Discussion│Why do we do book hauls?

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Last weekend, my town had a book festival that I volunteered at. This book festival has the particularity of inviting, each year, a different country to showcase the literature of that country, and of course, its authors.

This year’s highlighted country was Italy.

CdL16 haul

My initial intention was to show you the books I got during the festival. A book haul of sorts if you will. I didn’t even get that

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Movie Review│X-Men: Apocalypse

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X-Men-Apocalypse
Director:
Bryan Singer // Year of release: 2016 // Running time: 2h 24min
Cast: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult… // Watch the trailer

Seen in May 2016

Log Line (from IMDb)

With the emergence of the world’s first mutant, Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.

My thoughts

Let me just preface this by saying a

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Movie Review│Captain America: Civil War

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captain america civil war
Director:
Joe and Anthony Russo // Year of release: 2016 // Running time: 2h 26min
Cast: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan… // Watch the trailer

Seen in April and May 2016

Log Line (from IMDb)

Political interference in the Avengers’ activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man.

My thoughts

After the

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Review│Foundation Trilogy

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foundation trilogyAuthor: Isaac Asimov // First published:  1951 // Genre: Science Fiction
This edition: 612 pages, published in November 2010 by Everyman’s Library // Get it @TheBookDepository

Read in April 2016

Synopsis (from Goodreads)

Isaac Asimov’s seminal Foundation trilogy—one of the cornerstones of modern speculative fiction—in a single hardcover volume.

It is the saga of the Galactic Empire, crumbling after twelve thousand years of rule. And

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Tag│NYT By The Book

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Created by Marie Berg, inspired by the “By The Book” column in The New York Times Magazine.

You may have noticed a lack of articles on this blog lately (for the past couple of months). Well… I haven’t read anything that particularly made me want to write reviews or anything, so unfortunately I’ve been kind of MIA. You can still follow my Instagram if you want to see me post pictures of every single book I read this year,

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