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Mid-year check in // Favourites, audiobooks, and statistics for 2019

If y’all read the title and were like ‘well she’s LATE with this’, you’re absolutely right. You’re spot on. I am very late with this. But I still wanted to share where I’m at with my reading for this year anyway because I kind of love stats and I wanted to evaluate which goals I… Continue reading Mid-year check in // Favourites, audiobooks, and statistics for 2019

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Most anticipated reads of 2019 // July to December

Since we’re now into the second half of 2019, I can’t help but start thinking about books I’m excited for in autumn and winter. So, I’ve put together a list of my most anticipated releases for the second half of the year (I know it’s August already, fight me). July In the tropical kingdom of… Continue reading Most anticipated reads of 2019 // July to December

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Off Tangent Thoughts // Thoughts I have during readathons

Off Tangent Thoughts (OTT) is a bi-monthly meme run by Charvi @NotJustFiction were bloggers express their tangential thoughts on different topics. This fortnight’s theme is: Thoughts I have during readathons Check out Charvi’s post here! I’ve missed the last couple of weeks of OTT (bad Kate), but I’m taking part in Indian Lit Readathon this… Continue reading Off Tangent Thoughts // Thoughts I have during readathons

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I recorded my reading for a week and this is what happened

We all have reading patterns. Some people prefer to read in the daytime some people prefer night. Some people prefer reading in bed, others prefer reading on the bus. But do many of us actually record when we read, and for how many pages we get through? I definitely don’t. I was chatting with Helen… Continue reading I recorded my reading for a week and this is what happened

Book Features · LGBT

What do queer readers want to see in LGBTQIA+ books?

There’s been a lot of discussion in the book community recently about diversifying LGBTQIA+ representation and including more own voices rep. For pride month, I wanted to delve deeper into this, and look at what queer readers themselves want to see more of in LGBTQIA+ books. I asked a group of fantastic bloggers, bookstagrammers, and… Continue reading What do queer readers want to see in LGBTQIA+ books?

Book Features · YALC

Books I want to read before YALC (if I can find enough hours in the day)

YALC is the big UK literature convention that happens every summer and is undoubtedly the highlight of my bookish calendar. I get to hang out with friends (which is especially fun when you haven’t seen each other for ages), go to panels, and line up for author signings with my faves. I don’t think it’s… Continue reading Books I want to read before YALC (if I can find enough hours in the day)

Book Features · features · Q&As

Q&A with Zen Cho // Regency era literature and changing as a writer

Thanks for agreeing to this Q&A! Most readers will know you as the author of Sorcerer to the Crown and, recently, The True Queen, which came out in March 2019. Tell us something about yourself that readers might not know? In my copious free time when I’m not writing, I work part-time as a corporate… Continue reading Q&A with Zen Cho // Regency era literature and changing as a writer