Best of 2014: Movies Released in 2014

22/12/2014 // 0 Comments

So for the third post in this Best of series, I am going to talk about movies. More specifically, movies that were released this year (and of course, those that I’ve watched and loved). I was a bit surprised at myself that I saw so many movies that were released this year, because I hadn’t really thought I would at first (I don’t own a Pathé Unlimited Card anymore so I didn’t go to the cinema as much as I would have wanted). But hey, I did watch at least ten movies that [...]

Best of 2014: Books I Read in 2014

21/12/2014 // 0 Comments

Another day, another Best of 2014 post. This list is about books as well, only this time I’ll be telling you about the books I read that were released in previous years. These are again in order of when I read them. Just One Day by Gayle Forman – read on 8 January 2014 – ★★★★☆ – Review A breathtaking journey toward self-discovery and true love, from the author of If I Stay. When sheltered American good girl Allyson “LuLu” Healey first meets [...]

Best of 2014: Best Books Released in 2014

20/12/2014 // 0 Comments

So the first thing on my Best of 2014 list is books, obviously. This post will be about the books that I’ve read and loved that were released this year. I loved these books all to bits, and I would probably reread them all as often as I can! I put the list in order of when I read these books. Here we go! Hollow City by Ransom Riggs – read on 31 January 2014 – ★★★★★ Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children was the surprise best seller of 2011—an [...]

Annual End of the Year Book Survey

19/12/2014 // 0 Comments

Jamie from The Perpetual Page-Turner has posted her Annual End of the Year Book Survey again, and I will try to fill it in as much as I can! Of course, I will post my own best of 2014 lists as well, so I won’t be answering ALL the questions in this post yet. But anyway, here we go: Number Of Books You Read: 133 (this is counting the rereads) Number of Re-Reads: 26 Genre You Read The Most From: Fantasy, probably. 1. Best Book You Read In 2014? I will answer this question in two different [...]

WWW & Waiting On Wednesday (17/12)

17/12/2014 // 4 Comments

Today is Wednesday the 17th of December. Two days ago I saw the Battle of Five Armies for the second time. In two days my favourite band will play a show in Den Haag (The Hague) and the day after they will play their last ever show. And of course, it is time for another WWW and Waiting on Wednesday post. WWW Wednesday is a weekly bloghop created by MizB from Should be Reading. It has you answering three simple questions: What are you currently reading, What did you recently finish and What do [...]

Best of 2014

15/12/2014 // 0 Comments

So seeing as 2014 is coming to an end, I decided to do my annual Best of lists again. I will be posting these from the 19th to the 31st of December, and they will be about books, movies, TV shows, events and cosplay. I’ve decided that I want to post more about cosplay because it’s a thing I have done more often this year, and it’s also something I’ll probably do more in 2015 as well. So I’m just going to talk about my favourite cosplays that I did this year! I will [...]

Review: My True Love Gave to Me

13/12/2014 // 0 Comments

Title: My True Love Gave to Me Author: Stephanie Perkins (editor) Genre: Contemporary Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin Release Date: 9 October 2014 Format: eBook Length: 320 pages Source: Bol.com If you love holiday stories, holiday movies, made-for-TV-holiday specials, holiday episodes of your favorite sitcoms and, especially, if you love holiday anthologies, you’re going to fall in love with MY TRUE LOVE GAVE TO ME: TWELVE HOLIDAY STORIES by twelve bestselling young adult writers, edited by [...]

Trailer: Insurgent

12/12/2014 // 0 Comments

We already got a small teaser trailer a couple of weeks ago, but today the official full trailer for the movie based on Insurgent, the second book in the Divergent series written by Veronica Roth! I personally think it looks amazing, though I’ve seen a lot of people moaning about that it looks nothing like the book. I have decided to stop wanting movies that look exactly like the book and I have started to think that these movies are just BASED on the book, so that way I won’t be [...]

Review: The Battle of Five Armies

12/12/2014 // 0 Comments

Title: The Battle of the Five Armies * Series: The Hobbit #3 Author: J.R.R. Tolkien (book), Peter Jackson (director) Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Warner Brothers Release Date: 10 December 2014 (NL) Length: 144 minutes Bilbo and Company are forced to engage in a war against an array of combatants and keep the terrifying Smaug from acquiring a kingdom of treasure and obliterating all of Middle-Earth. Bol.com IMDb Cast: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Dean O’Gorman, Aidan [...]

WWW & Waiting On Wednesday (10/12)

10/12/2014 // 0 Comments

Wednesday 10 December. The day after I saw the last Hobbit movie. Time for another WWW and Waiting on Wednesday post. WWW Wednesday is a weekly bloghop created by MizB from Should be Reading. It has you answering three simple questions: What are you currently reading, What did you recently finish and What do you think you’ll read next? Here are my answers! What are you currently reading? | At the moment, I am not really reading anything. I do still have The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien as [...]

Review: Lights Out

07/12/2014 // 0 Comments

Title: Lights Out Series: 50th Anniversary E-Shorts #12 Author: Holly Black Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Puffin Release Date: 23 October 2014 Format: Paperback Length: 45 pages Source: iTunes Store A Doctor Who short story featuring the Twelfth Doctor. It follows in the tradition of the series of short stories published last year by Puffin featuring each Doctor. Amazon Bol.com Goodreads Last year, Doctor Who celebrated its 50th birthday. And for that, eleven of authors were asked to [...]

Photography: Only Seven Left (28/11)

05/12/2014 // 0 Comments

I went to see my favourite band perform again, in the Patronaat in Haarlem. This is one of the shows of their farewell tour, and though I enjoyed it very much, I also felt really sad when I realised this would be one of the last times I would see them perform. I made these pictures with a Canon EOS 600D and a 70-300mm lens. See more pictures (concert pictures and convention pictures) on my Flickr [...]
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