Mai 2015

Wrap-Up & Newbies April 2015

Yeah, I know, I’m super late with this. Thing is: I recovered from my reading slump, which means I spend every spare minute reading. This means that the blog goes short of my attention. I don’t know why, but it’s always either reading or blogging. Nevertheless, here are the couple of books I managed to read in April …

BuWi Diaries #1: Timetable & Classes

All of a sudden, I’m back at university. After not taking any classes for eighteen months and working full-time for half a year, it will take some time getting back into my student mode. And yet, I’ve never been as enthusiastic about university as I am right now. Maybe that will change, but at the moment, I’m looking forward to EVERYTHING and want to take ALL the classes. I’m having moments of almost breaking into tears of joy because it all sounds so awesomely interesting. This is just exactly where I want to be: on my way to finding my place in my favourite industry …

Hilarious Horse Novel Titles #2: A Thoroughbred Guessing Game

We’re back in Joanna Campbell’s wonderful world of thoroughbred horse racing, this time, Thoroughbred [Vollblut] series edition. If you want to find out more about the series and have a laugh at the spin-off prequel series‘ titles, go check out Part 1 here. If you read it, you already know that sometimes titles in this series might fool even the most experienced horse novel reader by being totally ambiguous. We had the example of Ashleigh’s Promise where Promise does not refer to a promise but to a horse by that name. In the Thoroughbred series, however, we have several different types of ambiguity. So, let’s play a little game. In the following, there’s always one title out of place. It’s basically a guessing game since you won’t be able to determine the true meaning without reading the blurb or being already familiar with the series …