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10 books that I loved in 2017

While compulsively adding books to my 2018 to-read list, I realized that 2017 was a pretty good year for me bookwise. So I decided to put together a (short) list of ten books that I really enjoyed reading last year (with the specification that most of these books weren’t published in 2017, I just happened […]

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A Monster Calls or how to heal with stories" href="https://chapter26.net/2017/12/20/a-monster-calls/" class="classic-link padding-top-30 site-palette-yin-2-color display-block padding-bottom-5 site-typeface-title typo-size-xxlarge post-title"> A Monster Calls

or how to heal with stories

This little book (which is honestly a treasure) was a birthday present from my dearest M. Not sure if it was intended as a lesson or just as a reminder of all those things we should be grateful for, but I’m pretty sure I spotted this one on her books-that-made-me-cry shelf and it would definitely […]

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The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower #1) or why fantasy and western go well together" href="https://chapter26.net/2017/10/29/the-gunslinger/" class="classic-link padding-top-30 site-palette-yin-2-color display-block padding-bottom-5 site-typeface-title typo-size-xxlarge post-title"> The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower #1)

Howdy! (not so) Funny story actually. This book has been sitting in my to-be-read pile for quite a while now, two years to be more precise. I bought this in the summer of 2015 for my birthday and I swear I’ve been meaning to read it ever since but somehow never had the time. Fortunately […]

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A Wizard of Earthsea (Earthsea Cycle #1) or how to discover your kingdom in a fantasy book" href="https://chapter26.net/2016/12/19/a-wizard-of-earthsea/" class="classic-link padding-top-30 site-palette-yin-2-color display-block padding-bottom-5 site-typeface-title typo-size-xxlarge post-title"> A Wizard of Earthsea (Earthsea Cycle #1)

Book title: A Wizard of Earthsea (Earthsea Cycle #1) Author: Ursula K. Le Guin Winter is already upon us and what better time than this to curl up under your fuzzy blankets and read as much as possible? You can of course add a cup of warm tea or hot chocolate in order to make […]

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Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances or why facing your demons might be a good idea" href="https://chapter26.net/2016/08/28/trigger-warning-short-fictions-and-disturbances/" class="classic-link padding-top-30 site-palette-yin-2-color display-block padding-bottom-5 site-typeface-title typo-size-xxlarge post-title"> Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances

Book title: Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances Author: Neil Gaiman This book was one of those who made it to my to-read list for 2015, made based on a very popular list and chosen for the category “A book of short stories”. I was not acquainted with Gaiman’s style at the time because I had only […]

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The Last of the Sky Pirates or how an unlucky number and a series rampage can make you really happy" href="https://chapter26.net/2016/04/12/the-last-of-the-sky-pirates/" class="classic-link padding-top-30 site-palette-yin-2-color display-block padding-bottom-5 site-typeface-title typo-size-xxlarge post-title"> The Last of the Sky Pirates

BOOK TITLE: The Last of the Sky Pirates (The Edge Chronicles #5) AUTHOR: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell Howdy again! My adventure through this world of the Edge Chronicles continues in a very interesting manner. I have recently purchased the 5th (or at least chronologically the 5th-I’m still a little bit confused with how this series should be […]

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The Curse of the Gloamglozer or why reading for-children labeled books is always a good idea" href="https://chapter26.net/2016/04/11/the-curse-of-the-gloamglozer/" class="classic-link padding-top-30 site-palette-yin-2-color display-block padding-bottom-5 site-typeface-title typo-size-xxlarge post-title"> The Curse of the Gloamglozer

BOOK TITLE: The Curse of the Gloamglozer (The Edge Chronicles #4) AUTHOR: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell Hello dear readers! I am back in business, this time with a book that reminds me very much of my childhood. I began this series (The Edge Chronicles) some years ago and I remember reading the first three books in consecutive […]

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Warbreaker or how to master the art of fantasy books" href="https://chapter26.net/2016/03/28/warbreaker/" class="classic-link padding-top-30 site-palette-yin-2-color display-block padding-bottom-5 site-typeface-title typo-size-xxlarge post-title"> Warbreaker

BOOK TITLE: Warbreaker (Warbreaker #1) AUTHOR: Brandon Sanderson Hello dear readers! This time I tried changing the reviewing process and went from writing it right after finishing the book to writing it while reading the book. Sort of a literary experiment to see how it turns out. I choose this book for this “new technique” because it’s a […]

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The Last Ever After or why you shouldn't give up on reading fairy tales" href="https://chapter26.net/2016/01/21/the-last-ever-after/" class="classic-link padding-top-30 site-palette-yin-2-color display-block padding-bottom-5 site-typeface-title typo-size-xxlarge post-title"> The Last Ever After

BOOK TITLE: The Last Ever After (A School for Good and Evil #3) AUTHOR: Soman Chainani I must confess that the idea of reading fairy tales again, after all these years since childhood, was quite appealing. That’s why when a friend of mine enthusiastically recommended this series I said yes without thinking twice. And now here I am, […]

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