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First book for the Reading Challenge

I’m back and I’m happy to say that I’ve finished first book for the Reading Challenge that I was talking about in my previous post here.


I know that I am young, but I am ready for the great responsibility that lies before me

Book cover of Victoria. Image credit to Goodreads.
My rating for this book: 5 stars

What can I say, I’m a sucker for a period drama whether on TV or in books, love them! This book was written by the author (Daisy Goodwin) who also created and wrote the tv drama “Victoria”.
I’ve enjoyed watching the drama on tv and once I realized that this book has the same take on the historical characters, I was sold and wanted to read more about young queen Victoria and her struggles to become an adult and a sovereign.

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Reading Challenge 2019

New Year and crazy promises, right?

Reading 50 books sounds like a challenge even to me, and I love reading, but I will attempt it nevertheless. Last year I read 24 books without participating in this challenge, so I’m hoping that committing to this will give me the much needed boost.

Helmet reading challenge logo. Image credit to Helmet reading challenge materials.

To help with choosing the books, there is an annual reading challenge that the Finnish capital area city libraries organize and it’s called “Helmet Reading Challenge”. Oh, and don’t be confused by the word “Helmet”, it comes from
“Helsinki Metropolitan Area Libraries”.

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First blog, first book reading challenge!

It’s a year of firsts!
Also, hello! Nice to have you here, I hope you enjoy my new blog.

My name is Camilla and I would like to write to you about books, well-being and life in Finland. I’ve thought of starting a blog for a while now and so why not now when the air is full of New Year/New Me promises.

That’s me, dreaming of a reading nook like this and a pile of books.
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