Little Update

Facts about me, Life Update

I am very sorry for my absence the past days. My life has been difficult lately and I lost all motivation to write and to read as well. As you can imagine, I’m in the worst reading slump ever imagined with no posibilities to get out. I’ve tried reading everything, even short books,  but nothing seems to catch my attention.

In other news, this site turns 1 year in a couple of days. I wanted to do something special, but life often happens, so I have no idea and no motivation at all. I was thinking about a 24 hour “readathon” and write down my progress here or maybe a funny tag, yet it requieres plannification… Again, I’m not in the mood.

Yesterday I decided to change the blog’s theme, though, I kinda like it, but let me know what you think. To comment you have to click on the post’s title in order to like it or comment.

I’m trying to read “Kill all Happies” now, but I’m not liking it, because it ridicules people with OCD in some parts and as a person with an OCD, I can’t tolerate it. Why does people think is funny to make jokes about those kind of conditions? I mean I know we have to take life on the funny side sometimes, but that is just intorelable.

Anyway, please let me know if you want me to do something special to celebrate my blog’s anniversary. Please feel free to give some ideas. Also let me know if you like the new theme.

Thanks For reading my sad post🖤 I hope to feel better soon…



The book of lost Things Spoiler free short Review

Book Review, Favorite Readings

Goodreads Synopsis.

High in his attic bedroom, twelve-year-old David mourns the death of his mother, with only the books on his shelf for company. But those books have begun to whisper to him in the darkness. Angry and alone, he takes refuge in his imagination and soon finds that reality and fantasy have begun to meld. While his family falls apart around him, David is violently propelled into a world that is a strange reflection of his own — populated by heroes and monsters and ruled by a faded king who keeps his secrets in a mysterious book, The Book of Lost Things.

My opinion.

Hey guys! Is that time again!

While I’m still reading Hidden Figures (Which I like, but is very slow), sometimes I pick up a Fiction book and this week was The book of lost Things. When I started reading I thought I would be identified with the main character because some things about grief and that sort of stuff. But then everything took a very strange turn and It started to be very creepy and gruesome. I loved it!!!!

It is a very “child-ruining” book, but it also contains a very interesting adventure through an unknown land filled with strange characters and ambiance and all was just awesome, for me. I think what the author wanted the reader to perceive was the journey of the child-adult transition. Sometimes it was a little bit disturbing, but for me it was ok. I recommend this book, not to childs, but teens that want to find their identity and are dealing with troubles of any kind.

Conquer your fears! You’re always stronger than them!


“Stories were different, though: they came alive in the telling. Without a human voice to read them aloud, or a pair of wide eyes following them by flashlight beneath a blanket, they had no real existence in our world. They were like seeds in the beak of a bird, waiting to fall to earth. or notes of a song laid out on a sheet, yearning for an instrument to bring their music into being. They lay dormant, hoping for the chance to emerge. Once someone started to read them, they could begin to change. Stories wanted to be read. They needed it. It was the reason they forced themselves from their world into ours. They wanted us to give them life”.

“We all have our routines. But they must have a purpose and provide an outcome that we can see and take some comfort from, or else they have no use at all. Without that, they are like the endless pacings of a caged animal. If they are not madness itself, then they are prelude to it”.

“This life is filled with threats and danger. We face those that we have to face, and there will be times when we must make the choice to act for a greater good, even at risk to ourselves, but we do not lay down our lives needlessly. Each of us has only one life to livem and one life to give. There is no glory in throwing it away where there is no hope”.



4/5 ★

Thanks again for reading! Until next Time…



Death By Toilet Paper Book Review

Book Review, TBR

Goodreads Synopsis:

Fans of How to Survive Middle School will welcome the adventures of a contest-crazed seventh grader who uses his wits and way with words in hopes of winning a big cash prize to help his family avoid eviction.

Dear Royal-T Toilet Paper Company,

You guys make the best toilet paper. I realize that’s a weird thing for a seventh grader to say, but it’s true. I didn’t know how good I had it until the day it was replaced by scratchy (sand)paper.

Good toilet paper was the first thing to go. . . .

Your friend,

Benjamin Epstein

Benjamin is about to lose a whole lot more than good toilet paper. But even with his flair for clever slogans, will he be able to win a cash prize large enough to keep a promise he made to his dad before he died?

My opinion.

Ok, so you may think “What kind of title is that?!”, and believe me, that’s exactly what I thought. I was on a reading slump after I finished The Book Jumper past sunday, and I was like “What the heck I’m going to read now that I have time?” So I started to “surf” on my kindle. I had no idea I owned this book, so when I saw the title I said “Did I really purchased that book?” And i did!

But guys, it is not what you think it is. Well, it is full about funny facts involving Toilet paper and Toilets in general, but the story goes farther than just to be a funny read. While reading this book I couldn’t help but to remember my Dad passing away last year, because Ben, our main character, had to deal with a lot of feelings and “responsabilities” too great for a kid of just twelve years old.

I loved this story because I’ve learned a lot about toilet papers, facts I didn’t know they existed XD! But seriously, this story is about getting recovered from a family tragedy, how to deal with the loss and the sequels it leaves. I think that’s what Donna Gephart wanted readers to understand while writing this book. I really loved it and recommend it to all of you.


“Besides, motels cost money, and last time I checked, you’re not Donald Trump.” “Of course I’m not Donald Trump,” Zeyde says. “He has hair.” (This was really funny).

“You don’t need to take care of me anymore, honey. I’m okay now. I can take care of myself. And take care of you”.






Until next time…


Holding up the Universe Book Review (Spoiler free)

Book Review, TBR

Hello there! It is that time again for another review and it is the turn for Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven. So here we go:

Goodreads Synopsis:

Everyone thinks they know Libby Strout, the girl once dubbed “America’s Fattest Teen.” But no one’s taken the time to look past her weight to get to know who she really is. Following her mom’s death, she’s been picking up the pieces in the privacy of her home, dealing with her heartbroken father and her own grief. Now, Libby’s ready: for high school, for new friends, for love, and for every possibility life has to offer. In that moment, I know the part I want to play here at MVB High. I want to be the girl who can do anything. 

Everyone thinks they know Jack Masselin, too. Yes, he’s got swagger, but he’s also mastered the impossible art of giving people what they want, of fitting in. What no one knows is that Jack has a newly acquired secret: he can’t recognize faces. Even his own brothers are strangers to him. He’s the guy who can re-engineer and rebuild anything, but he can’t understand what’s going on with the inner workings of his brain. So he tells himself to play it cool: Be charming. Be hilarious. Don’t get too close to anyone.

Until he meets Libby. When the two get tangled up in a cruel high school game—which lands them in group counseling and community service—Libby and Jack are both pissed, and then surprised. Because the more time they spend together, the less alone they feel. Because sometimes when you meet someone, it changes the world, theirs and yours.

My opinion:

When I started this book I was a bit dissapointed because I wasn’t enjoying it so far. Maybe I wasn’t getting involved in the story and didn’t like one of the main characters (Jack Masselin).

But I decided to go ahead and keep reading, because, after all, I really wanted to know more about Libby’s story. I felt identified with her in so many parts of the story: when she was bullied for being fat, which was something that used to happen to me when I was a little girl.

What I loved the most about this book is Libby’s bravery, the way she accepted herself and didn’t give a… about people’s opinion concerning her weight.

As I said above, Jack wasn’t “my cup of coffee”, I just don’t know why, but Has it ever happened to you that you hate someone and you just don’t know why? Well it happens a lot to me with book characters, specially when they take bad decisions.

I still don’t like him, but I understand the conflict he was passing by, so I will not be so rude with him.

This book made me think a lot about being different, having a health problem, having anxiety, having depression or other kind of trouble, is not so bad as it seems. I mean, it is bad to have those problems, but I think what Niven wanted to tell us is that we’re not alone, we’re not less than others, we are wanted.

I recommend this book, despite I wasn’t so convinced in the beginning, it really is a good book, with so many teachings about life, and a very strong and brave female character we should all imitate.


 “As long as you live, there’s always something waiting; and even if its bad, and you know its bad, What can you do? You can’t stop living”. 

“We can’t fight another person’s battles, no matter how much we want to”.

“Don’t judge a man till you’ve walked a mile in his shoes”.

“You can’t stop living”.

“It’s not moving on, Libbs. It’s moving differently. That’s all this. Different life. Different world. Different rules. We don’t ever leave that old world behind. We just create a new one”.

“We all got something. We’re all weird and damaged in our own way. You’re not the only one”.



Thieves… Panic Attacks and Indestructible Kindles.

Facts about me

Hello peeps! This week has been very stressful for me and my mum. To not make this story too long I’ll start saying we been robbed last sunday… I was like :O My brain disconnected each and every nerve of my body and I started to tremble. The evil ones were riding a motocycle and the one who was behind jumped from the moto and went straight at us with an intimidating look. He took our handbags with our phones and tablets in it. And… Guess what? MY KINDLE WAS ON MY HANDBAG! My books! My precious books! Despite I bought a paperwhite (which hasn’t arrived yet), I felt the pain of losing it all, the impotence and the panic that started inmediately.

As I said above, my brain was disconnected and my tears came like cascades from my eyes. We had the few strenght to arrive to a friend’s house who lives just a few meters from the place we been assaulted and when I sat down it was like plooff… I collapsed. My friend gave me a glass of water, which I spilled in my shoes because my hands and legs were shaking. It took a long while, but finally I could calm down. It was a total trauma.

Thank God they just took what they wanted and didn’t any harm to us, but now I fear every motorcycle I see in the streets when I’m walking.

We had to go to the police to make the allegations and all that legal stuff, to see if they could track out devices. The captain said they would call us if they find something.

I was completely assured our belongings would never appear again, but perhaps I was a bit wrong about the police. The found our handbags, but not our devices, of course. What surprised me the most was that my kindle was found! It was in the handbag, which was wet and when I turned it on: IT WAS ALIVE!!! I’ve never been so happy to turn on a device in my whole life. That proves kindles are indestructible and Amazon deserves a big prize for that.

I finished reading Holding up the universe and I’ll write a review very soon. My paperwhite arrives tomorrow too, so I can’t wait to start reading A monster call by Patrick Ness.

That was all I had to say. I’m grateful to be alive and to be sit here on my couch sharing with you what happened to me and my mum.

Thanks for reading 🙂 ❤ Stay Safe!

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch Book Review (Spoiler Free)

Book Review, TBR

Goodreads Synopsis.

“Are you happy with your life?” Those are the last words Jason Dessen hears before the masked abductor knocks him unconscious. Before he awakens to find himself strapped to a gurney, surrounded by strangers in hazmat suits. Before a man Jason’s never met smiles down at him and says, “Welcome back, my friend.”

In this world he’s woken up to, Jason’s life is not the one he knows. His wife is not his wife. His son was never born. And Jason is not an ordinary college physics professor but a celebrated genius who has achieved something remarkable–something impossible.

Is it this world or the other that’s the dream? And even if the home he remembers is real, how can Jason possibly make it back to the family he loves? The answers lie in a journey more wondrous and horrifying than anything he could’ve imagined—one that will force him to confront the darkest parts of himself even as he battles a terrifying, seemingly unbeatable foe.

My opinion.

WOWOWOWOWOWOWOWOWOWOWOW! This book is sooooooo brain-breaking (I don’t know if that’s a word). This book is… I don’t know how to start this review so let’s say that it reminded me a lot about The holographic Principle (google it! It’s very interesting) and if you read Dark Matter and make some reasearch about String theory and Holographic Principle you will definitely understand what happens in this book.

It is mindblowing since the beginning until the end, the plot is fascinating, captivating; you would never want to get out of this book (or maybe if you’re in Jason Dessen’s shoes I think you would). Of course there will be some moments when you will say WTF I’m reading! But it worths the “brain fracture”.

At some points we question ourselves: Is this the life I really wanted for me? Did I made the right decisions? Well, this book made me think we must stop asking those questions, we must live, enjoy our love ones, enjoy the life we have and work for the goals we always wanted to achieve.

The characters, the plot, every little particle comprising Dark Matter is meticulously well done. It seems Crouch has made a lot of research to end up doing such a great work of art.

As always, here are some quotes that caught my attention and I want to share with you all:

“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious”. Einstein.

“How horrifying infinity really is”.

“When you write something, you focus your full attention on it. It’s almost imposible to write one thing while thinking about another. The act of putting it on paper keeps your thoughts and intentions aligned”.

Finally, I recommend this book to everyone who wants to blow their mind away, for sure, it will.