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 // 10 Ways my Reading Life Has Changed

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: November 19: Changes In My Reading Life The way I… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // 10 Ways my Reading Life Has Changed

TBRs and Wrap ups

July 2019 Wrap Up // YALC, Indian Lit Readathon, and new vegan food

July is always a great month and this time was no different. The weather was hot, YALC was amazing, and I read some really great books. I read eight books in July, including three audiobooks, two short stories, and a graphic novel. And, aside from The Devouring Gray, which I’ll be finishing in August, I… Continue reading July 2019 Wrap Up // YALC, Indian Lit Readathon, and new vegan food

Book Features · LGBT

What do queer readers want to see in LGBTQIA+ books?

There’s been a lot of discussion in the book community recently about diversifying LGBTQIA+ representation and including more own voices rep. For pride month, I wanted to delve deeper into this, and look at what queer readers themselves want to see more of in LGBTQIA+ books. I asked a group of fantastic bloggers, bookstagrammers, and… Continue reading What do queer readers want to see in LGBTQIA+ books?

Top Ten Tuesday · weekly features

Top Ten Tuesday // Anticipated releases for the rest of 2019

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: June 18: Most Anticipated Releases of the Second Half of… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Anticipated releases for the rest of 2019

TBRs and Wrap ups

June 2019 TBR // Reading with Pride

Happy pride month all! This month I’m reading as many queer books as I can and I’m really excited to share them with you. I’m currently reading Wicked Fox, which I started at the end of May, so I’ll also be finishing that and it’ll be in my June wrap up. Aside from that, it’s… Continue reading June 2019 TBR // Reading with Pride

TBRs and Wrap ups

May Wrap Up // Did I read all the books on my Asian Readathon TBR?

May is always such a good month because the weather warms up and we have Two bank holidays in the UK. I was busy on both of them, but I still had plenty of time to get through some books for Asian Readathon. I read 8 books during May and 7 of those were for… Continue reading May Wrap Up // Did I read all the books on my Asian Readathon TBR?