The Mid Year Freak Out Tag – 2019 Edition!

Hello, my lovely readers!
Before I continue with my reviews on the MCU films, I’d like to give a shoutout to Shanah from Bionic Book Worm, who came up with the Mid Year Freak Out Tag. I always make sure to participate in her Top 5 Tuesday series and was now tagged to do this post as well!
So let’s take a look at my bookish year so far and what is to come in the second half of 2019!

#1 – THE BEST BOOK I READ SO FAR IN 2019

I read many great books this year but I think my favorite so far is The Cruel Prince by Holly Black. I only picked the book up because I saw it all over Instagram and fell in love with the cover art. That it turned out to be so brilliant was a great surprise!

#2 – MY FAVORITE SEQUEL THIS YEAR

As I am going strong in terms of YA books this year, my favorite sequel has to be Crooked Kingdom. I’m currently about 2/3 through and am beyond thrilled!

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Summer Tag!

Autumn is approaching on fast feet, but as I’m currently sitting in the warm sun I decided to throw Summer a farewell party with this post!

 

What is the best part of summertime?
Finally being done with my exams.
They usually take place at the end of June/beginning of July and although June is already really hot in Vienna I never find the time to enjoy it. So for me Summer only really begins after I head home for some time with friends and lots of nature!

 

Do you tan or burn?
Tan. I definitely need to put on sun cream but once that is on I get a tan very fast and easily.

 

Favorite summer nail polish?
To be honest, I hardly ever wear nail polish in Summer. First of all I don’t have any time for the whole wait ’til it’s dry thing. Furthermore, most of my Summer activities would ruin any nail polish within 10 minutes so it’s definitely not even worth the effort.

 

Favorite summer drink? 
I’m not too picky, I usually stick with water throughout the entire year. But while I am on holiday I discovered my love for that Lemon Tonic thing so I vote for that!

 

Favorite summer clothing item?
I actually have for too many summer clothes. So, I won’t choose a dress or a skirt, I’ll just go with my favorite bikini. The best thing about it? It’s colorful, looks super fancy, is comfortable and was only half-price!

 

Favorite summer phone app during this summer?

Call me old fashioned but I don’t use any apps on my phone. Especially during summer I hardly ever take it out of my pocket as my fingers are usually covered in ice cream, sun cream or sand 😛

 

Favorite summer movie?

For this one I’ll go with a very unlikely choice: Evil Dead! I know it’s not a summer movie but last year there was a movie festival in my home town and the entire Evil Dead series was shown. We had a blast and now the films always remind me of a nice summer night!

 

Favorite summer beauty product?

 Well, I don’t use any make up so can I just say my sun cream?

 

Favorite summer activities?
There’s tons! Back at home I love to go hiking and climbing. While I am on holiday I go surfing and longboarding. And of course no matter where I am: yoga and reading!

 

So that’s it for this tag. I hope all of you had a great summer! Let me know in the comments!
And I tag everyone, so if you feel like doing the tag, I’d love to read your post 😀

Stranger Things Book Tag

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Hello Guys!
I haven’t done a Tag-post in ages so when I came across the Stranger Things Book Tag, I got really excited! As you know, I recently finished watching the show and now I don’t know what to do with my life anymore 😛
However, I found this awesome Tag over at Kat’s blog Life and Other Disasters (and also the cool graphics). Since she told everyone to consider themselves tagged, I take the chance – here we go!

 

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THE FIRST BOOK IN A SERIES THAT LEFT YOU INTRIGUED AND SLIGHTLY CONFUSED

A Game of Thrones - CoverFor this question I’ll go with A Game of Thrones, the first book in George R. R. Martin’s series A Song of Ice and Fire. The book is a masterpiece but there are so many characters and plot strings, you will most definitely end up confused.
To be honest, it took me the entire first two books to completely figure out who’s who and what’s going on.
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The Coffee TV Show Tag

Hello folks!

Today I want to share another (by now pretty widespread) tag that I changed a bit. I saw the coffee tag circulating but dealing with books, so I decided to spice it up a bit and write about TV shows instead!

BLACK

A series that’s tough to get into but has hardcore fans.

I’ll go with American Horror Story. When you watch it for the first time the show seems really weird but once you get into it there’s no way back. Moreover, this applies to basically every season of AHS. As it is an anthology ever season is completely different so you have to start all over again each year.

 

PEPPERMINT MOCHA

A series that gets more popular during the winter or a festive time of year.

Doctor Who! The Christmas Specials are so popular, I once read that the viewing rate is far higher than for the regular episodes. Although I really like the show in general, the Christmas special are beyond awesome! Continue reading

Soundtrack to my Life Movie Tag

Hello folks!
Today I want to share another book tag I modified. This time it’s the really awesome Soundtrack of my Life tag. But instead of writing about books I’m going to share my favourite movies! =)

 

Opening Credits: Favorite Childhood movie:
Basically everything Disney. I still own almost all the movies like Peter Pan, Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty on video. But I guess the one I like best is actually not a Disney film. Anastasia is a very badass girl who saves herself and doesn’t wait for a prince to come along. Love it!

 

Waking up: A film that got you out of a movie watching slump:
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The FRIENDS Tag: TV-Shows

Hi everybody!
During the last few days I spent my time thinking about something new I could come up with. Well, I’ve seen many amazing book tags floating around and often ended up thinking “hey, I would be so much fun to do this with movies or TV shows!”.
So, what I plan to today is a series of adapted tags! Beside my regular posts you will see some book, movie and TV shows tags on my blog. I’d love my readers to pick up those tag and answer the questions themselves!
The first one I’m about to adapt is the Friends tag. Ironically I’ve never seen the show!
So here we go =)

The One where Eddie Won’t Go – a character I wish would just go away: 
This answer might surprise you. The one character that really annoyed me is Aleksandr Petrovsky from Sex and the City. I’ve never been that fond of the show altogether but stumbled upon the finally a few weeks ago on TV. I watched the last three episodes and kept thinking, why on earth is Carrie doing that. That guy is just self-centered, ignorant and arrogant from head to toe, and doesn’t give a damn about her. Aleksandr, please just fuck off.
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