have me hooked but also formed me somehow? Some of them are old ones other are new, but they all have some meaning to me. 😉 Also those are just 10 of my faves! There would have been so many more I could have mentioned. XD

1.) „Buffy the Vampire Slayer“

This was probably one of the first adult series I ever watched from beginning to ending and I was addicted. Back then they got out one episode each Wednesday and I never missed a single one. And if I did I recorded it so I could watch it later on. *lol* I think Buffy might have been responsible for my fascination with vampires and damn! Buffy was such a cool girl! Looking at it in retrospective I think she might have been my bi awakening because I now realize that I couldn’t decide if I wanted to be her or date her. *LOL*

2.) „Emergency Room“

I don’t know what it was about this series but it had me glued to the TV. I watched it as a kid and I was so fascinated by those docs that tried to save lives and fought their own problems and demons while trying to keep people alive. You can say what you want to but long before „Grey’s Anatomy“, „Scrubs“ or all the other TV series that play at a hospitals became a thing and hit the screens it was „Emergency Room“ that paved the way for all of them. 😉 Because of that this series will always be special for me.

3.) „Star Trek“

I got my love for „Star Trek“ and „Star Wars“ from my dad and this is one of the first things we bonded over.  We watched the series together and a while later I even watched „Stargate“ with my him. Haha! I’m pretty sure my dad and all his science fiction series were the start of my deep love for sci-fi. It’s a genre I like to read in as well, but I don’t do it all too often. Whenever a book captures my interest I’m always enjoying it, though.

4.) „Supernatural“

I can’t believe there are so many seasons of „Supernatural“ out there now.  *lol* I love this series so much and Sam and Dean will always hold a special place in my heart! Those brothers and their friends! Amazing! ❤ Plus it literally has everything supernatural in it. From ghosts to demons and angels, the devil, etc. You name it! It’s in the series. I’m at season 9 now and I’ll make sure to finish the series one day. It’s just too good.

5.) „Yuri on Ice!“

This was my first comfort watch series ever and I still watch it when I need comfort. The way Yuri fights his way back into the spotlight and on the ice! How him and Victor bond and become so much more than just friends! AHHH! I just love this series so much! Also let’s not forget about the great figure skating moments and our little Russian Yuuri!! He is awesome! ❤ This anime lives in my mind rent-free and I’ll never get tired of it.  Kinda sad there never was a season two. T_T

6.) „Hwarang“

„Hwarang“ was my first k-drama ever and it got me hooked on so many other and amazing k-dramas! I came for Taehyung from BTS and stayed because of the great acting and everything else! Like OMG! Park Hyung-sik and Park Seo-joon! They are so damn good actors! All of them! I cried, I laughed, my heart broke, was healed again. I went through all the emotions watching this series and it was worth it! Not to mention that they were all drop dead gorgeous and made me melt. Such a great series! If you haven’t watched it yet, do it! 😉

7.) „Castle“

I really loved this series and watched all eight seasons. A writer that helps a detective to solve murder cases was such an interesting premise and it totally delivered! Beckett and Castle were awesome and I loved to solve all those murder cases with them! What I enjoyed about this series was that there is so much heart in it and that you could guess with them. You got as much information about the murder as them and then could draw your own conclusions. It was a fun time! I really like series that make me think.

8.) „Queer as Folk“

When I was a teen I started to watch „The L Word“ and later on I discovered that there is a series about gay men called „Queer As Folk“ too. So I went for it and never regretted it. It was so damn good, had me crying and hoping and living with the characters. It was so nice to see LGBTQ+ reps in a series and it was quite the journey. Seeing them celebrate Pride together actually made me want to go to Pride too and I did in 2019 and it was amazing! So you might as well say this series caused me to embrace myself and to actually go out there. =)

9.) „Heartstopper“

I LOVE THIS SERIES!!! Doesn’t matter if it’s the comics or the actual TV show! They did such a good job with it and it’s my second comfort watch! When I have a shitty day and need something to cheer me up, when I need to cuddle into my blanket and eat ice cream, it’s „Heartstopper“ I watch because this series is everything and Nick and Charlie give me life! They are so wholesome and I love them with all my heart. ❤

10.) „The Walking Dead“

I started to watch „The Walking Dead“ a couple of months ago and this series is really good. I’ve always been fascinated by zombies and zombie stories but the sheer amount of 11 seasons made me hesitant to start with it. Well, I did and it’s really good. What I like about this series is that it doesn’t just show how the people fight against zombies but also that they have to fight against other people as well. It’s a good study of humanity and of how far people will go when everything goes to hell. The conflicts among the human survivors are most of the time way worse than those with the zombies and I think that says a lot about people in general. Very interesting series with gory effects.


So what about you? What are your favourite TV shows? Do we have some in common? Also do you know any interesting series that are similar to the ones I mentioned? (I’m always looking for good and new show recs!) Which TV shows are your favourites and why?

Talk to me and let me know!

And as always take care and stay healthy and safe! ❤



The Sassy Library Fox

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books on My Spring 2023 To-Read List

TTT was created by The Broke and Bookish and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl (click here for upcoming TTT topics!).

Today’s Topic is: : Books on My Spring 2023 To-Read List (Let’s just put every book I’m currently reading on it and take it from there *lol*)

1.) „Delilah Green Doesn’t Care“ by Ashley Herring Blake

A big city girl returning to her hometown in order to photograph her sisters wedding. Make it f/f and I’m so here for the ride. *lol* I only just started with this book but it really sounds great and a lot of people seem to have enjoyed it. Also it’s one of the few f/f books I heard about and since I want to read more of them I just had to pick this one up. Very curious how Delilah and Claire will find to each other. And even more curious to find out if the rep will be good. =)

2.) „Flash Fire“ by T.J. Klune

I absolutely loved the first book „The Extraordinaries“ and I’m so pumped for book two. I can’t wait to see what Nicky will be up to in „Flash Fire“. I missed him and his antics and I’m sure book two will be as funny as the first one. I swear, I laughed tears when I read book one and I’m so ready to see even more of those superheroes. Plus the ending of the first book!!! I need to know what happens next!!

3.) „Call Down the Hawk“ by Maggie Stiefvater

I’ve started this book so many months ago but still haven’t finished it. Not because I don’t want to but because Maggie’s writing style is so beautiful I just want to savour it. Maggie’s prose makes me want to relish every sentence and this is a real problem because it’s partly responsible for me barely making progress. Haha! I blame it all on Maggie! But I really want to read and finish „Call Down the Hawk“ this spring so I’ll pick it up more often and stop procrastinating. I mean it’s Ronan and Adam, my two precious boys! ❤

4.) „Winter“ by Marissa Meyer

Another book I’ve had on my „currently reading“ for a while and I really want to read it. It’s the last book of „The Lunar Chronicles“ and I’ve been procrastinating way too much. *lol* All of my favourite characters will be together in this one and I just don’t want this series to end. This spring it’s time to finish the series, though. I’m ready to read the last book, even if it will make me sad. Cinder and the others need to get their happy ending! XD

5.) „Queen of Air and Darkness“ by Cassandra Clare

Ha! Another last book in a series! Do you see a trend here? Because I sure as hell do! *lol* Why am I like that and never want to finish series? >_< I love all those characters! At this point the Blackthorns are basically my adopted family! And Marc and Kieran and Christina!?! ARGH! I love them so much! Kit and Ty! Julian and Emma! Why didn’t I pick this up yet?! I will finish this series this spring because I need to KNOW! But the pain. Ahhh… I’m still not ready for the pain. T_T

6.) „Bloodmarked“ by Tracy Deonn

I loved „Legendborn“ when I read it last year and absolutely fell in love with this world and Selwyn Kane! ❤ Seriously, Sel is amazing! So I was more than just a little happy when I found this book in my library! I have about a month to read it and I’m so going to do just that. I think I’ll have to write my review about „Legendborn“ first though. Kinda makes sense before I go for the next one, right? =)

7.) „Piranesi“ by Susanna Clarke

For a while everyone on BookTube was raving about this book and after reading the blurb I’m very intrigued. I have no idea what will await me when I read this story, but it sounds like something I might enjoy. The house and setting in which „Piranesi“ plays kinda gives me „The Starless Sea“ vibes an I loved this book so much. So I hope I’ll enjoy this one as well. *fingers crossed*

8.) „Winter’s Orbit“ by Everina Maxwell

I’ve been dying to read „Winter’s Orbit“ ever since I read about it for the first time! I even requested an ARC on NetGalley about two years ago, but unfortunately ended up being declined. So I decided I’d read this book whenever I could get my greedy hands on it. Well, I got it now and I’m so going to read the hell out of it because this isn’t just m/m but also plays in space and there are many court intrigues as well. I already love the premise of this story so let’s hope I’ll enjoy it too. XD

9.) „Loveless“ by Alice Oseman

This is one of the few Alice Oseman books I haven’t read yet and since it’s supposed to have an ace rep I’m totally ready to dive into it. Aro/ace reps are still so rare and I love Alice for always giving us exactly the kind of LGBTQIA+ content we want and need to see in our books! Totally ready to read „Loveless“ and to enjoy another one of Alice Oseman’s amazing books. =)

10.) „She Gets the Girl“ by Rachael Lippincott & Alyson Derrick

And here I go with another f/f book! I have no idea what „She Gets The Girl“ is about but literally everybody in the LGBTQIA+ community who read it was raving about it. The only thing I know is that two girls who want to get the attention of their crushes make a deal to help each other out.  Sounds a lot like „10 Things I Hate About You“ and I love this movie so much! Also the cover is gorgeous and immediately captured my interest. I borrowed this one from my library as well so I better get to it soon before I have to return it again.


So what about you? Which books are you going to read in spring? Do we have some in common? Am I the only one who has troubles to finish series or do you have the same problem? Are you procrastinating too much as well? Which kind of genre do you want to read more in?

Talk to me and let me know!

And as always take care and stay healthy and safe! ❤



The Sassy Library Fox

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Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Heroines

TTT was created by The Broke and Bookish and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl (click here for upcoming TTT topics!).

Today’s Topic is: : Favorite Heroines (Ohh this one is going to be fun! *lol* I love my badass heroines in books. I know I’m one day too late but I think at some parts in this world it still might be Tuesday?!)

1.) Celaena Sardothien, Lysandra & Manon Blackbeak from „Throne of Glass“ by Sarah J. Maas

Okay, you can say what you want to about Sarah J. Maas but she definitely knows how to write great bookish heroines! I mean ToG is full of them and I basically could have mentioned all of the female MCs in this series and it would have been nothing but the truth. XD They are all badass and I loved to read about them. Celaena, Lysandra and Manon will always hold a special place in my heart, though! Those three have been through so much but they always came back from it and that inner strength is something I admire so much. Also all three of them could kill you within the blink of an eye so that level of skill is amazing! ❤

2.) Bryce Quinlan from „Crescent City“ by Sarah J. Maas

Bryce is made of awesomesauce! I have a crush on her! Like seriously! This woman is on fire and I love her for it! ❤ The way she single-handedly outsmarted and fought all the baddies in this series is nothing but amazing and at this point I just want to get book three into my greedy hands and read the hell out of it. Unfortunately there isn’t even a release date yet so I’ll have to continue to suffer and hope for better days. *lol* I’m sure Sarah will deliver us one hell of a finale. XD

3.) Mia Corvere from „The Nevernight Chronicle“ by Jay Kristoff

Honestly, I couldn’t have written this list without mentioning Mia Corvere! Because Mia… Mia is something else! This girl puts the word „badass heroine“ on an entirely new level! 😉 I loved all three books of this series because Mia made them more than just interesting. Also this girl got a skill set of murdering people that needs to find it’s match. I lost count of how many people died during „The Nevernight Chronicle“ but suffice it to say it were plenty. (In every book I might add. *lol*)

4.) Inej Ghafa & Nina Zenik from „Six of Crows“ by Leigh Bardugo

Ahh Inej and Nina! Of course I had to mention them both! I mean Inej is called the Wraith for a reason and she’s not only skilled with knifes but also silent. I’m sure a lot of men regretted they decided to cross her path when they were killed in the silence of the night. ;-P And Nina!! Ahhh my precious chocolate and waffle eating Queen! How could you not love a woman like her?! She’s amazing and at least as skilled as Inej. I certainly wouldn’t want to land on her bad side.

5.) Evelyn Hugo from „The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo“ by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Evelyn Hugo is THE bi icon for me and I’ll never get tired of saying how awesome she is! I mean this woman took over Hollywood, had 7 husbands and even was a force to be reckoned with when she asked Monique to write her biography at the tender age of 80 or so?! (I can’t remember her exact age anymore, but she was old when she told her story. *lol*) Evelyn is just… ahh I could have read and read about this woman and her life! The book could have had even more pages and I still would have enjoyed every second of it. =)

6.) Renee Walker & Dan Wilds from „All for the Game“ by Nora Sakavic

I know I’m always raving about Andreil when I talk about „All for the Game“ but those two girls are amazing too and definitely deserve to get more attention! You might say this is my appreciation moment! 😉 Renee is such an intriguing and multi-layered character and the same goes for Dan. Both of them had pretty troubled pasts (otherwise they wouldn’t have landed on the team) but they came out of it so strong and the mere fact Dan is holding the entire team together with her sheer will while Renee is the only one that can deal with Andrew until Neil arrives is testimonial to their inner strength! Those two girls rock! Period!

7.) Katniss Everdeen from „The Hunger Games“ by Suzanne Collins

And here comes another heroine I had to mention because this post couldn’t exist without talking about her! Katniss is one hell of a badass! She doesn’t want to fight for her life and tries to save the lives of others instead, but she also knows how to  be cunning and strong when she needs to be. No matter what was thrown her way she always fought her way through it and her resilience and bravery is a sight to behold. Definitely one of the best heroines that were ever written. ❤

8.) Kate Daniels from „Kate Daniels“ by Ilona Andrews

It’s been a while I picked up this series and I definitely need to get to book 6 soon, but I still wanted to talk about Kate because she’s one of those heroines that stays with you. I absolutely loved the fact that she knows how to fight her way through this magical world and that she never backs down. Kate knows how to make herself heard and how to deal with vampires, shapeshifters and all the other magical creatures that live in this world. She’s a true fighter and I loved those books so much. I honestly need to find out if my library finally got book 6, because otherwise I’ll just buy it and finally continue with this great series.

9.) Jude Duarte from „The Folk of the Air“ by Holly Black

Did you really think I wouldn’t mention Jude Duarte in here?! *lol* Of course I had to!!! Jude is my perfect, backstabbing and deadly gf! I can see why Cardan fell for her so hard because in all honesty: Same!!! The way she knows how to defend herself, is involved in all the court intrigues and outwits even the smartest faerie is just… wow. ❤ And this all even though she’s human. That girl can stand her ground and knows exactly what she wants and how to obtain it. If that isn’t hot then I dunno. *lol*

10.) June Iparis from „Legend“ by Marie Lu

And last but not least I have to add June Iparis to the list! Because damn that girl is brilliant! She’s the best at literally everything she does, but she’s still extremely modest and never takes advantage of others. Despite of being raised to serve the Republic she has her own mind and morale compass though and eventually ends up becoming one of the rebels that fight the system. And I loved that. She’s extremely good at thinking on her feet and always has a plan. How could you not love this heroine? =)


So what about you? Who are your favourite heroines? Do we have some in common? Also do you know great books with amazing heroines like the ones I spoke about? (I’m always looking for good and new book recs!) Which bookish heroine is your personal favourite and why?!

Talk to me and let me know!

And as always take care and stay healthy and safe! ❤



The Sassy Library Fox

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Top Ten Tuesday:  New-to-Me Authors I Discovered in 2022

TTT was created by The Broke and Bookish and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl (click here for upcoming TTT topics!).

Today’s Topic is: : New-to-Me Authors I Discovered in 2022 (If you didn’t read books by 10 new authors, share new-to-you authors whose books you added to your TBR in 2022. Get creative, if needed!)

1.) T.J Klune

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I’ve read my first TJ Klune book in July and hosted a Readalong named #Klunealong to finally dig my claws into one of his books. Well, in the end I read 2 more books from him and there is no end in sight! I just love his books so much and they are funny, heart-breaking, amazing, suspenseful, wholesome, sad, bitter-sweet, and all the other adjectives you can think of. Just amazing! And thankfully he wrote a ton of books so it will take me a long time to catch up to all of them. YAY! *lol*

2.) Margaret Rogerson

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„Sorcery of Thorns“ was my first Margaret Rogerson book but I really like her writing style and I absolutely adored the characters in this book. So I’m looking forward to read her other works and to find out if she might even have a series I can get lost in. This was a standalone and recently she released a sequel novella which I’m definitely going to read too.

3.) L. Philips

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I’ve never heard of this author but one day „Sometime After Midnight“ ended up on my goodreads feed and I got curious about the book. Honestly for such an unknown book this story was amazing and I was a sucker for the music element in here. I’m convinced L. Philips is making music herself because the way she described the two MCs making music together?! It was perfect! Such a surprising and awesome book! I loved every second of it! ❤

4.) Victoria Lee


And here comes another author that totally surprised me! „The Fever King“ and Victoria Lee as an author have been on my radar for ages and I wanted to read this book for a very long time. Well, and then one day in spring I found it at one of my libraries and finally picked it up. And wow!! This story, the world and the two MCs got me good! I really can’t wait to read book two because I need to know what’s going to happen to Dara and Noam!!!!

5.) Naomi Novik

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Naomi Novik is one of those authors that was always recommended to me but I never read a single one of her books before last year. In 2022 I decided I’d finally try out one of her books and chose „Spinning Silver“, which apparently was a good choice because I enjoyed it a lot. Not gonna lie I loved the fairy-tale aspect of this and the strong female MCs but I was kinda thrown off by the ending. It felt like the book was over but then it wasn’t so I’m kinda careful with the next Novik book I’m going to pick up. *lol*

6.) Tracy Deonn

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This book was amazing!!! I never tought I’d enjoy „Legendborn“ as much as I did but wow!! I was such a sucker for this arthurian retelling you have no idea! The entire world, all the diverse characters, the strong female lead character, the grief rep and especially SELWYN KANE!!!! soo persuaded me to pick up the second book. I need more of Sel. Really! And I can’t wait to dig my fingers into „Bloodmarked“!

7.) Karla Nikole

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This book was exactly what I needed! An m/m vampire romance with a slow-burn and with one of my new favourite tropes „consent“ on both sides! *lol* I still dunno if you can call „consent“ a trope but for me it is because I love this in my books and I’ll never get enough of it. XD So Karla Nikole totally hit that spot for me and I can’t wait to read the rest of this series. Haru and Nino are two really awesome MCs and they fit together perfectly. I definitely want to see more of them and their world soon!

8.) Mira Grant

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Deadly mermaids that will rip your throat out as soon as they see you?! YES! I gobbled this book up like nobody’s business and had a lot of fun while paging through it! *lol* Mira Grant is a master at creating a creepy atmosphere and even though this was also gory af all the science we got in here definitely made up for it. It was just the right mixture of gore, horror, suspense and science and I loved it! ❤ Can’t wait to dive (pun totally intended) into the next of Mira Grant’s books. 😉

9.) Brandon Sanderson


I finally read my first Brandon Sanderson book and I really enjoyed it. Admittedly it took me ages to get into the right mood to read „The Final Empire“ but that’s mostly a „it’s not the book, but me thing“ because I’m such a mood reader and I wasn’t in the right for epic fantasy for a while. *lol* But hey, once I got into the right mood I really loved this. It left me with so many questions though and I really hope that some of them will be answered in „The Well of Ascension“. *fingers crossed*

10.) Libba Bray

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I heard a lot about Libba Bray and her Diviners series but I never picked it up until one of my fellow BookTubers asked if someone wanted to read it with her. Well, of course I said yes and I had one of the best buddy reads ever! This was creepy, eerie and gruesome to read but also very entertaining and atmospheric?! I really enjoyed that it played in the 20ies and the characters were super interesting. Very curious where this series is going and I already agreed on a buddy read of book two with Victoria! (who is the aforementioned BookTuber that read the first book with me.)


So what about you? Which authors were new to you in 2022 and which books of them did you read? Do we have any books in common or did you actually read some of them already? And if yes, did you enjoy them?Did you discover different authors than me? And can you recommend books by them?? =)

Talk to me and let me know!

And as always take care and stay healthy and safe! ❤



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Top Ten Tuesday:  Books on My Winter 2022-2023 To-Read List

TTT was created by The Broke and Bookish and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl (click here for upcoming TTT topics!).

Today’s Topic is: : Books on My Winter 2022-2023 To-Read List

1.) „Queen of Air and Darkness“ by Cassandra Clare

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2.) „Call Down the Hawk“ by Maggie Stiefvater

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3.) „Solitaire“ by Alice Oseman


4.) „Winter“ by Marissa Meyer

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5.) „The Hidden Oracle“ by Rick Riordan


6.) „Spellslinger“ by Sebastien de Castell


7.) „Here’s to Us“ by Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera

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8.) „This Savage Song“ by Victoria Schwab

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9.) „Darius the Great Is Not Okay“ by Adib Khorram


10.) „The Bronzed Beasts“ by Roshani Chokshi

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So what about you? Which books are on your Winter 2022-2023 To-Read List? Do we have any books in common or did you actually read some of them already? And if yes, did you enjoy them? =) Do you already have reading plans for spring?

Talk to me and let me know!

And as always take care and stay healthy and safe! ❤



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Top Ten Tuesday: Spooky LGBTQIA+ Books

TTT was created by The Broke and Bookish and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl (click here for upcoming TTT topics!).

Today’s Topic is: : Halloween Freebie (This time I decided to go for a focus on spooky LGBTQIA+ books because there are many and I’m having a lot of fun with the readathon I’m currently hosting #Rainboween so I figured why not give a couple more recs?! Some of them aren’t all too spooky but others well, they are. *lol*)

1.) „Into the Drowning Deep“ by Mira Grant

I just finished reading this book and boy did it have me at the edge of my seat! There are flesh eating sirens in this book and they are creepy af! *lol* Also they are very interesting because the ship that wants to find them is full of scientists and I really liked that science aspect during the book. =) If they’d really be real I wouldn’t want to meet them though. And yes there is a f/f relationship in this too so it definitely has a LGBTQIA+ rep.

2.) „Lore & Lust“ by Karla Nikole

This was the first book I read for #Rainboween and I loved it so much! It’s about two male vampires named Haruka and Nino who meet through an ancient vampire ritual they are kinda forced to supervise/witness. They are both very curious about each other and eventually become friends. This is a slow burn, people, but it really was such a lovely and nice one and I can totally recommend reading the book if you love vampires and m/m books.

3.) „Summer Sons“ by Lee Mandelo

Okay, I haven’t read that one yet but it sounds very promising and I definitely want to get a copy into my greedy hands! The plot sounds super mysterious because it’s about two best friends that wanted to go to college (at least I think it’s college?!) together. Eddie goes there first though and shortly before Andrew can join him Eddie dies. Apparently it was suicide, at least that’s what everyone thinks. Well, and then the shit hits the fan because Andrew finds out a lot of dark secrets about his bestie and begins to wonder if he ever knew him. Oh yeah and he’s haunted by a phantom too. *lol* Honestly, I want to read this so bad.

4.) „The Darkest Part of the Forest“ by Holly Black

I read this a while ago but I still remember it vividly because it was my first Holly Black book ever and it totally got me hooked on her books. ❤ „The Darkest Part of the Forest“ is about two siblings named Holly and Ben that live in a town named Fairfold that basically lives next to the faerie world. And right smack in the forest there is a glass coffin that holds a mysterious sleeping faerie prince. Both siblings are in love with him until one day he wakes up and turns their world upside down. ;-P

5.) „Wolfsong“ by TJ Klune

I loved all of TJ Klune’s books I read so far and I’m convinced I’ll love this one too. It’s about werewolves and the love between two boys named Ox and Joe that meet on a road when they are young. Apparently they grow older as the book progresses but find each other again? There isn’t a lot said about the plot but listening to everyone and their grandma raving about this series made me more than just curious. *lol* I am ready!!

6.) „Malice“ by Heather Walter

Honestly this story had me at f/f „Sleeping Beauty“ retelling because YES! This is what I’m here for! XD Apparently gentle Aurora falls in love with the witch in this one and this idea has me super intrigued! I love fairy tales with a spin and this one sounds amazing! I’m sure I’ll get to this one sooner or later. Well, hopefully rather sooner! It just sounds so good. 😉

7.) „The Sacrifice“ by Rin Chupeco

I’ve never read a single book by Rin Chupeco but I’ve heard of them and they all have me intrigued so I guess it’s finally time to pick one up?! „The Sacrifice“ sounds absolutely awesome! I mean an island in the middle of the Philippines that is cursed? And a local guide that is supposed to help a Hollywood film crew? Sounds like my kinda cup of tea! *lol* Also I heard that there is a non-binary rep in here and quite honestly that makes this book even more tempting! =)

8.) „Sawkill Girls“ by Claire Legrand

I absolutely loved this book when I read it last year! Again we have an island setting and some sort of monster that lives on it and abducts young girls. What for? Well, you’ll find out if you read the book! *lol* Not gonna spoil anything here! All I’m going to say is that this book had me hooked and I honestly didn’t expect to enjoy it so much! It was a total surprise! There’s a sapphic rep in there too, but that’s all I’m going to say! ;-P

9.) „The Ghost of Buxton Manor“ by Jonathan L. Ferrara

I’m not gonna lie, by the end of this book I cried buckets of tears! Seriously, I was ugly crying and I still have no idea how a book about a boy that falls in love with a ghost boy that haunts his new home caused me to end up like that. There’s just something about Jonathan L. Ferrara’s writing style that hits you right smack in the feels! ❤  I was a mess after this book! Slightly spooky and creepy at times but so, so sad and charming at the same time. I highly recommend to read this one!

10.) „The Luminous Dead“ by Caitlin Starling

A psychological horror thriller about a woman who goes to a foreign planet in order to map a cave system but then ends up stuck in it with a guide she can’t fully trust? And something that might lurk in the dark and is following her? Is it imagination or is it real? Well, I’m definitely going to find out when I start to read this book! 😉


So what about you? Which freebie topic would you have chosen for this Top Ten Tuesday? Did you like my LGBTQIA+ take on it and if yes have you read any of the books I mentioned? Do you have some recommendations for me too? Any good and spooky LGBTQIA+ books I should add to my ever growing TBR?

Talk to me and let me know!

And as always take care and stay healthy and safe! ❤



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Top Ten Tuesday:  Books On My Fall 2022 To-Read List

TTT was created by The Broke and Bookish and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl (click here for upcoming TTT topics!).

Today’s Topic is: : Books On My Fall 2022 To-Read List (Now this is going to be fun again! XD)

1.) „Empire of the Vampire“ by Jay Kristoff

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I wanted to read this book for ages and I guess fall is the perfect time to pick up a huge vampire book! I can’t wait to see Jay’s take on vampires and I’m sure I’ll love it! With about 700+ pages this book is pretty thick though and that actually kept me from diving into it. I’m ready for it now, though! So bring it on Jay Kristoff! ;-P

2.) „Verity“ by Colleen Hoover

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And here’s another one of those books I wanted to read for a long time but never dared to pick up. *lol* This time around the fact that everyone, literally everyone, is constantly warning about the trigger warnings made me very scared to read this. But I guess it’s September and soon it will be spooky month aka Halloween so this sounds about the right time to read a book like this. I hope I’ll get out of this unscathed. *nervous laugh*

3.) „Call Down the Hawk“ by Maggie Stiefvater

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I started this book ages ago but never really picked it up because there was always a library book that needed to be read first. Guess that’s the problem with the books you own, you rather read all the others first. XD I’ll rectify that injustice to this, no doubt, amazing book this fall though and my Yoongi and I will finally read this together! ❤

4.) „Wolfsong“ by T.J. Klune

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I finally discovered T.J. Klune’s books this summer through my #Klunealong and I’m so going to pick up this one because everyone says it’s amazing. So far I loved all of his books and I’m sure I’ll adore this one too! I can’t wait to read about LGBTQIA+ werewolves and I’m so ready to be blown away by Klune’s writing again! This sounds like the perfect Halloween read for me!

5.) „All Systems Red“ by Martha Wells

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I’m so intrigued by the premise of this book, you have no idea! XD A murderbot sounds really interesting and so many people said that this is funny so I’m totally here for it! I mean alone the fact that this AI calls itself „murderbot“ in it’s head and doesn’t like humans is already very promising. *lol* I’m ready to find out more. 😉

6.) „The Silvered Serpents“ by Roshani Chokshi

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I really should FINISH. THIS. BOOK! *lol* Seriously I began to read it in April and it’s about time I take it off my „currently reading“! I guess you can tell that I was in a reading slump for a while because the mere fact I didn’t devour this says it all! I mean I love those characters and I couldn’t wait to get my hands on an ARC of this baby – which I never did btw – yet I still haven’t finished it. And that’s wrong! I’m going to love this book the way it deserves now and I’m determined to get it off my list in a month! XD

7.) „The Electric Heir“ by Victoria Lee


I loved the first book „The Fever King“ when I read it this year and I can’t wait to find out how this story continues. Dara and Noam own my heart and I really, really just want the best for my precious boys! I’m kinda worried I’ll end up suffering in this book though so uff. I guess that’s why I procrastinated again. XD But I will read it this fall!! I know it!

8.) „The Queen of Air and Darkness“ by Cassandra Clare

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I promised Catherine that I’d read this book by the end of the year and I have every intention to go through with this promise! It’s about time I pick up Cassandra Clare’s books again and even though I know it will hurt, I still want to read this one! No, actually I NEED to read this one because damn, I need to find out what is going to happen to all my precious Blackthorns! T_T And my super precious Kieran which I love with all my heart! ❤

9.) „The King’s Men“ by Nora Sakavic


This book is going to hurt so bad! I just know it, but I still want to know how it all ends. I made it through book 2 so how bad can it get? (He asked knowing full well that it would be excruciating! *lool*) No, seriously, I’m not ready to read book three of this series but oh well, I guess I’ll never be so it won’t help to procrastinate forever. I just need to be brave and pick it up. I can do it! XD

10.) „This Savage Song“ by Victoria Schwab

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This book has been on my TBR for ages and I finally want to read it. I mean it’s one of the few Schwab books I haven’t read yet and it’s been on my „Book List 2021“ as well. At least I think I put it on there. So yep, it’s time to find out what this series is about. Schwab can do nothing wrong with me, I just adore her books. ❤


So what about you? Which books are on your fall TBR and do we have some in common? Do you have special books you want to read for Halloween and if yes, are they very creepy? As you all know I’m a scaredy fox and I’m always looking for nice horror books that aren’t too heavy. Do you have any suggestions for me?

Talk to me and let me know!

And as always take care and stay healthy and safe! ❤



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The „Never Have I Ever“ Book Tag

Hey there, my lovelies!

It’s been a hot minute I last did a tag so I decided to go for one today! XD A huge, huge THANK YOU to Hundreds & Thousands of Books for nominating me for this and thinking of me! (last March… umm yeah *lol*) Anyway! Never mind! Check out their page! It’s amazing and I love all the blog posts! ❤


  1. Link back to the original creator: Madame Writer
  2. Link back to the person who tagged you.
  3. Answer all prompts.
  4. Add one more prompt of your own.
  5. Tag at least five people.
  6. Don’t lie!
  7. Have fun.

The Prompts

NEVER HAVE I EVER: Read a later book in a series before the first

I really try hard not to do that but sometimes the blurbs will be confusing and I’ll pick up a book from my library and only realize later on that it’s actually book two in a series. It happened with the „Wicked Lovely“ series by Melissa Marr. I actually read „Ink Exchange“ the second book in the series before I read „Wicked Lovely“ but I think with this series it wasn’t so bad. At least I didn’t have any troubles to follow the plot. *lol*

NEVER HAVE I EVER: Burned a book
I always joke that if I had to burn a book it would be „Imagine Me“ by Tahereh Mafi, but I honestly never burned a book. It would physically hurt me to give a book to the flames so a definite „no“ here.

NEVER HAVE I EVER: Gone into a shop to buy one book and come out with many more… 
Haha! Are you kidding me?! This happened way too often to count! *lol* Nowadays it happens with my library! I recently wanted to borrow new books and for some reason I couldn’t check them out so I went to the counter and the librarian told me that I already borrowed the limit that is allowed. He winked at me and added 3 more books than was allowed to my card. Haha! Seriously, my bestie who stood right next to me when it happened is still laughing about it! *lol*

NEVER HAVE I EVER: Loved a book when I was younger and hated it when I was older
Mhmm no matter how hard I think about it, I really can’t come up with a single book I later on hated. Maybe I didn’t like it so much after rereading it when I was older but I honestly never ended up hating one of them.

NEVER HAVE I EVER: Read a book I knew I’d hate
Well, you see, I always read the books I know I’ll like or at least hope I’ll like and that sound interesting to me. So I don’t hate read books because quite honestly, my time is limited as it is and I see no sense in reading a book I know I’ll hate. I mean every once in a while there will come a book I don’t enjoy anyway, so why torture myself by reading books I know I’ll hate?

NEVER HAVE I EVER: Wrote a fanfiction about my favourite book
Nope. I never wrote fanfiction about my favourite books. I read some but I never felt the need to write one of my own. Also I roleplay and created original characters for my roleplays so I write them and play them and they are all original which works better for me than to write fanfiction. 😉

NEVER HAVE I EVER: Dressed up as my favourite literary characters

I dressed up as a Harry Potter student and as one of the elves of LoTR, but I think that’s it? It’s been a super long time ago though and I think I haven’t dressed up as a bookish character for ages. I admire all those cosplayers that dress up as their faves, though! Some of them are so realistic and look amazing! ❤

NEVER HAVE I EVER: Hated a book by an author I love
Puh, thankfully that never happened to me! I mean I probably didn’t like one of their books as much as the other ones but that’s it. I never flat out hated one of my fave authors books. XD I count myself among the lucky ones. *lol*

NEVER HAVE I EVER: Skim read a book
I don’t skim read books. When I read a book I read every single word in it because even if I dislike it I want to be able to tell people exactly why I disliked it. I think I owe the author to read their book and if I give a bad review to at least know what I’m talking about. So skimming a book is a no-go for me.

NEVER HAVE I EVER: Pretended to read a book when I haven’t
Okay, I don’t even know how people do that?! Like if you pretend to have read a book how do you even discuss it with the other person?! Sooner or later they’ll find out that you haven’t read it so where’s the point? I only talk about books I actually read. Period. 😉

NEVER HAVE I EVER: Read a book without a dust cover

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Gotta be honest here: I recently read „XOXO“ and it had a dust cover which I took off while I read the book because it always got in the way when I read it. *lol* I have no idea why books even have those but okay?!

NEVER HAVE I EVER: Had a book boyfriend/girlfriend
Umm… I feel called out now. Haha! I have both. Bookish boyfriends and girlfriends and I’m not ashamed to admit it. The thing about books is that the love interests in them are way too perfect and everyone just wants to have a bf/gf like them. So yeah, they cater to our needs, hopes, wishes and dreams so it’s no wonder we all have them at some point in our lives and fantasize about a relationship with them. ;-P

NEVER HAVE I EVER: Picked up a book based on the cover alone
I think the way books look always contributes to your interest in them. If it’s a beautiful book cover it causes you to pick the book up and to look what’s on the blurb and what the book is about. In Austria we always say: „Das Auge isst mit.“ which freely translates as „The eye always eats as well.“ So yeah, I bought books because of their cover but not because of the cover alone. It might have caused me to pick it up in the first place but for me the plot always has to be interesting too.

NEVER HAVE I EVER: Read the end of a book before the beginning
I can only repeat the question of my predecessor: WHY WOULD YOU DO THIS? I would never! Where is the fun in knowing the ending before you even read the beginning? Oh, I actually have a mean story to tell here. *lol* When I was a kid I basically grew up with HP and I read the first book when I was 11 and the last one when I was 19. So I finally held the last book in my hands and my sister dear took it and opened the last page, handed it back to me and said: Now I know the ending! And urgh! I’m still sore about that! *lol* She’ll never understand how she could do that. (She never read the series btw.)

NEVER HAVE I EVER: Read a history or anthropology book for fun
History book, yes, definitely. I love history and it’s such a fascinating subject. Anthropology, nope, never. *lol* At least I think  I never did? Mhmm.

NEVER HAVE I EVER: Participated in a readathon
My limited time just doesn’t allow to go for a readathon. I think I might have done my own personal readathons when I was younger and had entire days in which I did nothing else but read for 24 hours. XD But now that I’m an adult I just can’t do that. I have way too many things to do and a kid to take care of etc. The year long ones are too intimidating as well. I never know if I could handle them. So what this super long answer comes down to is a: „no“.

NEVER HAVE I EVER: Bought multiple books in a series before starting it

Oh yes, I’m very gulity of this and so far it always worked out fine. Thankfully! I bought a lot of full series other people raved about and I was always lucky enough to actually end up loving the series. „Throne of Glass“, „The Raven Cycle“, „The Infernal Devices“, „Nevernight“, etc. I could go on and on.

Hundreds & Thousands of Books’s Question

NEVER HAVE I EVER: Filled up an entire bookshelf and had to have stacks of books balanced precariously throughout various rooms
This is such a specific question. *lol* I think I never did this. I only have the books that are in my shelves and 3 library piles that are all on my shelves too. So there are no stacks in other rooms and that’s good the way it is. Haha!

My Question

NEVER HAVE I EVER: Hurt a book (e.g. accidentally spilled ice cream or coffee on it, dog-eared a book, etc.) 
Not that I did any of those things. I’m just curious if YOU did! ;-P

I Tag:

And you if you want to do this tag! Consider yourself tagged! =)


This was a lot of fun! I almost forgot how much fun it is to do tags like that. *lol* I really should catch up on my backlog. A lot of my tags are autumn or Christmas themed though so I suppose you’ll get some of them when the seasons come. 😉

So what about you? Have you ever picked a book based on the cover or hated a book by an author you love?

Talk to me and let me know!

And as always take care and stay healthy and safe! ❤



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Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Love That Were Written Over Ten Years Ago

TTT was created by The Broke and Bookish and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl (click here for upcoming TTT topics!).

Today’s Topic is: Books I Love That Were Written Over Ten Years Ago (Now this is going to be interesting because I have no idea which books are older than 10 years. *lol* Let’s see if I can find some. XD)

1.) „Legend“ by Marie Lu


So I only started to read this series about two years ago but it’s definitely among my fave series ever and I really love Day and June!! I guess since the first book „Legend“ was released in 2011 it actually counts as a book older than 10 years. *lol* Honestly, though! I can’t believe this was written 11 years ago! How is this gem 11 years old already? I still need to read „Rebel“ (book number 4) but I’m sure I’ll love it as well.

2.) „Shatter Me“ by Tahereh Mafi


Ahhh if you know me, you also know that I love the „Shatter Me“ series!! (Only the original trilogy though because book 6 doesn’t exist! At least not according to me! ;-P) I gobbled the first trilogy up like nobody’s business and Aaron Warner is number one of my book bfs! I mean yeah, he has to share first place with Will Herondale but still! This series is great and the first book came out in 2011 so it counts!

3.) „Wicked Lovely“ by Melissa Marr


Okay, so the first book „Wicked Lovely“ got released in 2007 so it’s way older than 10 years but I still love this series so much! I dunno what it is about this series but ahh I adore so many of the characters and I just love the way the faerie courts are represented. It’s one of the best faerie series ever and I adore it. Period! Irial, Niall and Seth have my heart and soul! ❤

4.) „The Fellowship of the Ring“ by J.R.R. Tolkien


I admit it, „The Fellowship of the Ring“ is way older than 10 years, because it was first published in July 1954. But I think we can all agree that LotR is one of the best fantasy series ever! It’s a classic and everyone and their grandma knows this trilogy, right?! I mean if you haven’t read all three (super thick books) you at least have watched the movies or heard about the movies so yep, LotR! =)

5.) „The Name of the Wind“ by Patrick Rothfuss


Just to get it out there into the world: This book is amazing and a masterpiece and I love it so damn much you have no idea! It was released in 2007 and I think I only read it way later on but it really sneaked its way into my heart. Still if I’m talking about Pat Rothfuss I also have to say that I’m still waiting for book 3 of this trilogy! (Which probably will never come out and this totally sucks.) So if you want to read „The Name of the Wind“ you’ve to be aware that you’ll probalby never get to read the ending of this series. Just saying. *lol*

6.) „Divergent“ by Veronica Roth

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I can’t believe „Divergent“ was released in 2011. I really loved this first book so much! It was great, it was amazing, it was something different and I really loved to dive into this world. Unfortunately book 2 and 3 didn’t really do it for me and I came out of this series only loving the first book. It’s a shame but it is what it is. >_<

7.) „Clockwork Angel“ by Cassandra Clare

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This series is among my favourite series of all times as well! I mean „Clockwork Angel“ was released in 2010 but I’ve reread „The Infernal Devices“ about a gazillion of times ever since and it’s just… I adore all those lovely characters and Will Herondale! Ahhh Will! AKDFAKSDFKASDJ! Also Jem and Tessa and damn! I have so much love for this series and its characters I can’t put it into words. ❤

8.) „The Passage“ by Justin Cronin

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I can’t believe I read „The Passage“ in 2011 absolutely loved it and then never continued to read the rest of the series. *lol* What is wrong with me? I suppose one of the reasons is that it took a very long time for me to get book two and three and once I had all of them I knew I’d have to rearead book one to get back into the swing and it’s just so… huge. Haha! 766 pages. Uff. I will reread it one day though and then I’ll finally continue with the rest of the series. =)

9.) „The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo“ by Stieg Larsson


Now this is a series I read a couple of years ago and I think I even read it when it was hyped so I definitely must have read the first book in 2008. This book was brutal, unapologetic, bloody and so unlike anything I ever read before and I kinda enjoyed the hell out of it? *lol* I think it spoke to my dark side back then and I never regretted picking it up. You should definitely check the trigger warnings for this one before you go into it though.

10.) „The Hunger Games“ by Suzanne Collins


Funnily enough „The Hunger Games“ must have been released around the same time as „The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo“ so in 2008. I really liked all of the books and they were so well written. =) Suzanne Collins broke my heart multiple times throughout this series and I still think that Peeta is one of the most precious souls. The ending… well it’s been years and I still dunno how I feel about it. It was realistic but also so bittersweet and kinda sad. >_<


So what about you? Which books were written over 10 years ago but you still love them? Do we have some in common? Did you have troubles to think of books that fit the prompt or was I the only one. (The most recent ones were the first to pop into my mind. *lol*) Did you count series into it as well?

Talk to me and let me know!

And as always take care and stay healthy and safe! ❤



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