Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Bookstores I’d love to visit

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme is: October 16: Bookstores/Libraries I’ve Always Wanted to Visit For this week’s… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Bookstores I’d love to visit

TBRs and Wrap ups

October 2018 TBR // Manga, Vengeful, and Muse of Nightmares

October is the month of autumn leaves, cosy scarves, and me furiously lamenting the end of summer. I know some people theme their reading around Halloween and pick up spooky books, but I don’t usually do this because I don’t read much horror. I also wouldn’t want to read only one genre for the full… Continue reading October 2018 TBR // Manga, Vengeful, and Muse of Nightmares

TBRs and Wrap ups

September 2018 Wrap Up // Great poetry, a sweet web comic, and a diverse gay romance

Despite my hopes and wishes for the hot weather remain here forever, things definitely cooled down in September as summer inevitably turned into autumn. Unpopular opinion, but summer is my favourite season and I really enjoyed the hot weather we had in June and July. So I was a little disheartened when the weather cooled… Continue reading September 2018 Wrap Up // Great poetry, a sweet web comic, and a diverse gay romance

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: The longest books I’ve read (in ascending order)

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme is: October 9: Longest Books I’ve Ever Read Chunky books (aka long… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: The longest books I’ve read (in ascending order)

Blog Tours · Book Reviews

Blog Tour: What If It’s Us // One of the sweetest queer romances of 2018

Authors: Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera Pages: 448 Edition: Paperback ARC Read: 19th – 23rd August 2018 Rating:  CWs: homophobia, racism, cheating, panic attacks Arthur is only in New York for the summer, but if Broadway has taught him anything, it’s that the universe can deliver a showstopping romance when you least expect it. Ben thinks… Continue reading Blog Tour: What If It’s Us // One of the sweetest queer romances of 2018

Announcements · features

BBC Young Writers’ Award winner announced

The winner of the 2018 BBC Young Writers’ Award with First Story and Cambridge University (YWA) was announced last night (Tuesday 2nd October) on BBC Radio 4’s Front Row.  The winner, with her story ‘Under a Deep Blue Sky’, was Davina Bacon from Cambridgeshire. Her short story was a raw and emotionally powerful tale about a… Continue reading BBC Young Writers’ Award winner announced

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’d love to meet

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme is: October 2: Authors I’d Love to Meet There are a few… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’d love to meet