Between Perfect and Real released in the UK last week and I’m excited to be sharing my review of this heart-felt YA contemporary. Thank you to Abrams and Chronicle for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis Dean Foster knows he’s a trans guy. He’s watched enough YouTube videos and done… Continue reading Book review: Between Perfect and Real by Ray Stoeve
It’s June, which means it’s finally pride month! This month, as with every June, I’m trying to read exclusively queer books (if possible), so my TBR is filled with LGBTQIAP+ goodness. It was also my birthday on 9th and I spent a lovely day in Liverpool, having lunch with my folks, walking through the docks,… Continue reading June 2021 TBR // Pride month and birthday excitement
This week’s Top Ten Tuesday post is all about funny books.
I know it’s February and this post is very late, but there are so many exciting books coming out in 2021 that I wanted to share some of my most anticipated releases with you. These books are all releasing from January to June and I CAN’T WAIT to read them. I’ve listed them chronologically by… Continue reading 40 Most Anticipated Releases of 2021 (January to June)
I’m so excited that it’s February because I’ve been looking forward to taking part in F/F February for ages. F/F February is an annual reading challenge hosted by Imi and Ellie over at Beyond a Bookshelf, and the aim is to read and celebrate sapphic books during all of February. February is also Black History… Continue reading February 2021 TBR // F/F February and Black History Month
I read 6 books in December which wasn’t as many as previous months, but took me to a total of 120 books for the year. 120 is the most books I’ve ever read in a year, so despite 2020 being a hot dumpster fire, I was really pleased with my reading. After I hit my… Continue reading December 2020 wrap up // Hitting my reading goal for the year
It’s that time of year again folks. It’s Goodreads Choice Awards season, where we get the chance to vote for our favourite books of the year. Although, the awards have definite issues (they too often promote problematic books, sideline indie releases, and shortlist a disproportionate number of white authors compared to authors of colour, to… Continue reading Books that the Goodreads Choice Awards reminded me I want 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: October 27: Halloween Freebie Since I’m not much of a… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Should I add these spooky books to my TBR?
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: October 20: Books I Read Because Someone Recommended Them to… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Books I want to read because people have recommended them to me
September ended up being a great reading month for me. I read 12 books and TWO of them were 5 star reads. A Torch Against the Night // 4 stars // Audiobook TWs for violence, murder, exsanguination, descriptions of gore, emotional manipulation, on-page death of family members, forced marriage, poison. This was SUCH a good… Continue reading September 2020 Wrap Up // The most books I’ve read in a month