60 Books Challenge 2016

 60 Books Challenge 2016

  1. A book written by someone under the age of 25 
  2. A book written by someone over 65 
  3. A book published before 1850 Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
  4. A book published this year Hard Red Spring by Kelly Kerney
  5. An anthology 
  6. A book published by an indie press
  7. A book about or by someone who identifies as LGBTQ 
  8. A book that takes place in Asia 
  9. A book written by an Asian author 
  10. A book by an African author 
  11. A book that takes place in Africa 
  12. A book by or about Native Americans 
  13. A book by or about Aborigines 
  14. A Young Adult novel Aristotle and Dante discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sàenz
  15. A sci-fi novel Doctor Who: The Angel’s Kiss by Melody Malone
  16. A National Book Award winning book 
  17. A Man Booker Prize winning book 
  18. A Pulitzer Prize winning book 
  19. A retelling of a classic story 
  20. An audio-book Silver: Return to Treasure Island by Andrew Motion
  21. A book adapted for radio The Gaveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (adapted by BBC)
  22. A book that was recommended to you My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem
  23. A book originally published in a different language 
  24. A book in a foreign language 
  25. A book you consider a “guilty pleasure” 
  26. A book published the year you were born 
  27. A book with more than 500 pages 
  28. A classic romance 
  29. A book that became a movie Octopussy & The Living Daylights by Ian Fleming
  30. A book with a number in the title 
  31. A funny book Good Omens by Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett
  32. A mystery or thriller And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
  33. An erotic novel Casanova: The Venetian Years by Giacomo Casanova
  34. A book with a one-word title Daredevils by Shawn Vestal
  35. A nonfiction book We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  36. A popular author’s first book 
  37. A book from a favourite author you haven’t read yet 
  38. A book based on a true story 
  39. A book from the bottom of your to-read-pile The Ragged-Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell
  40. A book based on its cover alone The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman
  41. A book you were supposed to read in school but didn’t 
  42. A book with antonyms in the title 
  43. A book set somewhere you’ve always wanted to visit 
  44. A trilogy 
  45. A book from your childhood 
  46. A book with a colour in the title 
  47. A book that makes you cry 
  48. A book with magic 
  49. A book by an author you’ve never read before The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
  50. A book you own but haven’t read How To Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell
  51. A book that takes place in your hometown, state or country 
  52. A play Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris
  53. A banned book 
  54. A book based on or turned into a TV show Doctor Who: Sleepers in the Dust by Darren Jones
  55. A NaNoWriMo winning novel 
  56. A book your dad loves 
  57. A book your mum loves 
  58. A book your grandparents love/own 
  59. A book by an author with your initials (C.K.) 
  60. A book by an author with the same first name (Cornelia/Conny) 
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Considering my M.A. thesis

Well, I’m close to finishing my last uni courses before I can start my M.A. thesis, and I can’t decide on a proper research question.

If you’ve read this blog before, you probably know that I am studying for my Master of Arts in Cross-Cultural Communication by distance learning. Unfortunately, that means that I do not know my course-mates and have nobody at uni to actually talk about thesis ideas.

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If We Were Having Coffee… On February 27

Hello my lovelies!

Welcome to this week’s Weekend Coffee Share! I’m so sorry to have missed two weeks of coffee dates, but I’m here now and can’t wait to see you again!

Well, let’s start with the two weekends I missed, shall we? Sit down, I’ll make us coffee, tea or my newest experiment: Golden Milk with turmeric and ginger.

Turmeric Milk with ginger, cayenne and cinnamon.
Turmeric Milk with ginger, cayenne and cinnamon.

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If We Were Having Coffee… On February 6

Hello my lovelies!

It’s so good to see you for our Weekend Coffee Share! I’ve still got a bit of a cough, but I am doing much better than I was last weekend!

So come in, make yourself comfy while I make us a nice hot cuppa of the tea or coffee of your choice.

What have you been up to this week?

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If We Were Having Coffee… On January 31

Hello my lovelies,

how are you today? You’ll see that I’m a day late with my Weekend Coffee Share, and the reason for that is that I am sick. I’ve got a major cold, and didn’t have any voice yesterday. I’m still sore all over and I guess I’ll have a really annoying cough for at least another week.

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If we were having coffee today, I’d make us a nice cup of tea (with Manuka honey for me) or a coffee, just let me know hat you’d like.

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If We Were Having Coffee… On January 23

Hello, my lovelies!

How are you doing? It’s so nice to see you again for our Weekend Coffee Share. It’s been pretty cold here last week and there might still be black ice on the ground (it was -7°C yesterday) so come on in and I’ll make us a nice hot coffee or tea.

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