Friday 56: My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises

This blog meme happens every Friday, hosted by Freda’s Voice, where you share an excerpt of a book you’ve read.

*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader
(If you have to improvise, that’s ok.)
*Find any sentence, (or few, just don’t spoil it)
*Post it.
*Add your (url) post below in Linky. Add the post url, not your blog url.
*It’s that simple.

I chose My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises. (The book is translated from Swedish and so has two different titles).

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry

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Read-O-Rama Readathon

Read-O-Rama is basically readathons throughout the year with different challenges each time. I see it mentioned frequently but now I’m actually on time to take part in this readathon. This readathon is from 11th June – 17th June.



1. Read a book with RAMA in the title and/or author’s name
2. Read a book with water on the cover
3. Read a short book (150 pages or less)
4. Read a graphic novel
5. Read a book you’ve been anticipating
6. Read an own voice book
7. Read a book released in the summer of any year
8. Read 7 Books

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This is a readathon which is going on at the same time as the Read-o-Rama readathon and overlaps with the Because Dragons RAT so it runs from 11th June to 18th June. Is it a good idea to do this readathon as well? Probably not, but I have a lot of library books that have to go back by the 17th June so I might as well read them for a readathon.


1) Borrow and read a popular or backlist book you meant to read but never got around too.
2) Borrow and read a book by a popular author you’ve been curious to try or read more of.
3) Borrow and read a book you haven’t heard of before seeing it in the library.
4) Borrow and read a book recommended by the librarian.
5) Borrow and read a book you just feel like reading.

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Because Dragons Readathon

This is BecauseDragonsRAT Round 2! I did Round 1 (my TBR here and my wrap up here) and I really enjoyed it so I’m definitely going to take part in Round 2. It runs from 13th June – 19th June (be prepared for me getting the dates confused). The Tumblr post is here.

#becausedragonsRAT Round 2 Announcement: Towards the end of February I hosted the first round of #becausedragonsRAT, a readathon for book dragons & fantasy lovers. And it was so damn fun that I want to do it again! Who is this readathon for? Anyone...

1. A fantasy book with white on the cover (can be any amount)
2. A fantasy book with an LBGT+ MC
3. Listen to a fantasy audiobook
4. A fantasy book with fire on the cover or in the title
5. A fantasy book that features mythological creatures

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