Kai Meyer

Newbies June & July 2013

I couldn’t live through two consecutive months of book-buying bans, so I decided to postpone it. Still, I didnt’ get that much – compared to other months. Nevertheless, I definitely buy too many books. I just can’t help it …

Quotes #1: Dreams and Butterflies

What better way to start this new feature than with my all-time favourite beginning which coincidentally happens to belong to my favourite YA-fantasy novel written by my favourite German author? Yeah. None …

Top Ten Tuesday #5: Best Books of the First Half of 2013

Coincidentally, there are exactly ten books on my first reads favourites 2013 shelf. They are listed according to the date I read them from January to June …

Newbies April 2013

Buying books is both my fervent passion and my worst vice. Sometimes, I even wonder whether it is not an addiction or an illness of some sorts, because I’m constantly buying – much more than I will probably ever be able to read. But, you know, they look so pretty on the shelves! …

Normally, I’m trying to buy in reasonable masses. However, if I find an excuse with which I can keep my conscience quiet, I forget all good resolutions. That’s what happened in April, because I thought that Easter would be a great excuse to buy tonnes of new books. Well, it’s my one and only treat after all.

Top Ten Tuesday #2: Books Dealing with Tough Subjects

Today is actually the Top Ten Tuesday Freebie but instead of coming up with my own topic, I’d like to give you the Top Ten Books Dealing with Tough Subjects which was the theme on May 14. I’d written about three quarters of the post when a friend persuaded me to watch Iron Man 3 with her and therefore never came to finish it in time. So here we go …

Top Ten Tuesday #1: Favourite Covers of Books I’ve Read

Gosh, I had a really hard time to decide on only ten covers. At first, I wanted to do a top ten for horse novels and one for all other genres, but that felt like cheating. So I split it up into two top fives. I’m quite glad that not all of the German books I’ve read have covers on Goodreads or else I would never have been able to decide.

Monthly Themes Feb 2013: Books à la Carte

In February, Crini invited us to dine with her. We were allowed to choose our bookish dishes from the following categories: aperitif, starter, main course, dessert . . .

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