Halloween Reads

Oh, it’s THAT time of the year again! Carved pumpkins staring at us with their mischievous smiles shining in the dark, orange-gold and red leaves and lights, children dressed as ghosts and witches, super exciting decorations providing excuses for us lovers of the Gothic aesthetics to fill our house with skulls and brooms and coffins….

#Fairytale Friday: Croatia

Today I chose to depart from the Baltic Sea and return to the Balkan region to visit one of the most beautiful countries in my neighbourhood. Our destination is Croatia, in the company of a tale of wolves, transformations and a son’s love.                        …

#FairytaleFriday: Lithuania

                                                       The Amber Princess Today’s journey brings us to one of the most beautiful countries of our planet: Lithuania. This is a tale of the Baltic Sea and a…

#FairytaleFriday: Greece

                               The Enchanted Fount Today we are travelling to my homeland in the company of a slightly obscure Greek myth. In Central Greece springs, fountains, forests, rivers, and mountains carry dozens of myths, most of them related to fairies, ghostly maidens,…

#FairytaleFriday: Russia

                       The Frog Tsarevna Today, we travel to beautiful Russia. I don’t think Russian fairy tales need any introduction. The following is a well-known Russian tale about a prince and a frog princess. We also find it in Ukraine where the frog has been substituted…

#FairytaleFriday: Japan

                           The Lantern and the Fan Japan…A country whose myths are unparalleled to any other culture. Their legends about deities like Amaterasu, Susanoo and Tsukuyomi, the underworld, the creation of the universe, the sea and the mountains. The stories of the glory and…

Verbal Abuse and Social Media Vol.2

First of all, meet my favourite guy. Not that the mob that liked to harass me would know who he is or the film or anything related to Sumerian mythology or anything related to any matter apart from their political agenda but let’s just pretend…   I have deleted every tweet related to the incident…

#Fairytale Friday: Scotland

Next stop of #FairytaleFriday is Scotland. A land made of myths and legend, steeped in History and tradition. Its corners inhabited by fairies, elves, otherworldly animals, its power forged by brave warriors fighting for independence. This is one of the most well-known Scottish myths that is firmly linked to one of the most famous clans….

#FaiytaleFriday: Germany

If you follow me for a while, you will have discovered my deep love for fairytales and Folklore from all over the world. I am one of those weird people who support the obligatory teaching of fairytales in schools and their inclusion in the curriculum. The reason is simple and obvious: they are faithful mirrors…

I Spy Book Challenge

My dearest friend, Marina @Books Of Magic tagged me for a Challenge that proved to be an absolute fun! I am sure that you have already visited her wonderful, beautiful blog and you should do so on a daily, hourly basis! The challenge: Find a book that contains (either on the cover or in the title) an example…

This or That Book Tag

The lovely, magnificent, magical Marina from @Books Of Magic tagged me for an absolutely fabulous tag. Now, first things first. You MUST all visit her wonderful, exciting blog, read her amazing reviews. Go!! I said go!! ….I am not really dogmatic, am I? Okay, don’t you just love being absolutely lost when you have to make a…

Blogger Recognition Award

In a lovely, beautiful country, in one of the prettiest spots in Europe, full of culture and bravery, lives one of the most wonderful, kindest and inspiring bloggers of our community. Naturally, I’m talking about Marina @Books Of Magic from beautiful Serbia. She is one of the finest bloggers and finest souls you’ll ever meet and…

Book Blogger Insider Tag

The ever wonderful, amazing, astonishingly nice Marina from @Books Of Magic tagged me for the Book Blogger Insider Tag. I may sound like a broken record but a) go visit her blog NOW and b) I cannot thank her enough for being such a good friend and such a bright presence in the book blogger community!!…

Tag: The Unique Blogger Award

I was nominated for The Unique Blogger Award by Hannah,one of the nicest, kindest bloggers of our community. Her reading choices are pure quality, so visit her blog and let your TBR pile grow a little more:) The Rules: Share the link of the blogger who has shown love to you by nominating you Answer the…

My Name in TBR Books | Book Tag!

I was tagged by Grainne @Darkly Whimsical Reader to join in one of the most exciting tags. Go visit her beautiful blog, it is full of whimsical awesomeness and she is one of the nicest book bloggers in our community. The rule demands us to spell our name from titles of our TBR pile. Since Grainne…

One Lovely Blog Award

I was nominated by my dearest, extraordinary, super bookish friend Marina @Books of Magic for the One Lovely Blog Award. If you haven’t checked her beautiful blog, go and check it now! (This was loud….) I am running out of words to express all my gratitude to her for her support and the amazing discussions we…

Mystery Blogger Award

I was nominated by the superbly wonderful, dearest friend Marina @Books Of Magic for the Mystery Blogger Award. Millions of thanks for the nomination and if you haven’t visited her beautiful blog then, a) what are you doing with your lives, and b) Go visit it NOW! Go on, I’ll sit here waiting. Rules: 1. Put…

The Sunshine Blogger Award

I was nominated by the wonderful Marina from @Books Of Magic for the Sunshine Blogger Award. I cannot thank her enough and I cannot begin to express my gratitude for having found such a lovely, supporting book community that brightens up each and every day. I was extremely hesitant to create a blog. I thought that…

Twenty One Pilots Book Tag

This tag attracted my attention while I was browsing Arrvee’s beautiful blog https://arrveereadingthis.wordpress.com and I thought this should be fun😀 Without further ado….  1. Stressed Out – What is a popular book that you have wanted to read for a long time that everyone has been talking about? Well, this answer always changes by the week…

The Rainbow Tag

I was tagged by my wonderful, dearest friend Marina from https://booksofmagic.wordpress.com to join in the Rainbow Tag. So, after a rather hectic, demanding day the idea to take some photos and search through the piles of books was refreshing:) It also gave me the opportunity to thank that the publishing companies are in dire need for…