Book Features · features

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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Most Anticipated Releases of 2020 // January to May

It wouldn’t be the start of a new year without a list of anticipated releases. But there are so many great books coming out this year that I couldn’t fit them all into one post. So I’ve split my releases into part one: January to May, and part two: June to December. I’ve tried to… Continue reading Most Anticipated Releases of 2020 // January to May

Announcements · features

Announcement: Library Loves // A whole month dedicated to supporting your library

Honestly, it was a struggle not to title this post “Library Loves: WE STAN LIBRARIES.” It’s not a well-kept secret that Iย love libraries. I visit my local library as often as possible to borrow books, chat to the librarians, and browse new releases. When I go travelling, I’ll sometimes spend hours researching the city’s libraries… Continue reading Announcement: Library Loves // A whole month dedicated to supporting your library

Book Features · features · LGBT

Bi Visibility Day // Bi characters in YA we should all stan

September 23rd marks Bi Visibility Day, a day when bi folk suddenly cast off our invisibility cloaks and parade around in pink, purple, and blue flags. No, but seriously, Bi Visibility Day exists to raise awareness of and celebrate all types of bisexuality. Far too often, bi people are questioned and harassed for their sexuality.… Continue reading Bi Visibility Day // Bi characters in YA we should all stan

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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 · 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