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The 2018 Reading Challenge - #4 - A Book Involving a Heist

Hello bookworms :) Are you having a good time? How is your reading challenge going? I am struggle a little to be honest... Today I have my choice for the catogry - A Book Involving a Heist for you and I chose -

The Great Train Robbery by Michael Crichton

The Great Train Robbery is a bestselling 1975 historical novel written by Michael Crichton. Originally published in the USA by Alfred A. Knopf. It is the story of the Great Gold Robbery of 1855, a massive gold heist, which takes place on a train travelling through Victorian-era England on 22 May 1855.
Again a little summary from goodreads:
* "Lavish wealth and appalling poverty live side by side in Victorian London -- and Edward Pierce easily navigates both worlds. Rich, handsome, and ingenious, he charms the city's most prominent citizens even as he plots the crime of his century, the daring theft of a fortune in gold. But even Pierce could not predict the consequences of an extraordinary robbery that t…

About Chapter 1 - January Conclusion & February Resolution 2018

January was really... January (and the end of ´17) brought many new things. January was exciting and intimidating :)
Looking back January was stressful, full of those events when you never actually want to do things but always convince yourself to do things and in the end are so happy that you did know what I mean?
Since I neither did a November nor a December Conclusion post and actually also never did a January Resolution one I thought I just throw everything in one ;)
A MAIN and when I say main I mean main life changing even in November actually was - THE NEW JOB - yay ^^ I finally got! I don´t know if you followed my C&R (Conclusion&Resolution) posts over the last year but if you did you might have seen that one of my main issues and hopes were not having respectively getting a job. Living with depression and anxiety is hard enough but always trying to get up every morning without an actual reason and with the constant fear of the future …

The 2018 Reading Challenge - #3 - The next Book in a Series you started

Hi guys :) Its week three of this years Reading Challenge and here is a new review. The third category is The next Book in a Series you started and the book I chose it pretty much the only one I could choose for this category ^^

The Name of the Wind II or The Wise Man's Fear by Patrick Rothfuss

The Wise Man's Fear (also The Kingkiller Chronicle: Day Two) is a fantasy novel written by American author Patrick Rothfuss. Its he second volume in The Kingkiller Chronicle.
It was released in 2011  and it is the sequel to 2007's The Name of the Wind.

A review from goodreads:
* "“There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentle man.”  My name is Kvothe.  I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trehon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the University at a younger age than most people are allowed in. I tread paths by …

All the Products in the Rituals Advent Calendar 2017 I Review

Hello everyone ^^
Here it is the first Review of 2018 ;) yay
And its not only one but 24!
Even tho Advent is more than over, I thought I´d quickly let you know all about the products in the calendar since most of them are available all year round ;) So a tiny little review for every product ;)
Here are all of them in one pic ^^
...I tried so hard to take an amazing pic of them all in one...failed a bit there and therefor I just use the one from the rituals there are a few missing on my pic since I gave away some of the products already ;)

Well, I think I´ll talk about everything just in order as they are in the pic above ^^

aloë vera & organic cotton flower
make up cleansing wipes
These are very nice wipes and such a practical size for traveling!
They smell really lovely and fresh, nice and quickly remove your makeup and leave your skin feeling fresh and clean but also a tiny bit dry.
Maybe not the perfect choice for sensitive skin!


The 2018 Reading Challenge - #2 - A True Crime

Good evening bookworm :) and another week is over and its time for another review ^^ You have no idea how proud I am that its actually on time again :P Today I´ll talk about the category - A True Crime and I have to admit that it took sometime until I found a book I really wanted to read...or maybe its better to say until I decided for a book :) There are many but not too many I really wanted to read...maybe I´ll have to say that its nor really my genre...or the one I usually read. In the end it was very close between the two biggest ones - Helter Skelter and In cold Blood But I chose:

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

In Cold Blood is a non-fiction novel by American author Truman Capote, first published in 1966. It details the 1959 murders of four members of the Herbert Clutter family in the small community of Holcomb, Kansas. When Capote learned of the quadruple murder, before the killers were captured, he decided to travel to Kansas and write about the crime. He was accompanied by his ch…

Things I want to do in 2018 - My Top 5

Hello everybody :) Hope you all had a wonderful week and are very excited about the upcoming weekend ^^ I actually have nothing planed for it but and that might sound a bit strange - I am sooo happy about it ^^ Well yes there are a few videos to film and some blog posts to schedule but that is just fun right ^^ so no time and energy consuming task...well yes it is but its fun ;) here you go just fun is planed ^^ That was hard to say in a way it made sense ;) hahaha

So today I thought I´d share my top 5 of things I really want to do in this brand new year 2018  Its just a few things I wanted to do very long or could not do in the last few years or just something I really really long to do again ;) So here we go - Things I want to do in 2018

1 - Travel as much as possible

Traveling always was one of my favourite things to do...that´s nothing special, isn´t it ^^ But it also has been something which never had first priority...due to lack of time, money or own fault...plann…

The 2018 Reading Challenge - #1 - A Book made into a Movie You've already seen

Hello bookworms :) The first review in 2018 and totally on time yay ;) The first thing that begins in a good way this year ^^ that´s a good sign for the new year! So I decided to simply do it all in the order of categories of the challenge So the first category is - A Book made into a Movie You've already seen It was pretty hard actually to decide for a book because there are sooooo many I wanted to read ^^ In the end I decided to go for:

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a coming-of-age epistolary novel by American writer Stephen Chbosky which was first published on February 1, 1999, by Pocket Books. Chbosky took five years to develop and publish The Perks of Being a Wallflower, creating everything from his own memories. The novel addresses themes like adolescence,  including introversion, sexuality, and drug use, while also making several references to other literary works, films, and pop culture in general.  Although Chbosky…