The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

I’ve been really lucky to have been reading books as beautifully crafted as this one, but my review is no match (especially since it’s been a while). I can only recommend it endlessly and hope you read it too! It was only by reading it that I finally understood the hype. 😀



Title: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid

Publisher: Atria Books

Number of Pages: 388

Language: English




taken from Goodreads

Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant for the job, no one in the journalism community is more astounded than Monique herself. Why her? Why now?

Monique is not exactly on top of the world. Her husband, David, has left her, and her career has stagnated. Regardless of why Evelyn has chosen her to write her biography, Monique is determined to use this opportunity to jumpstart her career.

Summoned to Evelyn’s Upper East Side apartment, Monique listens as Evelyn unfurls her story: from making her way to Los Angeles in the 1950s to her decision to leave show business in the late 80s, and, of course, the seven husbands along the way. As Evelyn’s life unfolds through the decades—revealing a ruthless ambition, an unexpected friendship, and a great forbidden love—Monique begins to feel a very a real connection to the actress. But as Evelyn’s story catches up with the present, it becomes clear that her life intersects with Monique’s own in tragic and irreversible ways.


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Thoughts on Why I Quit Bookstagram

Hello, book friends! So … I guess this is it? My first kind of discussion post? Or just rambling? Can rambling be considered discussion? I don’t know 🤔

ANYWAY, recently I took a decision that I hope is for the best. As you can see from the title of the post, I gave up on bookstagram, which was something I had been thinking for a while now. And something that was quite hard, to be honest.

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The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Hello, book nerds! 😛 Today I’m here to share my review of A Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller. I haven’t written one of these full reviews in quite some time, so excuse me if I’m a bit rusty 😅


Title: The Song of Achilles

Author: Madeline Miller

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Number of Pages: 352

Language: English




Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the court of King Peleus and his perfect son Achilles. Despite their differences, Achilles befriends the shamed prince, and as they grow into young men skilled in the arts of war and medicine, their bond blossoms into something deeper – despite the displeasure of Achilles’s mother Thetis, a cruel sea goddess. But when word comes that Helen of Sparta has been kidnapped, Achilles must go to war in distant Troy and fulfill his destiny. Torn between love and fear for his friend, Patroclus goes with him, little knowing that the years that follow will test everything they hold dear.

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A Mermaid’s Tail

Hi, friends! For those of you that are new around, hello! I’m Marta, I’m 19, I’m from Portugal, I’m a Slytherin (utmost important information) and I’m the blogger behind the book mermaid. Today I’m here to share with you my challenge for the Let’s Be Mermaids read-a-thon. If you haven’t joined yet, make sure you check out this post to see all the challenges and follow all social media. Don’t forget to keep track of your readings with the hashtag #MermaidsRead. 😉

My challenge is called A Mermaid’s Tail and it’s super easy to complete! Go on your favourite editing program and let your imagination do its thing! Get yourself a nice mermaid tail with your own personal design. Can you make it bookish? 😀

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Let’s Be Mermaids Read-a-thon 2018

Hello, book and mermaid lovers! How are your reading plans for this Summer? A lot of books in your TBR? I do have some and I’d love to read them by the pool or at the beach, like a real-life mermaid.

But because I can’t right now (adult responsibilities get in the way in the worst times tbh), I’ll have to read sitting on my own bed. So let’s bring the mermaidness to my house (and yours too!) 😀

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Wonder Woman Book Tag

Hey, everyone! I just came back from my driving class, which went quite well, and so decided to write a tag for the blog before going to work, since I’m super motivated (which rarely happens, I have to admit). I was tagged by my name buddy, Marta @ The Cursed Books. Thank you so much! I absolutely adored the Wonder Woman movie, and so I’m very excited to get to this tag. I’ll have to think of a re-watch soon 😉

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An update on the last six months

Hello, book lovers! Yes, I’m still here, and no, I haven’t given up on this little project 😅 I’m aware I haven’t posted since February, and I really apologize for that. To be honest, I had planned on taking a little hiatus back then. I just didn’t expect it to be this long, but because life really, really got in the way, I had to. Again, I’m really sorry. I missed blogging so much! I’ve been slowly trying to get back on track, so hopefully, I will be able to post more often. 😀

Advice: this might get too long, so find yourself a comfortable seat and get a nice cup of coffee/tea/hot chocolate if you wanna stick around 😉

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