Can we just start with this song? I can’t say that I know the National at all, and having listened to the original afterwards, I still prefer this cover by my favorite Icelander:
Marion Zimmer-Bradley’s The mists of Avalon
Maria Langs Farligt att förtära
Karolina Ramqvists Den vita staden
Lilja Sigurðardóttir’s Snare
Jenny Colgan’s The cafe by the sea
Johanne Hildebrandts Freja
Malala Yousafzai’s I am Malala
A.J. Jacobs’ The Year of Living Biblically: One Man’s Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible
They were all pretty good, I have to say. Looking back, I remember Snare (not necessarily the storyline, but the feeling the book gave me) and Freja. Meanwhile Jenny Colgan has become my most reliable read when it comes to chicklit.
Concerning Maria Lange though – I rather enjoy the books, but the mortality rate in them is close to Midsummer Murders numbers, and you as a reader wonder how this woman can be welcomed into any circles.
Yep, rewatched it. David Tennant is in it, and they speak Scottish – what’s not to love?
We finished Orphan Black! And yeah, it was pretty great. Very impressed by Tatiana Maslany’s portrayal of… dozens (?) of characters and still managing to make them feel genuine. Meanwhile, in Gilmore Girls, I’m completely on team Jess (sorry L! you were right all along) and Dean is a jerk. And Sonequa Martin-Green is the coolest main character in Star Trek that I’ve seen.