A travel-themed book review for you today! It's not an inspirational, happy-go-lucky kind of novel (are books about executions ever uplifting?), but it's set in a place that I've always been captivated by - Iceland. So without further ado, here are some thoughts on Burial Rites! Dust jacket synopsis Charged with the brutal murder of… Continue reading Review #13: Burial Rites
As any self-respecting bookworm will say, I'm a huge fan of the Harry Potter universe - books, movies, characters, settings, magical-ness, everything! I was understandably rather excited to see Oxford on the list of cities with partner universities that I could choose from for my exchange, because there are loads of places that appear in… Continue reading I’m in Harry Potter heaven!
My second most frequently asked question since being in the UK, after 'where are you from' is 'what are you studying'. It's always fun trying to explain my program in a way that makes it seem like I'm not wasting four years of my life and a stupid amount of money! "So what are you… Continue reading So what exactly do you study?
Winter has finally arrived in the UK, with snowstorms and freezing winds across the country. While everyone is panicking about the cold, I'm just happy to have a bit of winter weather! I've been busy planning some adventures, so while we wait for them to happen, I bring you another historical fiction book review and… Continue reading Review #12: The Historian