Horror · Ida's English Reading Corner

Review | Stephen King – IT

The month of October is finally upon us, and with it creeping fogs and cozy evenings spent with spooky stories. Most of the time, those stories are filled to the brim with witches and monsters, murder and cases of manslaughter. Or you dig up movies, tv shows and books that are all about magic, ghosts,… Continue reading Review | Stephen King – IT

Fantasy · Ida's English Reading Corner

Review | The Graveyard Book

The month of October is finally upon us, and with it creeping fogs and cozy evenings spent with spooky stories. Most of the time, those stories are filled to the brim with witches and monsters, murder and cases of manslaughter. Or you dig up movies, tv shows and books that are all about magic, ghosts,… Continue reading Review | The Graveyard Book

Classics · Fantasy · Ida's English Reading Corner

Review | Christina Henry – The Chronicles of Alice

The old woman looked at her sharply. “Did you not see the creature in the fire? Do you not believe the truth of your own eyes?” “No, I don’t,” Alice said. “Once, I saw a Rabbit, who was also a man, and everyone said I was a liar.” Christina Henry | Alice | p. 47… Continue reading Review | Christina Henry – The Chronicles of Alice

12 Klassiker im Jahr · 2019 · Idas Leseprojekte

12 Klassiker für 2019 | #5 | ‘Great Expectations’

Since last years’ reading project (the goal was to read 12 Classics in 12 months) was both a success and such great fun, I decided to do it again and read 12 Classics this year – one each month. I chose twelve Classics that had already been waiting for me on my bookshelf, of which… Continue reading 12 Klassiker für 2019 | #5 | ‘Great Expectations’

Comics · Ida's English Reading Corner · Quick Review

Quick Review | Monstress #1

It has been such a long time since I last got my hands on a really good comic. And then I bought ‘Monstress’ – a fantastic story about fear and courage, about gods and humans and about those who are called the arcanic. “Would you believe me, Tuya, if I told you I’m empty on… Continue reading Quick Review | Monstress #1

Ida reflektiert · Leserückblick

Idas Leserückblick | Januar 2019

Liebe Büchermenschen, der erste Lesemonat dieses Jahres war geradezu vollgestopft mit fantastischen Büchern! Während das Wetter zwischen eisig kaltem Wintereinbruch mit herumwirbelnden Schneeflocken und sonnigem Tauwetter mit besonders viel Schneematsch hin- und herwechselte, habe ich mich in meinen Sessel gekuschelt und ganz viel gelesen. Hier nun also ein Einblick in meinen Stapel der ausgelesenen Bücher,… Continue reading Idas Leserückblick | Januar 2019

12 Klassiker im Jahr · 2019

12 Klassiker für 2019 | #1 | ‘Brave new World’

Since last years’ reading project (the goal was to read 12 Classics in 12 months) was both a success and such great fun, I decided to do it again and read 12 Classics this year – one each month. I chose twelve Classics that had already been waiting for me on my bookshelf, of which… Continue reading 12 Klassiker für 2019 | #1 | ‘Brave new World’