1 Followers
2 Following
Lark

Pitter Patter of Little Thoughts

If I had an addiction, it would probably be books. All kinds of books. There is almost nothing better than curling up with fuzzy pillows, warm blankets, a mug of hot chocolate, and of course a book to fall into. Trying to get a full account of all the books I've read in the past - and also trying to be more diligent about documenting the books I read nowadays (and reviewing them). Thus, all current books I read will be reviewed, and all books I've realized I read in the past will not be reviewed unless I read them again. Also trying to expand my palate in books and genres. There's nothing I love better than a recommended new book in a different genre that surpasses my expectations. Feel free to leave a recommendation ^^

Currently reading

A Tale of Two Cities
Charles Dickens, Stephen Koch
The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel - Neil Gaiman This story is like a fairytale for adults. A little darker, a little more mature, but whimsical enough to remind you of magical things.

One thing that I did love was his style of writing. Somehow Gaiman is a genius and manages to convey a seven-year-old mindset through his writing. But it didn't bother me at all because it read like an adult book. Absolutely fascinating because usually books are unable to capture a younger voice and make it resonate with adults. Fantastic writing.

But everything else was fairly straight forward.
So I liked it, but other than that, I can't say much for it. It didn't leave an impression on my mind. It's a bit like a very nice dream that had something strange and out of the ordinary, but it doesn't really stick with you when you wake up.

For that, three stars. I liked it. It was well written, introduced the characters and made me like them, ended very well, etc. It was a good book. But not much more than that.
Recommended for people who want to read something like an adult fairytale.