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The Books I’ve Read: The Casual Vacancy by J. K. Rowling!

Pic by Franzi. I am a fan of the writing of J. K. Rowling from the first Harry Potter book on (1997 – nearly twenty years ago!!). I love her development of real characters and a big storyline with many turns and twists. Finally, I found the time to read her first novel for adults …

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The Books I’m Listening To: Ach, diese Lücke diese entsetzliche Lücke // Oh, This Gap, This Horrible Gap by Joachim Meyerhoff.

Joachim Meyerhoff’s memoirs about his childhood, his teenage year in the US and now also his recent book about his time as student on the drama school are always great! I read the first  book together with my literature club. The second one I listened to as an audio book. For his third book Ach, …

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Sewing Books! #fbm16

The Classic: Martha Stewart’s Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts. All pics by Franzi, made on the #fbm16. Let’s start with the books I found on the Frankfurt Book Fair this year! Like I let you know last week, I am now the proud owner of my own sewing machine. So it’s not very surprising …

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The Books I’ve Read: >>The No.1 Ladies‘ Detective Agency<< Novels by Alexander McCall Smith!

Pic by Franzi. During our summer vacations I read a lot of books – since my stack of unread books is steadily growing, I chose some books that were waiting there forever. The  Botswana-based crime novels about the ‚No. 1 Ladies‘ Detective Agency‚ owner Mma Ramotswe by author Alexander McCall Smith were among them. I …

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The Books I’ver Read: Eine unbeliebte Frau // An Unpopular Woman by Nele Neuhaus

Pic by Franzi. I planed to read a Nele Neuhaus crime novel forever …there were just a lot more books on my to-read stack left ;). Finally I made it and read her first book of the ‚Pia Kirchhoff and Oliver von Bodenstein‚ series Eine unbeliebte Frau (An unpopular Woman – unfortunately, it doesn’t seem …

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The Books I’ve Read: Shenzhen – A Travelogue From China by Guy Delisle!

Pics by Franzi. Two weeks ago I participated at a book „chain letter“ (I know, I know… but hey it was about books ;)). One of the first books I found in my mailbox was Shenzhen – a travelogue from China by the Canadian Québécois author Guy Delisle. Since reading a graphic novel was on my …

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The Books I’ve Read: James Miranda Barry by Patricia Duncker!

Pic by Franzi. Currently I’m reading lots of books about tough women finding their own way. That’s why a colleague of mine lent me her copy of James Miranda Barry by Patricia Duncker. To be honest, I was quite sceptical if I would like it: It deals with the historical figure James Miranda Barry, a …

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The Books I’ve Read: Astrid Lindgren – Die Menschheit hat den Verstand verloren//War Diaries, 1939-1945!

Pic by Franzi. In my literature club we just finished reading Astrid Lindgren’s War Diaries from 1939 until 1945 (German edition Die Menschheit hat den Verstand verloren). She started writing it on September 1, 1939 with the words: „Oh, today the war started.“ Back then, Lindgren was still an unknown person in the literature world. …

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