A lovely Wreckage by Brigid Hannon | Hobby Mania

If you are a regular reader at my blog you probably already know that I have never reviewed poems (and by extension, I have also never reviewed collections of them) before. It’s usually not my thing because I never had that much appreciation for poetry. To me it always seemed a little too simple, like […]

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Children of blood and bone | Hobby mania

I don’t understand why this book doesn’t get more recognition. I blew through it within 4 days and loved every second that I spent reading it. And yet, I haven’t heard a peep about it before. Know how I found it? There was a sale in my favorite bookstore and I liked the cover so […]

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Dumb Witness by Agatha Christie | Hobby Mania

Yeah, I’m still a fangirl, don’t judge me. Currently I’m collecting Agatha Christie’s books because her writing is absolutely amazing Miss Marple and Poirot are mesmerizing people the Hungarian editions look beautiful and make a great addition to my collection of books So yeah, just look at this cover: The blurb Hercule Poirot gets a […]

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Shame by Salman Rushdie | Hobby Mania

Before this I prided myself on loving all kinds of books. This piece of work proved me wrong in the first 30 pages, so much so that I couldn’t even go past that mark. Therefore, here you will read about my experience with Shame, but not an entire review, as I don’t think I would […]

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The Changeling by Victor LaValle | Hobby Mania

I’m going to be honest, I bought this book while I was in a hurry, so I didn’t read the blurb on the back. Instead, I looked at the cover and read the recommendations and decided it would be worth my money. We are talking about a book that was nominated for several prizes after […]

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My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite | Hobby Mania

First of all, I would like to preface by saying that I absolutely adore any type of content about serial killers. Therefore, when I first saw the cover of this book I was already in love. (The Hungarian publisher did an amazing job choosing it.) The blurb: The main character of our story in Korede. […]

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After the Funeral by Agatha Christie | Hobby Mania

If you like detective fiction you already know that Agatha Christie is the founder of the “good ol’ classics”. I know this all too well and dived into her books as of recently and this piece was exceptionally good. So now I’m recommending it to all of you. The blurb The story is simple. Richard […]

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Learning Languages | Hobby Mania

For most people learning a language doesn’t count as a hobby. It takes a lot of time and you probably don’t get to use the language that you actually like in your everyday life. For me, it’s the same. I live in Hungary but have always wanted to learn Russian. And I’m on it. So, […]

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