The Outsider by Albert Camus

I am proud to say I’ve finished reading my first book in French: “The Outsider” by Albert Camus. This is what I think of it.


Let the Rabbits save the Queen!

Anything in the world is possible – by will and by luck, with a moist carrot, a wet nose and a slice of mad courage.

February & March 2018 wrap-up

In February and March I’ve reread a couple of my favorite books and read for the first time some very good ones. Here’s the list and the links to the reviews: Origin by Dan Brown The royal rabbits of London by Santa Montefiore Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff Gemina by Amie Kaufman and…

💀 The roaming dead 💀

Hello everyone! Today’s the day we’re going to talk about the dead. Ok, now that I have your attention, let’s begin my brief review of the children’s book “Fifth Grade Screams: The roaming dead” by Frank Livingston and Janee’ Livingston. On Goodreads, the book is described as “a lighthearted middle-grade school book”, which I can…


After Illuminae, today I’ll tell you more about Gemina, another one of my all-time favorite books, by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. It’s the second book in The Illuminae Files trilogy by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff, and it tells about the happenings after the Kerenza attack but it’s set on board the Heimdall station….

San Martino della Battaglia

Discover the southern part of the Lake Garda with me! Today I’m bringing you to San Martino della Battaglia, near Sirmione. In this place – as the name suggests – on the 24th June 1859, the Piemontese army clashed with the Austrian army during the Second Italian War of Independence. Nowadays, on the top of the hill, stands…


Get to know one of my favorite books of all time: ILLUMINAE!

Meeting Jay Kristoff

On the 24th of February, I met Jay Kristoff! While he was on his writing retreat in Venice for three weeks, Jay set up a meeting with his fans. He waited for us all inside a tiny cafe & bookshop in Cannaregio, Venice, called Sullaluna. As there weren’t many people at the cafe to meet Jay…

Voldemort: Origins of the Heir

Voldemort: Origins of the Heir is – as its title announces – an unofficial fanfilm, made by fans for fans. It’s an Italian project and was uploaded on YouTube on the 13th January 2018. It’s a prequel to the Harry Potter series and depicts the story of Tom Riddle and his rise to power. If…

“The ice twins” by S. K. Tremayne

I read this book back in September 2017 and waited some time before reviewing it because I wasn’t sure about how I felt about it. The book is about a family of 3 – mother, father and their daughter Kirstie – who move to the Isle of Skye in order to deal somehow with the…