Poetry Reviews

Poetry review: Running Upon The Wires // Personal, evocative, and wonderfully sapphic

Author: Kate Tempest Pages: 64 Edition: UK paperback Publication date: 6th September 2018 (UK) Read: 14th – 15th September 2018 Rating:   CW: Sex and discussions of a sexual nature. Award-winning writer, spoken-word star, and spellbinding performer Kate Tempest’s raw and exhilarating new collection is a heart-breaking, moving, and joyous book about the experience of love… Continue reading Poetry review: Running Upon The Wires // Personal, evocative, and wonderfully sapphic

Book Hauls

August + September 2018 book haul // Book buying bans and V. E. Schwab

(Disclaimer: this post contains spoilers for the Illumicrate Magic+Mayhem box.) I picked up a lot of books at YALC in the last weekend of July, so I was on something of a book buying ban in August. I still ended up with two new books in August, but I was sent them, rather than buying… Continue reading August + September 2018 book haul // Book buying bans and V. E. Schwab

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books by my faves that I still need to read

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: September 25: Books By My Favorite Authors That I Still Haven’t… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books by my faves that I still need to read

Book Features · TBRs and Wrap ups

February 2018 TBR (Aka the month of lots of manga and some highly anticipated YA)

This month I’m going on holiday for a week with my boyfriend and as well as plenty of time for exploring and adventures, I’m hoping I’ll have more time for reading. On that note, these are the books I want to read in February:   Now that I’m looking back at it, it looks like… Continue reading February 2018 TBR (Aka the month of lots of manga and some highly anticipated YA)

Book Features · features · Poetry Reviews

Poetry anthologies I want to read this year

Last year I read four poetry anthologies, and all four were poignant and intense. I really enjoyed all of them and they reignited my love of poetry enough that I wish I’d managed to read more. So this year I’m making a concerted effort to pick up more collections, and these are a few at… Continue reading Poetry anthologies I want to read this year

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Blogmas Day 13: Poetry I’ve enjoyed this year

One of my goals at the beginning of 2017 was to read more poetry, and I’m pleased that I managed to pick up some excellent anthologies throughout the year. Also, they are ALL BY WOMEN. *air punch* Hold Your Own by Kate Tempest This is without doubt the best poetry anthology I’ve ever read. Bar none. I’d… Continue reading Blogmas Day 13: Poetry I’ve enjoyed this year

TBRs and Wrap ups

June Wrap Up (Alternatively titled: A birthday, a heatwave and a shower of books)

Hey guys, Hope you’ve all had a great month! June was particularly fun for me, as it was my birthday and I got lots of books that have been on my TBR for ages. I posted a full birthday book haul in case you want to check it out. I also started my new job… Continue reading June Wrap Up (Alternatively titled: A birthday, a heatwave and a shower of books)