Author Archives: Spider

About Spider

Hi! I am me, I do stuff online. And sometimes offline too. Hanging about in the garden, playing with my food. You know. Do what Spider's do. I also read a lot.

Top Ten New-to-me authors from 2022

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According to my theStorygraph wrap-up I have explored the works of 93 new authors last year. Considering I read 130 books, that’s quite something! This weeks TopTenTuesday by thatArtsyReaderGirl is just about all these new discovered authors. Below is a list of well, eight, authors I would like to read more of. I decided to not-include any authors I’ve already… Read more »

My physical 2023 TBR – aka all the unread books on my shelves

Last year, I started the year with 23 unread physical books. And I’ve read 130 books in 2022, so you would probably think, this list has grown a lot shorter… but Dear Reader, it has not! 😅 Most of these I have bought, found or received during 2022, but a couple are still from the previous year(s). Apparently now that… Read more »

My recommendations from 2022

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The year is over, another has started! And we are still here and reading. I hope you had some wonderful holidays and I wish you a great 2023! During 2022 I’ve finished reading 130 books, across 44,417 pages. I got wrapped up in intrigue, went to dark places, and explored new worlds. I read 94 new authors, had 9 rereads… Read more »

What have I read in November 2022?

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Last month of the year is ahead! And… I have reached so many of my goals, that I will be throwing all the others out of the window and only read Christmassy books. To gamify this a bit, I have joined the Reindeer Readathon by Breakeven Books and designed a Christmas bingo board for our IGGPPC Bookwyrms. Yay! But first,… Read more »

The have-I-finished-my-2022-TBR topic

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We are getting to the end of the year, and I am planning on reading a lot of either Christmas related books or dark winter books for December, so this is the time to get back to my 2022 TBR list and see how I’ve done this year. At the beginning of this year, I had 23 unread books on… Read more »

Current life as a celiac

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After coming back from our Swedish holiday, I noticed I had a lot of energy again. I was doing great, both mentally as physically, and really felt like myself again. After a couple of weeks, and getting my vaccines, I was a total mess. Low energy, often cranky, hiding away again. Something was wrong. Was it the result of the… Read more »