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

Top Ten Tuesday · weekly features

Top Ten Tuesday // Authors with great social media presences

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: March 10: Authors Who Have a Fun Social Media Presence… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Authors with great social media presences

Book Features · LGBT

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

TBRs and Wrap ups

February 2020 TBR // F/F Feb and reading my best friend’s favourite books

This month I’m taking part in two reading challenges, giving myself a lot of work, but also lining up some very exciting books. The first challenge I’m taking part in is F/F February, hosted by Imi and Ellie @BeyondaBookShelf. The challenge is to read as many sapphic books in February as possible. I took part… Continue reading February 2020 TBR // F/F Feb and reading my best friend’s favourite books

Book Features

Most Anticipated Releases of 2020 // June to December

Recently, I shared my most anticipated releases for January to May of 2020. So, naturally, it’s time for part two: June to December. These are the books I’m looking forward to in the second half of the year. June The Dark Tide (Sourcebooks Fire) Publishing: 1st June Genre: YA fantasy The pull: It’s a fantasy… Continue reading Most Anticipated Releases of 2020 // June to December

Blogmas · Book Features

Christmas Cards I’d send to my favourite characters

I was sitting at my desk the other day writing some Christmas cards (lol it’s my dining table, I don’t have a desk *cries*) and I was suddenly struck by a thought. What would I write if I were writing a Christmas card to my favourite characters? And voila this post was born. Dear Kell,… Continue reading Christmas Cards I’d send to my favourite characters

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