Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I read for the first time in 2018

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: January 15: New-to-Me Authors I Read In 2018 I picked… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I read for the first time in 2018

Blogmas

Blogmas Day 7 // The Twelve Days of Christmas as books

For day six of Blogmas, I’m taking a well-known Christmas song and giving it a bookish spin. This is just a fit of fun, but I tried to match the days of the song up to books that had similar themes or titles. Let me know if you think I did a good job, or… Continue reading Blogmas Day 7 // The Twelve Days of Christmas as books

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Dynamic sibling relationships in YA

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 27: Platonic Relationships In Books (friendships, parent/child, siblings, family,… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Dynamic sibling relationships in YA

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

Blog Tours · Book Reviews

Blog Tour: What If It’s Us // One of the sweetest queer romances of 2018

Authors: Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera Pages: 448 Edition: Paperback ARC Read: 19th – 23rd August 2018 Rating:  CWs: homophobia, racism, cheating, panic attacks Arthur is only in New York for the summer, but if Broadway has taught him anything, it’s that the universe can deliver a showstopping romance when you least expect it. Ben thinks… Continue reading Blog Tour: What If It’s Us // One of the sweetest queer romances of 2018

Book Reviews

Book review: Love, Hate & Other Filters // Challenging racial ideologies and dismantling stereotypes

Author: Samira Ahmed Pages: 255 Edition: UK paperback Publication date: January 16th 2018 Read: 19th February – 24th February 2018 Rating:  American-born seventeen-year-old Maya Aziz is torn between worlds. There’s the proper one her parents expect for their good Indian daughter: attending a college close to their suburban Chicago home, and being paired off with… Continue reading Book review: Love, Hate & Other Filters // Challenging racial ideologies and dismantling stereotypes