Book Features · features

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

Book Features · features

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

Top Ten Tuesday · weekly features

Top Ten Tuesday // Book titles that would make the best band names

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme is: April 21: Titles That Would Make Good Band… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Book titles that would make the best band names

Readathons · TBRs and Wrap ups

Easter Readathon 2020 wrap up

Easter Readathon took place last weekend, and I had such a fun time hosting it once again. This year, it felt like more people than ever took part (perhaps not a surprise considering the current global situation) and I loved all the enthusiasm and engagement. If you took part in any way, shape, or form,… Continue reading Easter Readathon 2020 wrap up

Top Ten Tuesday · weekly features

Top Ten Tuesday // Books I enjoyed but don’t mention a lot (until now)

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme is: April 14: Books I Enjoyed but Rarely Talk About… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Books I enjoyed but don’t mention a lot (until now)

Announcements · Book Features · features

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???

Top Ten Tuesday · weekly features

Top Ten Tuesday // Books I borrowed from my library because I thought I’d have time to read them…

But then didn’t. Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme is: April 7: Books I Bought/Borrowed… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Books I borrowed from my library because I thought I’d have time to read them…

Announcements · Readathons · TBRs and Wrap ups

Easter Readathon 2020 Announcement

That’s right friends, we’re back. Well, I say we, but it’s just me. Here once again to host Easter Readathon for all your long weekend reading needs. This year’s readathon will run from 12.01am on Friday 10th April until 11.59pm on Monday 13th April. I’ll be hosting reading sprints over on my Twitter at 11am,… Continue reading Easter Readathon 2020 Announcement

TBRs and Wrap ups

April 2020 TBR // Royalty, magic, and other worlds

I managed to read 10 books during the 40-year period that was March, so I’m aiming for something similar in April. I’m not going to set a TBR for all 10 books (because let’s face it, I don’t want to jinx myself), but I’ve got a couple of fantasy ARCs and a few sci-fi library… Continue reading April 2020 TBR // Royalty, magic, and other worlds

TBRs and Wrap ups

March 2020 Wrap Up // Buddy reads (not) galore?

March seemed to last 40 years, so how come I only read 10 books and not 2847 books? I’m kidding, I’m actually really pleased with 10 because I’ve managed to read 10 books each month since the start of the year. If I keep this up, I might actually hit my goal of 100??? Harley… Continue reading March 2020 Wrap Up // Buddy reads (not) galore?