#Book Review #Brilliant Ideas From Wonderful Women: 15 incredible inventions from inspiring women

Did you know that the material used to make firefighter helmets and bulletproof vests was invented by a woman? Brilliant Ideas From Wonderful Women: 15 incredible inventions from inspiring women is a brilliant tribute to fifteen amazingly creative women whose inventions made our world a better and safer place to live in. Car heaters and …

The sages of Chelm and the Moon

I loved this funny little story which reminded me of Bulgarian Gabrovo tales.The inhabitants of Chelm, a small town in Eastern Europe, were well-known for their supposed ‘wisdom’ (or rather total lack of it). They loved moonlit nights when a walk on Chelm’s muddy streets would not be as periculous as on the darkest nights …

Top Ten Tuesday -Places mentioned in the books that I would like to visit

I’m going to jump on the TTT wagon as recommended by  Ich lese . The original idea comes from Jana That Artsy Reader Girl who hosts these weekly challenges (see her blog for more info and upcoming topics). 1 Sicily of Andrea Camilleri and Palermo of Simonetta Hornby 2 Dublin of Tana French 3 Idaho from Rachel Gibson …

# Book Review #Crazy Cupid Love by Amanda Heger

Looking for a bit of light-hearted romantic reading? This month I chose a few books that seemed to cover the romance genre from different angles: a legal romance (I am a big fan of Julie James), a sports romance (yes, hockey again, there’s nothing wrong with that) and …a bit of Greek-mythology-meets-contemporary-world rom-com. And the …

The one who might be the One

Have you ever wondered why your life is such a mess and going nowhere, while your friends seem to have got it all together, living in beautiful houses with their wonderful children and hot and sexy and caring husbands? Meet Cat. A former stand-up comedian, she is funny, intelligent, efficient at work, reliable, and an …

# Teen Tonic #Book Review #I am Elephant, I am Butterfly… Lives of others, our own lives

An old Cherokee is teaching his grandchild about life: ‘A fight is going on inside of me..It is a terrible fight, and it is between two wolvees. One wolf is evil- he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, guilt, self-pity, resentment, inferiority, deception, false pride, ego, and superiority. The other wolf is good- he …

In blossom – the beauty of a spring day

‘In blossom’ is a gentle and dreamy book with gorgeous minimalist pictures. It has this uncanny ability to take you from whatever emotions you have been experiencing and transport you into a spring garden on a ’breeze-blowing’, ‘sun-twinkling day’. There are two characters in the book. Cat has just found a perfect spot for her …

a dreamy and surreal world of whales and child imagination

With its stunning watercolour illustrations, Ida and the Whale will take you on a journey into a dreamy world of a child’s imagination.  Ida is a quiet and curious child. She often sits outside her birch tree house and wonders if there is anything beyond the sun, the moon and the stars. One night she …

Beauty is in the eye of a beholder…

 Little White fish is a cute and super-friendly creature who would love to know what the most beautiful thing in the ocean is. Little Octopus, Little Turtle, Little Goldfish, Little Seahorse, Little Starfish and Little Snail have different opinions, all of which are valid and true.I loved the layout, pictures and the font of this …

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