Yes, friends, I can’t believe it either. I’ve been nominated four UKYABAs and I am actually deceased. The UKYABAs, or UK Young Adult Book Awards, are annual YA blogging awards, where you can nominate/vote for UK bloggers who deserve recognition for their content and work in the book community. These are the categories for nominations:… Continue reading The UKYABAs // I’m nominated for four awards?!
I follow a lot of other book bloggers in the community, and I really enjoy reading other people’s posts. I love features on community topics, salty reviews, incredibly excited reviews, recommendations, list posts, and more. Since I’ve read some really thought-provoking and fun blog posts this year, I thought it was finally time to do… Continue reading Blogmas Day 10 // Favourite blog posts of 2018
It’s that time of year again. *sings the Most Wonderful Time of the Year in an off key voice* It’s December 1st, which means it’s the first day of Blogmas. Blogmas is a period during the festive season when bloggers post content to their sites every day. This doesn’t have to be Christmas-related, it can… Continue reading Blogmas Day 1 // Goals for the end of 2018
July is always a big month for books because three days of YALC is enough to ensure I come home with a suitcase full of books. And guys. This is definitely my biggest haul of 2018, but it might also be my biggest book haul…ever? I’ve counted them up and in total, I hauled 19… Continue reading July/YALC 2018 book haul // Biggest book haul of the year
DNFing books is a great way ensure you’re reading only what you enjoy. As readers, we have the autonomy to choose whether or not we continue with a book if it’s not meeting our expectations. After all, we only have a finite amount of time to read (as much as I want to believe that we’re all… Continue reading Literary Discussions // Why I don’t DNF books
Last year, I set myself some reading goals for 2017 and, excitingly, I managed to hit them all. So as 2018 gets going, I’ve decided to set myself five new (and arguably more challenging) goals for this year too. 1. Read 80 books Last year I set my Goodreads goal at 75 books and I just,… Continue reading 2018 Reading Goals
Today I wanted to discuss something that’s been playing on my mind ever since I read Six of Crows in December 2016, RIP my heart. Duologies. As a two-part series, the duology is unique in its role as mediator between stand-alones and trilogies. It has the ability to split a story up into two cohesive, dynamic… Continue reading The Rise of the Duology: The Good, The Bad and… (oh wait that’s it, it’s a two-part series)