An Ode to The Accident Season

I know some of you will remember my review of Moïra Fowley-Doyle’s The Accident Season from last year. I read the ARC during a summer heat wave, while we were spending an unreasonably hot day by this little river in the forest. It seemed to me at the time that I must have found the perfect moment to […]


Watching People

Hello and welcome! It’s time for me to discuss another absolutely random bookish topic. As usual, I’m linking this to the awesome Discussion Challenge, where you can find more people talking about books. Today, I want to talk to you about watching people. Or people watching. In any case, I want to make an argument […]


The Martian by Andy Weir

Andy Weir’s The Martian is one of those books that are completely out of my comfort zone and yet I enjoyed it immensely. I read it after my husband kept asking me to for a month (he’d read it in a couple of days, he reads a lot but he really flew through this one) and […]


Challenges and Resolutions Update #1

People, this is less of an actual update and more of a blogger’s walk of shame. I know (I know) that blogging challenges and resolutions are made at the beginning of each year in order to have more fun but I can’t help but be disappointed in myself when I look at how I’m doing. Okay, so […]


Maresi by Maria Turtschaninoff

One of my resolutions for this year was to read more non-English books. I decided to count this one despite the fact that I read it in English – it’s a Finnish original (translated by Annie Prime) and as I can’t read (or speak) Finnish, reading a translation was the only option. Maresi is a really […]


My Blog is a Toddler Now

Lots of flowers on my blog these days… Spring is here and I can’t resist taking photos. Today, my blog turns two. Does this mean it will enter the “terrible twos” stage and start acting up, throwing temper tantrums? I sincerely hope not because these two years have been nothing short of amazing and I […]