Category: #CarolTalks

What I Read in July

July was one of those months that lasted 10 minutes. Actually, 2020 has been like this. But I still managed to read five books. Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer Annihilation is the first book from the Southern Command trilogy. This book was written as if it was a diary from a biologist during her expedition to

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What I Read in June

June was a weird a month both personally and globally. On a personal level it was a very busy but also anxious time. On global level the Black Lives Matters movement dominated the headlines, changed the way we look at police and history and, according to The New York Times, might be the largest movement

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What I Read in May

May was an ok month. June was another story, but I’ll get to that on another post. I managed to read 7 books in total, some of them different from what I usually read. A Girl Called Shameless by Laura Steven, originally published in 2019 A Girl Called Shameless tells the story of Izzy O’Neill,

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What I Read in April

March and April have been weird months, spent mostly at home. Even though I had more time to read, it was hard to concentrate in March, so I didn’t manage to finish any book that month. But in April my headspace got much better. I read a total of six books, some of them I

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Conversation with friends and the story of 2020s characters + Comparing them to dog breeds

Somewhere around January I read a review on goodreads with the most perfect quote. “Conversations with Friends is another one of those books about not particularly nice people entangled in awkward relationships,” wrote Esil (the author of said review). Conversations with Friends is the second novel by Sally Rooney, a young Irish author. It tells

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#CarolTalks: First Thoughts of Kiko’s Magical Holiday Vynil Lip Lacquer

I’m a sucker for a good red lipstick. So, when I went into the Kiko store to buy one of my favorite concealers, I couldn’t resist their holiday collection. I loved all the palettes, but what I got was their Magical Holiday Vynil Lip Lacquer (what a long name!) in the color nº 5 Red

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What I Read in October and November

I have no idea how to start this text, literally. On the past couple of months, I didn’t read as much as I regularly do, mainly because I had other priorities. At first, I felt bad about it, but then I remembered that 1) I already fulfilled my goal related to reading and 2) I

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