Recommendations: Halloween

With the spooky season just round the corner, now is the perfect time to read a scary or spooky book. If you’re feeling that itch, look below for ten book recommendations that are perfect for Halloween, featuring witches, ghosts, haunted houses and more.Continue reading


Recommendations: Scary Children’s Books (Kinderboekenweek)

In the Netherlands we have an annual event called ‘Kinderboekenweek‘ or Children’s Books Week where Dutch children’s books are promoted during ten days. Schools, libraries and bookstores all participate to organize activities. Moreover, there’s a themed book that you receive for free if you spend at least €10,- in bookstores. This year’s event takes place from the 4th until the 15th of October and the theme is terribly scary, which seems very fitting as it takes place in the Halloween month.

Since I read a huge amount of scary books when I was a child and since I usually focus on adult literature, I thought it would be fun to give recommendations for scary children’s books. Many of these books are ones I loved when I was younger.Continue reading


Recommendations: Romance

As I’m sure you’re all aware, tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. Whether you celebrate the holiday or not,  it does give you the perfect excuse to read a chick lit or browse the romance section in your local bookstore or library. Here are some recommendations to get you started!Continue reading