Culture, Events, Lists

The Halloween List of Books Films and Series

Halloween Night! Tomorrow it is the 31st of October, it's Halloween night! If you have a day off or an evening off, here is a seven item list of inspiration of Halloween related / horror related films, series and books. I am not that fond of horror so the lists are quite mild. If I have… Continue reading The Halloween List of Books Films and Series

Culture, Travel

Edinburgh Tuesday

This blog post is a sequel to the series ‘The Recap of the Day – Edinburgh 2017’. How my first day – Friday – has been, you can read about it here –> Edinburgh Travel. How my second day - Saturday - has been, you can read about it here -> Edinburgh Saturday How my third… Continue reading Edinburgh Tuesday

Books

A Deadly Run-Off – Max Rippe

My book review of "A deadly run-off" written by Max Rippe In my view... This book is a sequel in the series of detective Maik Hof. This book can be read as a sequel and as a standalone. Maik Hof is a detective living in Delft and he is just settled into his new home… Continue reading A Deadly Run-Off – Max Rippe

Books

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child | Part One and Part Two – J.K. Rowling | John Tiffany | Jack Thorne

My book review of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child | Part One and Part Two" written by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne In my view... This story is about the life of Harry Potter and his friends, 19 years after he has defeated Voldemort and escaped death. This part starts where the… Continue reading Harry Potter and the Cursed Child | Part One and Part Two – J.K. Rowling | John Tiffany | Jack Thorne

Blog, Events

April 2017 | Life of an IT student

Time flies when you are... ... busy ... having fun ... living life ... studying hard ... working on your career ... improving and expanding knowledge ... being active and sporting ... and take some rest now and then of course -- 'April 4th, 2017, written by Sophie van den Akker' Life of an IT… Continue reading April 2017 | Life of an IT student

Blog, Books

Bookcatalog of 2017 | The first quarter

Whoohoo today I have received this awesome catalog full of books that will be published in the first quarter of 2017. I was wondering...how do other bookblogger or bookfanatics keep up with what will be published in the upcoming month? Let me know in a comment https://www.instagram.com/p/BNZ89kYA0G9/?taken-by=sophie.vda.blog A big thanks to Hebban and publisher Van… Continue reading Bookcatalog of 2017 | The first quarter

Blog

November Update

The november update And tomorrow is my birthday! Yeey The wintertime is set last month and this month is as usual...the most busiest time of the year, the 'inbetween' of the first university semester of this year. Next month will be The most wonderful time of the year because of the Christmas holiday and all the family and… Continue reading November Update

Books, Lifestyle, Social Media

Reading beside books

Everyone who loves to read a book now and then, or often, will recognize this. The time you can spend on reading books. The time you spend on reading other - necessary or required - readings. How much time do you spend on reading other things than books? The past couple of decades and the… Continue reading Reading beside books

Books

The grave in the forest – Simone van der Vlugt

My book review of "The grave in the forest" written by Simone van der Vlugt In my view... This little novel is about a woman who discovers a secret about her husband. The book is a literature novel but in my opinion, and definitely towards the end, it becomes more a little thriller. It is… Continue reading The grave in the forest – Simone van der Vlugt

Books, Events

Boekenfestijn 2016

Yester I have been to the 'Boekenfestijn 2016' in Utrecht. Boekenfestijn ('Book festival' in English) is a big book market of the 'Stichting CPNB' (corporate propaganda foundation of the Dutch book). Lots and lots of new books and classics are available and you can buy them for a good price. The book festival lasts for… Continue reading Boekenfestijn 2016