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Literary Discussions // Why I like having an unwieldy TBR

Friends, this title is not clickbait. It’s true. I have 173 books currently on my Goodreads TBR and, although I sometimes jokingly complain that my TBR is too long, I actually quite like it that way. Before I’m excommunicated from the book community for such a brazen statement, hear me out. Yes, sometimes I wish my TBR… Continue reading Literary Discussions // Why I like having an unwieldy TBR

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BBC Young Writers’ Award // Unspoken by Lottie Mills

This year marks the fourth year of the BBC Young Writers’ Award,which invites all 14 – 18-year-olds living in the United Kingdom to submit short stories of up to 1,000 words. The Award was launched as part of the tenth anniversary celebrations for the BBC National Short Story Award and aims to inspire and encourage… Continue reading BBC Young Writers’ Award // Unspoken by Lottie Mills

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books by my faves that I still need to read

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: September 25: Books By My Favorite Authors That I Still Haven’t… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books by my faves that I still need to read

Announcements · features

BBC Young Writers’ Award shortlist announcement

The BBC Young Writers’ Award is a short story competition that gives teenage writers aged between 14 and 18 the chance to submit their fiction for the chance to have their story broadcast on BBC Radio 1 and read by a top actor (previous actors have included Sir Ian McKellen and Daisy Ridley). The winner will… Continue reading BBC Young Writers’ Award shortlist announcement

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I want to read during autumn

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: September 18: Books On My Fall 2018 TBR I mean. There… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I want to read during autumn

Book Reviews

Book review: Love, Hate & Other Filters // Challenging racial ideologies and dismantling stereotypes

Author: Samira Ahmed Pages: 255 Edition: UK paperback Publication date: January 16th 2018 Read: 19th February – 24th February 2018 Rating:  American-born seventeen-year-old Maya Aziz is torn between worlds. There’s the proper one her parents expect for their good Indian daughter: attending a college close to their suburban Chicago home, and being paired off with… Continue reading Book review: Love, Hate & Other Filters // Challenging racial ideologies and dismantling stereotypes