Author Archives: jebjork

De-Stressing when my to-do list is too long

Sometimes I can get myself in to a stressed out fit because I feel there is too much to do and too little time to do it. This is where my organised brain wiring comes into to its supreme command. … Continue reading

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A – Z End

Phew, an other crazy April blogging month is over. Every April 30 I can’t help but feel quite content to go back to my normal, once a week blog schedule. Thinking of all the free time I will create in … Continue reading

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May – FIRST

Phew! Another A-Z blogging month is over, if you missed some of the posts you can find all of them here. For the whole month, I blogged about settings in some of my favourite books using one letter from the alphabet … Continue reading

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Z – Zoo (London)

My last Dane of the month, this small country has many talented authors and I like how they weave their stories together in very different ways. Earlier this month we met crime writer JUSSI ADLER-OLSEN  and Greenland fan KIM LEINE.     … Continue reading

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Y – Yugoslavia

We are almost at the end of the challenge and today we are travelling to YUGOSLAVIA, a country that because of political decisions no longer exists. THE TIGER’S WIFE by TÉA OBREHT, like the country’s own history is a complicated … Continue reading

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X

This letter has stumped me every year since I started this challenge and even though I made a conscious effort to come up with a book early on for the letter X, I still have yet to find one. If … Continue reading

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W – World

The WORLD would have been a very different place if even just one of the alternative histories explored in WHAT IF – MILITARY HISTORIANS IMAGINE WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN (edited by ROBERT COWLEY) had come true. From a naval battle … Continue reading

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V – Venice

We’re back in Italy, still in the north, but this time on the other side of the coast, in VENICE, THE CITY  OF FALLEN ANGELS according to JOHN BERENDT. I love to read a good travelogue, especially the ones that … Continue reading

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U – Underworld

Today we are travelling down, to the UNDERWORLD where the dead people live. The greatest book I have read, narrated by death itself is the BOOKTHIEF by MARKUS ZUSAK. It lingered on my shelf for years, for some reason, before … Continue reading

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T – Thames

Living in London you can’t avoid the great river THAMES that run through the city, much of its life is surrounded by it and have been from the earliest origins. I love going on the top deck of a bus … Continue reading

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