How was your bookish week?

I guess it's no secret that I love talking about books and everything that has to do with it. And I'm also curious by nature. So I thought it would be nice to once a week chat about all the bookish things that happened in the last week. 

My bookish week was pretty slow. I didn't buy a lot of books and I didn't read a lot of books. For three days I even took a break from reading novels. Instead of my usual fiction books I read some books on digital photography and nothing else. I really needed this short break from reading, all the average books I read recently had depressed me a bit and this free time allowed me to not lose my excitement for reading.

Like I said, I didn't buy too many books this week, but yesterday I couldn't say no to four new ones. These four books were on my wish list and their price dropped overnight for about 2 Euros each. So of course I had to buy them.

I'm not sure what next week will bring. I'm expecting some books I ordered last week, I want to go on with reading books from my TBR pile, I'm hoping to read a great book and I will finally try to read some ebooks on my tablet.

One thing I'm super excited for is this pile of paper.


These are 137 pages of a book my sis is writing and I'm her beta reader. She is writing a fantasy book set in a foreign world and I'm so excited (and a bit nervous) to read the first third of her novel.

How was your bookish week?


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9 comments:

  1. My bookish week wasn't that bad! I've read some books and got some books, I also ordered two books yesterday and pre-ordered four books...I decided to give The Book Depository another chance because the offers were too good to say no!
    So hopefully it will work out! :3
    Now I intend to finish "Montana Glory" and unpack five bags and one backpack full of books I brought from home. ;)

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    1. I so hope that your Hermes guy will this time deliver the books. Btw, the 10% off at TBD will also make me buy some more books. :)

      Hope you will have a great start in the new week. Happy Reading

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    2. I hipe that too!
      Yeah I mean I couldn't resist with 10% off!!!! Amazon can't beat that!

      Well I finished a book half an hour ago i think that's a good start. :)
      Happy Reading!

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  2. I have to say the same: I would like to take a pause because these average books are so depressing. But I hope that this will change if I continue reading. Maybe I have to go through more of them, but let's hope the best.

    Does your sister write in german or english?

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    1. She writes in German. This is her first novel, so for she has mainly written short stories on various themes.

      I think continuing to read is the right way, there need to be some great books in your and mine TBR pile. Let's hope for the best.

      Have a great week and happy reading!

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  3. Your sister is a writer? cool! I also took a break from reading...mostly because I'm tired and wanted to spend time doing something else with my boyfriend, lol

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    1. She's a student in real life but has written short stories since she was 12. Now she plans to finish her first novel. I think it's amazing because I could never be able to write a whole book. I have not enough patience for it.

      Sometimes you just need to take a break from reading, I also spend a lot of time with my family this week and it was great. Just because we are bookaholics doesn't mean that we have to read every day.

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  4. Wow, that is so cool, reading for your sister! I do hope you like the book. You have to check out my blog Sabrina, you won 2nd prize ;)

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