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My favourite independent bookstores

Please continue supporting the Black Lives Matter movement. The Black Lives Matter cardd is constantly being updated with new information, petitions, and resources. Today is Independent Bookstore Day in the US (it was originally 29th April 2020, but was postponed due to the pandemic) so I wanted to share some of my favourite indie bookstores to celebrate. Since… Continue reading My favourite independent bookstores

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Series that are in danger of falling off my TBR and remaining unfinished forever

Over the last couple of years there are a few series that I’ve been meaning to finish. But honestly? I haven’t pushed myself to get to them because I’ve not been feeling motivated by the world, plot, or characters. Other exciting, new series and standalones keep coming out and I’ve been focusing on them instead.… Continue reading Series that are in danger of falling off my TBR and remaining unfinished forever

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7 things to do this weekend instead of attending YALC

Please continue supporting the Black Lives Matter movement. The Black Lives Matter cardd is constantly being updated with new information, petitions, and resources. If you’ve attended YALC in the past, you’ll know that this coming weekend, 24th – 26th July, should have been YALC 2020. Sadly, Covid had other plans and the convention had to be cancelled. YALC… Continue reading 7 things to do this weekend instead of attending YALC

Book Features · features · Guest Posts · LGBTQIA

Guest post by Julia’s Bookcase // 8 of my favourite F/F YA books

Today I’m incredibly excited to be sharing a guest post from Julia at Julia’s Bookcase about her favourite sapphic YA books. Make sure to check out Julia’s blog, as she posts wonderful content! I always try to read diversely, but lately I realised that I’ve read far fewer YA books about two girls falling in… Continue reading Guest post by Julia’s Bookcase // 8 of my favourite F/F YA books

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30+ book bloggers and readers share their favourite LGBTQIAP+ books and anticipated releases for Pride Month

Before I begin this post, I want to share a link to the Black Lives Matter cardd, which has lots of links to petitions, useful information, and organisations accepting donations in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Please listen to what Black people are saying, sign petitions, educate yourselves, and talk with your friends and… Continue reading 30+ book bloggers and readers share their favourite LGBTQIAP+ books and anticipated releases for Pride Month

Book Features · LGBTQIA · Readathons

Upcoming LGBTQIAP+ readathons // 12 pride month readathons you can join in June

June is one of my favourite months of the year because it’s Pride month. I love reading as many LGBTQIAP+ books as I can during pride, and this year, I noticed that we’re being blessed with lots of pride month readathons. So, I thought I’d share as many of them as I can in this… Continue reading Upcoming LGBTQIAP+ readathons // 12 pride month readathons you can join in June

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Paper Lanterns // A brand new YA journal for teens and adults

Today, I’m really excited to be spotlighting a brand new YA journal, launching today. Paper Lanterns is a new literary journal, founded in 2020 by Grace Kelley, Ruth Ennis and Amy O’Sullivan, to be published four times a year. Acting as a platform to promote the voices of young people in Ireland and across the… Continue reading Paper Lanterns // A brand new YA journal for teens and adults

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5 Reasons to Read The Silence of Bones

Today marks the release date for June Hur’s debut novel, The Silence of Bones. I’m currently reading it and, friends, it’s excellent. Just so, so good. So I thought I’d share with you five reasons why you should read it too. Rich, cinematic world-building As soon as you open this book, you step into its… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Read The Silence of Bones

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I started a Booktube channel???

That’s right folks, I did. I started a channel. This is something I’ve been thinking about doing since 2015. So five years ago. FIVE YEARS. But I never really had time during university, and once I finished I started working full time so it never happened. But every few months for the last two years,… Continue reading I started a Booktube channel???

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Heart-warming, sweet, and uplifting books to read in times of stress

These are strange times. Across the world people are working from home, distancing themselves, avoiding travel, and trying to safeguard their loved ones. We’re all trying to do our bit to keep each other healthy and minimise risk, but it’s a worrying, stressful time for a lot of people. Which is why I wanted to… Continue reading Heart-warming, sweet, and uplifting books to read in times of stress