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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‚ÄôSullivan, 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

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World Book Day Celebration: The books that shaped my childhood years

To celebrate World Book Day, I’m excited to be part of a group of UKYA bloggers sharing the books that shaped our childhoods. Make sure to check out Haf @LibraryLooter‘s post, as hers is the post before mine in this series, and Beth @Booksnest, who is sharing the next post in the series. There were… Continue reading World Book Day Celebration: The books that shaped my childhood years

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Reading and blogging goals for 2020

Every year, I like to set myself some reading and blogging goals so I can have a few things to aim for throughout the year. I usually seem to hit about 80% of them, with one or two falling by the wayside. But 8/10 isn’t bad. So, although we’re already into February (whoops), I’m sharing… Continue reading Reading and blogging goals for 2020

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Graphic novels that stole my heart in 2019

Following my best and worst books of 2019 posts, I wanted to spotlight some graphic novels that I ADORED last year. Heartstopper Volume 2 This series has my heart. Honestly, it’s so S O F T, sweet and gently queer, that I make heart eyes every time I read it. The exploration of sexuality and… Continue reading Graphic novels that stole my heart in 2019