The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer

30th August 2016 Ann-Cathrine 0

One of my favourite literary genres is fairy tales and I am especially happy with all the retellings of classic tales available in recent years. I am always curious about what spin other people can take with a well-known and much loved story and the popularity of them says something about our society I think. A nostalgic look at our cultural history but with our modern culture’s virtues and vices at the forefront regardless whether the stories take place in the past, present, or future. Last year, I found the first book in the hugely popular series of The Lunar […]

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The Martian by Andy Weir

7th June 2016 Ann-Cathrine 0

When I was a child, before school or anything, the only thing I wanted to be when I grew up was an astronaut. I could spent hours upon hours looking at television specials about the Universe and when I learnt how to read I read everything about the stars and planets. My mother has her favourite childhood (horror) story about me: on a Sunday morning, very early, I jumped into my parents’ bed asking, ‘What’s the fourth planet from the Sun?’ My mother had often stated that it was the moment she sort of gave up on me. Since then […]

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