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Paper Lanterns Literary Journal Q&A: One Year On

About a year ago, I published a Q&A on my blog featuring Paper Lanterns, a brand new YA literary journal focusing on short stories, essays, and reviews. Today I’m excited to be spotlighting Paper Lanterns again, this time with an interview looking back over the past year and seeing how things have changed for the… Continue reading Paper Lanterns Literary Journal Q&A: One Year On

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40 Most Anticipated Releases of 2021 (January to June)

I know it’s February and this post is very late, but there are so many exciting books coming out in 2021 that I wanted to share some of my most anticipated releases with you. These books are all releasing from January to June and I CAN’T WAIT to read them. I’ve listed them chronologically by… Continue reading 40 Most Anticipated Releases of 2021 (January to June)

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2021 reading and blogging goals

Yes friends, I know it’s February, and I should have probably posted this in January, but I wanted to take some little time to mull over my goals for 2021 and think about what I actually wanted to achieve this year. In previous years, I’ve set reading goals and then haven’t stuck to them. At… Continue reading 2021 reading and blogging goals

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Bloggers, booktubers, and readers share the books that improved our 2020

2020 has been a pretty grim year in many ways. The pandemic has had a terrible impact on many people’s lives and has been felt right across the world. After such a stressful year, I felt like I could use a pick-me-up. So, I asked bloggers, readers, and booktubers alike to share one book (or… Continue reading Bloggers, booktubers, and readers share the books that improved our 2020

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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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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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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???