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Favorites: January

Favorites: January

I have done these a lot in 2016, then I did one post like this in 2017 and now I want to try to do them again in 2018. So let’s see how it goes! This post is meant to share with you my favorite […]

Read: January

Read: January

The first month of the year has been great so far. I have already managed to read 8 books, so I am curious to see if I can keep it up for the rest of the year (probably not). So what did I read last […]

New year, new look

New year, new look

Surprise! Notice anything new? I decided after almost three years of the previous look and feel it was time for an overhaul. So, new look, new banners, new image mock-up: a whole new ‘Just plain Suus’! This is just a short post introducing the new […]

Read: December

Read: December

The final month of the year always includes a reading sprint. I wanted to surpass my goal of 65 books and in last weeks post I talked about trying to reach 67. I ended up in between those two at a total of 66 books […]

Do: 2018 Reading Challenge (and end of 2017)

Do: 2018 Reading Challenge (and end of 2017)

As it is now the start of 2018 I wanted to reflect on my reading challenges of last year and set some new reading goals for next year. I made similar posts in 2016 and in 2017 so check those out if you are curious. […]

Thoughts: Looking back at 2017 and forward to 2018

Thoughts: Looking back at 2017 and forward to 2018

Time is starting to go so fast and so within a blink the end of 2017 has come and it is time to reflect on another year and look forward to 2018. Let’s reflect Looking back at my post about 2016 I can really say […]

Thoughts: My best nine (Instagram)

Thoughts: My best nine (Instagram)

I have been instagramming for a while now, running two accounts. My personal one @justplainsuus and my bookstagram one @justplainbooks. There is a thing you can do which looks at your ‘best nine‘ posts of the year (the ones with the most likes) and I […]

Favorites: 2017

Favorites: 2017

I have only done a ‘Favorites’ this year in January (great start, very poor follow through), but I wanted to share my faves of this year regardless. Like last year, I decided to give you a top 10 of my favorite movies and books. Unlike […]

Do: Making paper

Do: Making paper

When I graduated in January one of my gifts was a gift card to make my own paper at Papiermakerij De Hoop. Since I have been writing a lot more this year, my family thought it would be nice to not just create the words, […]

Review: Turtles all the Way Down (*****)

Review: Turtles all the Way Down (*****)

I have been a fan of John Green since I read ‘Looking for Alaska’ in 2008 or so. When ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ was published in 2012, I devoured it. I don’t know why I haven’t really read any of the books he has […]