The Princess Diarist: For curious and sad

How do I talk about The Princess Diarist? I think I will start with dividing the book into two parts, the book itself is actually divided into three. But my separating this book into two, is not its content, but rather by the group of people that should read the last book of late and […]

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Annihilation: Witness the Evolution

I knew about the film of course, but before that, I didn’t really know about the trilogy of books written by Jeff Vandermeer, despite them actually being already translated into the Czech language. I suppose I spend too many hours diving into the fantasy realms that I am missing out on a lot of post-apocalyptic […]

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Beowulf (J.R.R.Tolkien): Fantasy Before Its Time

There are many authors who were fascinated by this medieval poem depicting the Danes, their kings and legends. Like many works of fiction, even Beowulf is roughly based on kings who lived before the time this book was written. Roughly dated back to the year 1000 AD, although many professors date the manuscript to an […]

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WIN WITH ELKY: The Outrun

WIN A COPY OF  THE OUTRUN by Amy Liptrot A brilliant and raw book about failure, love, nature, and power we all have, often without even realizing it. Many books often touch us on a personal note in a way, that we are not ready to face, making even such a brilliant work hard to […]

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Amy Liptrot: The Outrun

This is not really a review but more of a very personal look back at reading a brilliant little book called “The Outrun”. „I‘m back under these decaying clouds and deep skies, living among the elements that made me“, writes Amy Liptrot in her autobiographical book “The Outrun”.

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Review: Carrie Brownstein – Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl

Sometimes it’s more difficult to write a review for a book than other times. Those are the times when books hit too close to home. For me, it happened with Carrie Brownstein’s Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl. The reason was very simple. I come from a small village north of Czech republic. The village […]

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Review: Harry Potter and The Cursed Child

This review contains tiny spoilers from the book.  As someone who has had Harry Potter in her mind, heart, and soul from the very beginning I was excited to hear that the Wizarding world and the magic of its creator Joanne Rowling is coming back. At first, it was with the upcoming film Fantastic Beast […]

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