“Love Letters To The Dead” by Ava Dellaira

The books I have read lately all had one thing in common: they were on the darker side. After all, Stephen King's "IT" (I will write about that as soon as the film is out here in Germany), Ian McEwan's "Atonement", Kazuo Ishiguro's "Never Let Me Go" or Margaret Atwood's "The Handmaid's Tale" wouldn't exactly … Continue reading “Love Letters To The Dead” by Ava Dellaira

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“Call Me By Your Name” by André Aciman

It doesn't happen often that the perfect book, at the perfect time, just falls into your hands. To me, it happened just a few days ago. I was visiting my mother (Hi, mum!) for a week or so to spend some time with her, celebrate her birthday (Happy birthday again!) and enjoy the heat and … Continue reading “Call Me By Your Name” by André Aciman

“In a Heartbeat”

If you spent one second on the internet in these last few days you have already seen the short film I am about to tell you about. If you haven't, please continue reading. "In a Heartbeat" has taken the internet by storm. The short film, written and directed by Esteban Bravo and Beth David, is not … Continue reading “In a Heartbeat”

“I See You” by The xx

British indie band The xx seem to have been everybody's favourite since the release of their first album, selling millions of records and playing the biggest venues on the planet. With the release of their third album they once again managed to receive widespread critical acclaim and debut at Number 1 in the UK, making it … Continue reading “I See You” by The xx

Disney’s “Beauty And The Beast”

Ever since Disney announced they were making a live action adaptation of their 1991 classic "Beauty And The Beast" I was excited beyond measure, as the original was one of my absolute favorites as a child. And the good news kept on coming. Writers? Evan Spiliotopoulos (you might know him from writing the script to … Continue reading Disney’s “Beauty And The Beast”

David Levithan

Most often you will find me with either a fantasy novel or a classic in hand. Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, Bartimaeus, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Anna Karenina, The Great Gatsby, the list goes on and on, and the books I read most often fit into one of the two categories, if … Continue reading David Levithan