Rory Gilmore Book Challenge

Lovers of incredibly fast-paced and witty TV show Gilmore Girls will know that Rory Gilmore is the ultimate book worm.

In 7 seasons, she has been seen reading and heard referencing a plethora of books, from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn to The Yearling.

Many a viewer has tried in vain to spot each and every literary reference the Gilmore girls dropped in their daily conversations. To keep up with the mother-daughter-duo, you’d have to be extremely well-read, know your pop culture and current affairs and deliver it all at twice your normal talking speed.

The Rory Gilmore Book Challenge is a list of all 340 books included in the show, and the challenge to read them all. I’ve marked the ones I have read so far. 114 out of 340 isn’t too shabby!

How many have you read? Have you done the Challenge or are you doing it?

Here’s the full list:

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Hazelnut Espresso Affogato at Eiscafé Rialto

Eiscafé Rialto in Solingen, Germany, has been my favourite ice cream parlour for more than a decade.
Recently, owner Vita offered me a new drink from the menu: affogato al caffè, also known as Espresso Affogato. It means: “drowned in coffee” and that’s exactly what it is.

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My NaNoWriMo experience

It was about this time last year, when I first heard of NaNoWriMo.

NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month, and the month in question is November. The idea behind it is simple: Write (or try to write) 50,000 words of the first draft of a novel within the 30 days of November.

You read that right. 30 days, 50k words, 1 book.

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