Reading Year

My 2016 Reading Year in Review

Happy New Year 2017!! Yay we survived 2016, I am grateful for all the things I got to experience, the people I got to meet and the wonderful books I got to read! But here’s to all the beautiful books I will read in 2017! I plan to read 50 books this year and hopefully I’ll succeed. In 2016, I’ve read much more books than I did in 2015 and I’m really happy about it! So I guess 2016 wasn’t completely bad!


Read: 49 books – 16,200 pages

Shortest Book: Oedipe-Roi by Sophocle – 80 pages

Longest Book: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K Rowling

Average Length: 345 pages

My Average Rating for 2016: 4,1/5 stars

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Book Review

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes: Spoiler-free book review

I first came accross this gem, on instagram as I follow Sam Claflin and Emila Clarke’s accounts. They star in the book to movie adaptation which came out June 3rd, 2016. Consequently the book became really popular among the book universe. So I decided it was time to pick it up! I knew nothing about the stoy; I had not seen the movie trailer as I did not want to spoil myself.

15507958 Synopsis: Lou Clark knows lots of things. What Lou doesn’t know is she’s about to lose her job or that knowing what’s coming is what keeps her sane.Will Traynor knows his motorcycle accident took away his desire to live. He knows everything feels very small and rather joyless now and he knows exactly how he’s going to put a stop to that.What Will doesn’t know is that Lou is about to burst into his world in a riot of colour. And neither of them knows they’re going to change the other for all time. (Goodreads)

Originally published: December 31st 2012 by Pamela Dorman Books/Viking

Read: from June 17 to 19, 2016

My review: 5/5 stars

Hey Clark’, he said.’Tell me something good’. I stared out of the window at the bright-blue Swiss sky and I told him a story of two people. Two people who shouldn’t have met, and who didn’t like each other much when they did, but who found they were the only two people in the world who could possibly have understood each other.

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